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New York Times, Thursday, May 8, 1997

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
Old words from which modern words are derived
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 1997, The New York Times5/8/97 ( No. 17,348 )
Across
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Construction lifts : HOISTS
7
"If ___ a nickel..." : IHAD
11
Pointed criticism : JAB
14
You can say that again! : MANTRA
15
Section flanked by aisles : NAVE
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Hubbub : ADO
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Appoint : ORDAIN
18
Spring zoo attraction : TIGERCUB
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Tick off : IRK
21
Dearie : PET
22
Ambles (along) : POKES
23
Magellan, e.g. : BRAVEMARINER
27
Crescent-shaped figure : LUNE
28
Olive ___ : OYL
29
Beach time in Buenos Aires : ENERO
32
Retired : ABED
33
Struggle : VIE
34
O'Brien of "The Barefoot Contessa" : EDMOND
36
TV news time : SIX
37
Namesakes of a literary fox : RENARDS
39
Suffix with saw : YER
40
Plain homes : TEPEES
42
Eight pts. : GAL
43
Not occurring naturally : MADE
44
___ voce : SOTTO
45
Adaptable truck, for short : UTE
46
Stonewort, e.g. : ALGA
47
Confederate soldier, at times? : YANKEEDODGER
50
Pundit : SWAMI
53
Where to hear "All Things Considered" : NPR
54
Number of articles in the Constitution : VII
55
New York City opera benefactor? : METANGEL
57
Melon originally from Turkey : CASABA
60
Tide rival : ERA
61
Noted first name in jazz : ELLA
62
Like Alban Berg's music : ATONAL
63
Get spliced : WED
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___-poly : ROLY
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Metric units : TENTHS
Down
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Med. care provider : HMO
2
Sweep : OAR
3
World's fair pavilion : INDIANEXPO
4
Famished : STARVED
5
Tot's transport : TRIKE
6
Start of many Western place names : SAN
7
Theme of this puzzle : INTERLEAGUEPLAY
8
1492 Columbus discovery : HAITI
9
Dow Jones fig. : AVG
10
Pool areas : DEEPENDS
11
Item in a trunk : JACK
12
Together, musically : ADUE
13
Feints in boxing : BOBS
19
"Air Music" composer : ROREM
21
Contribute, as to an account : PAYIN
23
Criticize in no uncertain terms : BLAST
24
Red corundums : RUBIES
25
Continues : MOVESON
26
Razzed : NEEDLED
30
Louis XIV, to himself? : ROYALGIANT
31
Wound up : ONEDGE
35
Cheerless : DREAR
37
Attorney's request : RETAINER
38
Critic : RATER
41
Old words from which modern words are derived : ETYMA
43
Half of the Odd Couple : MADISON
48
Sound of passage : KNELL
49
Not perfectly round : OVATE
50
Fish-eating duck : SMEW
51
Ginger Rogers tune "___ in the Money" : WERE
52
Not much : ATAD
56
Day-___ : GLO
57
Be-bopper : CAT
58
"Phooey!" : BAH
59
Capp and Capone : ALS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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