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New York Times, Saturday, August 20, 1994

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVX} Scrabble average: 1.89 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 16,356 )

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Across
1
Relief provider since 1945 : CARE
5
'48 Bob Hope spoof, With ''The'' : PALEFACE
13
Cherbourg chow : CHIEN
14
Duncan and others : ISADORAS
15
Bracelet array : CHARMS
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Twice-baked bread : ZWIEBACK
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Title role for a Greek : ZORBA
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Muslim call to prayer : AZAN
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X for Xenophon : CHI
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''East of Eden'' director : ELIAKAZAN
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Noah's firstborn : SHEM
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Most immediate : CLOSEST
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Select, as a career : GOINTO
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Kind of mail : HATE
27
English poet Hughes : TED
29
Walpurgis, e.g. : ABBESS
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Fast eddies' place : JACUZZI
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Cottonwood : POPLAR
36
Arena cry : OLE
37
Physical start : META
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Revolt : UPRISE
42
Ohio college : OBERLIN
44
Recite, with ''off'' : REEL
45
Lake transit : MOTORBOAT
47
Feminizing suffix : INE
48
Gull's perch : BUOY
49
Bête _____ : NOIRE
50
Upscale ski resort : STMORITZ
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Damon Runyon's birthplace : KANSAS
54
Grooming : TOILETTE
55
Support for a plea : KNEES
56
Incapable of issue : SEEDLESS
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Rodin work, With ''The'' : KISS
Down
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''Sweet'' transport : CHARIOT
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Grounds for some fighters : AIRBASE
3
New issue : REMAKE
4
Anne's double : ENS
5
Sliced food : PIZZA
6
Egyptian water barrier : ASWAN
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Reposed : LAIN
8
Palindromic Dutch city : EDE
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It's often chained : FOB
10
Mythical maiden in a weaving contest : ARACHNE
11
Official seals : CACHETS
12
Northern natives : ESKIMOS
13
Spiny, treelike cactus : CHOLLA
15
From Plzen : CZECH
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Quetzalcoatl worshiper : AZTEC
21
Goggling : ASTARE
22
Blood brother, e.g. : SIB
24
Shady spot in the park : GAZEBO
25
It goes around the middle : OBI
28
Schubert's ''Grand _____'' : DUO
30
Madison, for one: Abbr. : JAS
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Foreign-exchange listing : ZLOTY
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Fanatics of a sort : PURISTS
33
Women's shoe style : OPENTOE
34
Nursery resident : PREEMIE
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''_____ Folks'' (original name of ''Peanuts'') : LIL
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Castanet player of minstrels : MRBONES
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Thompson girl and namesakes : ELOISES
39
Papal headgear : TIARAS
40
Parts of pots : ANTES
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Verdi opus : ERNANI
45
Benji and others : MUTTS
46
Is syrupy : OOZES
48
Be gullible : BITE
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Requiring many candles : OLD
52
Budd. or Jud., e.g. : REL
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Hoods in hoods: Abbr. : KKK

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

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