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New York Times, Monday, January 9, 1995

With 37 Across, and 59 Across, a familiar finale

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 172 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times1/9/95 ( No. 16,498 )
Across
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Movie-spinoff TV series : MASH
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"Arms and the Man" playwright : SHAW
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Little Goody Two-___ : SHOES
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Director Preminger : OTTO
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Video : TAPE
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Blood vessel : AORTA
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With 37 Across, and 59 Across, a familiar finale : THEYLIVED
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With 58 Across, where to read 17 Across, etc. : FAIRY
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Whooped : HOLLERED
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Combines : MERGES
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Appear : SEEM
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Sailor : TAR
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Kind of ball : MASKED
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Naughty child's Christmas gift : COAL
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Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
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English scarf : ASCOT
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Israeli native : SABRA
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See 17 Across : TOGETHERHAPPILY
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Boxing site : ARENA
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"___ say more?" : NEEDI
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Morse code message : SOS
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Marsh growth : REED
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Much more expensive : DEARER
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Had been : WAS
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Impressed deeply : AWED
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Did a con job on : SNOWED
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Mollified : APPEASED
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See 19 Across : TALES
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See 17 Across : EVERAFTER
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Askew : ATILT
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French statesman Coty : RENE
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Ripped : TORE
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Rain gear : BOOTS
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Raced : SPED
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Hole maker : MOTH
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One of the Three Musketeers : ATHOS
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Inscribed pillar : STELE
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According to ___ : HOYLE
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Agitate : STIR
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"___ a nice day!" : HAVE
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Copied : APED
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Tie the knot : WED
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More secure : SAFER
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Kind of frost : HOAR
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Not secondhand: Abbr. : ORIG
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To be, in Paris : ETRE
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Pronounces : SAYS
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Logician's propositions : LEMMATA
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Hopping ___ : MAD
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Utmost extent : TETHER
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Fire residue : ASH
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Play parts : SCENES
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Where Inchon is : KOREA
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Toy gun "ammo" : CAP
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Sashes : OBIS
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Mr. Guthrie : ARLO
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Emulates hens : LAYS
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Twinkler : STAR
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Skin opening : PORE
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Author James : AGEE
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Meadowsweet : SPIRAEA
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Pass receiver : END
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Summer drink : ADE
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"Dear old ___" : DAD
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Bridge seats : WESTS
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Gentle breezes : WAFTS
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Legally prevent : ESTOP
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Moline, Ill., company : DEERE
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Penetrate : STAB
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Pact since 1949 : NATO
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Whipping reminder : WELT
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Insist : AVER
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Confined, with "up" : PENT
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Birds of ___ : PREY
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___ Scott Decision, 1857 : DRED
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Pitcher's stat : ERA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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