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New York Times, Tuesday, July 4, 1995

MacLeish said it "should not mean / But be"

Author:
Fran & Lou Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fran Sabin
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1.49000108
Lou Sabin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Sabin.
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© 1995, The New York Times7/4/95 ( No. 16,674 )
Across
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MacLeish said it "should not mean / But be" : APOEM
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G.I. grub : SPAM
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Strikebreaker : SCAB
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East China Sea island : MATSU
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It's controlled by the moon : TIDE
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Broadway "auntie" : MAME
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Mythical giant : TITAN
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One with comforting words : REASSURER
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Celebrity born July 4, 1900 : LOUISARMSTRONG
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Spanish hero El ___ : CID
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One with pointy shoes : ELF
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Sgt. York : ALVIN
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Blockhead : ASS
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Kind of check or rack : HAT
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Picasso's preference, 1901-04 : BLUEPAINT
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Culinary captivator : AROMA
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Celebrity born July 4, 1918 : ABIGAILVANBUREN
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Permitted : LEGAL
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Remote Russians : SIBERIANS
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Hula hoop? : LEI
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___ de mer : MAL
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Lost strength : WANED
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Hesiod's H : ETA
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Figaro article : LES
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Celebrity born July 4, 1872 : CALVINCOOLIDGE
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Rub and dub : ANOINTING
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Conrad of "Casablanca" : VEIDT
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Stiller and Meara routine : SKIT
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Blues singer James : ETTA
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Pliny the ___ : ELDER
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Tennis champ Mandilikova : HANA
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French silk center : LYON
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Tuscany city : SIENA
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Qty. : AMT
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Bucket : PAIL
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Swimming gold medalist Kristin : OTTO
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Son of Rebekah : ESAU
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Kind of bond : MUNICIPAL
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High-priced violin : STRAD
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Berth place : PIER
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Economist Smith : ADAM
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Military meals : MESSES
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Cuddly 80's toy : SMURF
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Biographer Robert : CARO
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"You said it, brother" : AMEN
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North Sea floater : BERG
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Cardinal cap logo : STL
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Exodus mountain : SINAI
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"Three Tall Women" dramatist : ALBEE
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Playwright Pirandello : LUIGI
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Lyra star : VEGA
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Blacksmith's work site : ANVIL
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Use a dagger : STAB
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Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
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Fix up : AMEND
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Uses a UV lamp : TANS
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"Cinderella" event : BALL
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Rick's love, in "Casablanca" : ILSA
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Grinders : ABRASIVES
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Completely botch : RUIN
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Banister post : NEWEL
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Christmas stocking site : MANTEL
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Musical set in Argentina : EVITA
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Can material : TIN
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Director Josh : LOGAN
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Bills and coins : CASH
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"Lonely Boy" singer : ANKA
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Mutton cut : LOIN
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Metropolis : CITY
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Latch ___ (get) : ONTO
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Bagel shop : DELI
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French writer André : GIDE
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Heaven on earth : EDEN
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___-la-la : TRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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