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New York Times, Wednesday, February 25, 1998

Emergency food of Operation Overlord?

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Wolfe.
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© 1998, The New York Times2/25/98 ( No. 17,641 )

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Across
1
Start of many instructions : FIRST
6
Important Phoenician city : SIDON
11
Letters from 12-Down : XIS
14
Carlo Levi's "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
15
Penned : WROTE
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80's White House nickname : RON
17
Month after Adar : NISAN
18
Keep an ___ the ground : EARTO
19
Literary olio : ANA
20
Emergency food of Operation Overlord? : DDAYKRATION
22
Pup's cry : YIP
23
Overjoys : ELATES
24
They may have a crush on you : BOAS
25
College conferrals : DEGREES
28
"___ she blows!" : THAR
30
They may be slippery : ELMS
31
Taboo : OFFLIMITS
36
___ mode : ALA
37
Michael Caine spy movie : BLUEICE
39
Tuck's partner : NIP
40
Writer's joy : FANLETTER
42
Downyflake alternative : EGGO
43
Kind of flea or dollar : SAND
44
Astronomical phenomenon : MOONSET
47
Wallet wad : ONES
49
Magna ___ : CHARTA
51
CD-___ : ROM
52
Chalet support, possibly : AFRAMEIBEAM
57
United rival : TWA
58
Sugarcoat : GLAZE
59
With 63-Across, comics girlfriend : OLIVE
60
"Bali ___" : HAI
61
Worn away : EATEN
62
Zaragoza sir : SENOR
63
See 59-Across : OYL
64
Resided : DWELT
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Paradises : EDENS
Down
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Ward (off) : FEND
2
Kin of op. cit. : IBID
3
Parks of civil rights : ROSA
4
Hit men : SLAYERS
5
Crystal chandelier sound : TINKLE
6
Endures apprehensively : SWEATSOUT
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More than miffed : IRATE
8
Day of "Pillow Talk" : DORIS
9
Director Preminger : OTTO
10
Broadway blinker : NEON
11
Do a post-Challenger diagnosis : XRAYORINGS
12
Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
13
Loses control : SNAPS
21
"Norma ___" : RAE
24
"Kapow!" : BAM
25
Refusing to listen : DEAF
26
Actress Raines : ELLA
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F.B.I. agent's communication : GMANSEMAIL
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Mom's offering : TLC
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Hasten : HIE
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Emolument : FEE
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Heavens : FIRMAMENT
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Andrews of "The Mod Squad" : TIGE
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"Fix" : SPOT
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TV's Matlock : BEN
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Inc., overseas : LTD
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Vegas opener : LAS
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Licensed : ENABLED
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Sourdough's find : ORE
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Of no use : OTIOSE
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Straight: Prefix : ORTHO
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"Nothing doing!" : NOWAY
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Jalopy : CRATE
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Eye color : HAZEL
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Like sharp cheese : AGED
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It may be fatal : FLAW
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One from Hanover : EINE
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"Lucid" stream, to Thomas Gray : AVON
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Sartre's seas : MERS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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