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New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 1995

Fall for hook, line and sinker

Author:
Diane C. Baldwin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Diane C. Baldwin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 4 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Baldwin.
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© 1995, The New York Times6/27/95 ( No. 16,667 )

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Panama, e.g. : CANAL
6
Touch : ABUT
10
Speck : ATOM
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Zipping along : APACE
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Ballet attire : TUTU
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City southeast of Milan : LODI
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Corset feature : STAY
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Pledge : OATH
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Computer adjunct : MOUSE
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Kin's partner : KITH
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Parishioner's seat : PEW
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"Messiah" composer : HANDEL
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Verve : ELAN
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Bygone gas station freebie : MAP
34
Actor Delon : ALAIN
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Water container : EWER
36
Diva's piece : SOLO
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Song for the Everly Brothers : DUET
41
Harrow's rival : ETON
42
Hippy dances? : HULAS
43
Gridiron gains: Abbr. : YDS
44
Fall in a faint, with "over" : KEEL
45
Excessively sweet : SUGARY
46
Seal group : POD
47
"Tarzan" actress Markey : ENID
49
Unresponding : STOIC
52
Appearance : MIEN
53
Wide-eyed : AGOG
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Kind of sax : ALTO
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Extorted from : BLED
62
North from Virginia : OLLIE
63
Sequence position : SLOT
64
Leaning : BIAS
65
Airfield tower : PYLON
Down
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Stand vehicles : CABS
2
Give ___ on the back : APAT
3
Zilch : NADA
4
Having pains : ACHY
5
Hilo neckwear : LEI
6
Up : ATBAT
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Fall for hook, line and sinker : BUYTHEWHOLEIDEA
8
1941 Pearl Harbor ship : UTAH
9
Harbor boat : TUG
10
Tolerate : ALLOW
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Health food item : TOFU
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Laudatory works : ODES
13
Swamps area : MIRE
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Hard labor : TOIL
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Oracle's utterance : OMEN
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Lottery game : KENO
24
Young salmon : PARR
25
"Jude the Obscure" author : HARDY
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Vocally : ALOUD
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Scruffs : NAPES
28
Japanese parliament : DIET
30
Writer Uris : LEON
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Scratch : MOOLA
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Bride's destination : ALTAR
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Erato's realm : POESY
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90 degrees from norte : ESTE
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Tightfitting : SNUG
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Clarinet part : REED
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Falling sound : THUD
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Big Apple ex-mayor : KOCH
45
Chinese: Prefix : SINO
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Lace loop : PICOT
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They're not hip : NERDS
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Vichy and Ems : SPAS
50
Cash holder : TILL
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Sgt. Snorkel's dog : OTTO
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1551, on monuments : MDLI
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Skillfully : ABLY
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Temerity : GALL
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Gallimaufry : OLIO
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Dell : GLEN
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Fall back : EBB
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Champagne-opening sound : POP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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