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New York Times, Tuesday, April 4, 1995

Wisconsin city, birthplace of Harry Houdini

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 1995, The New York Times4/4/95 ( No. 16,583 )
Across
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La ___, Calif. : JOLLA
6
Geroge Michael's old musical group : WHAM
10
Shuts up, as a hostage : GAGS
14
Having a line of rotation : AXIAL
15
Sword handle : HAFT
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Mild, white cheese : MOZZARELLA
19
___ tide : NEAP
20
Cain's victim : ABEL
21
Video arcade name : ATARI
22
Dracula portrayer : FRANKLANGELLA
26
Radio knob : VOLUME
28
Apprised (of) : AWARE
29
Twenty: Prefix : ICOSA
30
Miss Piggy's question : MOI
31
Partner of life : LIMB
35
List concluder : ETC
36
More than a short story : NOVELLA
40
August birth, most likely : LEO
41
Ship's trail : WAKE
43
Niece, e.g.: Abbr. : REL
44
Sham : PHONY
46
Shipment to Detroit : STEEL
48
Disburses : SPENDS
49
Three-time N.L. M.V.P. : ROYCAMPANELLA
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"Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
54
Critic Greene : GAEL
55
Hashish source : HEMP
56
Lively folk dance : TARANTELLA
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Needle case : ETUI
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Studio sign : ONAIR
65
Sole : LONE
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Steno's product : MEMO
67
Link : NEXUS
Down
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Rush-hour feature : JAM
2
Nonwinning tic-tac-toe line : OXO
3
Columnist Smith : LIZ
4
"Give me your tired..." poet : LAZARUS
5
George Wallace, e.g. : ALABAMAN
6
Marine snail : WHELK
7
"2001" computer : HAL
8
C.I.O. beginning : AFL
9
Transit of song : MTA
10
Polite : GENTEEL
11
Of a surface : AREAL
12
Make twisted : GNARL
13
Photo color : SEPIA
18
French president Coty : RENE
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Cabinet dept. : AGR
22
Shepherd's charge : FLOCK
23
Thin plate, anatomically : LAMELLA
24
Army problem : AWOL
25
Catch, slangily : NAIL
26
Vista : VIEW
27
Eight: Prefix : OCTA
32
Actress Massey : ILONA
33
Darn : MEND
34
Lads : BOYS
37
City near Utah Lake : OREM
38
Agnew, once : VEEP
39
Wisconsin city, birthplace of Harry Houdini : APPLETON
42
Loose nut? : ESCAPEE
45
Greek : HELLENE
47
Chess champ Mikhail : TAL
48
Mr. Connery : SEAN
49
Auto racing's Bobby : RAHAL
50
Schiller's "___ Joy" : ODETO
51
Gulf of Aden land : YEMEN
52
Writer Marsh : NGAIO
56
Pro ___ : TEM
57
Consumed : ATE
58
Pirate drink : RUM
59
West Coast airport, briefly : LAX
60
N.Y.C. school : LIU
61
___ gratia artis : ARS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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