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New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 1994

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQWXY} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0519 ( 16,263 )
Across
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Symbol of stiffness : RAMROD
7
Brewing ingredient : MALT
11
Leave it to beavers : DAM
14
Julia, on "Seinfeld" : ELAINE
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Mayberry moppet : OPIE
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Mistress Braun : EVA
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"Wait 'Til My Bobby Gets Home" singer : DARLENELOVE
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Marshy area : FEN
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Dockworkers' org. : ILA
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Four laps, sometimes : MILE
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A Sesame Streeter : BERT
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X rating? : TEN
25
Sticker : LABEL
27
Come to a halt : CEASE
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Patron saint of Norway : OLAV
30
Co-star of "The Producers" : ZEROMOSTEL
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Government health program : MEDICARE
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"Hail, Caesar!" : AVE
35
Forge materials : METALS
36
Where Naxos is : GREECE
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Hard water? : ICE
40
Contest entry, perhaps : POSTCARD
42
The Babe Ruth of Japan : SADAHARUOH
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Science writer Gernsback : HUGO
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Ease up : ABATE
48
Hymn accompaniment : ORGAN
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Record : LOG
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Site of the 1960 Olympics : ROME
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Ad writer's honor : CLIO
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Lend a hand : AID
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Cousin of Fortran : ADA
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Former E Street Band member : NILSLOFGREN
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Baseball throw : PEG
61
Working away : ATIT
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Bar perches : STOOLS
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Journal addendum : ESE
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Coolers : PENS
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Lake Huron port : SARNIA
Down
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It's seen in anger : RED
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According to : ALA
3
Tenderizing sauce : MARINADE
4
Brook : RILL
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Hoopster Shaquille : ONEAL
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Place to relax : DEN
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"The Misanthrope" author : MOLIERE
8
Harlem theater : APOLLO
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As it occurs : LIVE
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Driving need : TEE
11
Trounce : DEFEAT
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Disinclined : AVERSE
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Place for trophies : MANTEL
18
Barbecue leftovers : EMBERS
22
Implore : BESEECH
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Tabby's mate : TOM
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Kind of sch. : ELEM
26
Rhododendron relative : AZALEA
27
Break the 10th Commandment : COVET
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Impair : VITIATE
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Warfield of "Night Court" : MARSHA
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Secret supply : CACHE
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10100 : GOOGOL
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Witch's vessel : CAULDRON
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Therefore : ERGO
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They go by the book : PURISTS
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Cerberus or Argus, e.g. : DOG
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Ranchero's wrap : SARAPE
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Homes : ABODES
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Vandalize : DAMAGE
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Arrive at last : ROLLIN
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1993 treaty : NAFTA
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Give as a reference : CITE
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Dr. Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
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Shut-eye : NAP
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C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
58
"Boola Boola" singer : ELI
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Hush-hush D.C. grp. : NSA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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