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New York Times, Monday, August 1, 1994

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
Battle depicted in "The Last Command"
TotalDebutLatest
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11.59791147%
Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Schier. Monday freshness: 97%
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R
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E
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W
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D
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A
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C
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A
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A
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W
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A
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X
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H
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W
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A
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Q
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W
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G
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W
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O
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L
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W
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B
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F
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W
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D
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C
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J
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A
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A
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D
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© 1994, The New York Times8/1/94 ( No. 16,337 )
Across
1
Say "I do" again : REWED
6
March starter : HUP
9
Diplomatic skills : TACTS
14
Dwelling place : ABODE
15
U.N. member : USA
16
Honolulu hello : ALOHA
17
Scrabble, anagrams, etc. : WORDGAMES
19
Bottoms of graphs : XAXES
20
Disney dog : LADY
21
House of Lords members : SIRS
22
Mosque chiefs : IMAMS
23
Ave. crossers : STS
24
"I've been ___!" : HAD
25
City on the Brazos : WACO
27
Ear cleaner : QTIP
29
___ race (finished first) : WONA
30
Lived : WAS
33
Oaxaca waters : AGUAS
35
Dictionaries and thesauruses : WORDBOOKS
37
Organic soil : LOAM
38
Subject of this puzzle : WORDS
39
Lockup : BRIG
40
Preambles : FOREWORDS
42
"You ___ Have to Be So Nice" : DIDNT
43
"The Sultan of Sulu" author : ADE
44
Crooner Williams : ANDY
45
Jokester's props : PIES
46
Nightclub bits : ACTS
47
Tricia Nixon ___ : COX
48
New Deal org. : WPA
51
Move furtively : SLINK
54
Barely open : AJAR
56
Bewail : MOAN
57
Start of the French workweek : LUNDI
58
Some of them are famous : LASTWORDS
60
Not ___ in the world : ACARE
61
Prayer word : AVE
62
___ nous : ENTRE
63
Ex-baseball commish Ueberroth : PETER
64
Light time : DAY
65
Lucy's landlady : ETHEL
Down
1
Singer Lou : RAWLS
2
Enemy vessel : EBOAT
3
What THIS, HERE, IRON and SENT form : WORDSQUARE
4
Whirlpool : EDDY
5
B.A. or Ph.D. : DEG
6
Like August weather, perhaps : HUMID
7
Client : USER
8
Computer access codes : PASSWORDS
9
City vehicle : TAXICAB
10
Battle depicted in "The Last Command" : ALAMO
11
Hip joint : COXA
12
Not us : THEM
13
Freshness : SASS
18
Quickly: Abbr. : ASAP
24
Towel word : HIS
26
Connectors : ANDS
28
Housebroken : TAME
29
Circumlocutory : WORDY
30
Poet laureate, 1843-50 : WORDSWORTH
31
Similar : AKIN
32
Mil. officer : SSGT
33
___ Romeo : ALFA
34
Well-mannered : GOOD
35
Incoherent speech : WORDSALAD
36
Off Broadway award : OBIE
38
Is obstinate : WONT
41
More erratic : WACKIER
42
Humanitarian Dorothea : DIX
45
Where a cruise calls : PORT
46
Previn or Kostelanetz : ANDRE
47
Disk jockey Kasem : CASEY
49
San Diego pro : PADRE
50
Photographer Adams : ANSEL
51
Masher's comeuppance : SLAP
52
Politico Clare Boothe ___ : LUCE
53
___ the finish : INAT
55
AI Hirt hit : JAVA
56
___ Blanc : MONT
59
Itsy-bitsy : WEE

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

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