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Crafty

New York Times, Sunday, August 6, 1995

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0806 ( 16,707 )
Across
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A Marx brother : HARPO
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Orpheus, Heracles et al : ARGONAUTS
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Pronunciation symbol : SCHWA
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Silver companion? : SCOUT
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Role : CHARACTER
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Defense motions : PLEAS
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Boat for a tipsy crew? : THETHREEMARTINILAUNCH
26
Needles : TEASES
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Control tower datum: Abbr : ALT
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Eur. land : IRE
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Noted family in philanthropy : ASTORS
32
Certain radio stas. : FMS
34
'70s-'80s music genre : PUNKROCK
39
Bolger co-star : LAHR
40
In a big way : HUGELY
44
Prize for Toni Morrison : NOBEL
45
Strike out : FAN
46
Word between Friends : THEE
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Head honcho : MRBIG
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Without company : ALONE
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Be beholden to : OWE
50
"War of the Worlds" base camp : MARS
51
Flop : FIASCO
52
Kid's ammo : PEAS
53
Hoskins role in "Hook" : SMEE
54
In _____ (going nowhere) : ARUT
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Size up : RATE
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Atomic bomb trial, briefly : NTEST
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Leaf vegetable : CHARD
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Put the cuffs on : NAB
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Related (to) : AKIN
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Microsoft product : DOS
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Chickens to cook : FRIERS
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Fall : AUTUMN
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"Gee" plus : WOW
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From Bratislava : SLOVAK
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Podium-pounding speech : TIRADE
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Gibson of "Braveheart" : MEL
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Aachen abode : HAUS
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Tricked : HAD
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Three-time Presidential nominee : BRYAN
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Biblical monarchy : SHEBA
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Author Rand et al. : AYNS
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_____-mutuel : PARI
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Unimagined : REAL
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Meter-watcher : POET
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Russia's St. Alexander _____ : NEVSKI
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They pass bills : AYES
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Business magazine : INC
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Daughter of David : TAMAR
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Witch : CRONE
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Rhone/Saône city : LYON
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Imprecise ordinal : NTH
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Kind of driver : SLAVE
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Write, as computer programs : ENCODE
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Penthouse reader : MALE
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Prepare : GETREADY
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That, to Pedro : ESO
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Brit's word of suprise : BLIMEY
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Baseball's Master Melvin : OTT
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_____ stretch (serve time) : DOA
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Forbidden fruits, e.g. : TABOOS
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Diagram error at a naval museums? : BARQUESUPTHEWRONGTREE
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Norelco competitor : BRAUN
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Old office group : STENOPOOL
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Black Bears' town : ORONO
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Captain of the Caine : QUEEG
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One who goes along : SYCOPHANT
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Gettysburg general George : SYKES
Down
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F.D.R.'s successor : HST
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German "alas" : ACH
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Potential perch : ROE
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Scotch : PUTTOREST
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Not yet named : OTHER
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Bridge honors : ACES
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'50s South Korean leader : RHEE
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Cheesecake feature : GAMS
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_____ pro nobis : ORA
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Not wide: Abbr. : NAR
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Take the role of : ACTAS
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Gas or elec. co. : UTIL
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Canvas stretchers : TENTPOLES
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Asian honorific : SRI
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Diamond play? : SPARKLE
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Crossword maker, at times : CLUER
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Coop dweller : HEN
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Female enlistee, once : WAC
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Bit of air pollution : ASH
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Ill-considered : RASH
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Bedding : LINENS
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"M*A*S*H" director : ALTMAN
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Most of Libya : SAHARA
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With 36-Down gem of the Persian navy? : THERUBAIYACHT
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Caen cop : FLIC
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Naval expression of regrets? : MYGONDOLANCES
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Bad news for twin middies at Annapolis? : UBOATFLUNKED
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See 31-Down : OFOMARKHAYYAM
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Crows : CAWERS
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Fouled, in a way : KNEED
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Petty officer's petty remark? : UMIAKMESOMAD
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Au _____ (menu phrase) : GRATIN
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"Barnaby Jones" star : EBSEN
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Turtlenecks hide them : NAPES
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Mountebank : FRAUD
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Met home : SHEA
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Service station service : TOW
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Weeks in duo anni : CIV
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Dr. Michael on "Peyton Place" : ROSSI
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Russia's _____ Mountains : URAL
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Beat soundly : TAN
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Fly trap : WEB
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Refuses : SAYSNO
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Twice quinze : TRENTE
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Scotland yard? : METRE
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Devastation : HAVOC
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Biological ring : AREOLE
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Theme park name : DISNEY
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Deliver : BRING
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Industrial strength : HEAVYDUTY
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Handyman's work? : PALMISTRY
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Taste : PALATE
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Mr. Rubik : ERNO
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Mao follower : TSETUNG
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Black : EBON
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Lawn game played with mallets : ROQUE
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"... could _____ lean" : EATNO
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Commercial eye-catchers : LOGOS
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Crude group? : OPEC
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Occupational deferment category in the '60s draft : TWOA
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Schoenberg's "Moses and _____" : ARON
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Cloth measure : BOLT
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Letters on a charcoal sack : BBQ
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_____ Islands, southwest of New Guinea : ARU
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_____ Dawn Chong of "Quest for Fire" : RAE
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Snake sound : SSS
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'50s dance : HOP
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N.T. book : EPH
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Soldier for 7-Down : ROK
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Sister of Selene : EOS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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