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New York Times, Thursday, July 21, 1994

Black___ (sensational 1947 murder case)

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Betty Jorgensen

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 74 for Ms. Jorgensen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times7/21/94 ( No. 16,326 )
Across
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Enjoys at leisure : SIPS
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Lucifer : MATCH
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Likely : APT
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"Flower Song," e.g. : ARIA
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Harden : ENURE
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A Guthrie : ARLO
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Start of a quip : GETTINGBIRDSEED
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Part of a flick? : ASH
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French holy women: Abbr. : STES
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First : AHEAD
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Egg : oval :: ___ : pyriform : PEAR
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Supports : UPHOLDS
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1973 Elton John hit : DANIEL
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Burnt, in cooking : BRULE
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Environmentalism: Abbr. : ECOL
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Large: Prefix : MAGNI
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"The Conqueror Worm" writer : POE
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Middle of the quip : WHOLESALEGAVEUS
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Foreign exchange listing : YEN
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Come to ___ : TERMS
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O.K. Corral figure : EARP
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Unstable : SHAKY
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Elegant : CLASSY
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Know-it-alls : SAVANTS
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Highlander : GAEL
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Treasured violin : AMATI
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Repugnance : HATE
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"Whiffenpoof" syllable : BAA
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End of the quip : MANYCHEEPTRILLS
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Rotunda resting place : BIER
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Prospero's sprite : ARIEL
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Kind of ox : MUSK
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TV "clutter" : ADS
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Curt : TERSE
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Arguments for : PROS
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"Volsunga ___" : SAGA
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Infuriates : IRES
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Material for a topi : PITH
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Had a session : SAT
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Kind of anguish : MENTAL
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Choler : ANGER
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Wash sites : TUBS
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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That girl : HER
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Spinning : AREEL
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Argue : PLEAD
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Lincoln's in-laws : TODDS
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"For want of ___ the horse was lost" : ASHOE
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Understanding words : ISEE
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Black___ (sensational 1947 murder case) : DAHLIA
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Tiresome one : PILL
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Coaxes : URGES
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Boxlike sleigh : PUNG
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Slightly wet : DEWY
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Be heartsick : ACHE
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Time for mad dogs and Englishmen : NOON
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Nuts : BALMY
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Grades : MARKS
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Vegetables : PEAS
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Not just mine : OURS
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Glimpse : ESPY
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Kind of food : ETHNIC
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Capital : SEAT
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Kind of cutlet : VEAL
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Lecher : SATYR
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Kine : CATTLE
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Lascivious look : LEER
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Brazilian dance : SAMBA
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"The way of a man with ___": Proverbs : AMAID
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Windmill arms : VANES
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Rubbernecks : GAPES
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He's got it coming : HEIR
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Smudge : BLUR
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To boot : ALSO
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Bids : ASKS
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Topper : HAT
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Long start : ERE
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Little dickens : IMP

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