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New York Times, Monday, June 12, 1995

Grp. that dispatches ambulances

Author:
Robert Zimmerman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Zimmerman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQYZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Zimmerman.
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© 1995, The New York Times6/12/95 ( No. 16,652 )
Across
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"The Inferno" poet : DANTE
6
Number after sieben : ACHT
10
Highest point : ACME
14
Bay window : ORIEL
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Scottish hillside : BRAE
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Fillmore, politically : WHIG
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Noted Swiss peak : MATTERHORN
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1880 Zola novel : NANA
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Grp. that dispatches ambulances : EMS
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___ Prism : GEO
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Deserved : MERITED
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Rows : TIERS
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After-dinner candies : MINTS
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Potato order : MASHED
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Get retribution for : AVENGE
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Ancient Andeans : INCAS
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Informal words : SLANG
34
Letter after pi : RHO
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Baseball's ___ the Man : STAN
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Singer Bonnie : RAITT
39
Israel's Abba ___ : EBAN
40
Be in season : SIT
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Dads, in Dijon : PERES
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Stand of trees : GROVE
43
Boring tool : TREPAN
45
Piltdown Man and others : HOAXES
46
Make fun of : TEASE
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Political pamphlet : TRACT
49
Weekly Wall Street paper : BARRONS
51
Novelist Levin : IRA
52
Sorbet : ICE
55
Winter Olympics event : LUGE
56
Pattern on old horse blankets : TATTERSALL
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Composer's work : OPUS
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Forum attire : TOGAS
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Traveled : WENT
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Beavers' constructions : DAMS
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Etched in ___ (permanent) : STONE
Down
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Rotunda's crown : DOME
2
Saroyan character : ARAM
3
Tiny criticisms : NITS
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Hanoi holiday : TET
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Laments : ELEGIES
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Detest : ABHOR
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___-Magnon (early human) : CRO
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Damage : HARM
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Slumlord property : TENEMENT
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Sunshade : AWNING
11
Motormouth : CHATTERBOX
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"King Solomon's ___" : MINES
13
"Zounds!" : EGAD
18
Marsh plant : REED
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Wagner cycle : RING
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"More ___ You Know" (1929 song) : THAN
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Prominent, as a feature : SALIENT
27
Hit or ___ : MISS
28
The "A" in ABM : ANTI
29
Firearm with an unfocused shot : SCATTERGUN
31
Tubs : VATS
33
Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Own : HAVE
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Change for a five : ONES
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Felt regret : REPENTED
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The "E" in Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Small change in Chihuahua : PESO
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Racing vehicles : GOCARTS
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Most unusual : RAREST
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Animal with big ears : HARE
46
Brownish gray : TAUPE
48
Ceremonies : RITES
49
Sudden shock : BLOW
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Parlor, in La Paz : SALA
52
Shakespearean villain : IAGO
53
MacGregor, e.g. : CLAN
54
Otherwise : ELSE
57
Conway or Curry : TIM
58
Barfly : SOT

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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