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New York Times, Thursday, May 18, 1995

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 16,627 )

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Across
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Nightcap accompaniment : PAJAMAS
8
In the sky : MIDAIR
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Zenith : MERIDIAN
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Enervation : ANEMIA
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Living off another's largess : ONTHEGRAVYTRAIN
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"Loverboy" singer Billy : OCEAN
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Yarn spinner : FABLER
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Brace for trouble : GIRD
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Wild card, often : DEUCE
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Actor Neeson : LIAM
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Elusive : SLY
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Triumph : WIN
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Lunar valley : RILLE
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Statuary art : BUSTS
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Make safe : DECLAW
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Experimental electrical materials : SUPERCONDUCTORS
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Hag : OGRESS
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Center : LOCUS
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Montgomery of film : CLIFT
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Paddle : OAR
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"Hawaii Five-O" actor Fong : KAM
43
Smooch : KISS
44
Burst : SPURT
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Fly alone : SOLO
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Ear malady : OTITIS
50
Loser to Dempsey, 9/14/23 : FIRPO
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One who can make brown eyes blue? : GENETICENGINEER
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Resting : ATEASE
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Locomotive's load : RAILCARS
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Arctic coats : PARKAS
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TV news story : SEGMENT
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Cosmetics applicator : PENCIL
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Thoroughfare : ARTERY
3
Holy war : JIHAD
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Mideastern gulf : ADEN
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Red-starred aircraft : MIG
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Swiss river : AAR
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Mishap : SNAFU
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"_____ Baby" (Crickets hit) : MAYBE
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Global: Abbr. : INTL
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Bums : DERELICTS
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Texas metropolis : AMARILLO
12
Roman trio : III
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Campaigned : RAN
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Early synthesizers : MOOGS
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Carpet cleaner, briefly : VAC
21
Platters : DISCS
22
Inner, in combinations : ENTO
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Daminozide, familarly : ALAR
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Quaint residential street : MEWS
27
Sausage : WURST
28
Crop up again : RECUR
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Kind of tomato : BEEFSTEAK
30
Lorne Michael's program, for short : SNL
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Coin of old : DUCAT
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Wallop : SOCK
33
Wrinkly-skinned fruit : UGLI
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Detainee : PRISONER
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Postern, e.g. : DOOR
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Seoul man : KOREAN
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Herb of horns : ALPERT
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Anchors : MOORS
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Eyesores or eye sores : STIES
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Photo : PIC
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Rehab candidates : USERS
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From then on : SINCE
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"_____ Heartache" (1978 hit) : ITSA
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Patina : FILM
51
Cleft : GAP
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Letter from Plato : ETA
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Scot's refusal : NAE
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Musical engagement : GIG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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