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New York Times, Wednesday, June 21, 1995

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dorothea E. Shipp

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {BJKQWZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Ms. Shipp. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0621 ( 16,661 )
Across
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Buccaneer's home : TAMPA
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Waylay : ACCOST
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Witches' brews : POTIONS
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____ Rico : PUERTO
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Patient's worry* : RELAPSE
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Event for select customers* : PRESALE
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____ nutshell : INA
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To be: Sp. : SER
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Old spy org. : OSS
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Novelist Josephine : TEY
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Jazzman Herbie : MANN
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Charlotte ____ (dessert) : RUSSE
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Ancient, in bygone days : OLDE
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Necessity for Hillary : PITON
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"Little old me?" : MOI
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Huxtable boy and others : THEOS
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Linda of "Alice" : LAVIN
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Not alfresco : INDOORS
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Where Rome and Athens are : GEORGIA
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Fashion again : RESHAPE
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Bashkir's belief : ISLAM
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1985 Michener best seller : TEXAS
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W.W. I body: Abbr. : AEF
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Dutch export : TULIP
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Dutch export : EDAM
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Holmes novel "____ Venner" : ELSIE
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Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
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Word before and after "in" : ARM
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Diminutive suffix : CLE
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Haile Selassie, e.g.: Abbr. : EMP
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Witticism : MOT
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Some laws* : REPEALS
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Ballerinas, in a way* : LEAPERS
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Polish, e.g. : SLAVIC
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Propriety : DECENCY
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Unruffled : SERENE
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Oscar de la ____ : RENTA
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Pedicure's target : TOENAIL
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XXVI Olympiad site : ATLANTA
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"Mamma ____!" : MIA
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Daddy-o : POPS
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Goose genus : ANSER
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Next-door : APPOSING
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A mummy may have one : CURSE
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So-so grades : CEES
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Surgery sites, for short : ORS
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Music's ____ Brothers : STATLER
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Steel-bladed swords : TOLEDOS
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Get the hair just right : PRIMP
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Blood ____ : SERUM
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Hurricane centers : EYES
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Ballot time: Abbr. : NOV
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Elite parties : SOIREES
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"What have we here?!" : OHO
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Nears, old-style : NIGHS
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Anniversary offering : TOAST
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Teachers' org. since 1857 : NEA
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Sixth-century date : DII
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Shimmer : OPALESCE
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Satisfaction : REDRESS
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Instruction clarifier : EXAMPLE
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Newsman Donaldson : SAM
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Kind of sail : LUG
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Food : ALIMENT
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Balearic island : MINORCA
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It may be taped : TEAR
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Word with "of honor" or "of vision" : FIELD
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Pushover : PATSY
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Mystery writer Stanley : ELLIN
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Qatar V.I.P. : EMEER
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Locale for Ali Baba : CAVE
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Tempo : PACE
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Listener : EAR
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Parker, e.g. : PEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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