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New York Times, Tuesday, May 3, 1994

Word sung twice before "cheree"

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lois Sidway

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 71 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times5/3/94 ( No. 16,247 )
Across
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Whip end : LASH
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Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
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Sassy young 'un : BRAT
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"___ silly question ..." : ASKA
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Painter Andrea del ___ : SARTO
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Portnoy's creator : ROTH
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Packwood, for one : DIARIST
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Curse : SWEARAT
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Purse fastener : CLASP
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Jeweler's weight : CARAT
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Some of the Brady bunch : TEENS
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Eat like a chicken : PECK
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Blend : OLIO
36
Utah's Hatch : ORRIN
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D.D.E.'s command : ETO
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Hmm... : IWONDER
40
Volga tributary : OKA
41
Writer Terkel : STUDS
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Requisite : NEED
44
Porch adjunct : STEP
45
Arab capital : TUNIS
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Ignoramus : DUNCE
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South African statesman Jan : SMUTS
51
Gospel singer Jackson : MAHALIA
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Many TV shows : REPEATS
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Cathedral displays : ICONS
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Mitch Miller's instrument : OBOE
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Electricity carrier : WIRE
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District : WARD
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Don Knotts won five : EMMYS
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Actress Young : SEAN
Down
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Suburban greenery : LAWNS
2
Seeing ___ (since) : ASHOW
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Do figure eights : SKATE
4
Where to hang your chapeau : HATRACK
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Biblical verb ending : EST
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"Zip-a-Dee-Doo- ___" : DAH
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Alum : GRAD
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Relics collect here : ATTIC
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The "R" in H.R.H. : ROYAL
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Pugilistic muscleman : BRUISER
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Famous debater : ROSSPEROT
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Rat chaser? : ATAT
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Talese's "Honor ___ Father" : THY
18
Word repeated after "Que" : SERA
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Speaker : ORATOR
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In a line : AROW
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Eagle's nail : TALON
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Like Neptune's trident : TINED
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Adidas rival : NIKE
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Break sharply : SNAP
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Annoyance : PEST
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Famous last words : ETTU
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Camp V.I.P. : COUNSELOR
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Concert hall : ODEUM
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Debate subjects : ISSUES
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Irish novelist O'Brien : EDNA
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Like a golf ball : DIMPLED
44
Manatees : SEACOWS
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Word sung twice before "cheree" : CHIM
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Lake near Carson City : TAHOE
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Drang's partner : STURM
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DeVito's "Taxi" role : LOUIE
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Venous opening : INTRA
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Gray : ASHEN
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Ms. McEntire : REBA
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Cherry leftover : STEM
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"Far out!" : WOW
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Spring time : MAY
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Gains for O. J. : YDS

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

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