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New York Times, Thursday, December 29, 1994

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1229 ( 16,487 )
Across
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
5
Byron's "best of prophets" : THEPAST
12
Freight carrier : BOXCAR
14
1979 hit by the Police : ROXANNE
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Convert a message : ENCODE
16
Renunciation of faith : APOSTASY
18
Poirot's "Mon _____!" : DIEU
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"No Time for Sergeants" playwright : LEVIN
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Mr. Ziegfeld : FLO
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Place of drudgery : SALTMINE
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_____ Valley, Calif. : SQUAW
26
Alloy : METAL
27
Account receivable : IOU
28
Actress Samantha : EGGAR
31
"Mr. _____ Builds His Dream House" (1948 film) : BLANDINGS
36
Old World deer : ROES
37
She played 50-Down's partner : GLESS
38
"I read you" : COPY
39
Mugfuls : ROOTBEERS
41
"Allah ______!" (Teheran cry) : AKBAR
42
Dig in : EAT
43
Hangs five : SURFS
45
"Pique Dame," e.g. : OPERA
48
Arthur Miller play, with "The" : CRUCIBLE
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_____ Tin Tin : RIN
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Palette pigment : OCHER
55
Pipe hole : LEAK
56
Move : RESETTLE
59
Words to the wise : ADVICE
61
Crackpot : LUNATIC
62
Vassals : LIEGES
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Son of a _____ (nautical epithet) : SEACOOK
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"Cabaret" star : GREY
Down
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Actress Braga : SONIA
2
Hyundai model : EXCEL
3
Tonto's equestrian role? : SCOUTMASTER
4
Long-faced : SAD
5
Robert E. Lee's reins? : TRAVELLERSCHECK
6
Rain dancer, maybe : HOPI
7
Nebraska Senator James : EXON
8
_____ de deux : PAS
9
Army crawler : ANT
10
Super blooper : SNAFU
11
Induction motor pioneer : TESLA
12
Hospital count : BEDS
13
Turned back on : RELIT
17
Relative of "Ouch!" : YOW
20
Permit : ENABLE
23
French sea : MER
24
Turf : SOD
25
Lone Ranger's "Giddyap"? : QUICKSILVER
27
Current administration : INS
28
Flub : ERR
29
Gunk : GOO
30
Graphic start : GEO
32
Give confidence to : ASSURE
33
San Francisco's _____ Hill : NOB
34
Transcript figure, for short : GPA
35
Mideast land: Abbr. : SYR
37
"_____ real!" : GET
40
Ewe said it : BAA
41
Annual playoff grp. : AFC
44
Arcadian : RURAL
45
Three-time Hart Trophy winner : ORR
46
Old Milwaukee competitor : PIELS
47
Result : ENSUE
49
Earth tone : BEIGE
50
Title character in an 80's police drama : LACEY
51
Barely makes, with "out" : EKES
53
Cartoon canine : OTTO
54
Muse of history : CLIO
57
Bambi's aunt : ENA
58
Second O of O-O-O : TAC
60
"Savvy?" : DIG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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