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CAPITALISTS

New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 1995

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 16,595 )
Across
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Dance half : CHA
4
It comes in a case : STAIR
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Sudden activities : SPASMS
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Some change: Abbr. : CTS
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His Veep was George : RON
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Late Swedish P.M. : PALME
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Sung story : CANTATA
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Part of 59-Across : OWE
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Ford portrayal : INDIANAPOLISJONES
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Alice's boss on "Alice" : MEL
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Gathers on the surface, chemically : SORBS
28
Prefix denoting equality : ISO
29
Inculcate, as suspicion : SOW
30
Time Inc. magazine : PEOPLE
32
Big night for teens : PROM
33
Musical notes : FAS
35
Words to a traitor : ETTU
37
_____ dog (lab experiment subjects) : PAVLOVS
38
'60s war site : NAM
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Subcontinent language : KASHMIRI
41
Medical school subject : DISEASE
42
Prior to : ERE
43
Roy Orbison's "_____ Over" : ITS
44
Author who served as U.S. minister to Spain : OLYMPIAIRVING
47
Funny Caesar : SID
48
Mazda offering : MIATA
50
Serengeti roamer : ELAND
51
"Put _____ my bill" : ITON
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Volvo rival : SAAB
54
Segovia medium : GUITAR
57
Lotion ingredients : ALOES
59
Note in a poker game, e.g. : IOU
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Botanical seed : OVULE
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Unexpected blessing : BOON
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Bird on a Canadian dollar : LOON
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Girl of a 1925 song : SWEETATLANTABROWN
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Dessert maker's equipment : MOLD
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Captaincy : HELM
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Major force in chess : QUEEN
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Bachelor's home : PAD
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Moore co-star on '70s TV : ASNER
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According to law : DEJURE
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Supermarket checkers do it : SCAN
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Gaslight and others : ERAS
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Shaped (up) : TONED
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Takes home : EARNS
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Woodcutter in a children's story : ALI
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Author in the Bloomsbury Group : RICHMONDWOOLF
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Noted judge : ITO
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Pro Bowl team: Abbr. : NFC
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1983 World Series champs : ORIOLES
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Gained : PROFITED
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Casual negative : NAH
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Kind of letter : SCARLET
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Contrary one : MARY
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Picasso contemporary : MIRO
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Prepare for slumber : TUCKIN
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Shriver of tennis : PAM
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"Caught you!" : AHA
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Encyclopedia Brown creator : SOBOL
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Just fine : AOK
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Two-time Pulitzer-winning playwright : NASHVILLEWILLIAMS
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Title on a Fr. envelope : MME
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Like some coastlines : ERODING
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Contact, in a way : RADIO
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Turn-of-the-century Pope : LEO
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_____ favor : POR
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Pregame events : TOSSES
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Declining, as a fire : DYING
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Heir, sometimes : SON
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Potato chip quality : CRISPNESS
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Appearance moneys : HONORARIA
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Wife of Perseus : ANDROMEDA
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Karlovy Vary and others : SPAS
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Spank : TAN
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Menu phrase : ALA
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Full of mischief : IMPISH
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Old autos : REOS
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Poly _____ : SCI
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Twiddle one's thumbs : PASSTIME
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Neighbor of Bretagne : ANJOU
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Pack : STOW
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"Wow!" : MAN
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Make way : STEPASIDE
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20-Across, e.g. : COMPOSITION
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Redundant time : TWELVENOON
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Graf rival : SELES
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Letter closing : ASEVER
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Apple foe : IBM
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Trompe _____ (optical trick) : LOEIL
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Legendary Norwegian king : OLAVI
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Marathon problem : FATIGUE
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It often comes with a battery : ASSAULT
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Shot : TRY
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Jane Campion film, with "The" : PIANO
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Korean surname : KIM
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Keep guard : MOAT
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Push-button alternative : DIAL
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Insider of a sort : PLANT
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Endangered animal : GNU
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"_____ yellow ribbon..." : TIEA
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Get spares, perhaps : BOWL
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Having the power : ABLE
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Explorer Amundsen : ROALD
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Sacred Hindu text : VEDA
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"This one's _____" : ONME
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Admits (to), with "up" : OWNS
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Thin snack : SODACRACKER
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Cast : THREW
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Crayon color : AQUA
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Sonora snack : BURRITO
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Type in again : REENTER
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Name in Democratic politics : MARIOCUOMO
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Apiece : PER
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Ritzy contraband : STOLENART
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Three trios : NONET
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Some eligible receivers : ENDS
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Bridges or Daniels : JEFF
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"Robinson Crusoe" extras : CANNIBALS
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Popular sports car : ALFAROMEO
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Joker portrayer : NICHOLSON
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Evade : SHIRK
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Neurotransmitter of note : DOPAMINE
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Earth : SOD
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Illinois city : MOLINE
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Hockey Hall-of-Famer : ORR
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Like a boy scout : LOYAL
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Possibly : INAWAY
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33-center : STAMP
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Song thrush : MAVIS
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"Li'l ol' me!" : MOI
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Many college profs. : PHDS
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Drove : HERD
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Toil : SLOG
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_____ Canals : SOO
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Gridiron positions: Abbr. : LGS
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_____ Amin : IDI
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Mao associate _____ Piao : LIN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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