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New York Times, Thursday, March 10, 1994

35-Down : Black & Decker competitor

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lois Sidway

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Ms. Sidway.
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© 1994, The New York Times3/10/94 ( No. 16,193 )
Across
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Agcy. vigilant about vittles : FDA
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Make or break, e.g. : VERB
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Two-fisted : MACHO
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Abbr. for an old soldier : RET
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Energy choice : SOLAR
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Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
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Gifted : APT
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Didja ever see a ___? : HOTDOGSTAND
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"I don't think so" : NAH
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Mine, to Marcel : AMOI
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Parenthetical comments : ASIDES
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Staff : CREW
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Many a hip-hop poet : RAPPER
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Didja ever see a __? : STRAWVOTE
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Imprint : ETCH
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Jai ___ : ALAI
34
Team in an annual all-star game : EAST
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Color : HUE
38
Didja ever see a ___? : SOCKHOP
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Didja ever see a ___? (2 wds.) : SKIJUMP
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Bowl over : AWE
44
Thick slice : SLAB
46
Newsy bit : ITEM
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Plight : MESS
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Didja ever see a ___? : BALLOTBOX
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Some like it hot : TAMALE
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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They get squirreled away : ACORNS
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Lenin's police org. : OGPU
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Go vroom, vroom : REV
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Didja ever see a ___? : TOBOGGANRUN
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Sundial number : III
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Antipasto goody : OLIVE
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Plow man : DEERE
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Presidential monogram : DDE
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Devonshire dad : PATER
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Hairdresser, sometimes : DYER
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Grin's stopping point : EAR
Down
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Garcon's pourboire : FRANCS
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Split : DEPART
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Where touts tout : ATTHERACES
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"Va-va-va- ___!" : VOOM
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Barcelona bull : ELTORO
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Project glowingly : RADIATE
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Buddy : BRO
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Bit of poolroom finesse : MASSE
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Garb : ATTIRE
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Nigerian border lake : CHAD
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Grind, in away : HONE
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Ford contemporary : OLDS
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Breach : GAP
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Constitutional : WALK
25
Child's ammo : PEAS
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Wails from baby : WAHS
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Bass ___ : VIOL
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Hitch : THUMBARIDE
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Word on a diploma : CUM
32
Drill sergeant's call : HEP
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Black & Decker competitor : SKIL
36
Famous marshal : TITO
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Certain missile : SAM
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Be in the red : OWE
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Sunscreen ingredient : PABA
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Super Bowl III champs : JETS
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Hogwash : BALONEY
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Tried hard : STROVE
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Simon of fiction : LEGREE
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French fries brand : OREIDA
52
Cincinnati university : XAVIER
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Tick off : ANGER
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Controversial food additive : MSG
57
On : ATOP
58
Some kind of a nut : COLA
59
Last writes? : OBIT
61
Rumble of contentment : PURR
62
French article : UNE
65
Tack on : ADD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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