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New York Times, Monday, December 6, 1993

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 46 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1206 ( 16,099 )
Across
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Like Ike : BALD
5
Wellesley student : COED
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One 39-Across : PENN
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"I cannot tell _____" : ALIE
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Heraldic band : ORLE
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Sandbags, maybe : LEVEE
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Holds up : ROBS
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Cafe additive : LAIT
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Chemically nonreactive : INERT
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Chiffonier : BUREAU
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One 39-Across : HARVARD
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One 39-Across : DARTMOUTH
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Verboten: Var. : TABU
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Cantankerous : ORNERY
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Rep.'s rival : DEM
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"_____ be a cold day in Hell..." : ITLL
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Ancient region of Asia Minor : IONIA
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Each of eight in this puzzle : IVYLEAGUESCHOOL
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Like measles : VIRAL
44
Elliptical : OVAL
45
Compass dir. : SSE
46
Home to Denali National Park : ALASKA
48
Teases : RIBS
51
One 39-Across : PRINCETON
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One 39-Across : CORNELL
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Stay informed : KEEPUP
62
Island group near Fiji : SAMOA
63
Periodical of haute couture : ELLE
65
Small dog breed, for short : PEKE
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One 39-Across : BROWN
67
Plaintiff : SUER
68
Get ready : PREP
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Fusses : ADOS
70
Orly birds? : SSTS
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Lighten up : EASE
Down
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Fishhook part : BARB
2
One way to read : ALOUD
3
Sign of autumn's beginning : LIBRA
4
Go AWOL : DESERT
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One 39-Across : COLUMBIA
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_____ pro nobis : ORA
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Statesman Root : ELIHU
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Coup_____ : DETAT
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Transportation Secretary Federico _____ : PENA
10
Penultimate fairy tale word : EVER
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Wonk, maybe : NERD
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Pocket : NET
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Actress Ullmann : LIV
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One-time link : ATA
22
Symbol for density : RHO
24
Expenditure : OUTGO
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Singer Ocasek of the Cars : RIC
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Classic drama of Japan : NOH
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Seth's son : ENOS
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Ocho_____, Jamaica : RIOS
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One 39-Across : YALE
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1982 movie thriller : DIVA
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lniquitous : EVIL
34
Pianist Hess : MYRA
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Broadway comedy of 1964 : LUV
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Live's partner : LEARN
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_____Palmas (Canary Islands seaport) : LAS
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Benevolent guy : ELK
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Macs : SLICKERS
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King Kong, e.g. : APE
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Quilt-making gathering : BEE
50
Treeless plain : STEPPE
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Like the Boston-accented pronunciation of many words : RLESS
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Card catalogue abbr. : ILLUS
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Where the fat lady sings : OPERA
55
Zaps : NUKES
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Ask to produce proof of age : CARD
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Participates in a regatta, perhaps : ROWS
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One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
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_____ Le Pew : PEPE
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Loan-granting Fed.agcy. : SBA
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Fill a flat? : LET

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later.

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