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New York Times, Tuesday, December 5, 1995

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Katz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Katz. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1205 ( 16,828 )
Across
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Measure of worth, they say : SALT
5
Five-card game : STUD
9
Model wood : BALSA
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Ski lift : TBAR
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Monsieur Hulot, in person : TATI
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Separate : APART
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Novelist Jaffe : RONA
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Beyond the horizon : AFAR
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Maritime : NAVAL
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Film starring 36 Across : ADAYATTHERACES
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Architect I.M. ____ : PEI
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Legal thing : RES
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Punish in Singapore, maybe : CANE
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Lawn base : SOD
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"____ boy!" : ATTA
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Lawyer's grp. : ABA
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Sen. Thurmond : STROM
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Piccadilly Circus figure : EROS
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"Knock it off!" : STOP
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Old comedy team : THEMARXBROTHERS
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Let (up) : EASE
40
Cry from a ship : AHOY
41
Pivot : HINGE
42
This can be bottomless : PIT
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____ about (legal phrase) : ONOR
44
London's Big ____ : BEN
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Title for a rabbit : BRER
46
Taro dish : POI
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The sun : SOL
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TV show with one of 36 Across : YOUBETYOURLIFE
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Blue Grotto isle : CAPRI
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"Beauty ____ the eye..." : ISIN
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Number after sette : OTTO
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On the ball : ALERT
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Cozy niche : NEST
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Spotted : SEEN
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Schmoozer Jay and family : LENOS
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Hair hue : GREY
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Ferber or Millay : EDNA
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Sandal part : STRAP
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Home sweet home : ABODE
3
Molokai porch : LANAI
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Waiter's burden : TRAY
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Averred : STATED
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William Howard and Robert A. : TAFTS
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Area code 801 : UTAH
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Telephone book : DIRECTORY
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Chiquita product : BANANA
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Swiftly : APACE
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Wash : LAVE
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Madrid Mmes. : SRAS
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Eur.-N.A. divider : ATL
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Bouquet : AROMA
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Hoffman's Rizzo : RATSO
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Not all : SOME
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Shady spot : ARBOR
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Egyptian solar disk : ATEN
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McEnroe rival : BORG
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Nave sight : APSE
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"____ right up!" : STEP
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Bangkok native : THAI
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What's left : REST
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Giving a rah-rah talk : EXHORTING
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Leg part : SHIN
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Indian princess : RANEE
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Others' : THEIR
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Rings around Saturn? : ORBITS
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Bligh's craft : BOUNTY
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Pack animal : BURRO
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Model's forte : POISE
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In place : SITED
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Again and again : OFTEN
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Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
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Eli's halls : YALE
51
Ready for business : OPEN
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W.W. I battle locale : YSER
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Forfeit : LOSE
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It follows no- or low- : CAL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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