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MUNICIPAL BONDS

New York Times, Sunday, May 14, 1995

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {VXZ} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0514 ( 16,623 )
Across
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Ancient storyteller : AESOP
6
Minded : CARED
11
Cut off : STANCH
17
Bird's wattle : LAPPET
19
Dissolved substance : SOLUTE
20
Waiting : INSTORE
21
Parisian church : EGLISE
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Drifts : TRENDS
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Frisked : CAPERED
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Michigan monoliths : FLINTSTONES
26
Model Cheryl : TIEGS
28
Cosmo, e.g. : MAG
29
Chemical suffix : ENE
30
Zoomed : TORE
31
Cleverness : WITS
32
Hide-and-seek spot : BASE
33
"West Side Story" group : JETS
34
Ohio noggins : LIMABEANS
37
Piano practice : SCALES
39
Sailor's reply : AYE
40
"Laughing Cavalier" painter : HALS
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Nine, in combinations : ENNEA
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A whole lot : TONS
43
Complications : REDTAPE
45
Kind of service : MAID
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Calls the shots : DIRECTS
49
"_____ longa, vita brevis" : ARS
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Colorado bylaw : GOLDENRULE
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Cheer leader? : HIP
54
Declined : EBBED
57
In the raw : BARE
58
Fleeced : ROOKED
59
Palindromic singer : ONO
60
Lift:elevator::bridewell:_____ : JAIL
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Start of a Shakespeare title : ALLS
62
Calendar col. : TUES
63
Miracles' "Going to a _____" : GOGO
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Wright wing? : ELL
65
Less up-to-date : STALER
67
Lodgings : DIGS
68
"Radio Days" director : ALLEN
69
Animation frame : CEL
70
Alabama residence : MOBILEHOME
72
It's past due : TRE
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Colorful shells : TRITONS
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Opening notes : DORE
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Made still : QUIETED
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"_____ chance!" : NOTA
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Ballerina Shearer : MOIRA
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Mystique : AURA
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All _____ sudden : OFA
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Señor Cervantes : MIGUEL
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California chap : ORANGEMAN
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Mr. Pecksniff of "Martin Chuzzlewit" : SETH
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Tech. school : INST
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Get better : HEAL
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Actress Virna _____ : LISI
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N.C.A.A. tournament nail-biters : OTS
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Make fun of : RAG
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Hoyle subject : WHIST
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Pennsylvania expanse : READINGROOM
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Cochise's cohorts : APACHES
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God of the Nile : OSIRIS
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Red heart, sometimes : TATTOO
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Gofers : GETTERS
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Eat one's words : RECANT
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Stew ingredients : ONIONS
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Without end, to poets : ETERNE
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Union members : STATE
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Honkers : GEESE
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Letter before beth : ALEF
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Keen observation : EAGLEEYE
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Doctored a broken bone : SPLINTED
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Considers : OPINES
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Pain, so to speak : PEST
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Pupil's coat : CORNEA
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Nautical heading : ALEE
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Grand slam foursome : RUNS
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J.F.K. info : ETD
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Ordain : DESTINE
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Difficulty : SNAG
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Cookbook amts. : TSPS
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Put away : ATE
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Illinois college : NORMALSCHOOL
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Fold : CREASE
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Beats around the bush : HEDGES
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Starts of auto races : TESTLAPS
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Attacks : STORMS
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Summer treats : ICES
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Linen fabric : TOILE
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Bird-plane link : ITSA
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Go off : WANDER
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Scourge : BANE
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More than jiggle : JAR
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Blues street : BEALE
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Home of Phillips University : ENID
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Country crossings : STILES
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Cut away the center of : CORED
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Like #4 pencils : HARD
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Chinese weight : TAEL
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Tidbit : MORSEL
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Fists : DUKES
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Hint : TINGE
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Fishing lure : SPOON
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Soprano Amelita _____ Curci : GALLI
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Guess Who hit of 1970 : NOTIME
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Compact material : ROUGE
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Pilot's option : EJECT
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Plantation worker : BALER
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Montana entranceway : BILLINGSGATE
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Squeals : BLABS
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Unkeyed, musically : ATONAL
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Jollity : GLEE
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Walloped : SMOTE
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Phone feature : REDIAL
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Kerchief for protecting straightened hair : DORAG
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What the fat lady sings? : ARIA
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Middle of a wheel, often : HORN
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Become : TURNINTO
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Praise : TOUT
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Resembling : QUASI
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Directly competitive : TOETOTOE
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Not long after, in olden times : EFTSOONS
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Morse T : DAH
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Country singer Bandy et al. : MOES
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Figures of speech? : ORATORS
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In : AMIDST
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Pool that isn't : MIRAGE
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Sulky : INAPET
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"The Graduate" character : ELAINE
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Military movement : SORTIE
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Unwelcome greeting : HISS
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Timely question : WHEN
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"Take this" : HERE
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Costa _____ : RICA
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"Hoc _____ in votis" ("This was among my wishes"): Horace : ERAT
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Problem group : GANG
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Jazz pianist Allison : MOSE
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Midpoint: Abbr. : CTR
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Salon offering : SET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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