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New York Times, Wednesday, December 7, 1994

Apartment building head, slangily

Author:
Chet Currier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chet Currier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Currier.
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© 1994, The New York Times12/7/94 ( No. 16,465 )
Across
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Mulligan, for one : STEW
5
Red Bordeaux : MEDOC
10
Script starter : ACTI
14
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
15
Throes and woes : AGONY
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Worn-out : SHOT
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Foie gras fan : LIVERLOVER
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Actress Skye : IONE
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Author Tan : AMY
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Undocumented person : ALIEN
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Dialect : IDIOM
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Failed attempt : MISS
24
Prefix with act or state : INTER
26
Country singer Cowboy ___ : COPAS
29
Backus was his voice in 60's TV : MAGOO
31
___ Guevara : CHE
34
Kicked off : OPENED
36
Svelte in those days : THINTHEN
38
Works by sculptor Hans : ARPS
39
Ejects : OUSTS
41
S.F. train system : BART
42
Adhesive, for one : TAPETYPE
44
"Idylls of the King" maiden : ELAINE
46
Diffident : SHY
47
Add more cushioning : REPAD
49
Trial companion : ERROR
50
Recumbent, in a way : PRONE
52
Change for a five : ONES
54
Rumor : BRUIT
56
Severity : RIGOR
58
Agenda items : DOS
61
Bumbler's blurt : OOPS
62
Barely discernible aroma : SCANTSCENT
64
Apartment building head, slangily : SUPE
65
Honeybunch : SUGAR
66
"Scram!" : AWAY
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Attention-getters : HEYS
68
Mine excavation : STOPE
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Mountain cat : LYNX
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Casa room : SALA
2
Tonsorial procedure : TRIM
3
Begrudge : ENVY
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Minute : WEE
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Shopping havens : MALLS
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"I" problems : EGOISM
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Peace symbol : DOVE
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1958 Elvis hit : ONENIGHT
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St.___-l'école, France : CYR
10
Tangential remark : ASIDE
11
Church seat : CHOIRCHAIR
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Up ___ good : TONO
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Inventory unit : ITEM
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Employee's delight : RAISE
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Lay ___ thick : ITON
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Parson's home : MANSE
25
Racket : NOISE
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Checkroom articles : COATS
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Competitor of Phil : OPRAH
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Lively new pet : PEPPYPUPPY
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Disoriented : ATSEA
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"Tell ___" (1965 Zombies hit) : HERNO
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Computer command : ENTER
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Senior fellow : DOYEN
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Ski lifts : TBARS
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Potent punch : UPPERCUT
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Harness race : TROT
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Casts desirous eyes : LEERS
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Pinch a pooch : DOGNAP
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Climbs : RISES
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Poppycock : BOSH
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Sensualist : ROUE
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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Moist : DEWY
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Charon's crossing : STYX
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60's draft org. : SSS
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Silent ___ (20's moniker) : CAL

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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