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New York Times, Wednesday, May 14, 1997

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Will Shortz
"My love is like a red, red rose," e.g.
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Norman S. Wizer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BJQVZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Wizer. Wednesday freshness: 28%
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© 1997, The New York Times5/14/97 ( No. 17,354 )
Across
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Serve with a summons : CITE
5
"Casino" co-star, 1995 : PESCI
10
Castaway's transportation : RAFT
14
Copper containers : ORES
15
Hybrid citrus fruit : LIMON
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Egyptian actress? : MIAPHARAOH
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Jar : STUN
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Ar's follower : ESS
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Novelist Jean : AUEL
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Come to : AWAKEN
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Last frame, sometimes : THEEND
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Chorus syllables : LALALA
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Winter resort rentals : SKIS
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Like some drugs : GENERIC
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It may be hooked : WORM
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Philippic : TIRADE
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Navigator's dir. : NNE
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Garfield's predecessor : HAYES
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Setting for a place setting : MAT
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Room to ___ : SPARE
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"Gotcha!" : AHA
45
Guesses : OPINES
48
___ out (manages) : EKES
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Pleasing to the ear : TUNEFUL
51
Bridge : SPAN
53
Waste gases, e.g. : OXIDES
55
Storm : ASSAIL
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Fivesome : PENTAD
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Twelve Oaks neighbor : TARA
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Trifle : SOU
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House of Leo? : LAIR
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Egyptian heavyweight? : LEONSPHINX
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1995 N.C.A.A. basketball champs : UCLA
69
Overact : EMOTE
70
Personal prefix : IDIO
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"___ My Girl" (1967 hit) : SHES
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Fabulous : SUPER
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Get dewy-eyed : TEAR
Down
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Hale-Bopp, e.g. : COMET
2
People with "O'" names : IRISH
3
Flirt : TEASE
4
Paranormal ability : ESP
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Strong praise : PLAUDIT
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Where 2-Down live : EIRE
7
Baby-size : SMALL
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Murmur : COO
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Went all the way, as a smoker : INHALED
10
Used car deal, e.g. : RESALE
11
Egyptian second banana? : ARTKARNAK
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Kind of pipe : FLUE
13
Ky.-Ala. divider : TENN
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Amount of hair : HANK
23
Evanesces : WANES
25
Salinger dedicatee : ESME
27
Playing marbles : AGATES
29
"My love is like a red, red rose," e.g. : SIMILE
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Apropos of : INRE
32
Medium grades : CEES
33
"Eh?" : WHAT
34
Island near Kauai : OAHU
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Egyptian actor? : RYANONILE
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Commanded : RAN
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Bulgaria's capital : SOFIA
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Pocket protector items : PENS
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Splash sites : PUDDLES
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Thinner : SPARSER
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They're cast in a cast of thousands : EXTRAS
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"Immediately!" : ASAP
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Sitting place : STOOP
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Offhand remark : ASIDE
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Ancient land on the Aegean : IONIA
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Egypt's Temple of ___ : LUXOR
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In addition : PLUS
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Individually : EACH
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You have to be upfront about this : ANTE
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Big bird : EMU
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Top 10 song, say : HIT

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