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New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 1995

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 166, Blocks: 96 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

The seven theme Down clues have to be read from the bottom up.

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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1022 ( 16,784 )
Across
1
Biblical transport : ASS
4
Comedians, often : MOCKERS
11
_____ War : MANO
15
Fresh Prince medium : RAP
18
Covert : LAIR
20
Couldn't stand : FELLOVER
21
Hoof sound : CLOP
22
Handel opera : NERO
23
So : ERGO
24
Object of a onetime search : ELDORADO
25
Stomach ailment : GASTRITIS
27
Composition type : CANTATA
29
Be inclined : TEND
30
Due : DEBT
31
Euro meeting spots : CAFES
32
Mathematician Turing : ALAN
33
Words of comparison : ASA
34
Revolutionary period : YEAR
35
Like gymnasts : AGILE
36
Barrel part : STAVE
39
Econ. figure : GNP
42
First U.N. Secretary General : LIE
44
Book with a Mass audience : MISSAL
46
Communicate with quickly : TELEX
47
Modern money : ECU
48
Alphabet sequence : DEF
49
Showy : GALA
50
And more : ETC
52
"Othello" character : EMILIA
54
Home project : ADDITION
57
Aspen business : SKISHOP
60
Site for stained-glass windows : APSE
61
'70s pop greasers : SHANANA
63
Grok : DIG
65
Einstein or Fermi, e.g. : EMIGRE
66
Pulp fictionesque : KITSCHY
68
Allege : AVER
69
Newspaper publisher Chandler : OTIS
71
Betelgeuse's constellation : ORION
72
_____ mouthful : SAYA
73
One looking for a match? : PYRO
74
Shah name : REZA
75
Mercury project hero : GLENN
76
Up to this point : SOFAR
79
Part of many E-mail addresses : EDU
81
Across the street from: Abbr. : OPP
83
_____ Kan pet foods : KAL
84
QB John : ELWAY
85
Fad doll of the '90s : TROLL
86
Basis for financial aid : NEED
88
Collegians' extracurricular activity : ROTC
90
Hawks' arena : OMNI
92
Like some bars : AGOGO
93
Aspirin target : ACHE
94
Galba's successor : OTHO
95
Life jacket : MAEWEST
99
Ancient documents : CARTAE
101
"_____ De-Lovely" (1937 hit) : ITS
102
Modem requirement : CARRIER
104
Tresses, in Dresden : HAAR
105
Massaged : KNEADED
107
Proverbial last-place finishers : NICEGUYS
109
Not right : UNTRUE
111
Novel subtitled "A History of Adventure" : SHE
112
Tiller's start : ROTO
114
Legendary Latin hero : CHE
115
Royal Dutch Airlines : KLM
117
Little amount : OUNCE
118
"Here...!" : TRYONE
120
Neighbor of Russ. : EST
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Main : SEA
122
They come with bows and beaus : ROSES
123
J.D. Cameron book series : OMEGA
125
Manx's lack : TAIL
127
It can come as a shock : BOO
130
"Phooey!" : RATS
132
City on the Rhine : BASEL
133
First Bond flick : DRNO
134
Like '50s LP's : MONO
136
Nestlé bar : OHHENRY
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1912 Peace Nobelist : ELIHUROOT
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Stuffing for olives : PIMENTOS
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It's a laugh : HAHA
145
Repro : STAT
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Kind of soup : MISO
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Best Actor of 1992 : ALPACINO
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Rank : TIER
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Cochlea's locale : EAR
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Fuss : STEW
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Lugs : SCHLEPS
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Young fellow : LAD
Down
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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Geena Davis sitcom : SARA
3
Speak with the hands : SIGN
4
Hodgepodge : MELANGE
5
_____ guard : OLD
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Phlebitis problem : CLOT
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Divided land : KOREA
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Photographer Walker _____ : EVANS
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Advance in business : REDDALETAROPROCEHTBMILC
10
Hit letters : SRO
11
Former NBC newsman Frank : MCGEE
12
Where Forrest Gump grew up : ALABAMA
13
Flared items : NOSTRILS
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Choose : OPT
15
Schwarzenegger wannabe : RETFILTHGIEW
16
Shakespearean sprite : ARIEL
17
Range group : POSSE
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Transportation for Charlie, in a Roald Dahl book : ROTAVELESSALGTAERGEHT
20
White cheese : FETA
22
Former rebel cry : NIAGAESIRLLIWHTUOSEHT
26
Some TV's : RCAS
28
Grandson of Catherine the Great, informally : ALEXI
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Colorant : DYE
36
Hearty entrée : STEAK
37
Musical speeds : TEMPI
38
Select group : ALIST
40
March Madness org. : NCAA
41
Aboveboard : PUDNAPUEHTNO
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"_____ Fell" (Beatles song) : IFI
45
Benefit : SAKE
48
Moolah : DINERO
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Like '70s inflation : GNITEKCORYKS
51
Mexican beer brand : CORONA
53
Needing a tan : ASHY
55
One of the Monkees : DAVY
56
Pervasive atmosphere : ODOR
58
"Your Show of Shows" name : IMOGENE
59
Kind of weight : PENNY
62
Pack animal: Var. : HYAENA
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Sphinx site : GIZA
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Five or six people, say : CARLOAD
70
Biblical dancer : SALOME
76
Quantity of poker chips : STACK
77
Vital _____ : ORGANS
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Make lots of noise : FOOREHTESIAR
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Metric prefix : DECI
82
Vichyssoise, e.g. : POTAGE
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Mr. Arnaz : DESI
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Drive-_____ : THRU
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Japanese merchant ship : MARU
96
Brings home : EARNS
97
Impertinence : SAUCE
98
Newspaper sources : TREES
100
Architect Saarinen : EERO
103
Vacation spot : ISLE
106
"Stop!" : DONTDOIT
108
Injection amts. : CCS
110
Direction suggested by this puzzle's theme : NORTH
113
Yellowish-pink flower : TEAROSE
116
Strands : MAROONS
119
Asian border river : YALU
120
Jeff Lynne band : ELO
123
More than pudgy : OBESE
124
Its capital is Valetta : MALTA
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Under one's charge : INTOW
128
Zip : OOMPH
129
Shaq : ONEAL
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Comment from Mr. Moto : AHSO
135
Fairy tale start : ONCE
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Catch red-handed : NAIL
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Wife of Cronus : RHEA
139
The "y" in Nimby : YARD
141
Y offerings: Abbr. : RMS
142
_____ allé (ballet move) : PAS
143
15%, maybe : TIP

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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