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New York Times, Monday, February 14, 1994

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.4792161
Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 63 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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HEART
2
I
3
E
4
R
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G
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R
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A
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B
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W
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A
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R
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M
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HEART
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S
T
A
Y
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R
E
A
R
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A
R
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A
L
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H
E
R
E
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E
C
R
U
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S
T
A
R
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A
R
A
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S
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C
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A
P
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L
T
S
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P
A
C
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T
A
N
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D
E
M
S
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T
I
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E
T
H
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E
R
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T
I
L
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F
O
A
L
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D
E
E
M
E
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D
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S
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N
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O
R
L
Y
37
O
P
E
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N
HEART
E
D
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L
Y
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B
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R
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A
T
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T
O
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S
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G
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E
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S
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R
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E
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N
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A
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A
R
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N
A
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O
V
A
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D
R
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S
S
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E
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N
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C
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K
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N
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E
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P
A
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O
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E
L
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O
N
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A
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P
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S
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N
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D
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U
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HEART
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S
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R
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D
HEART
© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0214 ( 16,169 )
Across
1
More exuberant, as a laugh : HEARTIER
5
Snatch : GRAB
9
"Cold hands, ______" : WARMHEART
14
Mast-steadying rope : STAY
15
Hitchcock's "_____ Window" : REAR
16
Of a region : AREAL
17
Now's partner : HERE
18
Eggshell : ECRU
19
Rubberneck : STARE
20
Altar in the sky : ARA
21
Sault _____ Marie : STE
22
Yarmulke : CAP
24
Capts.' subordinates : LTS
25
Campaign donor grp. : PAC
26
Some bikes : TANDEMS
28
"_____ the season..." : TIS
29
Upper regions of space : ETHER
31
Scrabble piece : TILE
32
Mare's offspring : FOAL
33
Judged : DEEMED
35
Place for E.M.K. : SEN
36
Concordes land there : ORLY
37
Without reservation : OPENHEARTEDLY
40
Little demon : BRAT
43
Corn site : TOE
44
Prolonged attacks : SIEGES
48
Steak order : RARE
49
Vesuvius's Sicilian counterpart : ETNA
51
Boston Garden, e.g. : ARENA
52
Gametes : OVA
53
Theater aide : DRESSER
55
White House defense grp. : NSC
56
Barbie's beau : KEN
57
Sixth sense : ESP
58
Joad and Kettle : PAS
59
Wilder's "_____ Town" : OUR
60
Singer John : ELTON
62
Gibbons : APES
64
Desiccated : SERE
65
Means of connection : NEXUS
66
Gambler's "bones" : DICE
67
Like some cars : USED
68
Pulse indication : HEARTRATE
69
Collectors' goals : SETS
70
February 14 symbol : REDHEART
Down
1
Like some candy boxes : HEARTSHAPED
2
Repeat : ITERATE
3
Otalgia : EARACHE
4
Place for ham and Swiss : RYE
5
Miss Garbo : GRETA
6
Modern : RECENT
7
Swiss river : AAR
8
Movie star with a kick? : BRUCELEE
9
Ethnic group portrayed in A. R. Gurney's plays : WASPS
10
_____ Deco : ART
11
Person who can move buildings : REALTOR
12
Kind of arts or law : MARTIAL
13
With cruelty : HEARTLESSLY
21
_____ throat : STREP
23
Alters : AMENDS
27
Discourages : DISHEARTENS
30
Overact : EMOTE
32
Where to go between acts : FOYER
34
Restrains : DETERS
38
Reporters' needs : NOTEPADS
39
Tale tellers : LIARS
40
Jilted lover's woe : BROKENHEART
41
Entangler : RAVELER
42
Sanchez Vicario of tennis : ARANTXA
45
Columbus, by birth : GENOESE
46
Guaranteed : ENSURED
47
University in Bridgeport, Conn. : SACREDHEART
50
Mien : ASPECT
53
Slow on the uptake : DENSE
54
Mitigates : EASES
61
Bouncer's demand : OUT
63
Pizza : PIE
64
California's Big _____ : SUR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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