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New York Times, Monday, October 16, 1995

37-Down : It runs down the 180th meridian

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bernice Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 132 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times10/16/95 ( No. 16,778 )

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Across
1
___ school (precollege institution) : PREP
5
General attitudes : MOODS
10
Screwball : KOOK
14
Captive of Hercules : IOLE
15
TV's Winfrey : OPRAH
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"Bus Stop" writer : INGE
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Serious injury from fire : THIRDDEGREEBURN
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Marine growths : SEAFERNS
21
Garden flowers : IRISES
22
Preceding nights : EVES
23
A bit of vaudeville : SKIT
24
Unpleasant-tasting : RANCID
27
Lend a hand : AID
28
Epsilon's follower : ZETA
32
Santa ___ race track : ANITA
33
Fur trader John Jacob : ASTOR
35
Put on : DON
36
Support, at a meeting : SECONDTHEMOTION
39
Before: Prefix : PRE
40
Recorded : TAPED
41
One way to get rich : LOTTO
42
Cutty ___ : SARK
44
Light brown : TAN
45
Half-melted : SLUSHY
46
Cake decorator : ICER
48
Galoot : BOOR
49
Nonethical : AMORAL
52
Bands of nerve fibers : LEMNISCI
56
Lasting memory, maybe : FIRSTIMPRESSION
58
Novelist Waugh : ALEC
59
Africa's third-longest river : NIGER
60
Jog : TROT
61
___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
62
Chirac's states : ETATS
63
"Gimme an A...", e.g. : YELL
Down
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Quarries : PITS
2
Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
3
"Essays of ___" : ELIA
4
Tapered cigar : PERFECTO
5
King Arthur's killer : MODRED
6
Unfolds : OPENS
7
Assns. : ORGS
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Patriotic soc. : DAR
9
Arab land : SHEIKDOM
10
Advise at cards : KIBITZ
11
Blame : ONUS
12
Bugaboo : OGRE
13
Actors Olin and Berry : KENS
18
Nonconformist : DEVIANT
19
Aria, "___ tu" : ERI
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Located : SITED
24
Says hoarsely : RASPS
25
End of ___ : ANERA
26
More appealing : NICER
27
Pale-faced : ASHEN
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Blue-pencils : EDITS
30
Fairy item : TOOTH
31
Pester : ANNOY
33
How some stocks are sold : ATPAR
34
Alternatives to sprays : ROLLONS
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It runs down the 180th meridian : DATELINE
38
Like resort towns : TOURISTY
43
Dry, colorless brandy : KIRSCH
45
Suzanne of "Three's Company" : SOMERS
47
Tabby : CAT
48
Cap in Cannes : BERET
49
Come from ___ : AFAR
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Venus de ___ : MILO
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Mine rocks : ORES
52
Grp. for Nancy Lopez : LPGA
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Father : SIRE
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Refrigerate : COOL
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U.N.-like : INTL
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Cal Tech rival : MIT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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