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New York Times, Thursday, July 14, 1994

Menotti's "___ and the Night Visitors"

Author:
Daniel R. Stark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel R. Stark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Stark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times7/14/94 ( No. 16,319 )

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Across
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It's no loss : STALEMATE
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Grouch : CRAB
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Where Croesus' kingdom was : ASIAMINOR
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Cellular ___ : PHONE
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Rabelais's amiable giant : GARGANTUA
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Monks' hour when psalms are recited : LAUDS
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One skilled in match play : ARSONIST
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Kind of jumper : BUNGEE
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"Brooklyn Bridge" actress Aquino : AMY
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Hint : SUGGEST
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Calls upon : VISITS
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One of the Dionnes : MARIE
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Skirt style : ALINE
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Bossed : DOMINATED
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Rembrandt's "The Noble ___" : SLAV
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Bridge marker : PYLON
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Thin necktie : BOLO
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Quasimodo's love : ESMERALDA
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Answer a charge : PLEAD
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"I, Claudius" attire : TOGAS
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Cal State branch site : FRESNO
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Alley Oop and Fred Flintstone : CAVEMEN
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Hefner's color? : HUE
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"O tempora! ___!": Cicero : OMORES
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Inclined : DISPOSED
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Port near Hong Kong : MACAO
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Plantation crop : PINEAPPLE
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1985 film "___ Dancing!" : THATS
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Assume : UNDERTAKE
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Popular fashion magazine : ELLE
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Dostoyevsky novel, with "The" : POSSESSED
Down
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Hero's tale : SAGA
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Peter or Nicholas : TSAR
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Melodies : AIRS
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Titicaca, por ejemplo : LAGO
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Flow (from) : EMANATE
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Pharmacists' measures : MINIMS
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Overeager : ANTSY
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Race track figure : TOUT
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Baseball stat : ERA
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Fickle : CHANGEABLE
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It makes you blush : ROUGE
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Inca empire locale : ANDES
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Assail : BESET
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Connect : PLUGIN
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Marble worker's tool : BURIN
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Site of a Margaret Mead study : SAMOA
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Flower holder : VASE
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Troubles : ILLS
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"Anna and the King of ___" : SIAM
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Dyed-in-the-wool : INVETERATE
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Cheese coatings : MOLDS
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"Blowin' in the Wind" singer : DYLAN
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Digits : TOES
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Dash : ELAN
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Extinct bird : DODO
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Leafs : PAGES
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Lover boys : ROMEOS
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Take steps : PREPARE
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Railroad flares : FUSEES
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Monte Cristo title : COMTE
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Menotti's "___ and the Night Visitors" : AMAHL
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Outspoken : VOCAL
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Does : HINDS
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Producer De Laurentiis : DINO
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Picks, with "for" : OPTS
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Hot springs : SPAS
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Act : DEED
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Kind of tent : PUP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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