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New York Times, Monday, May 30, 1994

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0530 ( 16,274 )
Across
1
Room between rooms : HALL
5
Handouts : ALMS
9
Farm building : SILO
13
Opera solos : ARIAS
15
West Virginia resource : COAL
16
Sack starter : KNAP
17
1970 Tommy Roe hit : JAMUPJELLYTIGHT
20
Spain's locale : IBERIA
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Leslie Caron role : LILI
22
Hesitation sounds : ERS
23
Writer Bombeck : ERMA
25
Swindle : GYP
26
Sweet treat : JELLYBEAN
30
"Fiddler on the Roof" fellow : TEVYE
35
Literary collection : ANA
36
Weep loudly : SOB
37
Arctic, for one : OCEAN
38
Recurring theme : MOTIF
41
French denial : NON
43
Lisboa's sister city : PORTO
44
1985 Kate Nelligan title role : ELENI
45
Big shot : VIP
47
Calendar ender: Abbr. : DEC
48
Anglo's partner : SAXON
49
Tentacled sea creature : JELLYFISH
52
Ostrich's cousin : EMU
54
Author Bellow : SAUL
55
Lemon drink : ADE
58
Meadow bird : LARK
60
Drinkers' toasts : SKOALS
64
"Black Bottom Stomp" performer : JELLYROLLMORTON
67
Came down : ALIT
68
Christmas centerpiece : TREE
69
The elder Judd : NAOMI
70
Critic Rex : REED
71
Cruising : ASEA
72
Tiff : SPAT
Down
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Pilgrim to Mecca : HAJI
2
Pilgrim to Mecca : ARAB
3
Citrus flavor : LIME
4
Emblem of victory : LAUREL
5
Item up the sleeve : ACE
6
Take it easy : LOLL
7
Slander : MALIGN
8
With cunning : SLYLY
9
Visit Vail, perhaps : SKI
10
"Come Back, Little Sheba" playwright : INGE
11
Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
12
Chooses : OPTS
14
Helical : SPIRY
18
Doorway parts : JAMBS
19
Perfect : TIPTOP
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Long, long time : AEON
26
Caan or Cagney : JAMES
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_____ Gay : ENOLA
28
Type of rubber : LATEX
29
Superior to : ABOVE
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Author Umberto : ECO
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"Rigoletto" composer : VERDI
33
Film director Peter : YATES
34
Tennyson's "_____ Arden" : ENOCH
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Odysseus's rescuer, in myth : INO
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Exquisitely : FINELY
42
Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
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Ecto or proto ending : PLASM
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Panel of 12 : JURORS
50
Alaskan river : YUKON
51
Groups of indigenous plants : FLORAS
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"I Remember Mama" mama : MARTA
55
Partly open : AJAR
56
Take out of print : DELE
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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"Red Balloon" painter : KLEE
61
On : ATOP
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_____ Linda, Calif. : LOMA
63
Fit of anger : SNIT
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Former Ford : LTD
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_____ & Perrins : LEA

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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