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New York Times, Wednesday, March 30, 1994

Author:
Eileen Lexau
Editor:
Will Shortz
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2712/17/196212/4/20000
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1.5600117
Eileen Lexau

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Lexau. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0330 ( 16,213 )
Across
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Hazard : JEOPARDY
9
Rumor : BRUIT
14
Took to mean : CONSTRUED
15
Prevention dose? : OUNCE
16
Lousy tips : PITTANCES
17
Be maitre d' : GREET
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"A Chorus Line" song : ONE
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Electrical unit : OHM
20
Couples's org. : PGA
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High-pitched : TREBLE
24
Moon valleys : RILLES
27
One of the Chaplins : SYD
28
Fineness : LUXE
29
Crash sound : BAM
31
Dire : ACUTE
34
St. Paul's top : DOME
35
See 42-Across : SODA
36
1964 Berne best seller (and a hint to seven other answers in this puzzle) : GAMESPEOPLEPLAY
39
Falls off : EBBS
40
D.J. Jazzy Jeff songs : RAPS
41
Orders of the court : WRITS
42
With 35-Across, a cleanser : SAL
43
Lean : BONY
44
So-so grade : CEE
45
Hears tell of : LEARNS
47
Least prevalent : RAREST
50
Comedian's date : GIG
51
Wallops : KOS
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Writer Buruma : IAN
54
Went chop-chop? : HEWED
57
After-dinner drink : DEMITASSE
60
Breezing through : ACING
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Lifeless : INANIMATE
62
Italian summit : MONTE
63
Matter for the Federal Trade Commission : MONOPOLY
Down
1
Butcher's cut of meat : JOINT
2
Reply to a knock : ENTER
3
East, in Berlin : OST
4
School org. : PTA
5
Country music's Tennessee Plowboy : ARNOLD
6
Lacy dress trimming : RUCHE
7
Judge : DEEM
8
Track-meet measure: Abbr. : YDS
9
Amaze : BOGGLE
10
From out of town : RURAL
11
Nice article : UNE
12
Diamonds : ICE
13
Asian holiday : TET
14
U.S.N. rank : CPO
20
Computer dot : PIXEL
22
0ne of Adlai's running mates : ESTES
23
Toodle-oos : BYES
24
Beef roasts : RUMPS
25
Princess _____ ("Don Carlos" figure) : EBOLI
26
Anwar of Egypt : SADAT
28
Nuts : LOOPY
30
N.L. M.V.P., 1954. and 1965 : MAYS
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Becomes gray : AGES
32
Intriguing group : CABAL
33
Like Uriah Heep : UMBLE
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_____ list : DEANS
35
Tear : SPREE
37
Tine : PRONG
38
Jug : EWER
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George Washington, e.g. : BRIDGE
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Harrah's, e.g. : CASINO
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Representative : AGENT
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Style of type : ROMAN
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Twine fiber : SISAL
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Flavorsome : TASTY
51
Relative of lotto : KENO
53
Born : NEE
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Son of Noah : HAM
55
Umberto of Italy : ECO
56
Be lucky in the lottery : WIN
57
Turn down : DIM
58
Bit of advice : TIP
59
Latin I verb : AMO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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