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New York Times, Wednesday, November 29, 1995

"___ Ordinary Man" ("My Fair Lady" song)

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times11/29/95 ( No. 16,822 )
Across
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Mussorgsky's Boris : TSAR
5
Apostle to the Slavs : CYRIL
10
Shakespeare title starter : ALLS
14
Stewpot : OLLA
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Bête ___ : NOIRE
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Loser's concern : DIET
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Cádiz's country : SPAIN
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Debatable point : ISSUE
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How a medium gets the message? : ESP
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Crossers of aves. : STS
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Cry of mock indignation : MOI
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Have vitality : ARE
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___ homo : ECCE
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Logical or political preceder : SOCIO
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"___ Ordinary Man" ("My Fair Lady" song) : IMAN
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Anklebone : TALUS
43
Cicatrix : SCAR
44
Destined : FATED
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Infrequent : RARE
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Conclusive: Abbr. : ULT
48
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Colo. neighbor : KAN
53
Soap unit : BAR
54
___ Na Na : SHA
57
Simon and others : NEILS
61
Wrinkled : LINED
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"Alas!" : AHME
69
Parcel out : ALLOT
70
Dash : ELAN
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Catch one's breath : GASP
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1923 Literature Nobelist : YEATS
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New Jersey team : NETS
Down
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Wee ones : TOTS
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Smack : SLAP
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Teatro ___ Scala : ALLA
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Jaunty : RAKISH
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Larry King broadcaster : CNN
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Cartoon bear : YOGI
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Criticizes hard : RIPS
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See-through item : IRIS
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Pea, e.g. : LEGUME
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Hurry-scurry : ADO
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Have vitality : LIVE
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Oahu garlands : LEIS
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Flight segment : STEP
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Divider's word : INTO
19
Siamese cries : MEOWS
24
Woodpecker's snack : SUET
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Certain Nigerians : IBOS
27
Mediterranean port : HAIFA
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Wit Bombeck et al. : ERMAS
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Under, poetically : NEATH
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Aid in avoiding the draft? : SCARF
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Brilliant display : ECLAT
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Medical prefix : NEURO
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Happen : OCCUR
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Coins of Iran : RIALS
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What's up? : NORTH
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Make out : NECK
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Certain Bosnian : SERB
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Alternative to Liquid-Plumr : DRANO
49
Kind of street : ONEWAY
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St. ___ (Channel port) : MALO
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Up : ARISEN
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Run producer : SNAG
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"That was funny" : HAHA
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Black market goods : ARMS
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Innisfree, e.g. : ISLE
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"Damn Yankees" siren : LOLA
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Espy : SPOT
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Shade of green : NILE
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State of France : ETAT
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Fox homes : DENS
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G.O.P. : REP
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Qt. halves : PTS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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