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New York Times, Wednesday, March 26, 1997

Masochistic trumpeter's prediction?

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 105 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times3/26/97 ( No. 17,305 )

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Across
1
Bar fare : SALAD
6
"Merry old" king of rhyme : COLE
10
Drivel : PAP
13
Shiraz native : IRANI
14
Moundsman Hershiser : OREL
15
Make a pitch : HURL
16
Trattoria staple : PASTA
17
Noodges : NAGS
18
Atahualpa was one : INCA
19
When an actress can see forever? : INACLAIREDAY
22
"Gunsmoke" appeared on it : CBS
25
Original sinner : EVE
26
Kickoff aid : TEE
27
Suffix with labyrinth : INE
28
Black-and-white snack : OREO
30
Golden Fleece craft : ARGO
32
Horse opera : OATER
34
Jamboree locale : CAMPSITE
36
Hwy. : TPK
37
Obese author's admission? : ANITALOOSWEIGHT
42
E.R. devices : IVS
43
More exquisite : DAINTIER
44
Lawn game : BOCCI
47
Terrarium plant : FERN
48
China setting : ASIA
49
A "Road" destination : RIO
50
Columbus initials : OSU
52
Candle count : AGE
54
Strive : TRY
55
Masochistic trumpeter's prediction? : ALHIRTMYSELF
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Fine-edged : KEEN
60
Peek-___ : ABOO
61
Disconcerted : FAZED
65
Messes up : ERRS
66
Oversupply : GLUT
67
Hopping mad : IRATE
68
Compass pt. : SSE
69
Antitoxins : SERA
70
Himalayan kingdom : NEPAL
Down
1
Sample, as wine : SIP
2
Coach Parseghian : ARA
3
Vegas opening : LAS
4
Opposed : ANTI
5
"Cheers" character : DIANE
6
Orchestral offering : CONCERTO
7
Spoken : ORAL
8
Smoothly, to Solti : LEGATO
9
Old comic actress ___ Janis : ELSIE
10
Learned one : PUNDIT
11
Secret : ARCANE
12
Cast member : PLAYER
15
Get a move on : HIE
20
Profits : AVAILS
21
Go back into business : REOPEN
22
Caesar's sidekick : COCA
23
Source of fiber : BRAN
24
Highway hauler : SEMI
29
Kind of nerve : OPTIC
31
Crystal-lined rock : GEODE
33
Dog from Japan : AKITA
35
Delivery person? : SAVIOR
36
Emotional pang : TWINGE
38
Circus Hall of Fame site : SARASOTA
39
Main point : GIST
40
One who succeeds : HEIR
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Busboy's pickup : TRAY
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Part of a road test : BRAKES
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Edmonton icemen : OILERS
46
Stick together : COHERE
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Gridiron mishap : FUMBLE
51
Bucks : STAGS
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Puckish : ELFIN
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Election winners : INS
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Part of B.Y.O.B. : YOUR
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Make out : FARE
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Skip, as commercials : ZAP
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Hellenic vowel : ETA
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Singer Shannon : DEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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