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New York Times, Tuesday, January 31, 1995

Immediately, in the operating room

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Albert J. Klaus

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FGQVXZ} This is puzzle # 118 for Mr. Klaus.
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© 1995, The New York Times1/31/95 ( No. 16,520 )
Across
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Scenic view : SCAPE
6
Hombres' homes : CASAS
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E.T.S. offering : SAT
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Back way : ALLEY
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"Yup" : UHHUH
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Four-in-hand : TIE
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John ___ : WILKESBOOTH
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Military inits. : USN
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Kind of diet : NOSALT
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Tango requirement : TWO
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Cob or drake, e.g. : MALE
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Well-groomed : NEAT
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Red wine : CLARET
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Wineglass part : STEM
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Right: Prefix : RECT
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Sharif and Bradley : OMARS
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Mr. Fixit : REPAIRMAN
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Backgammon equipment : DICE
40
Attribute : TRAIT
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River of northern France : OISE
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Sure thing? : DEODORANT
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Mooring site : INLET
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Exposed : BARE
46
Campus building : DORM
48
___ Palmas, Spain : LAS
49
Guiding light : BEACON
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Logs some z's : NAPS
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Log some z's : REST
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Auditor, for short : CPA
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Arabian coffees : MOCHAS
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Skill : ART
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John ___ : PHILIPSOUSA
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Half of a 1955 merger : CIO
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Serf : HELOT
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Garden bulb : TULIP
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At any time, poetically : EER
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British ___ : ISLES
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Musial and Laurel : STANS
Down
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Like fireplace logs : SAWN
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Advertising award : CLIO
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"___ right with the world" : ALLS
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Relative of the weasel : PEKAN
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Huxley's "___ in Gaza" : EYELESS
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Wrigley Field player : CUB
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"Cat on ___..." : AHOT
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Third place : SHOW
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Overlord : AUTOCRAT
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"Listen!" : SHH
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John ___ : STUARTMILL
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Bride's path : AISLE
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Bit of dogma : TENET
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Immediately, in the operating room : STAT
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Diacritical mark : MACRON
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___ firma : TERRA
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Garland : LEI
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One of Taylor's exes : TODD
28
Friend of François : AMIE
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John ___ : JACOBASTOR
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1971 hit "___ Bobby McGee" : MEAND
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Edit : REDACT
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Mountaineer's spike : PITON
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Voyaging : ASEA
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Seines : NETS
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Infantry lines : TRENCHES
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Spanish treasure : ORO
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Customs duties : IMPOSTS
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Incline : RAMP
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Drill grip : BRACE
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Halloweenlike : EERIE
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Advance person : SCOUT
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Medicinal tablet : PILL
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Hawaiian dance : HULA
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"Z ___ zebra" : ASIN
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Weakens : SAPS
62
Upsilon's successor : PHI
63
"___ De-Lovely" : ITS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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