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Overcrowding

New York Times, Sunday, July 3, 1994

Author:
A.J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 164, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 194 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0703 ( 16,308 )
Across
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500, e.g. : RACE
5
Hubby, in Paris : MARI
9
Mountain in Turkey : ARARAT
15
Rifle peephole : BEAD
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21 or over, liquorwise : LEGAL
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Revises : EDITS
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Dress part : BODICE
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Mr. Penzler of mystery fiction : OTTO
24
Actress Massey : ILONA
25
Leave : GOOUT
26
Newsman in the Sahara? : SUDANRATHER
28
Canal Zone film favorites? : PANAMAANDPAKETTLE
31
Answer to "Who's there?" : ITISI
32
Thrice a day, on prescriptions: Abbr. : TID
33
Nastase of tennis : ILIE
34
Oscar nominee for "Exodus" : MINEO
35
Apportions : ALLOTS
36
TV's "_____ with a 'Z'" : LIZA
37
Scale syllables : MIS
38
Fuzz : LINT
39
"Silkwood" actress : STREEP
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It was first conquered in 1953 : EVEREST
43
Used up : GONE
44
Dart : SCOOT
46
Ink : SIGN
49
Harass : BESET
50
Actor who craved goulash? : HUNGARYCOOPER
54
Boxing legend : ALI
55
Holds : HAS
57
Winter air : NOEL
58
Sister of Euterpe : ERATO
59
Feminist Bella : ABZUG
61
19th-century sea novelist : DANA
64
Prunes : TRIMS
66
Dining table decoration : DOILY
67
Pilot : AVIATE
68
North Carolina college : ELON
69
Aries or Taurus, e.g. : AUTO
70
Workers' _____ : COMP
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Revisionist : AMENDER
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See 88 Across : COR
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Singer on a South American gig? : ARGENTINATURNER
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1-_____ (way to guard) : ONI
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Withdraws : REMOVES
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Soon after : ANON
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Yearn : PINE
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Melody : ARIA
83
Dodged : EVADED
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Bush Secretary of State : BAKER
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Title holder : OWNER
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"Confessions of Felix Krull" author : MANN
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Band instrument, with 72 Across : TENOR
89
Hawthorne locale : SALEM
90
Vaunt : BRAG
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Match, in poker : SEE
93
Suffix with dull or drunk : ARD
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Actress with an arty affectation? : BOHEMIAFARROW
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Take out : ERASE
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Tolkein's "The _____ of Beleriand" : LAYS
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Clear of vermin : DERAT
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Uninspiring : ARID
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Does a brake job : RELINES
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The Windsors, e.g. : ROYALS
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Fr. holy women : STES
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Parenthetical comment : SIC
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"Jellicle Ball" musical : CATS
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Pat and Debby : BOONES
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Ex-Met Rusty : STAUB
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Finely appointed : POSH
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Some PC's : ATS
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In with : AMONG
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Singer with a Latin beat? : BOLIVIANEWTONJOHN
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Washington V.I.P. in Dakar? : SENEGALGORE
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Assayer's container : CUPEL
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Sportscaster's details : COLOR
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"_____ the picture" : IGET
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Frog : PEEPER
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First name in college football : KNUTE
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Santa _____ : ANITA
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The opposition : NAYS
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Recognize : TWEEDS
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Wool garments : SPOT
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Angora notables : AGAS
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Proportionate : RELATIVE
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Struggles (over) : AGONIZES
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"The Country Girl" up north? : CANADAREHAN
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Susa's country : ELAM
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Building block : MEGALITH
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Hunk : ADONIS
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_____ Janeiro : RIODE
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Live _____ (enjoy the good life) : ITUP
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Without : ABSENT
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Way to go : ROUTE
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Supplement : ADDTO
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Irani money : RIAL
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Benzoyl peroxide target : ACNE
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Artist Gerard _____ Borch : TER
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Carboys : BOTTLES
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Singer / actress in Africa? : ETHIOPIAZADORA
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1946 Bikini event : ATEST
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L.B.J. chronicler Kearns : DORIS
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Edge : LIP
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Lasting : STAMINAL
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French wing : AILE
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Intentions : AIMS
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Home run hitter of the 40's : KINER
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Commedia dell'_____ : ARTE
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Neighbor of Isr. : LEB
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Boxes : LOGES
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Blackish : SOOTY
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_____ Gigio ("Ed Sullivan Show" regular) : TOPO
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Touchdown abbr. : ETA
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Early astronomical instrument : GNOMON
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Screenplay : SCRIPT
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Ember : COAL
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Protein in Wheaties : GLUTENIN
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Hakeem Olajuwon, e.g. : NIGERIAN
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Weld : UNITE
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_____ of the guard : YEOMAN
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Lunatic : RAVER
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Looked wide-eyed : STARED
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Hopper : BIN
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Papal letter : DECRETAL
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Lotion ingredient : ALOEVERA
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"60 Minutes" D-Day reporter? : NORMANDYROONEY
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Toupees : RUGS
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Red Cross hero : DONOR
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Dubai leaders : AMEERS
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Flicks : CINEMA
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Novelist Tyler : ANNE
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"God is _____": Fuller : AVERB
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Absorb abuse : TAKEIT
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Acclivitous : UPWARD
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1964 Lorne Greene song hit : RINGO
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"_____ you know the muffin man" (children's lyric) : ODO
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Reluctant flier at home? : AMERICAJONG
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Bugs and Buddy : BAERS
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_____ mater : ALMA
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Gold braid : ORRIS
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Artist / author Silverstein : SHEL
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Dramatic fashion look : BAREBACK
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Long fish : EEL
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Sultanas' rooms : ODAS
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Ignes _____ (marsh lights) : FATUI
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Handcuff, in slang : WRISTLET
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Asiatic Turkey : ANATOLIA
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Two-handed hoop attempts : SETSHOTS
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Double twist : ESS
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Browning works : SONNETS
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Come back : ECHO
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Peterman : YEGG
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People of interest? : SAVERS
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1976 rebellion site : SOWETO
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Sink : BASIN
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The end : OMEGA
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Hillside : SLOPE
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Trite : TIRED
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Enliven : PEPUP
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Muffed : BLEW
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Arch molding : OGEE
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Superior ones? : NUNS
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Final Four org. : NCAA
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Washington power grp. : NRA
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Inclined (to) : APT

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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