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New York Times, Friday, December 23, 1994

___ Brothers (old film slapstick team)

Author:
Frank A. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQVXY} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Longo.
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© 1994, The New York Times12/23/94 ( No. 16,481 )

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Across
1
Mischief-maker : RASCAL
7
Pokes : ELBOWS
13
Snub : IGNORE
14
Cartoon tot : SWEEPEA
15
Shocks : TRAUMAS
17
Guinea pigs : TESTERS
18
Numbers on a letter : ZIPCODE
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Go-aheads : ASSENTS
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Bluejackets : SHIPMEN
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Comedian Olsen : OLE
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With a whole new appearance : REINCARNATE
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Big Bill of the court : TILDEN
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Kind of music notation : MENSURAL
32
Sunburn soother : ALOE
33
Music Appreciation, for one : CLASS
35
Lead-in for flops or hertz : TERA
36
Certain crimes : BIGAMIES
38
Domain for Athena : WISDOM
40
Cleaned, in a way : SANDBLASTED
42
Ending with pay or plug : OLA
43
Preparing, with "up" : GEARING
46
Famously cold Maine town : CARIBOU
49
"Step on the gas!" : FLOORIT
52
Fruity beverage : LIMEADE
53
Electron tube : TETRODE
54
"The Gathering" star : EDASNER
55
Plants used in ropemaking : SISALS
56
Slip : FALTER
57
Tantrums : SCENES
Down
1
___ Brothers (old film slapstick team) : RITZ
2
Cultural opening : AGRI
3
Fractures : SNAPS
4
Tête-à-tête : COUCH
5
Fancy cabinet : ARMOIRE
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S.A.T. taker's need : LEADPENCIL
7
Shropshire mothers : EWES
8
Landlords : LESSORS
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Tropical kernels : BETELNUTS
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Attentive : OPENEARED
11
Biblical verb : WERT
12
Mouth off : SASS
14
Attitudes : STANCES
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Hauler : SEMI
21
All together : ENMASSE
24
Pleading the Fifth : ANSWERLESS
25
Edible rootstock : TARO
26
Ancient Khuzistan : ELAM
27
Filing aids : TABS
28
Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Type of statistical distribution : LOGNORMAL
30
Most pernicious : DEADLIEST
34
Texas ___ : LEAGUER
37
Swaziland's capital : MBABANE
39
Crackbrained : IDIOTIC
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Sherman was his Veep : TAFT
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St. Olaf's subjects : NORSE
45
More than a murmur : GROAN
46
F or G, e.g. : CLEF
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Opera set in Memphis : AIDA
48
Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
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"Monty Python" regular : IDLE
51
1979 Nastassja Kinski role : TESS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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