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New York Times, Friday, February 11, 1994

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0211 ( 16,166 )

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Across
1
Taj Mahal, e.g. : TOMB
5
Leader from Talah Minufiya : SADAT
10
Braces : TWOS
14
Spy in a 1962 exchange : ABEL
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Wide open : AGAPE
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"Listen up," old style : HARK
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Chuck-a-luck equipment : DICE
18
Defunct award : LENIN
19
Villa Maria College site : ERIE
20
Start of a quip : THEYASKEDMEHOW
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Copied : APED
24
Davis's home: Abbr. : CSA
25
Carmichael's "___ Buttermilk Sky" : OLE
26
Chaps : MEN
28
Scrap for Rover : TBONE
31
Overlord : RULER
33
Subject of equitation : GAIT
35
"Deep Space Nine" character : ODO
36
QB's want them : TDS
37
Quip, part 2 : MUCHIWEIGHISAID
43
Union initials : AFL
44
Modern site of ancient Tyre : SUR
45
Minute ___ : RICE
46
Lower : FROWN
49
Mount : GETON
51
Onetime soldier : REB
52
Twaddle : ROT
53
Tram load : ORE
55
Advance stealthily : WORM
57
Quip, part 3 : ABOUTONCEAWEEK
62
Mavens : PROS
63
Attorney chaser : ATLAW
64
Garden dweller : ADAM
66
May, for one : POLE
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David Copperfield's mother : CLARA
68
Sheltered spot : DALE
69
Inspected : EYED
70
First name in comedy : HENNY
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Coaster : SLED
Down
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Jot : TAD
2
Final copy : OBIT
3
Repairer : MECHANIC
4
Censor, in a way : BLEEP
5
Vegetarian football game? : SALADBOWL
6
Family data : AGES
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Dungeonlike : DANK
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By the item : APIECE
9
Rides herd on : TENDS
10
Pronoun in a wedding vow : THEE
11
MOMA work : WARHOL
12
Field-guide listing : ORIOLE
13
Make fun of mercilessly : SKEWER
21
"Is it soup ___?" : YET
22
Carnival day : MARDI
26
Marcus Loew founded it : MGM
27
Debussy's "Le Jet d'___" : EAU
29
Writing on an urn : ODE
30
Irrelevant facts, slangily : NOISE
32
Locale in a Beatles song : USSR
34
Go soft : THAW
36
Disposable : THROWAWAY
38
On the other hand : IFNOT
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Fish-line material : GUT
40
Flying cross, e.g. : AIRMEDAL
41
More than aloofness : ICE
42
Partygoer : DEB
46
Ballet movement with the toe : FRAPPE
47
Manhattan type : ROBROY
48
"Becket" co-star, 1964 : OTOOLE
49
Word in a detergent ad : GENTLE
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Chic : NOW
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Unwelcome tenant? : ROACH
56
Decodes : READS
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Gone, with "up" : USED
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Fraternity : CLAN
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Bring home : EARN
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Moolah : KALE
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Kind of school : MED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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