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New York Times, Monday, March 27, 1995

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0327 ( 16,575 )
Across
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Mineral powder : TALC
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Country singer Buck : OWENS
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_____ Clayton Powell : ADAM
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Sills solo : ARIA
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Hypothesize : POSIT
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"_____ la Douce" : IRMA
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Musical based on "The Taming of the Shrew" : KISSMEKATE
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Garden starter : SEED
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Book after Nehemiah : ESTHER
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"Oh, to be in _____": Browning : ENGLAND
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Infuriated : IRATE
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City near Provo : OREM
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Mrs. Mertz : ETHEL
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Parapyschology skill : ESP
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"Wuthering Heights" man : EDGAR
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_____ Rabbit : BRER
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Wish for : DESIRE
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Give _____ whirl : ITA
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Cartoonist Keane : BIL
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Musical based on "The Once and Future King" : CAMELOT
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Diamond stat : RBI
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Wriggler : EEL
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Without secrets : OPENLY
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Keogh, for one : PLAN
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Waggish : DROLL
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Initials on a record label : RCA
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"Play _____ for Me" : MISTY
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Bucks and does : DEER
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Slip-up : ERROR
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Double-_____ (rat) : CROSSER
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Worry-free place : UTOPIA
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Scream : YELL
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Musical based on "7 1/2 Cents," with "The" : PAJAMAGAME
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Sandwich shop : DELI
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Poetry Muse : ERATO
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Suffix with cell or gland : ULAR
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Cowboy Rogers's real last name : SLYE
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Politician _____ Alexander : LAMAR
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Adm. Zumwalt : ELMO
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Seize : TAKE
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Onassis and others : ARIS
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Roster : LIST
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One who works the till : CASHIER
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"Fidelio," e.g. : OPERA
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Chinese cooker : WOK
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That: Sp. : ESA
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Day's opposite in commercials : NITE
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Court reporter : STENO
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Having walkways : AISLED
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Musical based on the Supremes : DREAMGIRLS
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Prayer ending : AMEN
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Hwy. safety org. : MADD
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Blackbird : MERL
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Welcome : GREET
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One that swarms : TEEMER
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Central nature : ESSENCE
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Receded : EBBED
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City on the Mosel : TRIER
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Musical based on "The Matchmaker" : HELLODOLLY
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Parthenon feature : PILLAR
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Up, in baseball : ATBAT
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Save for a _____ day : RAINY
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Dangle bait on the water : DAP
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Artist Lichtenstein : ROY
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Nat and Natalie : COLES
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Indian dugout : PIROGUE
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Singer Uggams : LESLIE
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Manny of the Dodgers : MOTA
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Drive back : REPEL
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Scuttlebutt : RUMOR
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Dancer Charisse et al. : CYDS
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Lively dance : REEL
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_____ avis : RARA
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Gloomy shadow : PALL
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Muslim leader : IMAM
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Flying: Prefix : AERO
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Toast topper : JAM
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One _____ time : ATA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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