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New York Times, Saturday, January 30, 1999

"___ in Every Port" (1952 Groucho Marx comedy)

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Deodene.
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© 1999, The New York Times1/30/99 ( No. 17,980 )

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Across
1
Crothers of "The Shining" : SCATMAN
8
Feigned : SHAMMED
15
Was personally meaningful : HITHOME
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Early chopper : POLEAXE
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Frequent Poirot portrayer : USTINOV
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Ditch : ABANDON
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Thin : SCANTY
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One who makes calls : ARBITER
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Met debutante of 1970 : HORNE
22
Some N.Y. and N.J. roads : TPKS
23
Provincial : HICK
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___-temps (meanwhile, to Monique) : ENTRE
27
One might be rubbed out : GENIE
28
Officer, at times : APPREHENDER
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Cruiser letters : USS
34
E'en if : THO
35
Snack bar? : GRANOLA
36
Catch : SEE
37
The Platters' "___ Mine" : HES
38
Abecedarian : RUDIMENTARY
40
Big name in lawn care products : ORTHO
42
"Outta sight!" : NEATO
43
Bananas : LOCO
44
Doesn't go : DIES
46
It may be vacant : STARE
50
Jerks' offerings : MALTEDS
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Put on : STAGED
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The slightest peep : WORDONE
54
Prodding to action : GOOSING
55
Charges : INDICTS
56
Home to some bark beetles : ELMTREE
57
Do-it-yourself diagnostic aid : TESTKIT
58
Put down in writing : LIBELED
Down
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"Pipe down!" : SHUSH
2
Great Lakes whitefish : CISCO
3
Fragrance : ATTAR
4
It's used for the sake of consistency : THINNER
5
European kingdom, 1878-1918 : MONTENEGRO
6
Island in the Taiwan Strait : AMOY
7
Toiyabe Natl. Forest locale : NEV
8
Activate : SPARK
9
"The Natural" baseballer Roy : HOBBS
10
Kyrgyz range : ALAI
11
Crème flavorer : MENTHE
12
Impression of domesticity? : MADEINUSA
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Priest, at times : EXORCISER
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Kind of mother : DEN
20
View from Bologna : APENNINES
22
Its lack results in baldness : TREAD
24
Chief Bromden's creator : KESEY
26
"No ___ traffic" : THRU
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Manhattan tourist attraction : GRANTSTOMB
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Massachusetts town : ATHOL
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Attractive substance : PHEROMONE
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Popular souvenirs : POSTCARDS
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Bubbletops, e.g. : DOMES
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City in ancient Lucania : ELEA
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Subjective recipe phrase : TOTASTE
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"Not so fast!" : HOLDIT
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Tooth in front? : DENTI
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Relative of exempli gratia : IDEST
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"___ in Every Port" (1952 Groucho Marx comedy) : AGIRL
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Soprano Fleming : RENEE
49
Double-___ : EDGED
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It's heard around the clock : TOCK
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Recital numbers : SOLI
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Zinger producer : WIT
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Hair raiser? : GEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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