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New York Times, Friday, May 10, 1996

Tevye's wife in "Fiddler on the Roof"

Author:
M. Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Gaffney.
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© 1996, The New York Times5/10/96 ( No. 16,985 )
Across
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Some : ABIT
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Briefing site : WHITEHOUSE
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Famous 25-Down : TITO
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1992 resort opening : EURODISNEY
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Calming words : THERETHERE
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Even : NOLESS
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Spy novelist Deighton : LEN
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Ancient greetings : AVES
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Are : EXIST
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Hardly respectful : SASSY
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U2 producer Brian : ENO
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___passim (common footnote) : SIC
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Frequented spot : HAUNT
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Kind of nerve : ULNAR
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Did some editing : DELED
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Tevye's wife in "Fiddler on the Roof" : GOLDE
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Immune system members : TCELLS
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Aloha State Senator : INOUYE
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Police drama climax : CHASE
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Lock : TRESS
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Well-preserved leader : LENIN
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Lurk : PROWL
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Ex-employer of Aldrich Ames : CIA
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Ledger abbr. : AMT
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Pale : ASHEN
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___friends : AMONG
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Angling need : REEL
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Suffers from : HAS
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Like many starlets : SVELTE
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Utopian : IDEALISTIC
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Subject, usually : NOUN
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Noted curfew breaker : CINDERELLA
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Alcott's Jo, for one : AUNT
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Fat city : EASYSTREET
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So very : TRES
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Makes amends : ATONES
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1985 Neil Simon play setting : BILOXI
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Type type : ITALIC
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Mutes, with "down" : TONES
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Dampens : WETS
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"Whazzat?" : HUH
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Whence the Kennedys : IRELAND
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How some things are laid : TOREST
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Perfect spots : EDENS
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Success : HIT
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Part of the Dept. of Labor : OSHA
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Without balance : UNEVENLY
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Courtyard entertainment : SERENADE
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Dump, e.g. : EYESORE
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South Atlantic island : STHELENA
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Pleads : SUES
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Nationality beginning 1929 : YUGOSLAV
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Exclusively : ALL
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Brock and Ferrigno : LOUS
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First name in 50's TV : DESI
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Often-vilified group : THEMEDIA
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Rec centers : CANTEENS
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Press : IRON
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Powerful advertising word : NEW
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Oscar-winning Jodie Foster role : CLARICE
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Planking support : TRESTLE
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Enterprise weapon : PHASER
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English complexion : COLOUR
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Like good pianos : INTUNE
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42-Across workers : AGENTS
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Tee, e.g. : SHIRT
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___work : MENAT
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Kenny Rogers #1 song : LADY
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Ella Fitzgerald forte : SCAT
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Late Secretary Aspin : LES
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___ de Noirmoutier, France : ILE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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