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New York Times, Saturday, April 16, 1994

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
Poirot used them to solve mysteries
TotalDebutLatest
2112/25/19937/17/1999
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11.5311374%
Rand H. Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Burns. Saturday freshness: 2%
1
U
2
N
3
O
4
A
5
F
6
T
7
R
8
E
9
B
10
S
T
U
F
11
F
E
D
O
12
L
I
V
E
13
S
14
L
I
T
T
L
E
G
R
E
Y
C
E
L
L
15
S
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A
L
E
17
A
D
E
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P
R
O
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L
Y
E
20
W
O
R
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T
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E
A
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G
L
E
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O
I
S
E
25
H
26
E
R
N
I
A
27
A
R
C
28
C
29
A
30
S
A
V
A
31
S
T
32
A
N
D
O
33
U
34
T
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U
R
A
N
I
T
36
E
37
E
R
N
E
S
T
O
38
R
E
C
K
L
E
S
39
S
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T
U
R
E
E
N
41
R
E
S
42
P
O
43
W
E
L
L
44
S
45
E
E
D
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D
E
W
A
R
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Y
48
M
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C
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A
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O
D
D
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T
E
C
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X
I
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S
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E
A
R
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S
A
C
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R
I
F
I
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C
I
A
L
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L
A
M
B
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M
O
U
N
T
A
I
N
L
I
O
N
S
61
W
R
Y
62
L
A
G
63
P
O
T
© 1994, The New York Times4/16/94 ( No. 16,230 )
Across
1
It's not yet due : UNO
4
Near the taffrail : AFT
7
Agitator, for short : REB
10
Bartender's supply : STUFFEDOLIVES
14
Poirot used them to solve mysteries : LITTLEGREYCELLS
16
Public house mainstay : ALE
17
"Artie" author : ADE
18
Supportive of : PRO
19
Familiar solution? : LYE
20
Ending of many plant names : WORT
22
Apollo 11's LEM : EAGLE
24
Compiègne's river : OISE
25
Rupture : HERNIA
27
Lob : ARC
28
Rootstock used in tapioca: Var. : CASAVA
31
Conspicuous one : STANDOUT
35
Radioactive ore : URANITE
37
___ "Che" Guevara : ERNESTO
38
Wild : RECKLESS
40
Bouillabaisse server : TUREEN
41
In medias ___ : RES
42
Dick or Jane : POWELL
44
Issue : SEED
46
Thermoslike flask : DEWAR
47
1979 Village People hit : YMCA
51
Eccentric : ODD
52
Dick : TEC
53
Fraternity letters : XIS
55
Place for a plug : EAR
56
Offering at the altar : SACRIFICIALLAMB
60
Catamounts : MOUNTAINLIONS
61
Twisted : WRY
62
Trail : LAG
63
Kitty : POT
Down
1
Absolute : UTTER
2
Weirdo : NUT
3
"Man ___ Mancha" : OFLA
4
It's at one end of the Dardanelles : AEGEAN
5
Yalta participant : FDR
6
Shoe reinforcement : TOEPLATE
7
Racketeering statute, for short : RICO
8
Penultimate day : EVE
9
Jingoistic : BELLICOSE
10
Titan's locale : SILO
11
Unite : FEDERATE
12
Crwth or kithara : LYRE
13
Stone and Stallone : SLYS
14
It's on the books : LAW
15
Holy ___ : SEE
21
Acknowledged : THANKED
23
Troops : GIS
24
Hospital employee : ORDERLY
26
Iniquities : EVILS
27
Quash : ANNUL
28
Blackguard : CUR
29
Remain extant : ARE
30
Untouchable : SACREDCOW
32
Through street : ARTERIAL
33
Chief Ouray, e.g. : UTE
34
Shipping quantity : TON
36
Extraordinary : ESPECIAL
39
Boar's mate : SOW
43
Crescive : WAXING
44
Kin of 911 call : SOS
45
Red-clad cheese : EDAM
46
Handy : DEFT
48
Destined (for) : MEANT
49
Engine pads : CAMS
50
Wall Street wheeler-dealer : ARB
52
Minuscule : TINY
54
Marina space : SLIP
57
Sci-fi play of 1923 : RUR
58
George Bush once headed it : CIA
59
Brit's closet : LOO

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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