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New York Times, Monday, May 5, 1997

Showed respect for the national anthem

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 26 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times5/5/97 ( No. 17,345 )

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Across
1
The ex-Mrs. Bono : CHER
5
Money owed : DEBT
9
Pharmacy items : DRUGS
14
Composer Schifrin : LALO
15
Anatomical passage : ITER
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Like "The Twilight Zone" episodes : EERIE
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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This ___ of tears (life) : VALE
19
Do watercolors : PAINT
20
Secondhand store : GOODWILLSHOP
23
Showed respect for the national anthem : STOOD
24
Sister of Osiris : ISIS
25
Mr. O. : ARI
28
Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
30
Arthurian sorcerer : MERLIN
32
Harvest goddess : OPS
35
Pass, as laws : ENACT
38
Verdi heroine : AIDA
39
John Glenn's Mercury spacecraft : FRIENDSHIPSEVEN
43
Type assortment : FONT
44
Card catalogue entry after "Author" : TITLE
45
Before, in verse : ERE
46
Overage : EXCESS
49
Boat propellers : OARS
51
Loaf with seeds : RYE
52
___ to the throne (prince, e.g.) : HEIR
55
Laid, as a bathroom floor : TILED
58
Member of the police : PEACEOFFICER
61
Without ___ in the world : ACARE
64
Prefix with China : INDO
65
Nat King or Natalie : COLE
66
___ says (tots' game) : SIMON
67
___-do-well : NEER
68
Popular fashion magazine : ELLE
69
Israeli port : HAIFA
70
Microbe : GERM
71
Do one of the three R's : READ
Down
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Drain problem : CLOG
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Angels' headgear : HALOS
3
Ness of "The Untouchables" : ELIOT
4
Musical movements : RONDOS
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Stockholder's income : DIVIDEND
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Attorney Melvin : BELLI
8
Lock of hair : TRESS
9
Remove from office : DEPOSE
10
Harvest : REAP
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Spoon-bender Geller : URI
12
Rummy game : GIN
13
Matched items : SET
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Made on a loom : WOVEN
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That guy : HIM
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Kicking's partner : ALIVE
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Contract add-on : RIDER
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Nonsensical : INANE
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Political cartoonist Thomas : NAST
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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Bidder's amount : OFFER
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Stockholder's vote : PROXY
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Subsequently : SINCE
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Letter before psi : CHI
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Maverick Yugoslav leader : TITO
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High season, on the Riviera : ETE
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Railroad station area : PLATFORM
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Printing flourish : SERIF
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Singer Easton : SHEENA
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Ocean : SEA
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Deli machine : SLICER
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Cake decoration : ICING
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"Walk Away ___" (1966 hit) : RENEE
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French school : ECOLE
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Singer Reese : DELLA
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Univ. teacher : PROF
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German border river : ODER
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Marsh stalk : REED
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Cigarette waste : ASH
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K.G.B.'s cold war foe : CIA
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"___ the only one?" : AMI

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

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