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New York Times, Monday, December 26, 1994

First word of Massachusett's motto

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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C
2
A
3
T
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O
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S
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H
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A
8
N
9
T
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F
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R
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A
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N
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A
B
E
L
15
C
O
L
O
R
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R
E
M
O
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R
I
C
E
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A
L
A
N
A
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I
N
I
T
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R
E
S
O
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L
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T
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S
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U
P
S
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S
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E
Z
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H
O
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S
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M
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I
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R
K
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S
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T
A
G
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C
A
N
O
E
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D
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S
C
O
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V
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E
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R
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Y
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A
L
D
O
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M
A
R
A
T
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E
L
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E
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M
A
Y
F
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L
O
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A
R
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N
A
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I
O
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S
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P
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R
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G
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O
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S
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H
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N
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A
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R
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G
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O
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L
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N
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H
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N
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D
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G
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L
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M
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O
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S
A
N
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O
L
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M
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E
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W
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© 1994, The New York Times12/26/94 ( No. 16,484 )
Across
1
"Julius Caesar" role : CATO
5
Shall not, old-style : SHANT
10
Actress Drescher of "The Nanny" : FRAN
14
The third man : ABEL
15
Red, white or blue : COLOR
16
San ___ (Riviera's resort) : REMO
17
Uncle Ben's dish : RICE
18
Rod Stewart's ex : ALANA
19
"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
20
James Cook ship : RESOLUTION
22
Hardy heroine : TESS
23
FedEx rival : UPS
24
Words after "Oh yeah?" : SEZWHO
26
Smiles smugly : SMIRKS
30
Doe's mate : STAG
32
"Tippy" boat : CANOE
33
Henry Hudson ship : DISCOVERY
38
Tough-guy actor Ray : ALDO
39
Corday's victim : MARAT
40
Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
41
William Bradford ship : MAYFLOWER
43
Sports facility : ARENA
44
Charged particles : IONS
45
Shorebird : PLOVER
46
Indiana college : GOSHEN
50
Coach Parseghian : ARA
51
A Great Lake : ERIE
52
Sir Francis Drake ship : GOLDENHIND
59
Breakfast order : EGGS
60
Neeson and O'Flaherty : LIAMS
61
German-Polish border river : ODER
62
Avec's opposite : SANS
63
Stan's friend, in old films : OLLIE
64
Tableland : MESA
65
First word of Massachusett's motto : ENSE
66
Lawman Earp : WYATT
67
"___ as 1, 2, 3" : EASY
Down
1
Mystery writer John Dickson ___ : CARR
2
He had an Irish Rose : ABIE
3
Private eyes, in slang : TECS
4
Butterine : OLEO
5
Diving ducks : SCAUPS
6
Romance novelist Victoria et al. : HOLTS
7
Jai ___ : ALAI
8
Taboo : NONO
9
Conduct, as business : TRANSACT
10
Sen. Hollings : FRITZ
11
Extend, as a subscription : RENEW
12
Some Mennonites : AMISH
13
Untrue : NOTSO
21
One of the Gospels : LUKE
25
Swelled head : EGO
26
Ripoff : SCAM
27
___ fides (bad faith): Lat. : MALA
28
___ 500 : INDY
29
Heliport site, often : ROOF
30
Fillies' fathers : SIRES
31
Moscow ruler : TSAR
33
Sunup : DAWN
34
___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
35
Hgt. : ELEV
36
Artist Magritte : RENE
37
Vintage : YEAR
39
Clair de lune : MOONGLOW
42
Tell a whopper : LIE
43
A.A. Milne's first name : ALAN
45
Coffee-maker switch : PRESET
46
V-formation fliers : GEESE
47
Sidewalk grinder's instrument : ORGAN
48
"Stop" and "Merge", e.g. : SIGNS
49
Novelist Hermann : HESSE
50
Fess up : ADMIT
53
Unctuous : OILY
54
Carol syllables : LALA
55
"Fourth base" : HOME
56
Notion : IDEA
57
An Untouchable : NESS
58
Cart : DRAY

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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