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New York Times, Thursday, November 14, 1996

Tevye in the movie "Fiddler on the Roof"

Author:
N. S. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy S. Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Ross.
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© 1996, The New York Times11/14/96 ( No. 17,173 )
Across
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James of letters : AGEE
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Persist : RECUR
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Lancaster foe : YORK
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Barnyard cry : BRAY
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Just off : CLOSE
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Needle case : ETUI
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Catfish : BASEBALLSHUNTER
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Journalist ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Subway support : STRAP
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Time piece? : ERA
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England's Harrogate, e.g. : SPA
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My ___, Vietnam : LAI
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The "N" of U.N.C.F. : NEGRO
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Fashionable gowns : DIORS
39
News paragraph : ITEM
41
Angry responses : SLAPS
43
Sale tag warning : ASIS
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Parcels, with "out" : METES
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Teachers' org. : NEA
49
Flounder : PROCEEDCLUMSILY
52
The other woman : HER
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"Welcome" bearer : MAT
54
Op. ___ : CIT
57
Cayugas or Senecas : TRIBE
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Coronet : TIARA
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Sam Shepard's "___ of the Mind" : ALIE
69
"Pagliacci" soprano : NEDDA
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Pluck : GRIT
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Kind of cat : MANX
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First-rate : GREAT
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Without : SANS
Down
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Eastern Church title : ABBA
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Alum : GRAD
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Slip (into) : EASE
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Lace place : EYELET
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For whom Elvis recorded : RCA
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Wings : ELLS
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Future stallion : COLT
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Once-mighty initials : USSR
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Discuss tiresomely : REHASH
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Craving : YEN
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Giant Mel et al. : OTTS
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Penitent one : RUER
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Diva ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
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House of Lords member : BARON
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Hiked : UPPED
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City on the Skunk River : AMES
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Bhutan's locale : ASIA
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Aerial view provider at sports events : BLIMP
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Shoot-'em-up, perhaps : OATER
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Link : TIETO
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Girl-watched : OGLED
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It's spent on the Riviera : FRANC
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Tevye in the movie "Fiddler on the Roof" : TOPOL
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Anwar's successor : HOSNI
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Attempt : ESSAY
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Field for an engr. : MECH
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Urban blight : SLUM
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Look after : SEETO
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Cremona violinmaker : AMATI
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Astray : ERRING
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Con games : STINGS
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Silent one : CLAM
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Seat of Allen County, Kan. : IOLA
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Divide into two : TWIN
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Bakery worker : ICER
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Carpenter in an 1859 novel : BEDE
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Icelandic work : EDDA
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Pearl Mosque locale : AGRA
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Curb, with "in" : REIN
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Humanities : ARTS
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Nettle : VEX
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Completed a lap? : SAT

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