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New York Times, Friday, February 17, 1995

With 46 Across, a successor to Buster Crabbe

Author:
Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Arthur S. Verdesca

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Verdesca. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times2/17/95 ( No. 16,537 )

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Across
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Finance : ENDOW
6
Tore : SPED
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Trick : JAPE
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"There!" : VOILA
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Drench, with "down" : HOSE
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Patron saint of Norway : OLAF
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Mississippi quartet : ESSES
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Plenty : ALOT
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___ Bay, Hawaii : HILO
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Like Chablis : SEC
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Butcher? : HAMOPERATOR
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Nell portrayer in a 1994 movie : JODIE
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With 46 Across, a successor to Buster Crabbe : RON
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Like Schoenberg's works : ATONAL
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Anomalous : STRANGE
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Daly role : LACEY
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Recoiled : SHIED
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Time-worn : OLD
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Civic organization : ELKS
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Manilow's "___ It Be Magic" : COULD
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Group of turtles : BALE
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Receive : SEE
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Cook squash, perhaps : SAUTE
42
Early tennis star ___ Hull Jacobs : HELEN
43
Nerve impulse point : SYNAPSE
45
Aristocracy : GENTRY
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See 26 Across : ELY
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Afflict suddenly : SEIZE
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Cattleman? : STOCKBROKER
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Magic org. : NBA
56
Trace : HINT
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Superior : AONE
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Tribal leader : ELDER
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Quechua : INCA
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French chef's dish : ROTI
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Tuscan city : SIENA
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Marquess or viscount : PEER
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Dangerously seductive : SIREN
Down
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Eventful times : EVES
2
Ship's prow : NOSE
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Orthopedist? : DISCJOCKEY
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Violinist Bull : OLE
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Toilsome part of the week : WASHDAY
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Ignominy : SHAME
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Kind of shirt : POLO
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Workers' purchase arrangement, for short : ESOP
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Dissuaded : DETERRED
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Herr Goethe : JOHANN
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Got down : ALIT
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___ Alto : PALO
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___ excellence : EFOR
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Trouble : AIL
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Artery : ROAD
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A good deal of binary code : ONES
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Tourist city near Nîmes : ALES
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Lies : TALES
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"On the Beach" author : SHUTE
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Roofing item : TILE
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Guidance counselor? : GOALTENDER
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"Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
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Bygone coins : SOUS
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Gainsay : DENY
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Largest living rodent : CAPYBARA
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Auto pioneer : BENZ
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Polio pioneer : SALK
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Doris Duke, e.g. : HEIRESS
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Sweet drink : NECTAR
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Plow horse command : GEE
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Flock of wild fowl : SKEIN
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Send : SHIP
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Prong : TINE
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If ever : ONCE
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Radix, botanically : ROOT
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Hip about : ONTO
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Nota ___ : BENE
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Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
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Weeks per annum : LII

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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