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New York Times, Monday, April 14, 1997

"Greetings ___..." (postcard opening)

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times4/14/97 ( No. 17,324 )

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Across
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Enter : GOIN
5
Throaty utterance : RASP
9
Up, as the ante : RAISE
14
Ancient alphabetic character : RUNE
15
Singer Guthrie : ARLO
16
Get straight A's, e.g. : EXCEL
17
Lot of land : ACRE
18
"Greetings ___..." (postcard opening) : FROM
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Opinions : VIEWS
20
Lose some weight : SHEDAFEWPOUNDS
23
Looks perfect on : FITS
24
Not pos. : NEG
25
Flier Earhart : AMELIA
29
Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
30
Place to crash : PAD
33
Recluse : LONER
34
60's hairdo : AFRO
36
___ fide : BONA
37
Criticize formally : LODGEACOMPLAINT
40
God of war : ARES
41
Where the Mets meet : SHEA
42
Pulitzer winner Pyle : ERNIE
43
Actor Beatty : NED
44
Senor Guevara : CHE
45
Certain marbles : AGATES
46
"We ___ the Champions" (Queen tune) : ARE
47
He loved Lucy : DESI
49
Nears, as a target : HOMESRIGHTINON
56
Hardly the brainy type : BIMBO
57
"Othello" villain : IAGO
58
Golfer's cry : FORE
59
The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
60
Quite a rarity : ONER
61
Writer Lebowitz : FRAN
62
Raison ___ : DETRE
63
Marquis de ___ : SADE
64
Jodie Foster's alma mater : YALE
Down
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Pate de foie ___ : GRAS
2
"That hurt!" : OUCH
3
Concerning : INRE
4
Exigency : NEED
5
Basket material : RAFFIA
6
Stop, in France : ARRET
7
Puts on the brakes : SLOWS
8
Splendor : POMP
9
Variety shows : REVUES
10
Getting rid of : AXING
11
Decorated, as a cake : ICED
12
Uses needle and thread : SEWS
13
Overhead trains, for short : ELS
21
Blazing : AFIRE
22
"___ of Old Smoky" : ONTOP
25
Nebbishy comic Sherman : ALLAN
26
Sculptor Henry : MOORE
27
Signed off : ENDED
28
Diamond, of gangsterdom : LEGS
29
"___ la Douce" : IRMA
30
Gist : POINT
31
Vanity Fair photographer Leibovitz : ANNIE
32
Palm tree fruits : DATES
34
Word with head or heart : ACHE
35
Enemy : FOE
36
Silent film star Theda : BARA
38
Hearth residue : ASHES
39
On the up and up : LEGIT
44
New Orleans cuisine : CREOLE
45
On dry land : ASHORE
46
Yellowish-brown : AMBER
47
Rigg or Ross : DIANA
48
Pushed, with "on" : EGGED
49
Take on, as an employee : HIRE
50
Leave out : OMIT
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Grande and Bravo : RIOS
52
Questionable : IFFY
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"A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
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Like much testimony : ORAL
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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Good, in street talk : BAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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