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New York Times, Friday, February 10, 1995

"As Long ___ Needs Me" ("Oliver!" song)

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times2/10/95 ( No. 16,530 )
Across
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Toasty : WARM
5
Pack in : CRAM
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Almanac tidbit : FACT
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"Heat of the Moment" rock group : ASIA
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Used high beams, perhaps : SHONE
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Stern : REAR
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Item in a giblets package : NECK
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Engine sparkers : PLUGS
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Aimless : IDLE
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Run off : TAKETOONESHEELS
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Came to the rescue : AIDED
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The Breadbasket of America : KANSAS
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Pseudopodal organisms : AMEBAE
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Bronze place : THIRD
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Bobby's follower? : SOXER
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Stepped-up pace : TROT
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Sty chow : SLOP
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Pray for a miracle : HOPEAGAINSTHOPE
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Ascorbic acid, for one : ENOL
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Kachina doll makers : HOPI
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Hands up the ball : HIKES
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In other words : IDEST
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Cicero's birthplace : ARPINO
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Mercury, e.g. : PLANET
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Northern abodes: Var. : IGLUS
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Statue outside Three Rivers Stadium : ROBERTOCLEMENTE
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Initials on old meeting halls : IOOF
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Industrialist Schindler : OSKAR
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Resort near Copper Mountain : VAIL
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"Whip It" band : DEVO
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Choice : ELECT
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Sundance Kid's girl : ETTA
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Giver of regards : EYER
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Lavish affection : DOTE
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Time for a whistle : NOON
Down
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Shortage : WANT
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Offshore : ASEA
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Basketball's ___ Barry : RICK
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Waste no time in traveling to : MAKEABEELINEFOR
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Ravel's "Daphnis et ___" : CHLOE
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Vacation purchase : ROUNDTRIPTICKET
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Céleste being : ANGE
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U.S. Army gear : MESSKITS
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John Glenn capsule : FRIENDSHIPSEVEN
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Yellow-fever mosquito : AEDES
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Arum lily : CALLA
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Headlock? : TRESS
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Bone china : SPODE
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Bit of regalia : TIARA
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Cynical laugh syllable : HAR
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"As Long ___ Needs Me" ("Oliver!" song) : ASHE
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Gaze dreamily : MOON
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Fair : EXPO
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Hägar's daughter, in the comics : HONI
30
Kit Carson Home site : TAOS
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Enemy of Thor : LOKI
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Dentist's command : OPEN
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Eight reals, once : PESO
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Isolated, in a way : GHETTOED
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Recite in a monotone : THRUM
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Essen article : DER
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With ears pricked : ALERT
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Hubris : PRIDE
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Sarge's superior : LOOEY
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In excess of : ABOVE
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French dessert : GLACE
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Where the Storting sits : OSLO
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Its HQ is in Brussels : NATO
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Mozart opera "La Clemenza di ___" : TITO
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Panache : ELAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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