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New York Times, Friday, December 2, 1994

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1202 ( 16,460 )
Across
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Surely he jests : FOOL
5
Comme ci, comme ça : SOSO
9
Produce : SPAWN
14
Turning point : AXLE
15
Bundle : WRAP
16
Brooks of baseball : HUBIE
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Piquancy : ZEST
18
Homeowner's hangover? : EAVE
19
Circus Maximus, e.g. : ARENA
20
Startling revelation : EYEOPENER
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Eland land : VELDT
23
Keystone Kops creator : SENNETT
24
Kind of rock : ACID
26
''Clinton's Ditch'' : ERIE
27
Freight weight : TONNAGE
31
Midlothian misses : LASSIES
34
Attracts and holds : ENGAGES
35
Right from the beginning? : ORTHO
36
Multimedia format : CDROM
37
Vitamin prescription : ONEADAY
40
Boutonniere's counterpart : CORSAGE
42
Not quite major-league : SEMIPRO
43
It's often thrust upon someone : EPEE
44
Throwaway part : RIND
45
Most trim : LEANEST
49
Nomadic Mongol tribe : HORDE
52
Fifty-fifty : EVENMONEY
54
Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Deprivation : LOSS
56
Burg : TOWN
57
''Camelot'' composer : LOEWE
58
March 15 question : ETTU
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Parmenides's birthplace : ELEA
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Dutch artist Hals : FRANS
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Lop the crop : REAP
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Senator in space, 1985 : GARN
Down
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Rattles : FAZES
2
Small round window : OXEYE
3
Novelist Tillie : OLSEN
4
Relax, literally : LETONESHAIRDOWN
5
Snookums : SWEETIE
6
'75 U.S. Open winner Manuel : ORANTES
7
Computer command : SAVE
8
Do business : OPERATE
9
Hair-raiser? : SHAVINGCREAM
10
Become angry, literally : PUREDNADSENOTEG
11
Mr. Magwitch of ''Great Expectations'' : ABEL
12
Crank (up) : WIND
13
Spruce : NEAT
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They're historically evocative : PERIODPIECES
25
Hornswoggle : CON
28
Mogul capital until 1658 : AGRA
29
Rand McNally subj. : GEOG
30
Salinger's ''For _____--With Love and Squalor'' : ESME
31
''The Talmadge Girls'' author : LOOS
32
''Tom Thumb'' composer : ARNE
33
Stanch : STEM
38
Son of Val and Aleta : ARN
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Peak performer? : YODELER
40
Relative of the organ : CELESTA
41
Begins firing : OPENSUP
46
First name in aviation : ENOLA
47
''Les Miz'' setting : SEWER
48
Theater critic Kenneth : TYNAN
49
Moiety : HALF
50
Effluvium : ODOR
51
Poseidon's mother : RHEA
53
Have one's say, in a way : VOTE

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

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