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In Honor of 80-Across

New York Times, Sunday, May 18, 1997

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 94 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 17,358 )
Across
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Like some appliances : ACDC
5
Cremona name : AMATI
10
Spite : MALICE
16
Halloween get-up : HAG
19
Inveigh (against) : RAIL
20
Actor Alain : DELON
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50's-70's Dodgers manager Walt : ALSTON
22
Slip : ERR
23
1936 film : MRDEEDSGOESTOTOWN
26
Where Maracana Stadium is : RIO
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"La Navarraise" heroine : ANITA
28
Wheezy chest sounds : RALES
29
Nursery rhyme character who "fell fast asleep" : BOPEEP
31
Daiquiri flavor : BANANA
33
___ clock (self-winding timepiece) : ATMOS
34
Fiasco : DEBACLE
35
Emergency supply : SERUM
36
Of the upper hipbone : ILIAC
37
Started eating : FELLTO
38
City on the North Platte : CASPER
40
"It Happened One Night" star : CLARKGABLE
42
Printemps month : MAI
45
Prayer word : AVE
46
Waiting area for the Robert E. Lee : LEVEE
48
One of a Latin trio : AMAS
49
Ursula Andress's birthplace : BERN
50
Get better, so to speak : MEND
52
"Meet John Doe" star : GARYCOOPER
56
P.C. Wren's Beau : GESTE
57
Rank below abbess : PRIORESS
59
Kind of space : OUTER
60
Name in Keats's "On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer" : CORTEZ
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3-2, e.g. : COUNT
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Some poker payments : CHITS
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Faineance : SLOTH
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Home for Heidi : CHALET
66
Plow part : BLADE
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Abel, for one : SHEPHERD
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Put an edge on : HONED
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"You Can't Take It With You" star : JEANARTHUR
73
1958 Pulitzer author : AGEE
74
British royal, informally : ANDY
75
Former Eur. airline : BOAC
76
Alternative to Corinthian : IONIC
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Inexperienced : RAW
79
Ref's decision : TKO
80
Born May 18, 1897, he directed all the films named in this puzzle : FRANKCAPRA
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Wheedle : CAJOLE
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60's series set in post-Civil War : LAREDO
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Appropriate : ALLOT
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Spread out : ROOMY
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St. ___, first American links locale : ANDREWS
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Pakistan's chief river : INDUS
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Odalisques serve them : HAREMS
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Contradicts : BELIES
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Respected one : DOYEN
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Barbecue offering : KABOB
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One of Princess Yasmin's names : AGA
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1946 film : ITSAWONDERFULLIFE
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Private eye : TEC
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Tennis doubles player : NETMAN
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Utters : EMITS
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Like some votes : ORAL
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St. Agnes's ___ (January 20) : EVE
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Salad start : GREENS
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Ballet ___ : RUSSE
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Like a 103-Down, maybe : WAXY
Down
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Usher's offering : ARM
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"Wheels" : CAR
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Served the purpose : DID
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Make a killing : CLEANUP
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Contribute during preparation : ADDIN
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Famous party giver : MESTA
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Marine ___ : ALGA
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Moreover : TOO
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Physics topic : INERTIA
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Griffith TV role : MATLOCK
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Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
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W.W. II transports: Abbr. : LSTS
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Four-time Japanese P.M. : ITO
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Sounds from the lea : COWBELLS
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Make heroic : ENNOBLE
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1951 film : HERECOMESTHEGROOM
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Posthumous Plath book : ARIEL
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Fumble : GROPE
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Nail polish : ENAMEL
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Island next to Leyte : SAMAR
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You can stand this! : PAT
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Oregonian : BEAVER
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1944 film : ARSENICANDOLDLACE
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Part of a tennis court : ALLEY
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Except : DEBAR
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Rascal : SCAMP
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Their work goes down the tubes : ICERS
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Hall-of-___ : FAMER
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Shopping street in London's West End : REGENT
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Shows surprise : GAPES
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Puccini's "Vissi d'___" : ARTE
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Like Asia's reaches : VAST
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Woman's wide lace collar : BERTHA
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Pianist-actor Wilson : DOOLEY
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"Over There" composer : COHAN
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Louise de la Ramee's pen name : OUIDA
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The Water Rat's friend : OTTER
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Sticky stuff : GOOP
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Reconsidered : RUED
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Father : CLERIC
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Typewriter sound : CLACK
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Snub, in a way : SHUN
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Chin : CHAT
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It means "Out of my way!" : HONK
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Game of chance : BEANO
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Young hog : SHOAT
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Dominions : REALMS
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Hero of 1898 : DEWEY
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Steinbeck family : JOADS
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Early weather satellite : TIROS
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Plymouth Colony leader : BREWSTER
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Character actor J. ___ Naish : CARROL
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Emancipation : FREEING
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Western backdrops : CANYONS
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Caller on Miss Mullens, in Longfellow : ALDEN
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Sack : PLUNDER
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Guy in the street : JOEBLOW
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TV actress Meyers : ARI
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Moderate : ABATE
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Beersheba's locale : NEGEV
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Grant Wood, notably : IOWAN
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Knife handles : HAFTS
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Wrong : ABUSE
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Title for Kiri Te Kanawa : DAME
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Rap duo ___ Kross : KRIS
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Bernadette, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Six-foot runner? : EMU
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George's brother : IRA
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Certain letter : FAX
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Nevada county seat : ELY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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