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New York Times, Thursday, August 31, 1995

Sad Sack's girlfriend, in the comics

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JK} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 1995, The New York Times8/31/95 ( No. 16,732 )
Across
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Winter workers : SHOVELERS
10
Woodsy area : GLADE
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Place for the self-serving : CAFETERIA
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Alternative to a Movado : ROLEX
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Projects, in a way : OVERHANGS
18
Gulf of ___ : AQABA
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Tint again : REDYE
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Group : HERD
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___ de plume : NOM
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Hot time in Paris : ETE
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What a commuter mustn't miss : LASTBUS
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Cuckoo : ANI
28
Underworld figures : DONS
30
Take a risk : BETON
31
Caramel-topped dessert : FLAN
32
Disney pooch : PLUTO
34
Sad Sack's girlfriend, in the comics : SADIE
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"...___ from our sponsor" : AWORD
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Wore : HADON
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Miss out on a prize : LOSE
43
Schiller's "___ Joy" : ODETO
45
Fast fliers : SSTS
49
Wolfed down : ATE
50
Some soon-to-be marrieds : ELOPERS
52
Designate : TAP
53
___ good turn : DOA
54
Samoan port, if repeated : PAGO
55
Heavy clay : ADOBE
57
One-time Reagan co-star : BONZO
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Woman's magazine founded in 1989 : MIRABELLA
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Wing : ANNEX
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"Sugar Babies" star : ANNMILLER
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Frail : REEDY
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Like some tableware : STAINLESS
Down
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Went home : SCORED
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Must : HAVETO
3
"East ___" : OFEDEN
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To a high degree : VERY
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Mertz or Merman : ETHEL
6
Grazing area : LEA
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Directional suffix : ERN
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Southwest Japanese port : SASEBO
10
Last year's srs. : GRADS
11
He speaks: Lat. abbr. : LOQ
12
"The Four Seasons" director : ALANALDA
13
Cary Grant-like : DEBONAIR
14
Grilled : EXAMINED
21
Part of a dog pound : RUN
25
Put ___ in one's ear : ABUG
26
Dickens's Pecksniff : SETH
29
Replacement item : SPARE
31
Babes in the woods : FAWNS
33
Pot top : LID
34
Sign of success : SRO
35
Restaurant feature : SALADBAR
36
Fairly solid, as odds : TWOTOONE
37
Emmy-winning comedienne : ROSEANNE
38
Lot : FATE
39
Repute : ODOR
43
Spanish wave : OLA
44
Beliefs : DOGMAS
46
Aussie tennis champ Fred : STOLLE
47
Turn the ___ : TABLES
48
Tridents : SPEARS
50
Sticky stuff : EPOXY
51
Vaccine developer : SABIN
56
Secluded spot : DELL
58
British finale : ZED
60
Ribosomal ___ : RNA
61
"___ Blue?" (1929 hit) : AMI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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