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New York Times, Thursday, November 9, 2000

Shakespearean character ended in a deadlock?

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 132 for Mr. Silvestri.
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© 2000, The New York Times11/9/00 ( No. 18,629 )
Across
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Shrewd : CAGY
5
"Dear" lady : ABBY
9
Master, in Mysore : SAHIB
14
Fever fit : AGUE
15
Play thing? : ROLE
16
Dialogue writer : PLATO
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Galileo's pool sticks? : PISANCUES
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Devoted : LOYAL
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Asks urgently : ENTREATS
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Begin to burn : KINDLE
22
Hopeless case : GONER
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Take up the slack : TAUTEN
25
Spanish company? : DOS
27
Driller's deg. : DDS
28
Where shootings occur : SET
31
"Not a chance!" : NOWAY
35
Flap : TODO
37
Tailor's concern : SIZE
38
Arnold Schoenberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
39
Bridge support : TRUSS
40
Related : AKIN
41
Darned : VERY
42
Rooter preceder : ROTO
43
Dumas adventurer : ATHOS
44
Over there : YON
45
Abbr. in a math textbook : QED
46
Draft org. : NFL
48
Took a breather : PAUSED
51
More than willing : EAGER
55
"Phantom Lady" star, 1944 : RAINES
57
Takes over for : RELIEVES
60
Rocket stage : AGENA
61
Shakespearean character ended in a deadlock? : TIMONTIED
62
Spiked clubs : MACES
63
Bit attachment : REIN
64
Aleutian island : ATKA
65
College honcho : PREXY
66
In a lazy way : IDLY
67
Something to do : TASK
Down
1
Attire for the Headless Horseman : CAPE
2
Geriatrician's study : AGING
3
Relish : GUSTO
4
Have a hankering : YEARN
5
Jockey who won the Triple Crown twice : ARCARO
6
Attack : BOUT
7
Gave a benediction : BLEST
8
Referendum choice : YES
9
Gymnastic feats : SPLITS
10
Without help : ALONE
11
Indian present at the "Creation"? : HAYDNSIKH
12
It doesn't stand up straight: Abbr. : ITAL
13
Tree trunk : BOLE
18
Down and out : NEEDY
21
Acclaim : KUDOS
24
Makes the house bigger : ADDSON
26
Took giant steps : STRODE
29
Mary's "South Pacific" co-star : EZIO
30
Certain column : TENS
31
Fleet : NAVY
32
___ O's (Post cereal) : OREO
33
Threadbare patch? : WORNPIECE
34
To some extent : ANY
36
In the open : OUT
37
Didn't get bought : SAT
39
Hair piece : TRESS
43
Author Lesage : ALAIN
45
Having butterflies : QUEASY
47
Battery, perhaps : FELONY
49
Wing : ANNEX
50
Cut's partner : DRIED
52
Suggest : GETAT
53
Rice/Lloyd Webber work : EVITA
54
Is a real stinker : REEKS
55
Turnpike turnoff : RAMP
56
Seaweed substance : AGAR
58
Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
59
Minn. neighbor : SDAK
61
Sect leader? : TRI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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