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New York Times, Wednesday, May 25, 1994

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
Word repeated before "1, 2, 3"
TotalDebutLatest
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RebusScrabDebutFresh
11.5550232%
Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Piscop. Wednesday freshness: 68%
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H
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L
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O
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B
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© 1994, The New York Times5/25/94 ( No. 16,269 )
Across
1
___ and hounds (outdoor game) : HARE
5
Section of the brain : LOBE
9
Palindromic name in pop music : ABBA
13
Mideast carrier : ELAL
14
Flower part : SEPAL
15
Regrets : RUES
16
19
Bars : PREVENTS
20
Kind of bed : MURPHY
21
Hubbub : ADO
22
Olympus queen : HERA
23
30
Indian princess : RANEE
31
Offended : HURT
32
Street sign abbr. : AVE
33
"Ars Amatoria" author : OVID
34
Manages, as for oneself : FENDS
35
Signaled : CUED
36
Command to Rover : BEG
37
Absorbed by : INTO
38
Prefix with dollars : PETRO
39
43
With eyes and ears open : WARY
44
Antipollution grp : EPA
45
St. Francis's home : ASSISI
48
Confirming : ASSURING
53
JACKSON : SOUTHERNCAPITAL
55
British P.M. ___ Douglas-Home : ALEC
56
Jerks' works : SODAS
57
Westernmost Aleutian : ATTU
58
Ritzy : POSH
59
Word repeated before "1, 2, 3" : TEST
60
Nikita's no : NYET
Down
1
Fab Four flick : HELP
2
Controversial orchard spray : ALAR
3
Zany Martha : RAYE
4
Dignified : ELEVATED
5
Hightailed it : LEFT
6
___ out (withdraws) : OPTS
7
Cry from Scrooge : BAH
8
Euclid's grand work : ELEMENTS
9
Ark's terminus : ARARAT
10
Pat baby on the back : BURP
11
One of Alcott's little women : BETH
12
Sickly, as a complexion : ASHY
14
"___ a gun!" : SONOF
17
Color anew : REDYE
18
Prefix with dollars : EURO
22
___ hearing : HARDOF
23
One of a road crew : PAVER
24
Architect Jones : INIGO
25
Pioneer of the twist : OHENRY
26
Reach in total : RUNTO
27
___ couture : HAUTE
28
Tinker-Chance link : EVERS
29
Second draft, informally : REDO
30
L.B.J. son-in-law : ROBB
34
Most passionate : FIERIEST
35
___ section : CESARIAN
38
Easy catch : POPUP
40
Jerk : TWITCH
41
Greasy-spoon fare : HASH
42
Southwestern formations : MESAS
45
P.D.Q. : ASAP
46
One-man band : SOLO
47
Courts : SUES
48
No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
49
Command to Tabby : SCAT
50
___ -bitty : ITTY
51
N.B.A.'s Thurmond : NATE
52
Flood : GLUT
54
Ebbets Field's Preacher : ROE

Answer summary:
7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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