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New York Times, Tuesday, March 7, 1995

"A bit of talcum / Is always walcum" writer

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {CJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Paul.
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© 1995, The New York Times3/7/95 ( No. 16,555 )

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Across
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Witches : HAGS
5
"The Metamorphosis" author : KAFKA
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Office honcho : BOSS
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Skin soother : ALOE
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Violas' neighbors in an orchestra : OBOES
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It's west of Ark. : OKLA
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"Love ___ leave it" : ITOR
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"Hungry Like the Wolf" singers : DURANDURAN
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Vegetarian's no-no : REDMEAT
22
'Twixt 12 and 20 : TEENAGE
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Actor Dick of "Bewitched" : YORK
24
Defense acronym : NORAD
25
___ cum laude : MAGNA
27
Freight weight : TON
28
Poet laureate Cecil Day ___ : LEWIS
32
Juárez ones : UNOS
33
Remove vital parts from : GUT
34
Scold : BERATE
35
6 on a phone : MNO
36
Bullfighter : MATADOR
38
Actor Cariou : LEN
39
San Diego nine : PADRES
41
Panhandle : BEG
42
Fakir's income : ALMS
43
More cagey : SLYER
44
"Kidnapped" monogram : RLS
45
Eliminate : ERASE
46
See eye to eye : AGREE
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Defect : FLAW
49
They're far out : APOGEES
52
Candy from a machine : GUMBALL
55
1969 hit by the Archies : SUGARSUGAR
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Mr. Nastase : ILIE
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Counterfeiters' foes : TMEN
59
Muslim prince : EMEER
60
Hawkeye Pierce's portrayer : ALDA
61
Dian Fossey subjects : APES
62
British tube : TELLY
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"A bit of talcum / Is always walcum" writer : NASH
Down
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Tresses : HAIR
2
Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
3
Self-righteous : GOODYGOODY
4
O'Hara's "___ and Soda Water" : SERMONS
5
Minolta rival : KODAK
6
Adjoin : ABUT
7
Part of F.Y.I. : FOR
8
1977 Oscar actress : KEATON
9
Seven-time Emmy winner Ed : ASNER
10
Rascal : BOUNDER
11
Green pods : OKRA
12
Dross : SLAG
13
Mentally sound : SANE
19
Casino employee : DEALER
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Victorian, for one : ERA
24
Distinguished : NOTABLE
25
Parotitis : MUMPS
26
Historical record : ANNAL
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Howard Carter's 1922 discovery : TUT
29
Whitman College site : WALLAWALLA
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Paraphernalia : ITEMS
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Taste or touch : SENSE
33
Oil alternative : GAS
34
Swamp : BOG
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Wall Street news : MERGER
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TV host O'Connor : DES
40
Former White House family : REAGANS
42
Kind of coffee : ARABIAN
44
Job hunter's need : RESUME
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Slippery ___ : ELM
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Calibrate anew : RESET
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Like winter animals : FURRY
49
Hammett hound : ASTA
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Low-cut shoe : PUMP
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Double curve : OGEE
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Food critic Greene : GAEL
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Pots' tops : LIDS
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Wife of Jacob : LEAH
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Toothpaste type : GEL

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