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New York Times, Monday, February 6, 1995

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
Margaret Rutherford film portrayal
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Paul. Monday freshness: 35%
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© 1995, The New York Times2/6/95 ( No. 16,526 )
Across
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Office note : MEMO
5
Buss : SMACK
10
Fiddler, for one : CRAB
14
Gung-ho : AVID
15
It's grasping : TALON
16
Catcher's base : HOME
17
Margaret Rutherford film portrayal : JANEMARPLE
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Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
20
Peculiar : ODD
21
Goddess of discord : ERIS
22
Apprehend : ARREST
24
Part of R.O.T.C. : RESERVE
26
1963 Pulitzer biographer Leon : EDEL
27
Gettysburg general : LEE
28
1984 Tom Selleck film : LASSITER
32
Author ___ Chandler Harris : JOEL
35
Tartan wearer : SCOT
37
Succinctly worded : TERSE
38
Worrier's woe, they say : ULCER
40
Weed digger : HOE
41
Vista : SCENE
42
Tiny: Prefix : MICRO
43
Poet Sexton : ANNE
45
Canine command : HEEL
46
Utah banned it in 1882 : POLYGAMY
48
Doctors' org. : AMA
50
Wisecrack : QUIP
51
Lobbed explosive : GRENADE
55
Polemist : ARGUER
58
Humanities : ARTS
59
Checkers side : RED
60
Auto racer Yarborough : CALE
61
Mickey Spillane film portrayal : MIKEHAMMER
64
Quiz choice : TRUE
65
"The Tempest" sprite : ARIEL
66
"Earth in the Balance" author : GORE
67
Detected : SEEN
68
Mary Poppins, e.g. : NANNY
69
Hoarse horse? : MRED
Down
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Thatcher's successor : MAJOR
2
Dodge : EVADE
3
In one's ___ eye : MINDS
4
Pindar product : ODE
5
Goes on a crash diet : STARVES
6
One of the Osmonds : MARIE
7
Heidi's home : ALPS
8
Newspaper feature: Abbr. : COL
9
Prepares dough : KNEADS
10
Warner Oland film portrayal : CHARLIECHAN
11
Part to play : ROLE
12
Andy's pal on old radio : AMOS
13
Sugar source : BEET
18
Only : MERE
23
Takes five : RESTS
25
Ralph Bellamy film portrayal : ELLERYQUEEN
26
Chowed down : EATEN
28
Bonkers : LOONY
29
Nest site : TREE
30
Anglo-Saxon worker : ESNE
31
Lively dance : REEL
32
Start, as a dead battery : JUMP
33
Mishmash : OLIO
34
Book after Proverbs: Abbr. : ECCL
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___ at the bit : CHAMP
39
Scalawag : ROGUE
44
Temporal : EARTHLY
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Eddie Rickenbacker, e.g. : AIRMAN
49
Arizona city : MESA
51
Environmentally-minded : GREEN
52
Knight's suit : ARMOR
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Plow man : DEERE
54
King Edmund's successor : EDRED
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"Hamlet" has five of them : ACTS
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Pink, as steak : RARE
57
Borden product : GLUE
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Analogous : AKIN
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Kin of a Keogh plan: Abbr. : IRA
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Selznick studio : MGM

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