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New York Times, Tuesday, December 3, 1996

"Red Roses for a Blue Lady" singer

Author:
R. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVY} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Hartman.
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© 1996, The New York Times12/3/96 ( No. 17,192 )
Across
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Proficient : ADEPT
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Greek promenades : STOAS
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Vestment for the clergy : ALB
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Rival of Paris : ROMEO
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Tin Woodman's quest : HEART
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Animal house : ZOO
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"Cheyenne" star : CLINTWALKER
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Prom wear : TUX
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Cause of strain pain : HERNIA
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Musical Horne : LENA
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Wind dir. : ESE
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Hoosier pro : INDIANAPACER
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Fr. holy woman : STE
29
Tourmaline, e.g. : GEM
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Jacuzzi : SPA
31
Tones : HUES
33
"Red Roses for a Blue Lady" singer : DANA
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Swashbuckler Flynn : ERROL
40
Not a blood relative : INLAW
42
Sal of song : GAL
43
"Lorna ___" : DOONE
44
Turkish title of old : PASHA
45
Freudian interests : EGOS
47
Semiquaver, e.g. : NOTE
48
"___ alive!" : ITS
50
Cone bearer : FIR
52
Voting aye : FOR
53
Meadowlark Lemon, once : GLOBETROTTER
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Calif. airport : LAX
60
Fishing item : REEL
61
Military command : ATEASE
65
Friend of Francois : AMI
66
1982 Harrison Ford film : BLADERUNNER
68
Last letter in London : ZED
69
Charlton Heston epic : ELCID
70
Certain rocket engine : RETRO
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Before, to poets : ERE
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Takes out : DATES
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Hives : NESTS
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St. Louis landmark : ARCH
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Welfare, with "the" : DOLE
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Arabian bigwig : EMIR
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Helsinki coin : PENNI
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Hauling around : TOTING
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___ Na Na : SHA
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"I cannot ___ lie!" : TELLA
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Like some buckets : OAKEN
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Madison Square Garden and others : ARENAS
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Out of cash : STRAPPED
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Tenochtitlan resident : AZTEC
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No-goodnik : LOUSE
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Kind of shorts : BOXER
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Got wet up to the ankles : WADED
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Screen presentation : IMAGE
25
Hitter of 755 home runs : AARON
26
Side-wheeler, for one : SHIP
27
Sushi staple : TUNA
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Congers : EELS
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Master, in Calcutta : SAHIB
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Pester : NAG
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Up in the sky : ALOFT
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Part of the mouth : ROOF
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Aware of : ONTO
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Lascivious look : LEER
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It may rock you to sleep : WATERBED
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Ravi Shankar's instrument : SITAR
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Cry in "A Streetcar Named Desire" : STELLA
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Half of a round trip : RETURN
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Shiny coating : GLAZE
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More hobbled : LAMER
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Fe2 O3, e.g. : OXIDE
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Don't just stand there : REACT
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"Golden" song : OLDIE
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1966 hit "Walk Away ___" : RENEE
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Pantry pests : ANTS
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Spanish muralist : SERT
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Son of Aphrodite : EROS
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Sullivan and Asner : EDS

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

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