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New York Times, Saturday, October 14, 1995

Ballet subtitled “The Courting at Burnt Ranch”

Author:
Alex K. Justin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex K. Justin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Justin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times10/14/95 ( No. 16,776 )
Across
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Kid ___ (Nickelodeon programs) : VIDS
5
Empty shells : PIECRUSTS
14
Constellation near Perseus : ARIES
16
Present : ONTHESPOT
17
Ballet subtitled “The Courting at Burnt Ranch” : RODEO
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Discards : SCRAPHEAP
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Concisely : INANUTSHELL
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___ stroke (immediately) : ATA
22
Something to settle : ASCORE
23
Commodity price : MARKET
25
Sci. of flora : BOT
26
Ariz. neighbor : CAL
28
Disqualify (oneself) : RECUSE
29
Actress Rainer : LUISE
31
Architectural drawings : EPURES
33
Delineate : ETCH
34
Olive ___ : DRABS
35
Letter opener : SIRS
39
Lord Jim portrayer : OTOOLE
41
Inflictive : PENAL
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One of the three estates : CLERGY
44
Post office motto word : NOR
46
Sundial hour : VII
47
Mount also called Agri Dagi : ARARAT
48
Plain as day : PATENT
50
Tent type : PUP
51
Abolished : DIDAWAYWITH
55
Brand name on a medicine shelf : LISTERINE
57
Clemenceau’s moniker, with “le” : TIGRE
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Greediness : ESURIENCE
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Scrutinizer : OGLER
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“By all means!” : YESINDEED
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Ecclesiastical offices : SEES
Down
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Something not to be relied on : VARIABLE
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Resolves : IRONSOUT
3
Preachy : DIDACTIC
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“___ evil...” : SEENO
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Gram. case : POSS
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Foot part : INCH
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Bien-___ (well-being): Fr. : ETRE
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Farm equipment manufacturer William : CHALMERS
9
Put back : REPLACE
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Show the way, briefly : USH
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Communicates : SPEAKS
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Just right : TOATEE
13
Parade honoree, for short : STPAT
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Informant : SOURCE
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Cause of a restaurant stir? : TEA
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Ballet ___ : RUSSE
27
Composer Anderson : LEROY
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Modernismo poet ___ Dario : RUBEN
30
Blacksmith : SHOER
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Alter ego : PAL
34
Ready to drop : DOGTIRED
36
Hoodwink : INVEIGLE
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“___ County” (Liz Taylor movie) : RAINTREE
38
Glissades : SLITHERS
40
Price offsetter : TRADEIN
41
Beseech : PRAYTO
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Vacation of a sort : CRUISE
43
Slip-up : LAPSUS
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W.W. II agcy. : OPA
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Marquand title character : APLEY
49
Shoots : TWIGS
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Wine’s companion : DINE
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Clear finish : ANCE
54
Tobacco, slangily : WEED
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Prefix in many chemical names : TRI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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