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New York Times, Friday, July 21, 1995

When the balcony scene occurs in "Romeo and Juliet"

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times7/21/95 ( No. 16,691 )
Across
1
1993 Bulls feat : THREEPEAT
10
Red letters : USSR
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Place to work out : HEALTHSPA
15
With 41 Across, relax : TAKEA
16
Economist's figure : INDICATOR
17
In the red : OWING
18
Cleveland's lake : ERIE
19
Receiver-turned-sportscaster : RASHAD
21
TDs are worth six : PTS
22
Memo letters : FYI
23
Erasmus's birthplace : ROTTERDAM
25
Obsolescence, in a way : USELESSNESS
28
Org. : ASSN
31
Jeff Lynne's old rock band : ELO
32
Bits : DATA
33
In need of a chill pill : UPTIGHT
36
Like some traffic : SNARLED
38
Emotional tone : MOOD
39
Alley ___ : OOP
41
See 15 Across : REST
42
Take, or authorize to give : APPROPRIATE
46
Gotland's locale : BALTICSEA
47
CCXXI x V : MCV
50
Kingston music : SKA
52
Make permanent : LOCKIN
53
One engaged in match play? : PYRO
54
When the balcony scene occurs in "Romeo and Juliet" : ACTII
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Brunch dish : HAMOMELET
58
Skier Phil : MAHRE
59
Clear : EXONERATE
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Relative of Manx : ERSE
61
Disco era : SEVENTIES
Down
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"Stop, ___!" : THIEF
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Carl Anderson comic strip : HENRY
3
Diameters halved : RADII
4
"Night" author Wiesel : ELIE
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And so on : ETC
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Ancient lighthouse site : PHAROS
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Kind of tax : ESTATE
8
John or Andrew : APOSTLE
9
Volunteers' neighbors : TARHEELS
10
Detroit group, for short : UAW
11
Diet dangerously : SKIPMEALS
12
Commissioned : SENT
13
With 35 Down, the American Dream : RAGS
15
Lincoln in-laws : TODDS
20
53 Across's crime : ARSON
23
Step : RUNG
24
Conductor Kostelanetz : ANDRE
26
Literally, let it stand : STET
27
Pathetic : SAD
28
Each : APOP
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Photo lab rinses : STOPBATHS
30
Libya's Gulf of ___ : SIDRA
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Actress Thurman : UMA
34
"___ it" ("Get going!") : HOPTO
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See 13 Down : TORICHES
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Extent : AREA
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Prospecting tool : PICKAXE
43
Football Hall-of-famer Matson : OLLIE
44
"Foundation's Edge" author : ASIMOV
45
"Receiving poorly," in C.B. talk : TENONE
47
Infamous massacre site : MYLAI
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Land of Minos : CRETE
49
Politician's acquisitions : VOTES
50
Unvaried : SAME
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Former Chrysler offering : KCAR
53
Suave rival : PERT
55
Wrath : IRE
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Boyz II ___ : MEN

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

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