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New York Times, Sunday, June 4, 1995

Author:
Bryant White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bryant White

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 158, Blocks: 96 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0604 ( 16,644 )
Across
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Ticks off : STEAMS
7
Gunlock catch : SEAR
11
Pythias' friend : DAMON
16
Half of a Samoan port : PAGO
20
1950s terrorist : MAUMAU
21
Cankerous : ULCERATIVE
23
Ran "Ran," e.g. : AIRED
24
Viscera : ORGANS
25
"Cat's Eye" novelist? : MARGARETATHREEOD
27
Sugar suffix : OSE
28
Pupil watcher : OPTOMETRIST
30
Showoffs : HOTDOGS
31
Ale holder : TUN
32
One of a dozen : LEO
33
Treebeard and others of Middle-earth : ENTS
34
Kapow! : WHAM
35
Pope Paul II's successor? : SEVENTUSIV
41
1971 Fonda-Sutherland thriller : KLUTE
42
Hanoi holidays : TETS
43
Land of Evangeline : NOVASCOTIA
49
Straight, to Stradivari : RETTO
52
Dweller along the Platte : PAWNEE
54
Roman rhetorician who wrote "Institutio Oratoria" : QUINTILIAN
55
"I'm c-c-c-cold!" : BRRRR
56
Slaves of the Morlocks, in fiction : ELOI
57
Normandy department : EURE
58
Timeless, in poesy : ETERNE
59
In wild confusion : ARIOT
60
Hook's opposite : SLICE
62
"Eat at _____" : JOES
63
Oscar winner in "The Big Country" : IVES
64
Picks out : ELECTS
65
Old German coin: Var. : TALER
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LAX letters : ETD
67
Subjects to abusive tricks : HAZES
69
Many buttons : OFFS
70
Segar's Olive : OYL
71
Fine : NICE
73
Cousin of a truffle : MOREL
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Acclaimed Philly conductor : MUTI
75
Kindergartner's trio : BCD
78
Courteous guy : GENT
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Navigational aid : LORAN
80
Slob's home : PIT
81
Semisheer fabric : VOILE
83
Scanty : SPARSE
86
"The Kinsman Saga" author Ben : BOVA
87
Highlands tongue : ERSE
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Chou _____ : ENLAI
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Opinion, forward or backward : TENET
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Townships near Johannesburg : SOWETO
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June bug : DORR
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Dart : FLIT
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Brightest star in Lepus : ARNEB
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Gumption : INITIATIVE
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1920s jazz dance : SHIMMY
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It's good in Mexico : BUENO
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Fifth-century B.C. philosopher : ZENOOFELEA
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Prefix with glider : PARA
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Victor in music : BORGE
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"Funeral in Berlin" author? : LENDNINEON
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"Eugen Onegin" girl : OLGA
108
Prankish person : PUCK
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Like Mahler's Symphony No. 4 : ING
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Penpoint : NIB
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Judicious : POLITIC
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Gunpowder alternative : ORANGEPEKOE
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"Foucault's Pendulum" penman : ECO
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Noted mountaineer? : ELEVENZINGNORGAY
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Kittenish : FRISKY
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Respected member : DOYEN
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Emphasize : ACCENTUATE
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Like lightning : FORKED
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Littoral fliers : ERNS
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Bassoonlike : REEDY
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Blackmailed : BLED
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They're loath to come out of their shells : SNAILS
Down
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_____-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930 : SMOOT
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Foot segment : TARSUS
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Four-time Pulitzer-winning playwright? : EUGENETWOILL
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Spock's org. : AMA
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Corrida luminary : MANOLETE
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Film genre : SUSPENSE
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Japanese entertainment : SUMO
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Susa was its capital : ELAM
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Israel's Bay of _____ : ACRE
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Mil. unit : REGT
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"Splish Splash" hitmaker of 1958 : DARIN
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Controversial explosion : ATEST
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Gumshoe's hands : MITTS
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Genetic lab materials : OVA
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Willem I's land: Abbr. : NETH
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Temporary lodgings: Var. : PIEDATERRES
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Of a liquid's specific gravity : AREOMETRIC
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Mercator's field: Abbr. : GEOG
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Tout's concern : ODDS
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Exceptional : RARE
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Onetime British Prime Minister? : ARTHURBALFIVE
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Quite a joke : HOWL
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Jigger of rum, e.g. : TOT
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Queen of the Adriatic : VENICE
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Citer's end word : UNQUOTE
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Deteriorated, as relations : SOURED
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Slow climbers : IVIES
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Ryder rental : VAN
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See 45-Down : KANE
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Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Classic 1941 film, with 41-Down : CITIZEN
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British secondary school exam : OLEVEL
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They thrive on inflation : TIRES
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Actor Holm et al. : IANS
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Sulky contest : TROT
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Items for the disposal : ORTS
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Rigatoni sauce : PESTO
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Soothe : ALLAY
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Pilot's decision : EJECT
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Best Actor of 1955? : ERNESTBORGTEN
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Crimson crawler : EFT
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"I am dead, _____, Wretched queen, adieu!" : HORATIO
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Star-studded altar : ARA
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_____ Mongolia : OUTER
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Chemical conclusion : INE
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Take up new residence at : MOVETO
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Interpret wrongly : MISREAD
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1960 World Series hero? : BILLMAONESKI
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Demand : CLAIM
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Mercury, e.g. : DEITY
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Bar supply : GREENOLIVES
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_____ fat (diet phrase) : LOWIN
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Verified : PROVEN
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Lit : ONFIRE
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Poke with a pike : STAB
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Aymara is spoken here : PERU
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Elizabeth I's mother : ANNEBOLEYN
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Small concession : BONE
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Circus Maximus V.I.P. : EDILE
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Tag info : SIZE
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Numbskull : OAF
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Commercial prefix with star : TEL
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"Frasier" and "Maude," e.g. : SPINOFFS
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Follower : HANGERON
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Pick up : GAIN
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Ending with beat or peace : NIK
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Kind of plate : NICKEL
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Puerto Rico's third-largest city : PONCE
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Pressed upon : URGED
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Careful : CANNY
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Bow, e.g. : KNOT
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Singers Bill and Jimmy : BOYDS
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Ending with centi- or milli- : PEDE
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Swan genus : OLOR
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Basil, for one : CZAR
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Chow : GRUB
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Even, to Yvonne : EGAL
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Crown : PATE
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Used binoculars : EYED
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Tray material : ICE
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European mil. grp. : IRA

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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