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New York Times, Tuesday, December 9, 1997

1954 song with a repeating title

Author:
Fran and Lou Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fran Sabin
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Lou Sabin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 127 for Mr. Sabin.
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© 1997, The New York Times12/9/97 ( No. 17,563 )
Across
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Pea holders : PODS
5
Coagulate : CLOT
9
Not bold : TIMID
14
Declare : AVOW
15
Frost : RIME
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"Swan Lake" maiden : ODILE
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Stupefy : DAZE
18
Moffo at the Met : ANNA
19
Nice ___ (prudish one) : NELLY
20
Popular sing-along tune of 1925 : SLEEPYTIMEGAL
23
Whiz : PRO
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Picked at, picked at, picked at : FUSSED
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Hubbub : ADO
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Fill with feeling : INSPIRE
34
Literary inits. : TSE
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Minor dents : DINGS
37
What a chapeau covers : TETE
38
Art Deco pioneer : ERTE
39
1954 song with a repeating title : DREAMDREAMDREAM
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"O.K., why not?" : LETS
43
Bagel or bialy : ROLL
44
Type type : AGATE
45
Prefix with sphere or disaster : ECO
46
Visits : COMESBY
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Kind of school : MED
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Clog : STOPUP
51
___ minérale : EAU
53
1954 #1 hit by the Chordettes : MISTERSANDMAN
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Meager : SCANT
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Foolish fellow : COOT
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Mustachioed artist : DALI
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Postal scale unit : OUNCE
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Revolutionary hero Nathan : HALE
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Prez : EXEC
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Beautician's device : DRYER
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Scent : ODOR
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"Casablanca" role : RICK
Down
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Goalie gear : PADS
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Face's shape, approximately : OVAL
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Nap : DOZE
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Win all the games : SWEEP
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One of a set of 64, maybe : CRAYON
6
Fluff : LINT
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Home of the Hawks, with "the" : OMNI
8
Hawks or Seahawks, e.g. : TEAM
9
Deli meat offering : TONGUE
10
Notions : IDEAS
11
Grain grinder's power source : MILLSTREAM
12
___-timed : ILL
13
Actress Susan : DEY
21
Color separator : PRISM
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Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
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Home in the country : ESTATE
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Considered : DEEMED
27
Confounds : ADDLES
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Run the show : DIRECT
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Drinker's excess : ONETOOMANY
31
Sen. Thurmond : STROM
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"The Old Wives' Tale" dramatist : PEELE
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Biased writing?: Abbr. : ITALS
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Bromo target : GAS
38
Bit of work : ERG
40
Let fall, in poetry : DROPT
41
Israel's Moshe : DAYAN
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General called "Yellowhair" : CUSTER
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Kitchen gadget : BEATER
50
___-nez : PINCE
52
Milk source : UDDER
54
Hollow reply? : ECHO
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Way to go : ROAD
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Fly like Lindy : SOLO
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60's-70's dress : MAXI
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Novelist Waugh : ALEC
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Shaver's woe : NICK
60
Green cover : SOD
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Junkyard dog : CUR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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