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New York Times, Thursday, August 4, 1994

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0804 ( 16,340 )
Across
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Cleo player : LIZ
4
Nods : OKS
7
Healing waters : SPA
10
Bottom-of-letter abbr. : ENC
13
Greek nickname : ARI
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"Barney Miller" regular Jack : SOO
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1964 Murray Schisgal play : LUV
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Vietnam's My _____ : LAI
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Place for coming to grips? : MAT
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Prom flowers : CORSAGE
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Toast word : MUD
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Oven for a singer? : ANITASBAKER
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Peking finale : ESE
24
Mr. Buchwald : ART
25
Sign maker : LETTERER
27
"Damn Yankees" team : NATS
30
"_____ well..." : ALLS
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Pope's "An _____ on Man" : ESSAY
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Immensely : ALOT
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Man's name meaning "red" : ROY
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"Le Coq _____" : DOR
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Amenable : GAME
37
Big name in top 40 : KASEM
40
Backbiter? : TICK
43
Govt. help for mom-and-pop stores : SBA
45
"Alice" role : FLO
46
Radar reception : ECHO
47
Come about : OCCUR
49
"Runaround Sue" singer : DION
50
Get in return : REAP
51
Skipper's command : HARDALEE
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Jazz's _____ Winding : KAI
55
Oxlike critter : GNU
56
Sea for a singer? : BILLYSOCEAN
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First name in tyranny : IDI
62
More sluggish : LEADIER
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By way of : VIA
64
Literary monogram : RLS
65
Long spell : EON
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Exactly right : PAT
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Charley Weaver's Mt._____ : IDY
68
Author Harper : LEE
69
_____ - Cat (arctic vehicle) : SNO
70
Kidnapping grp., 1974 : SLA
71
Bandleader Brown : LES
Down
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Religious leader : LAMA
2
It's south of Georgia : IRAN
3
Tubular pasta : ZITI
4
Award for "Wings" : OSCAR
5
Actress friend of Prince Andrew : KOOSTARK
6
Take up like a sponge : SORB
7
Quenches : SLAKES
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Washington waterway : PUGET
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Staved off : AVERTED
10
Grain for a playwright? : ELMERSRICE
11
Revulsion : NAUSEA
12
Like apple juice : CIDERY
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Forte for an actress? : SALLYSFIELD
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Flavor sensor : TASTEBUD
26
Arcane : ESOTERIC
27
Annoyer : NAG
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Menu phrase : ALA
29
Voyage for an actor? : TOMSCRUISE
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Mauna _____ : LOA
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"Xanadu" rock grp. : ELO
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Rare aquatic : MONKSEAL
41
Half a dance : CHA
42
Keystone figure : KOP
44
Plowed lands : ARABLES
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#1 hit for the Chi-Lites, 1972 : OHGIRL
48
Wicked one : CANDLE
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Family name of F.D.R.'s mother : DELANO
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Squash : LIEON
54
It comes straight from the heart : AORTA
57
Puppies' barks : YIPS
58
Baudelaire's "The Flowers of_____" : EVIL
59
Orderly : AIDE
60
Senate votes : NAYS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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