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New York Times, Tuesday, May 23, 1995

Author:
Jay Livingston
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jay Livingston

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Livingston. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0523 ( 16,632 )

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Across
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6 Down finales : MATES
6
Corn waste : COB
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Conductor Riccardo : MUTI
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Ancient Greek marketplace : AGORA
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_____ polloi : HOI
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Physically squelch : SITON
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1. e4; e5 2. Nf3; Nc6 3. Bg5 : RUYLOPEZOPENING
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Detective's assignment : CASE
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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Actor Estevez : EMILIO
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Cousin of "Mayday!" : SOS
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Cut in thirds : TRISECT
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Neighbor of a knight : BISHOP
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Name of 12 popes : PIUS
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"So long" : ADIEU
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Stocking material : SILK
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Debussy's had quite an afternoon : FAUN
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1. e4; c5 : SICILIANDEFENSE
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Frozen dew : HOAR
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Steelmaker's need : COKE
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Property taxes in London : RATES
41
Lotto variant : KENO
42
Sherwood, e.g. : FOREST
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Doctorow best seller : RAGTIME
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Lose energy : SAG
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Filmdom's May : ELAINE
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Here, in Hyères : ICI
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_____ even keel : ONAN
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1. e4; e5 2. Nf3; Nc6 3. Nc3; Nf6 : FOURKNIGHTSGAME
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Playwright William et al. : INGES
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"_____ is the winter..." : NOW
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Wiser's companion : OLDER
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Kickoff props : TEES
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Gun lobby inits. : NRA
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Relative of 41 Across : BEANO
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_____ Antony : MARC
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Juárez water : AGUA
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Hellman's were in the attic : TOYS
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Gardner of mysteries : ERLE
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_____ Paulo : SAO
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This puzzle's theme : CHESS
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Seep : OOZE
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Life story : BIO
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Some skirts : MINIS
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Practical : UTILE
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Pick-me-up : TONIC
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Gold bar : INGOT
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Interstate haulers : SEMIS
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One of the decks : POOP
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Old-fashioned wig : PERUKE
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Musical genre : SOUL
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Mark for mañana : TILDE
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Big party : BASH
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Prefix meaning peculiar : IDIO
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Film director Vittorio De _____ : SICA
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One next in line : HEIR
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Suspiciously left, 50's style : PINKO
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France's _____-et-Loire department : SAONE
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Dread : FEAR
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First chips : ANTE
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Exploits : USES
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Place for eggs : NEST
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Onetime refrigerant suppliers : ICEMEN
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Tadpole, eventually : FROG
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Twists in a line : KINKS
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_____ accompli : FAIT
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Change the equipment : REFIT
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Solo : ALONE
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Pressure measurer : GAUGE
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Michelins, e.g. : TIRES
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Unstressed vowel : SCHWA
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Frankenstein's helper : IGOR
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Give the eye : OGLE
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Nothing, to a Nuyorican : NADA
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The last word : AMEN
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Famed fiddler : NERO
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Hotel : INN
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Weep : SOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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