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New York Times, Wednesday, December 1, 1993

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tap Osborn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. Osborn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1201 ( 16,094 )

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Across
1
"Spare tire" : FLAB
5
Ferris wheel, e.g. : RIDE
9
Shares quarters (with) : ROOMS
14
Furor : RAGE
15
Airline to Haifa : ELAL
16
Point with intent to shoot : AIMAT
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General Bradley : OMAR
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Yarn irregularity : SLUB
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Roman goddess of flowers : FLORA
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Notorious 30's criminal : PRETTYBOYFLOYD
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Smoker's intake : TAR
24
Subterfuge : WILE
25
German physicist Georg : OHM
28
Skin problem : RASH
31
Chinese veggie : PEAPOD
35
F. _____ Bailey : LEE
36
Shankar's strings : SITAR
38
Unaccompanied : SOLO
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Notorious 30's criminal : MACHINEGUNKELLY
43
Killer whale : ORCA
44
Massenet opera : MANON
45
Links position : LIE
46
Some flights : STAIRS
49
Janet of Justice : RENO
50
Mark's competitor : YEN
51
Quite ready : RIPE
53
Road warning : SLO
55
Notorious 30's criminal : BABYFACENELSON
62
By radio, e.g. : AURAL
63
New York Public Library figure : LION
64
Cheater's aid : CRIB
66
Rubbish : TRIPE
67
War god : ARES
68
He wrote "My Way" for Sinatra : ANKA
69
Misogynist : HATER
70
Communications leader? : TELE
71
Walter _____ Hospital : REED
Down
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To's opposite : FRO
2
Reader's aid : LAMP
3
Seaweed derivative : AGAR
4
Special Forces cap : BERET
5
Put in a straitjacket : RESTRAIN
6
Not wisely : ILLY
7
Smear : DAUB
8
Pipe joint : ELBOW
9
Church drawing : RAFFLE
10
Subject of the Teapot Dome scandal : OILLEASE
11
Melville novel : OMOO
12
_____Tyler Moore : MARY
13
Native African village : STAD
21
Ankle bones : TARSI
22
Pup's sound : YIP
25
Actor Edward James _____ : OLMOS
26
Love, on bumper stickers : HEART
27
Muslim's holy place : MECCA
29
Watch part : STEM
30
"Horrible" comic character : HAGAR
32
Parrot's moniker : POLLY
33
North, of Irangate : OLLIE
34
Senior leader : DOYEN
37
Ancient letter : RUNE
40
O'Neill play, with "The" : HAIRYAPE
41
Balderdash : NONSENSE
42
Hillock : KNOLL
47
Ransacker : RIFLER
48
Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
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Razzle-dazzle : ECLAT
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Filmdom honor : OSCAR
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City near Bristol : BATH
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Atmosphere : AURA
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Englishman, in slang : BRIT
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Cork's locale : EIRE
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"The First_____" : NOEL
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Normandy river : ORNE
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Winged Victory : NIKE
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Spoiled : BAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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