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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1994

Series of connected ballet movements

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJWXZ} This is puzzle # 196 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times8/18/94 ( No. 16,354 )
Across
1
1980 Olympics host : USSR
5
Writer ___ Louise Huxtable : ADA
8
Setting : SCENE
13
Computer list : MENU
14
Outfielders' throws : PEGS
16
Sleeping problem : APNEA
17
One-legged ballet pose : ARABESQUE
19
"Swan Lake" wardrobe : TUTUS
20
Ballet spin : PIROUETTE
22
Fernando of "The French Connection" : REY
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___ Grande, Ariz. : CASA
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Cafe cup : TASSE
26
Bull in Chihuahua : TORO
29
New Mexico artists' town : TAOS
31
Spots on the face : ACNE
34
Drinkers' heavens : OPENBARS
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1935 Astaire/Rogers musical : TOPHAT
39
"Great Expectations" boy : PIP
40
Helpmate of sorts : ABETTER
42
Oil-rich ___ Dhabi : ABU
43
"In" site, in a phrase : ONEEAR
45
Took hold again, as a plant : REROOTED
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Riga resident : LETT
48
Old Syria : ARAM
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Latin life : ESSE
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"If ___ Hammer" : IHADA
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Where Cuzco is : PERU
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Took it easy : SAT
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Hopping step, in ballet : TEMPSLEVE
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Plie spots : KNEES
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Anna Pavlova, e.g. : BALLERINA
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Accustom : INURE
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Garfield pal : ODIE
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Desirous Greek god : EROS
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___ incognita (old map notation) : TERRA
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D.C. lawmaker : SEN
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Writer Kantor : SETH
Down
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Thurman of "Henry and June" : UMA
2
Eccl. talk : SER
3
Lose it : SNAP
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Limiting line : RUBICON
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Lhasa ___ (hairy terriers) : APSOS
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Pas ___ (dance for four) : DEQUATRE
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The shivers : AGUE
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Contents : SATES
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Computer's heart, for short : CPU
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Ballet leaps : ENTRECHATS
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Opposite of alte : NEUE
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Smooth : EASY
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Begin in earnest : SETTO
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Time of importance : ERA
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Sampler : TASTER
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Weaken : SAP
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"Fiddler" actor : TOPOL
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Express a view : OPINE
28
Ballet coach : REPETITEUR
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Ad ___ per Aspera (Kansas' motto) : ASTRA
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Local theaters : NABES
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Old music magazine : ETUDE
35
Cote sound : BAA
36
Rub : ABRADE
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Cortes's quest : ORO
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Series of connected ballet movements : TEMPSLIE
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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Artists' lifeworks : OEUVRES
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Stallone role : RAMBO
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Voyaging : ATSEA
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Stephen Foster's "___ Bayne" : ELLEN
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Female ruff : REE
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Theatrical bit : SKIT
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Murray of song : ANNE
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Softens : PADS
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Aer Lingus land : EIRE
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Be wrong : ERR
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"___ a chance!" : NOT
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Oar wood : ASH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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