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New York Times, Wednesday, January 22, 1997

Author:
J. Schmalzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQWZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0122 ( 17,242 )
Across
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Theme of this puzzle : CAFE
5
Odorless gas : ETHANE
11
Finger-paint : DAB
14
Body of troops : UNIT
15
The general Pelopidas, for one : THEBAN
16
Toothpullers' grp. : ADA
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Coffee-loving "Star Wars" character? : JAVATHEHUTT
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Singing syllables : LAS
20
Unlock, in poetry : OPE
21
First ___ : AID
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Muslim leaders : IMAMS
24
Actor who demands frothy coffee on the set? : ALCAPPUCCINO
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Granny Smiths : APPLES
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1953 A.L. M.V.P. Al : ROSEN
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Boors : LOUTS
33
Like "Aida" : OPERATIC
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Aldrich Ames, for one : MOLE
38
Subsided : EBBED
40
Japanese soup : MISO
41
Endorsement : APPROVAL
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More rational : SANER
44
Parry : EVADE
45
Football ploy : SCREEN
46
50's comedienne with a taste for flavored coffee? : IMOGENEMOCHA
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Imposing residence : MANOR
51
Small dog, for short : POM
52
Veteran : PRO
55
Graffiti, to some : ART
56
Vaudevillian fond of coffee with milk? : AULAITOLSEN
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Actress Scala : GIA
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Patron : CLIENT
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Lacey on "Cagney & Lacey" : DALY
64
Telesthesia : ESP
65
Factors in conjugation : TENSES
66
Underworld river : STYX
Down
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Stephen King thriller : CUJO
2
Take ___ (rest) : ANAP
3
Take ___ (rest) : FIVE
4
Schedule abbr. : ETA
5
Moral principles : ETHICS
6
1971 courtroom drama : THEDA
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Chuckle sound : HEH
8
___ Dhabi (Mideast capital) : ABU
9
Slave Turner : NAT
10
Lorelei : ENTICER
11
___ Lama : DALAI
12
Rhett's last words : ADAMN
13
One who sings the part of Mefistofele : BASSO
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Yarns : TALES
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60's Defense Secretary : MCNAMARA
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Sidekick : ALTEREGO
25
Stumper : PROBLEM
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Vicar of Christ : POPE
27
Worn : USED
28
___ mater : ALMA
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Gossip : POOP
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Juicer refuse : PULP
34
Antler point : TINE
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"Amazing Grace" ending : ISEE
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Moonshine ingredient : CORN
38
"The Blackboard Jungle" author Hunter : EVAN
39
Invited : BADE
42
Ham it up : OVERACT
43
Jerk : SCHMO
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___ Bluff National Monument : SCOTTS
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Mind's-eye view : IMAGE
47
One of the Yankees' M&M sluggers : MARIS
48
Coming up : ONTAP
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Suppose : OPINE
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H.S. exam : PSAT
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Kind of marble : ONYX
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Small: Suffix : ULE
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Chinese author ___ Yutang : LIN
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Loser to D.D.E. : AES
60
Mormons: Abbr. : LDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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