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New York Times, Thursday, June 22, 1995

L. Frank Baum sequel to “The Blob”?

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJKQ} This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times6/22/95 ( No. 16,662 )
Across
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Elbowroom : SPACE
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Unchanged : SAME
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Like the yang: Abbr. : MASC
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Analogy mark : COLON
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Caterer’s item : TRAY
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Gung-ho about : INTO
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Bowed : ARCED
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L. Frank Baum sequel to “The Blob”? : OOZEANDOZ
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Indianapolis’s ___ Dome : RCA
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Frantic : WILD
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Vermont ski resort : STOWE
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Where one learns to make bubbles? : FIZZEDCLASS
27
Wagon alternative : VAN
28
Slug kin : SNAILS
29
Lets off the hook : UNPEGS
31
Harper’s Bazaar artist : ERTE
32
Orbital point : APSE
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Suffix akin to -ence : URE
36
Item in Satan’s grooming kit? : HELLRAZOR
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Half of sei : TRE
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Karrass of football : ALEX
42
Aid for Santa : LIST
45
Orléans department : LOIRET
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“GoodFellas” actor : DENIRO
49
“Fatagaga” collagist : ARP
50
Catcher’s lunch? : SEIZERSALAD
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Sneaky peeker : SNOOP
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Emulate a loon : DIVE
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Contend : VIE
58
Euphoria? : HAPPYDAZE
60
Revival shouts : AMENS
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Pulitzer-winning critic Richard : EDER
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Lean : THIN
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Nuclei : CORES
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Audio industry giant : SONY
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Lushes : SOTS
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Daniel follower : HOSEA
Down
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Wolfs : SCARFS
2
Fat and grunting : PORCINE
3
Spanish Moors’ palace : ALCAZAR
4
Runner Sebastian : COE
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Period of play in curling : END
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Impassive : STOIC
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On ___ (having success) : AROLL
8
Miata maker : MAZDA
9
Object on the back of a dollar bill : EYE
10
Basil, e.g. : MINT
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Phillips Academy site : ANDOVER
12
Hold stuff : STOWAGE
13
Defrauds : COZENS
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Professional grp. : ASSN
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Typist’s output: Abbr. : WDS
24
Autoharp, e.g. : ZITHER
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
26
Egyptian canal : SUEZ
30
Chow chow brand : PURINA
32
While : ALL
33
Grand ___ (“Evangeline” locale) : PRE
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Clinton blows it : SAX
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Overdue : LATE
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Shouts for Juan Belmonte : OLES
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Funnel site : TORNADO
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Unwrap indelicately : RIPOPEN
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Phil of “Top Banana” : SILVERS
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Checkout line lengthener? : TRAINEE
45
Ties : LASHES
46
Notice : ESPY
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Dr. of rap : DRE
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“Potemkin” mutiny port : ODESSA
51
Twin Peaks state : IDAHO
52
Fringes worn by Orthodox Jews : ZIZIT
53
Ties : EVENS
55
Music, Nashville-style : OPRY
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Result of too much V.O.? : DTS
60
Berlin “alas” : ACH
61
Jersey “alas”? : MOO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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