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New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 1996

37-Across : Hamlet

Author:
E. Lexau
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eileen Lexau

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {HZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Lexau.
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© 1996, The New York Times11/12/96 ( No. 17,171 )
Across
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State firmly : AVER
5
Born's partner : BRED
9
Famous rib donor : ADAM
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Heart : CORE
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Stead : LIEU
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Teacake : SCONE
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Like Hawthorne's "Tales" : TWICETOLD
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Peer : EQUAL
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"My Fair Lady" scene : ASCOT
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Second-stringer : SCRUB
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Five-to-one, e.g. : RATIO
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St. Teresa of ___ : AVILA
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Some stock buys : ODDLOTS
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Galley type appropriate for this puzzle? : BIREME
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Speaker's place : DAIS
33
"Darn!" : RATS
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Pretend : LETON
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Addl. telephone off a main line : EXT
37
Hamlet : VILLAGE
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Rita Hayworth spouse ___ Khan : ALY
40
Page of music : PATTI
42
Speak to the hard-of-hearing? : YELL
43
Dog biter : FLEA
44
Has contempt for : SCORNS
46
Alternative to Nikes : REEBOKS
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Valued violin : AMATI
49
Publish lies about : SMEAR
50
Queen ___ lace : ANNES
52
Short trip : JAUNT
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Compel : FORCE
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Extra-base hit : TWOBAGGER
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Contract signer : INKER
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Official language of Pakistan : URDU
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Vogue rival : ELLE
65
Head honcho : BOSS
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Tournament passes : BYES
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Fine pajama material : SILK
Down
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Official proceedings : ACTA
2
Wedding exchange : VOWS
3
The Red : ERIC
4
45's and 78's : RECORDS
5
Sandwich order : BLT
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___ Bravo : RIO
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Slippery one : EEL
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Garb : DUDS
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Get : ACQUIRE
10
Gobbledygook : DOUBLETALK
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Santa ___ (Pacific wind) : ANA
12
Sportscaster Allen : MEL
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Sycophantic : SERVILE
17
And more : ETAL
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It'll take you for a ride : CAB
23
Spelling of "Beverly Hills 90210" : TORI
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"Paradise of exiles": Shelley : ITALY
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Workers in stables : OSTLERS
27
Soap plants : AMOLES
28
Mexican state : OAXACA
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One-named Irish singer : ENYA
32
Assts. : DEPS
34
Oregon's capital : SALEM
37
Ernest or Julio Gallo : VINTNER
38
Elation : GLEE
41
Hypnotic states : TRANCES
43
Searches for provisions : FORAGES
45
"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
47
Lower California, familiarly : BAJA
51
Ticket remainder : STUB
53
Good fruit with a bad name? : UGLI
54
Dickens girl : NELL
55
Quite a trip : TREK
56
Stretch the truth : FIB
57
Warbler Yoko : ONO
59
Kind of humor : WRY
60
Lyric poem : ODE
61
School transportation : BUS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later.

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