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New York Times, Friday, February 3, 1995

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {Y} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0203 ( 16,523 )

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Across
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Literally, "gem of buildings" : TAJMAHAL
9
Florentine : spinach :: lyonnaise : _____ : ONIONS
15
Make match : EQUALIZE
16
Yoplait competitor : DANNON
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Can't sell anymore, by necessity : RUNOUTOF
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Chrétien's capital : OTTAWA
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_____ tai : MAI
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Pestles' companions : MORTARS
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Vet : DOC
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Multivitamin ingredient : IRON
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Conspicuous signs : NEONS
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Picard predecessor : KIRK
27
Innsbruck's province : TIROL
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Phoebus, with "the" : SUN
30
Reagan Cabinet member : MEESE
31
Singer Sheena : EASTON
33
In use, as an apartment building : TENANTED
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They're busy in Apr. : CPAS
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Dry: Prefix : XERO
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Clinched : INTHEBAG
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Postprandial chore : DISHES
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Reamed : CORED
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One of the services: Abbr. : NAV
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"Butterfield 8" author : OHARA
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Cousins of the cassowary : EMUS
51
Head : SKULL
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Since : ASOF
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"Encore!" : BIS
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Wasn't passive : REACTED
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Noshed : ATE
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Access : ENTREE
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Danish cheeses : HAVARTIS
62
Baseball's Martinez et al. : RAMONS
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Good way to serve curry : OVERRICE
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30's leading lady Farrell : GLENDA
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Something Alaska lacks : SALESTAX
Down
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Member of the order Isoptera : TERMITE
2
Glass houses? : AQUARIA
3
Sons : JUNIORS
4
Kind of jacket : MAO
5
Former student : ALUM
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Harass, in a way : HITON
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Ponta Delgada is its capital : AZORES
8
Unincluded : LEFTOUT
9
Fetors : ODORS
10
Turner and others : NATS
11
Passbook abbr. : INT
12
Like Oprah, perennially : ONADIET
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Just as good : NOWORSE
14
Noshed : SNACKED
21
Wing : ANNEX
24
Scoring records : NOTCHES
26
Lake Michigan city : KENOSHA
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Proceeded easily : LOPED
30
Novelist Puzo : MARIO
32
Catch : NAB
34
Mr. Flanders of "The Simpsons" : NED
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Coffee-aisle item : SANKA
38
Arctic sight : ICEBERG
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Hardly worth mentioning : NOMINAL
40
Con artist's words : TRUSTME
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Wide, calf-length trousers : GAUCHOS
43
Attacks : HASATIT
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"Kama-Sutra," e.g. : EROTICA
45
90's catch phrase : SAFESEX
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Prague's river : VLTAVA
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_____ ghost (hallucinates) : SEESA
52
Flatten : LEVEL
55
Split : REND
56
Truth alternative : DARE
59
Author-vet Kovic : RON
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Monopoly acquisitions: Abbr. : RRS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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