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New York Times, Monday, November 6, 1995

He raised quite a racket in the 60's

Author:
Roger H. Courtney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Roger H. Courtney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Courtney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times11/6/95 ( No. 16,799 )
Across
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Danger signal : ALERT
6
Where Mongolia is : ASIA
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Float, as a scent : WAFT
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He raised quite a racket in the 60's : LAVER
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"Androcles and the ___" : LION
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Long-legged bird : IBIS
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80's Lee Majors series : THEFALLGUY
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Nothin' : NADA
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Iceman Bobby : ORR
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Demeanor : MIEN
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More sodden : WETTER
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Wingspread : SPAN
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"How do I love ___? Let ..." : THEE
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Valerie of "Rhoda" : HARPER
29
Carte blanche : FREEREIN
33
Obie or Edgar : AWARD
34
"Alas ___ Yorick..." : POOR
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Equal : SAME
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Desert in 6 Across : GOBI
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Tennis starter : SERVE
38
Sousaphone cousin : TUBA
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Analogous : AKIN
40
Noggin, in Nice : TETE
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West Pointer : CADET
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Vanessa or Lynn : REDGRAVE
44
"Holy" city : TOLEDO
45
Links cry : FORE
46
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Overnight flight : REDEYE
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Close : SHUT
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Word with credibility or generation : GAP
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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When "the livin' is easy" : SUMMERTIME
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Hearts or darts : GAME
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Persian Gulf ship : OILER
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America Online patron : USER
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Ticked (off) : TEED
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Minimum : LEAST
Down
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Kind of sax : ALTO
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Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
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Ad infinitum : EVER
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Ump : REF
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Hiked : TRAMPED
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Tim of "Home Improvement" : ALLEN
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Omen : SIGN
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Chit : IOU
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Unspecified place : ANYWHERE
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Shakespeare play, with "The" : WINTERSTALE
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Blind as ___ : ABAT
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Bona ___ : FIDE
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Peter I, e.g. : TSAR
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Whopper server : LIAR
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Broad shoe width : EEE
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Certain restlessness : SPRINGFEVER
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Treasure ___ : TROVE
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Dik Browne Viking : HAGAR
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Came to : AWOKE
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More than enthusiastic : RABID
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Strong point : FORTE
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___ cologne : EAUDE
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Fix firmly : IMBED
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Peachy-keen : NEATO
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Annoyance : PEEVE
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Ogles : STARESAT
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Restraint : CONTROL
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Actor Thinnes : ROY
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Verifiable : TRUE
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"Arabian Nights" prince : AHMED
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Sauce brand : RAGU
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Perón and others : EVAS
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Old phone call cost : DIME
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"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
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Type of monster : GILA
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Iowa city : AMES
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Vivacious : PERT
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Suffix with glob : ULE
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Dead heat : TIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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