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New York Times, Tuesday, October 10, 1995

Start for hygiene or Roberts

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Bender.
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J
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A
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W
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M
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D
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C
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B
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M
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R
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P
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P
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C
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Q
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© 1995, The New York Times10/10/95 ( No. 16,772 )
Across
1
1975 Spielberg hit : JAWS
5
Red Bordeaux : MEDOC
10
Charades or shuffleboard : GAME
14
Director Kazan : ELIA
15
Texas landmark : ALAMO
16
White House office shape : OVAL
17
Former German capital : BONN
18
Hims : MALES
19
Word after kaiser or jelly : ROLL
20
23
Golfer Woosnam : IAN
24
"These ___ the times..." : ARE
25
Birdie : SHUTTLECOCK
31
Race part : LAP
34
Indian boats : CANOES
35
Noah's boat : ARK
36
Type size : PICA
37
Changes text : EDITS
38
Cather's "___ of Ours" : ONE
39
Complement of dwarfs : SEVEN
40
Veil fabrics : NETS
41
Fuss : ADO
42
Baffling questions : POSERS
43
S.F.-to-L.A. dir. : ESE
44
46
Iranian holy city : QOM
47
Coach Parseghian : ARA
48
56
Final notice : OBIT
57
Composer Satie et al. : ERIKS
58
Start for hygiene or Roberts : ORAL
60
Utah ski resort : ALTA
61
Veil material : TULLE
62
Palestinian area : GAZA
63
Lascivious look : LEER
64
Prancing horse : STEED
65
"Jeopardy!" emcee Trebek : ALEX
Down
1
Confederate general Stuart : JEB
2
Baseball's Jesus : ALOU
3
Comes in first : WINS
4
Yemen's capital : SANA
5
Whales and wombats : MAMMALS
6
Comedienne Boosler : ELAYNE
7
Spanish Surrealist : DALI
8
Foreboding : OMEN
9
Steppes horseman : COSSACK
10
Eat gluttonously : GORGE
11
Stratford's river : AVON
12
Saharan nation : MALI
13
Fitzgerald of scat : ELLA
21
Ceremonies : RITES
22
Annoy : IRK
25
Public spat : SCENE
26
Pluto's realm : HADES
27
Bring together : UNITE
28
Preschoolers : TOTS
29
Copier company : CANON
30
Miner's quest : ORE
31
Dish served with onions : LIVER
32
Like unripe fruit : ACERB
33
Heart's-ease : PANSY
36
Mexican money : PESO
38
"___ to the West Wind" : ODE
39
Davenports : SOFAS
41
Ornamental bands : ARMLETS
42
Put into words : PHRASED
44
Small pocket : FOB
45
Goose sound : CACKLE
46
Persian Gulf land : QATAR
48
Fuel for old locomotives : COAL
49
Skilled : ABLE
50
Location : SITE
51
Fall into ___ : ARUT
52
Cairo's site : NILE
53
Attire for Antony : TOGA
54
Inland Asian sea : ARAL
55
Destroy : RAZE
59
Careless : LAX

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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