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New York Times, Tuesday, April 6, 1999

24-Across : Beads worn by a nun

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Spadaccini.
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© 1999, The New York Times4/6/99 ( No. 18,046 )

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Across
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Shih Tzus, e.g. : DOGS
5
One-time Chinese chairman : MAO
8
Hoopster Gilmore : ARTIS
13
A Great Lake : ERIE
14
Zeus's wife : HERA
15
Stop : CEASE
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Dudley Do-Right's love : NELL
17
Apiece : EACH
18
Avignon's river : RHONE
19
Quip about links lovers, part 1 : GOLFENTHUSIASTS
22
Baseball bosses: Abbr. : MGRS
23
Magazine income producers : ADS
24
Beads worn by a nun : ROSARY
27
Wish for a hot summer day : FAN
29
"What the ___!" : HECK
33
Keep away from : EVADE
34
Gaels, etc. : CELTS
36
Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
37
Quip, part 2 : HAVETHATFAIRWAY
40
Consumed : ATE
41
Old photo color : SEPIA
42
Confiscate : SEIZE
43
Eliot's Adam ___ : BEDE
45
Lobsterlike : RED
46
Made amends (for) : ATONED
47
"___ nuff!" : SHO
49
Get-ready work : PREP
50
Quip, part 3 : LOOKINTHEIREYES
58
Dancer Ailey : ALVIN
59
Treaty preceders : WARS
60
"A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
61
Former Big Apple mayor Abe : BEAME
62
Suffix with concession : AIRE
63
St. Patrick's land : ERIN
64
Goes it alone : SOLOS
65
Cagy : SLY
66
Wallop : DECK
Down
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Successor to 5-Across : DENG
2
Chocolate-and-cream cookie : OREO
3
Part of a fish : GILL
4
Successful through one's own efforts : SELFMADE
5
Beef, pork, etc. : MEATS
6
St. Louis landmark : ARCH
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Hawaiian island : OAHU
8
Bitter : ACRID
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Go over again : REHASH
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Town NNE of Santa Fe : TAOS
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"___ She Lovely?" : ISNT
12
Understands : SEES
14
Husband to Catherine, Anne, Jane, Anne, Catherine and Catherine : HENRY
20
Marsh birds : EGRETS
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Big bag carrier : SANTA
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Therapeutic center, for short : REHAB
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Like some leaves : OVATE
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Used a piggy bank : SAVED
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Malodorous : FETID
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___ Romeo (Italian auto) : ALFA
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Newsman Newman : EDWIN
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Fad : CRAZE
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Atwitter, with "up" : KEYED
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Superhero accessory : CAPE
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Many a bridesmaid : SISTER
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Long-necked bird : HERON
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Unlocked again : REOPENED
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Alaska native : ESKIMO
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Get up : ARISE
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Dancer Gregory : HINES
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Actor Luke : PERRY
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Bell ___ : LABS
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Butter substitute : OLEO
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Race track shape : OVAL
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"___ the night before..." : TWAS
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Honor, as a conquering hero : HAIL
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In days of ___ : YORE
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Skater Heiden : ERIC
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Went under : SANK

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