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New York Times, Saturday, January 28, 1995

MacLeod of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Ross.
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© 1995, The New York Times1/28/95 ( No. 16,517 )
Across
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Exaggerate : STRETCH
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More than a dash: Abbr. : TSP
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Shaky voices : TREMOLOS
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Singers John and Bonnie : RAITTS
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Cats' comments : JIVETALK
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Strip of paint : UNCOAT
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Prayer word : AVE
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Palindrome part : EREI
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Asian pipe : HOOKA
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Prerevolutionary Russian commune : MIR
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Started from scratch : REDID
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Preparation for drilling? : ETHER
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Toward the Levant : EAST
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One who's not in : NERD
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Calendar mo. : OCT
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Berth place : SLEEPINGCAR
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Prof.'s aides : TAS
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Tampa Bay N.F.L.er : BUC
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Waning : PETERINGOUT
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First word of Montana's motto : ORO
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Narrow route : PASS
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Cuisine type : THAI
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It's overexacting : USURY
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River through Lake of the Ozarks : OSAGE
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Cockpit dial: Abbr. : ALT
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Beyond the exurbs : RURAL
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___ surgery : ORAL
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Advanced degree : NTH
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Contrivances : GISMOS
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"Old soldiers ___..." : NEVERDIE
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Stow cargo : STEEVE
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Whiny one : SNIVELER
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Mint : NEW
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Unity : ONENESS
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Monopoly property : STJAMES
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Craze of 1983 : TRIVIALPURSUIT
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Backtracks : REVERSESCOURSE
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Glasgow uncle : EME
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Carrier : TOTER
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Old-time cartoonist Briggs : CLARE
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Sank a putt : HOLED
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1989 Broadway melodrama : TRU
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Ancient Jewish council : SANHEDRIN
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Embroidery loop : PICOT
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Alpine instruction : SKIINGLESSONS
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1960 Jayne Mansfield movie : TOOHOTTOHANDLE
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Suffer battlefield losses : TAKECASUALTIES
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Twitches : STARTS
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Look : DECOR
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Ball holder : TEE
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Asian cereal grass : RAGI
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Preteen romance : PUPPYLOVE
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Impression : IDEA
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False : NOTSO
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Friday on TV, e.g.: Abbr. : SGT
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French villages : BOURGS
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Levied congregants : TITHERS
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Japanese soup : RAMEN
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"There ___ ghosts, you say": Noyes : ARENO
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MacLeod of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" : GAVIN
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Professeur's charge : ELEVE
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Hem, not haw : SEW
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TV cartoon chihuahua : REN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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