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A New Beginning

New York Times, Sunday, January 1, 1995

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 22 Words: 151, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: All the boxes in 74-Across have a diagonal line bisecting them allowing the entry of two letters. No answer is included...you'll know when you get it
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0101 ( 16,490 )
Across
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Auto accessory : ALARM
6
Britannia : ALBION
12
Country music's Axton : HOYT
16
Hansom : CAB
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Part of "I, Claudius" : COMMA
20
Treat, as per a famous rule : DOUNTO
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Remedy for dry toast : OLEO
22
First president of Korea : RHEE
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Event at which people have a ball : COUNTDOWNATTIMESSQUARE
27
Sanctions : OKS
28
Cousin of a gimlet : AUGER
29
Prefix with masochism : SADO
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It's all downhill from here : SUMMIT
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Barely contain one's anger : SEETHE
33
Joplin tune : RAG
35
Madrileño, e.g. : SENOR
38
Dismay : APPAL
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Land : TERRA
40
One of the Maunas : KEA
42
"Get off _____!" : MYBACK
44
Hearty quaff : ALE
45
Jazz's Kid _____ : ORY
47
Laugh-a-minute : CUTUP
49
Tenth of a joule : MEGAERG
51
Ruby anniversary : FORTIETH
55
Flaming Gorge Reservoir site : UTAH
57
Opinion : SAY
58
Like Haydn's "Surprise Symphony" : ING
60
"Jake's Thing" author : AMIS
61
Whence Jackie got her O : ARI
62
Full of holes : POROSE
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Hugger-mugger : COVERT
67
Stimpy's pal : REN
68
Spiral-shelled snail : WHELK
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Additionally : TOO
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Madrileño's moolah : PESETAS
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Plankton components : ALGAE
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Our wish to you : ALLBESTFORNINETYFIVE
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Three-_____ (multipurpose) : INONE
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Sink : DESCEND
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History chapter : ERA
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Traffic jam : TIEUP
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Army _____ : ANT
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Thickset : STOCKY
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DeNiro's "Mean Streets" co-star : KEITEL
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Stack of oldies, maybe : LPS
90
Greek consonants : PSIS
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180 degrees from norte : SUR
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One of the Vanderbilts : AMY
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First name in architecture : EERO
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Not one to go solo : ESCORTEE
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Cornstalks strands : TASSELS
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"Understood" : ROGER
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Dude : GUY
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Bridle's mouthpiece : BIT
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Singer Carey : MARIAH
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Adolphe _____, musical instrument inventor : SAX
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Shaped like an inner tube : TORIC
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Tony nominee for "Mass Appeal" : OSHEA
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She's unarmed : VENUS
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Beak : NEB
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Neat : SPRUCE
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Titular tenor in a Verdi opera : OTELLO
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Where heros are made : DELI
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"I _____ saw..." : CAMEI
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Pa. neighbor : DEL
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Timely opening words : SHOULDAULDACQUAINTANCE
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Improbable : TALL
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Bond foe : DRNO
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What it is : NEUTER
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Sans smog : CLEAR
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Par: Abbr. : STD
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Revue piece : SKIT
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Esurient : GREEDY
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Mythical monster : HARPY
Down
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Harass publicly : ACCOST
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"See what I got!" : LOOKEE
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Comedian : AMUSER
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Former White House inits. : RMN
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Subject of a 1917 execution : MATAHARI
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Work like _____ : ADOG
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Drop : LOWER
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Japanese puppet theater : BUNRAKU
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"_____ moment" : INA
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Baseballers Ed and Mel : OTTS
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"_____ a Stranger" (1955 film) : NOTAS
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Waits for weights : HOMONYM
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Flamenco accolade : OLE
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"Owner of a Lonely Heart" band : YES
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Go for a ringer : TOSS
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New Year's welcome, frequently : CHAMPAGNETOAST
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You may see it on TV : AERIAL
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Semiantique car : BEETLE
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Beef cut : RUMP
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Awaited : DUE
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The same : IDEM
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It can move mountains : QUAKE
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Brings (out) : TROTS
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Outfit : GETUP
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Not merely pudgy : OBESE
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Sitarist's rendition : RAGA
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Kind of pilot : AUTO
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Psychic author Edgar : CAYCE
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"Sure!" : YEAH
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Refrigerate a Tex-Mex dish : CHILLCHILI
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Leaves the ball : PARTSPARTY
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Torn : RIVEN
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Capacitance units : FARADS
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Frittatas : OMELETS
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Leaves the past behind : RINGSOUTTHEOLD
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Tire pattern style : TREADTREND
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Deride the foot : HOOTHOOF
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Babysitter, perhaps : GRANNIE
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Quiet word in the Garter motto : SOFTSOIT
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Soviet poet Mandelstam : OSIP
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Soporific sucker : TSETSE
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It'll last for days : WEEK
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Swiss abstractionist joint : KLEEKNEE
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Readies quick looks : PREPSPEEPS
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Gulf of Guinea port : ACCRA
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Cheese city of Pennsylvania : BRIEERIE
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One who devours a spud : TATEREATER
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Fuel ship of a more offensive nature : VILEROILER
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Lake Malawi's old name : NYASA
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New London grp. : USCG
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Australian novelist _____ Tennant : KYLIE
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Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
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J.F.K.'s Boston counterpart : LOGAN
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"Stir Crazy" star : PRYOR
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Erstwhile talk-show host : MERV
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Surpass Nolan Ryan : OUTPITCH
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Lowercase : SMALL
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Setting for a diamond : SANDLOT
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Do : EXECUTE
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Promotes : BOOSTS
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"_____ All There Is?" : ISTHAT
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Shaded : HUED
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Female stand-up star : RUDNER
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Glossy cover : ICECAP
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Stick in the salad : CELERY
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Lead-in to Tishri : ELUL
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Word on the street : SLANG
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Spoke sheepishly : BAAED
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D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
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Tote board tally : ODDS
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Writer of "Happy Birthday" : ICER
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Boglike : MIRY
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Refuge : ARK
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Numerical prefix : UNI
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"_____ passa?" : QUE
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Emulating : ALA

Answer summary: 21 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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