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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 2001

"Marriage A-la-Mode" playwright, 1672

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {GJK} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times10/29/01 ( No. 18,983 )

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Across
1
Tennis's Arthur : ASHE
5
Burn : SCALD
10
"Ka-boom!" : WHAM
14
Red light : STOP
15
Mark Twain forte : HUMOR
16
Arizona Indian : HOPI
17
Middling : SOSO
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15-Across with a twist : IRONY
19
Court cry : OYEZ
20
"Les Trois Mousquetaires" author : ALEXANDREDUMAS
23
Actress Streep : MERYL
24
Dem.'s foe : REP
25
Information : DATA
29
Corporal, e.g. : NONCOM
34
Start of a quote from 20-Across : ALLFORONE
39
Prefix with surgery : NEURO
40
Den : LAIR
41
Rome's ___ Fountain : TREVI
43
Brother of Cain : ABEL
44
Montezuma, for one : AZTEC
46
More of the quote : ONEFORALL
48
Burn : SEETHE
50
Old autocrat : TSAR
51
"Sweet as apple cider" girl : IDA
53
Op-ed piece : ESSAY
58
End of the quote : THATISOURMOTTO
64
Lakers' O'Neal, informally : SHAQ
65
The March King : SOUSA
66
Nourishment : FOOD
67
Lima's land : PERU
68
Start : ONSET
69
Girl of Green Gables : ANNE
70
"Star Wars" sage : YODA
71
Exigencies : NEEDS
72
Movie unit : REEL
Down
1
Area of India : ASSAM
2
Filched : STOLE
3
One washing down a sidewalk, e.g. : HOSER
4
Glue : EPOXY
5
Leg part : SHIN
6
Congeal : CURD
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God of love : AMOR
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Introvert : LONER
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"Marriage A-la-Mode" playwright, 1672 : DRYDEN
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To ___ it may concern : WHOM
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Georgetown athlete : HOYA
12
Simians : APES
13
Broadway's "Les ___" : MIZ
21
Actor Ray : ALDO
22
Over : UPON
26
Sotheby's stock : ART
27
Bull in an arena : TORO
28
Concerning : ANENT
30
Close : NEAR
31
Where many Miamians were born : CUBA
32
Baseball's Hershiser : OREL
33
Gangster's gal : MOLL
34
It's said with a sigh : ALAS
35
Lounge : LAZE
36
Low-calorie : LITE
37
Worry : FRET
38
Day followers, in want ads : EVES
42
Dee/Darin film "___ Man Answers" : IFA
45
Voucher : CHIT
47
Utah city : OREM
49
Inventor of the stock ticker : EDISON
52
United : ASONE
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Up till now : SOFAR
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Chief Justice, 1941-46 : STONE
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Expiate : ATONE
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Alpine call : YODEL
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Huxtable boy : THEO
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Brain-busting : HARD
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Greenish blue : AQUA
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River past Buckingham : OUSE
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Took advantage of : USED
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"Darn!" : RATS
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Snoop (on) : SPY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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