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New York Times, Friday, May 5, 1995

53-Across : She played Jane to Weissmuller's Tarzan

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times5/5/95 ( No. 16,614 )
Across
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Holiday companion : WYATTEARP
10
Hacks : CABS
14
Lucky charm : HORSESHOE
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Sister ___ of "Guys and Dolls" : SARAH
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Plan of action : INTENTION
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Painter Franz : KLINE
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Practitioners, for short : MDS
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Puff : PANT
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Enlarge : DILATE
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Catwoman of 60's TV : KITT
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Dresses to the nines : DOLLSUP
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Kind of skating : INLINE
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Syrup source : MAPLE
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Callisto and Ganymede : MOONS
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Tireless tire maker : FIRESTONE
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Walk wearily : PLOD
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Threescore : SIXTY
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Pistol, in gang slang : TOOL
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Dramatist from Colonus : SOPHOCLES
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Neighbor of Tibet : NEPAL
38
Student stumpers : EXAMS
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"Night, Mother" playwright Norman : MARSHA
40
Falls on : ASSAILS
43
Brother of Poseidon : ZEUS
44
Stalwart : STURDY
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Roll at a hole : PUTT
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Go to pieces : ROT
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Cheap jewelry : PASTE
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"My Land and My People" author : DALAILAMA
52
Prestigious schools : IVIES
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She played Jane to Weissmuller's Tarzan : OSULLIVAN
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Lack : NEED
55
Kaffeeklatsch activity : GOSSIPING
Down
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Fancy : WHIM
2
Over there, archaically : YOND
3
PBS topics : ARTS
4
Philosopher Lao ___ : TSE
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Bowling : TENPINS
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All you own : ESTATE
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"I can take ___" : AHINT
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Fundamental : ROOT
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Cooler for cons : PEN
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WKRP, e.g. : CALLLETTERS
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Libretto features : ARIAS
12
African tribesman : BANTU
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Followers : SHEEP
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Gifts : SKILLS
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Silent dwarf : DOPEY
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Capable of compassion : KINDHEARTED
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Dodge cars : DARTS
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Misbehavers : IMPS
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Beginning of a plea : NOLO
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In the ___ (informed) : LOOP
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Bakers' shortcuts : MIXES
28
Rolls the tape : FILMS
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Cousin of "uh-oh" : OOPS
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Nautical zookeeper : NOAH
31
Actress Raines : ELLA
33
Like serpent skin : SCALY
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Rust and others : OXIDES
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Spiral shell dwellers : NAUTILI
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Silver and gold : METALS
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Whirling : ASPIN
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Song verse : STAVE
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"Wake Up Little ___" (1957 hit) : SUSIE
43
Z's, in code : ZULUS
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El trailer : PASO
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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Muscat's country : OMAN
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Surprise for the taste buds : TANG
50
Follow around : DOG
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Sass : LIP

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

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