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New York Times, Wednesday, January 29, 1997

Chocolate on a hotel pillow, e.g.

Author:
R. Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Hughes.
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© 1997, The New York Times1/29/97 ( No. 17,249 )
Across
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Picket line pariah : SCAB
5
Singer McEntire : REBA
9
Laissez-___ : FAIRE
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"Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
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Hagman TV co-star : EDEN
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Clinker : ERROR
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Cafe au ___ : LAIT
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Tres ___ : BIEN
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Air Jordans : NIKES
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Patriotic cheer for the tricolor : VIVELAFRANCE
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Chocolate on a hotel pillow, e.g. : AMENITY
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Sycophant : YESMAN
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"Bravo!" : OLE
29
Bother : FUSS
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Bother : ADO
32
Central courts : ATRIA
35
Boxers, derogatorily : PUGS
36
Dennis the Menace, at times : BRAT
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Advice in solving some mysteries : CHERCHEZLAFEMME
40
Communications prefix : TELE
41
Like mud : OOZY
42
Rest stops : OASES
43
Actress Hagen : UTA
44
Scrawny : BONY
45
Bearded beast : GNU
46
Finally makes good on a debt : PAYSUP
48
Was successful, slangily : DIDGOOD
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Phrase of resignation : CESTLAGUERRE
55
Neck : SPOON
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Numbskull : BOZO
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Window part : SILL
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Forbidden : TABOO
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Spy in a 1962 exchange : ABEL
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Plane, e.g. : TOOL
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Sends forth : EMITS
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Change the decor : REDO
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Sicilian province or its capital : ENNA
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Forest, to Fabius : SILVA
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Prospector's filing : CLAIM
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Still with us : ALIVE
4
Bugbear : BETENOIRE
5
Sales lure : REBATE
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Enlighten : EDIFY
7
Suds : BEER
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Actress Magnani : ANNA
9
1987 Tony-winning play : FENCES
10
Zodiac start : ARIES
11
Perturb : IRK
12
Caviar : ROE
13
Hems and haws : ERS
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Pale purple : LILAC
22
Sour gum tree : NYSSA
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Schoolteachers of old : MARMS
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"There Is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
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Observes : NOTES
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Unclear : FUZZY
30
Nasty : UGLY
32
Misbehave : ACTUP
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It's between eta and iota : THETA
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Kind of station : RELAY
35
Menial : PEON
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Noble act : BEAUGESTE
38
Basketball, informally : HOOPS
39
Melted cheese dish : FONDU
44
Like the Aires of Argentina : BUENOS
45
Male escort : GIGOLO
47
Go quickly : SCOOT
48
Bewildered : DAZED
49
Heavenly hunter : ORION
50
Acrylic fiber : ORLON
51
Street on TV : DELLA
53
Skiers' aid : TBAR
54
Ear part : LOBE
55
Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
56
Popular cooking spray : PAM
57
Sash : OBI

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

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