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New York Times, Thursday, December 16, 1993

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.4792161
Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1216 ( 16,109 )
Across
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Name from 50's TV : CALABASH
9
Baseball's Doubleday : ABNER
14
Romberg product : OPERETTA
15
Filmdom's Lawrence : OTOOLE
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Infant's game : PEEKABOO
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Infant's shoe : BOOTIE
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Showed fear : RAN
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Stupidity : DIMNESS
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Sting : SCAM
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Mal de_____ : TETE
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Words of enlightenment : ISEE
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Mars sighting : CANAL
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Bestow : DONATE
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Blow the cover of? : UNWRAP
34
Puts back : REPOSITS
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_____Juana : TIA
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Urban noise maker : BOOMBOX
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Take this out for a spin : TOP
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University founded in 1253 : SORBONNE
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Locust : CICADA
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Exhortation : URGING
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Pitcher Ryan : NOLAN
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"_____ of you ..." : IBEG
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Ear-related : OTIC
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"The _____ From Brazil" : BOYS
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Defective stop sign? : NONAGON
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"I_____You Babe" : GOT
60
Yogi's cartoon sidekick : BOOBOO
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Blubbered : BOOHOOED
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Like spring flowers : ABLOOM
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Battery type : ALKALINE
68
Physicist Freeman : DYSON
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Innkeeper : HOSTELER
Down
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Person with a collar? : COP
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One rung on the evolutionary ladder : APE
3
Spike, for one : LEE
4
Biblical vessel : ARK
5
Coach Bryant : BEAR
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Up : ATBAT
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High : STONED
8
Vietnamese money unit : HAO
9
Accelerator item : ATOM
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Sticks : BOONIES
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Dostoyevsky's "_____ From the Underground" : NOTES
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Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
13
Singer Della : REESE
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_____-Wan Kenobi : OBI
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Star in Cygnus : DENEB
20
Rabbits' tails : SCUTS
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"Pagliacci" husband : CANIO
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Menachem's peace partner : ANWAR
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Deface : MAR
25
Agony : TORMENT
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Item of love? : LABOR
30
Bk. of Revelation : APOC
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Poison : TOXIN
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Pioneering video game : PONG
35
Writer Calvino : ITALO
36
TV show since 1/14/52 : TODAY
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Wings have them : SPANS
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Wambaugh's "The_____Field" : ONION
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Bogey : BUGABOO
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Male swan : COB
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1980 Richard Gere portrayal : GIGOLO
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Hooked in a way : INBAD
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Definitely not a brain surgeon : BOOBY
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Chemical compounds : ENOLS
53
Kind of tour : COOKS
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Continue : GOON
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South Africa's _____ Paul : OOM
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"_____does it!" : THAT
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Phooey's cousin : BAH
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Novelist Rolvaag : OLE
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Medium for Matisse : OIL
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Ending with acetyl or butyl : ENE
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_____Spiegel : DER

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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