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New York Times, Saturday, November 4, 1995

“The ___ Creature” (1957 monster flick)

Author:
Frank A. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FKQ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Longo.
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© 1995, The New York Times11/4/95 ( No. 16,797 )
Across
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Not a sore loser : SPORTSMAN
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Dermatologists’ subjects : CYSTS
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Radio resource : AUDIOTAPE
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Printing proof : REPRO
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Spider’s organ : SPINNERET
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Textile lubricant : OLEIN
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Convenience : HANDINESS
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Past due : LATE
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Cattle genus : BOS
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A lot : SCORES
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Fifer’s drum : TABOR
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Standby’s salvation : NOSHOW
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___ barrel : OVERA
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Alliances : ENTENTES
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Chill out : RELAX
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Sink, in olden times : SYE
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One of the Jacksons : JANET
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Be hooked on : CANTSTOP
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Get down from this! : EIDER
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Rises : GOESUP
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Budget-priced computer : CLONE
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Jeremiad : LAMENT
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German composer Franz : ABT
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Pronto : ASAP
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Computer program segment : COROUTINE
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Postal map divisions : ZONES
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Vetoes : OVERRULES
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Fish-eating eagles : ERNES
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Sardine-packing plants : CANNERIES
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Shopworn : STALE
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Vice, so to speak : ALTERNATE
Down
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Miss’s item of apparel : SASH
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Stage of metamorphosis : PUPA
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Ymir’s defeater : ODIN
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Cheese coating : RIND
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“Another Sad Love Song” singer : TONIBRAXTON
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Office assistant : STENO
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Delusions : MARESNESTS
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Zoo attractions : APES
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Clears : NETS
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Game fish : YELLOWTAIL
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Kind of gun or head : SPEAR
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Uninspired : TRITE
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Loudness units : SONES
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“The ___ Creature” (1957 monster flick) : SHE
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One who hypothesizes : CONJECTURER
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Bare prominence : TOR
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___ votre permission : AVEC
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Mr. Lugosi : BELA
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Drink garnish : ORANGEPEEL
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“The joke’s ___!” : ONYOU
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Cinderella’s mother, e.g. : STEPPARENT
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Beginning with blast or carp : ENDO
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Spotted : SEEN
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Liszt’s “___ sonetti del Petrarca” : TRE
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Mount, as a gem : SET
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Loafs : LAZES
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Of ___ (somewhat) : ASORT
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Spiritual sustenance : MANNA
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Carried : BORNE
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Kind of leaf : COCA
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Paramecium’s shape : OVAL
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Out of ___ : TURN
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They adjoin the ischia : ILIA
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Nair rival : NEET
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In ___ (actually) : ESSE
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Vane dir. : SSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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