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New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 1997

Author:
E. C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
Drinks with gin, Cointreau and lemon juice
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Gorski. Tuesday freshness: 39%
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© 1997, The New York Times1/28/97 ( No. 17,248 )
Across
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Anesthetize, in a way : GAS
4
Some chain clothing stores : GAPS
8
Video game hub : ARCADE
14
Play the part : ACT
15
Zone : AREA
16
Stops the tape temporarily : PAUSES
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"Little" extraterrestrials : GREENMEN
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Passe : OLDHAT
20
Had a bug : AILED
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Inspirationalist Norman Vincent ___ : PEALE
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Before, in verse : ERE
24
Home on the Black Sea : DACHA
26
Smart-alecky : FLIP
28
Pop duo with the album "Swamp Ophelia" : INDIGOGIRLS
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Reply to a masher : SLAP
38
Satellite ___ : DISH
39
Bunk : HOOEY
40
Actress Anderson : LONI
41
Newton or Stern : ISAAC
43
Actress Thurman and others : UMAS
44
Small choir : OCTET
46
Outfielder's cry : MINE
47
Oct. precursor : SEPT
48
Drinks with gin, Cointreau and lemon juice : WHITELADIES
51
Greeting at sea : AHOY
52
Undignified landing : SPLAT
56
Hardly Mr. Right : CAD
59
Facilitates : EASES
62
Unpaid factory worker : ROBOT
64
"All ___!" : ABOARD
66
Some Gainsborough forgeries : BLUEBOYS
68
Ice cream parlor order : SUNDAE
69
Two-wheeler : BIKE
70
Sometime theater funder: Abbr. : NEA
71
Be at : ATTEND
72
French holy women: Abbr. : STES
73
Blow it : ERR
Down
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Crazy (over) : GAGA
2
Pungent : ACRID
3
Inscribed column : STELA
4
Leader called Mahatma : GANDHI
5
Tattoo place : ARM
6
Coop sound : PEEP
7
Psychologically all there : SANE
8
Noted Harlem hot spot, with "The" : APOLLO
9
Durham's twin city : RALEIGH
10
Bossy's chew : CUD
11
Connors opponent : ASHE
12
___ John : DEAR
13
Isabella d'___ (Titian subject) : ESTE
18
Continental trading org. : EEC
22
Khyber Pass traveler : AFGHANI
25
1941 Glenn Miller chart topper "You ___" : ANDI
27
Reverent : PIOUS
29
Lets down : DISMAYS
30
"Let me repeat..." : ISAID
31
Where the Vatican is : ROME
32
Giant hop : LEAP
33
Method: Abbr. : SYST
34
Leisurely : SLOW
35
Ness, for one : LOCH
36
One doing a con job? : ANTI
37
Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
42
So-so grades : CEES
45
Iran's capital : TEHERAN
49
Stinking rich : LOADED
50
Shopping binges : SPREES
53
Defensive tennis shot : LOB
54
Have ___ to pick : ABONE
55
One who's not playing seriously : TOYER
56
Home for la familia : CASA
57
Go up against : ABUT
58
Word of warning : DONT
60
Drops off : EBBS
61
Cut : SLIT
63
Pre-1917 ruler : TSAR
65
Fruit juice : ADE
67
Hawaiian music maker : UKE

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2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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