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New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 1995

Author:
Christopher Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christopher Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 16,499 )
Across
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Wasn't colorfast : RAN
4
"Le _____ de Monte Cristo" : COMTE
9
Napoleon's force : ARMEE
14
Gardner of "Mogambo" : AVA
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1935 Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
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Closes in on : NEARS
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Coastal area : TIDEWATER
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Birdlike : AVIAN
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Unyielding : ADAMANT
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Driver's need : LICENSE
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Old town official : CRIER
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Gets the soap out : RINSES
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Investigated with "about" : NOSED
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No-caffeine drink : SEVENUP
31
Drives : IMPELS
33
Freight weight : TON
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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_____ capita : PER
38
Had a hankering : YEARNED
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Anger : IRE
42
Barber's action : SNIP
44
Stars and Bars inits. : CSA
45
Commandment breaker : SINNER
47
Batman, to the Joker : NEMESIS
50
Astronomer Carl : SAGAN
51
"_____ and rejoice": Psalms : BEGLAD
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Under, in verse : NEATH
55
Largest newspaper in Calif. : LATIMES
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Became less clear : CLOUDED
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Chilean port : ARICA
62
Major pipe : WATERMAIN
64
Family car : SEDAN
65
"Hard _____!" (nautical command) : APORT
66
Mr. Gershwin : IRA
67
Idyllic spots : EDENS
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Legal wrongs : TORTS
69
"_____ Miz" : LES
Down
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Pro _____ : RATA
2
Eager : AVID
3
Zilch, to Zapata : NADA
4
Like Lahr's lion : COWARDLY
5
Mideasterner : OMANI
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Dull finishes : MATTES
7
Word before more and merrier : THE
8
Jazzman Hines : EARL
9
Tylenol alternative : ANACIN
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Income : REVENUE
11
Watch's center : MAINSPRING
12
Clear the slate : ERASE
13
Workers of puzzledom : ESNES
18
Host : EMCEE
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Worth and Castle : IRENES
24
Give new job skills : RETRAIN
26
Small drinks : NIPS
27
Augury : OMEN
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Full moon occurrence : SPRINGTIDE
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"_____ Ryan's Express" : VON
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Leave the union : SECEDE
35
Space : AREA
36
Slender-billed sea bird : TERN
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Palm Sunday mount : ASS
40
Warps : DISTORTS
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Big-billed sea bird : PELICAN
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Biblical prophet : NAHUM
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Marseille moms : MAMANS
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Pie slice, in geometry : SECTOR
51
World-weary : BLASE
52
Like many seals : EARED
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On the qui vive : ALERT
56
The Sultan of _____ : SWAT
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Dublin's legislature : DAIL
59
Dublin's country : EIRE
60
Genetic materials : DNAS
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G.I.'s address : APO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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