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ZOOSPEAK

New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1994

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0731 ( 16,336 )
Across
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Key state: Abbr. : FLA
4
Ending for mom or dada : ISM
7
Calculates astrologically : CASTS
12
Keeps expenses low : SKIMPS
18
Take another sip : RETASTE
20
Intense dislike : ODIUM
21
Indy problem : SPINOUT
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One more : ANOTHER
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It's hit on the head : BONGO
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Sophisticated : WORLDLY
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Why crows band together? : COMMONCAWS
27
Nabisco treat : OREO
29
Rebel follower : YELL
30
Running amok : ARIOT
31
Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
32
Bugs : BOTHERS
35
Female ruff : REE
36
Instant : SEC
37
Sheep-shearing spot? : BAABAASHOP
39
Has a yen for : WANTS
41
Lost one's balance? : SPENT
43
Items in a march? : DIMES
44
Trodden way : PATH
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Heartfelt : EARNEST
48
Swamp critter : GATOR
49
Filling fellow : DENTIST
52
Swells : BLOATS
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Units of loudness : SONES
54
Maneuvered : FINESSED
55
"In Cold Blood" star : BLAKE
56
Pigeon-killing blow? : COODEGRACE
58
Airline to Oslo : SAS
59
Script addition : URE
60
Bakery product : LOAF
62
___ - majesté : LESE
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North and south: Abbr. : PTS
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Spots on TV : ADS
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Cat on the stage? : PURRFORMER
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Sunday singers : CHOIR
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Talks : LECTURES
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Leave off : CEASE
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Beehive, for one : HAIRDO
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Sticks : ADHERES
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Laurel and Lee : STANS
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Put off : DELAYED
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Opposite of flunked : ACED
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A lot : SCADS
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The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
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Bank robber's secret : CACHE
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Hollywood cow? : MOOVIESTAR
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Chest protector : BIB
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German I : ICH
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Strudel kin : STOLLEN
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Bit of work : ERG
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Early mall : AGORA
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Precious : CUTE
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TV's "___Three Lives" : ILED
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Negative horse? : NEIGHSAYER
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Enduring : ETERNAL
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Conclude : INFER
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Private's privy : LATRINE
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They often lie : RESTERS
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Leader of Herman's Hermits : NOONE
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Goes by : ELAPSES
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Spanish philosopher ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
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Von Stroheim epic : GREED
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Cry out loud : SOB
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T.E.D. defeater : HST
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Scrap : FRACAS
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"Raven" maiden : LENORE
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Minute : ATOMIC
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1974 hit "___the Sheriff" : ISHOT
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British gun : STEN
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Shopkeeper : MERCHANT
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Bit of haunted-house décor : COBWEB
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Flaps : ADOS
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Sermon subject : SIN
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Drawer of ships : TUG
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Less bumpy : SMOOTHER
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Animal trail : SPOOR
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White wine aperitif : KIR
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Deeply : INLY
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The story of snakes, updated? : MODERNHISSTORY
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Coop youngster : PULLET
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Coifs : STYLES
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Sphere starter : ATMO
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Lottery, for short : SWEEP
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What the suspicious smell : ARAT
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Platonic P's : RHOS
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Badgered : BAITED
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Absorb gradually : OSMOSE
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Jolson song : SWANEE
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Mamie's predecessor : BESS
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Hersey locale : ADANO
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A.B.A. members : ATTS
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Moccasin without laces : SNAKE
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Sneaky guy? : PETE
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Change at Oxford : PENCE
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A drop in the ocean? : EBB
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Referred indirectly : ALLUDED
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Inkblots for lions? : ROARSCHACHTEST
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Explode : GOOFF
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"Buenos ___" : DIAS
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Tidewater : SEASIDE
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N.F.L. scores : TDS
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Marks for life : SCARS
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Jacques, in the round : FRERE
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Daly's onetime co-star : GLESS
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Drew : LURED
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Rock group : ORES
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Medicine bottle : PHIAL
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In the manner of : ALA
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Uses the blender : PUREES
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Do to do : OCTAVE
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Enter data : READIN
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Parson's home : MANSE
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Rock musician John : CALE
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Staff associate : ROD
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Georgia ___ : TECH
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He succeeds : HEIR
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Chewing out : SCOLDING
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Trails along : DRAGGLES
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Boot bottom : SOLE
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Roman orator : CICERO
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More critical : ACUTER
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Gangland gals : MOLLS
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Get mad : SEERED
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Engagingly innocent : BOYISH
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Cara and Ryan : IRENES
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Least cluttered : BAREST
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Pageant prize : TIARA
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Take ___at : ASTAB
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Irving hero : GARP
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Art Deco illustrator : ERTE
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Hawaiian honker : NENE
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Light headwear? : HALO
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Pos. canceler : NEG
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Hide-hair connector : NOR
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Adversary : FOE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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