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New York Times, Tuesday, January 7, 1997

"In a cowslip's bell ___": "The Tempest"

Author:
J. Schmalzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Schmalzbach.
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© 1997, The New York Times1/7/97 ( No. 17,227 )
Across
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Rushes (along) : ZIPS
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Amassed : PILED
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They cover Highland heads : TAMS
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Neglect : OMIT
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Mes numero uno : ENERO
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"In a cowslip's bell ___": "The Tempest" : ILIE
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One nourished by daydreams? : LOTUSEATER
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Rotten to the ___ : CORE
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One of "Them!" things : ANT
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Author O'Brien : EDNA
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Ready for framing : MATTED
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Genealogical chart : TREE
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New Rochelle college : IONA
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One who counts calories? : NUMBERCRUNCHER
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Perspiration perforations : PORES
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Alternative to a watering can : HOSE
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Khan married to Rita Hayworth : ALY
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Detective Charlie : CHAN
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Dress style : ALINE
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Classic art subject : NUDE
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Elephant's weight, maybe : TON
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Israeli Abba : EBAN
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"For ___ sake!" : PETES
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One with a high-iron diet? : SWORDSWALLOWER
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Hollywood giants? : EGOS
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Jemima, for one : AUNT
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Farm trough : FEEDER
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___ .45 : COLT
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Dallas school, for short : SMU
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Strip of wood : LATH
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One fond of dining on tongue? : BOOTLICKER
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Destroy : ERASE
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Motion supporters : AYES
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High schooler's test, briefly : PSAT
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Went out with : DATED
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Key letter : BETA
Down
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"J'accuse" author : ZOLA
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Springsteen's "___ Fire" : IMON
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English P.M. called "The Great Commoner" : PITT
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Alphabet trio : STU
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Carolina river : PEEDEE
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More ridiculous : INANER
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"I ___ Song Go Out of My Heart" : LETA
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Before, to a poet : ERE
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Member of Alice's tea party : DORMOUSE
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Popular breath mint : TICTAC
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Loads : ALOT
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Slough : MIRE
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Burpee's bit : SEED
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Some Bosnians : SERBS
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___ Morrow Lindbergh : ANNE
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Feds : TMEN
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Clothes presser : IRON
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Not at all : NOHOW
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Heavens: Prefix : URANO
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Tableware : CHINA
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___ cuisine : HAUTE
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Presbyter : ELDER
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Deli loaves : RYES
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Election numbers: Abbr. : PCTS
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Sucked up : ABSORBED
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Statutes : LAWS
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Its eye is needed in a "Macbeth" recipe : NEWT
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Slight advantage : EDGE
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Sophia's Carlo : PONTI
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Boiling mad : REDHOT
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"Tao Te Ching" author : LAOTSE
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Quieted : LULLED
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Part of an envelope : FLAP
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Auricles : EARS
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Lab burner : ETNA
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Layer : COAT
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Hebrides island : SKYE
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Make the acquaintance of : MEET
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Twinkling bear : URSA
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Man-mouse link : ORA
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Taxi : CAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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