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New York Times, Thursday, September 21, 1995

German speed skater ___ Jens Mey

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Deodene.
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© 1995, The New York Times9/21/95 ( No. 16,753 )

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Across
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Reggae artist Peter : TOSH
5
Beer belly : GUT
8
Accumulate : AMASS
13
Play's opener : ACTI
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Catch in a way : ROPE
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___ face (reversal) : VOLTE
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Ferenc Molnár play : THEGLASSSLIPPER
19
Macadam binder : ASPHALT
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Harbor town : SEAPORT
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Pitchwoman ___ Lenska : RULA
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Cellular phone co. : GTE
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Dream-fulfilling benefactor : FAIRYGODMOTHER
30
Home of Oral Roberts University : TULSA
31
Prickly ___ : PEAR
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German speed skater ___ Jens Mey : UWE
33
Eastern Amerind : ERIE
34
It's a wrap : SARAN
36
Waterless : ARID
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Throng : MOB
38
Any chapter of the Koran : SURA
39
Black Bears' home : ORONO
40
Ideal beau : PRINCECHARMING
44
Galoot : OAF
45
Pacific goose : NENE
46
Down-and-outer's milieu : SKIDROW
50
Made a tea cozy, perhaps : KNITTED
54
Rags-to-riches tale : CINDERELLASTORY
56
Paid to play : ANTED
57
Carol : NOEL
58
Stravinsky ballet : AGON
59
Temperamental : MOODY
60
Syllable of reproach : TUT
61
Manuscript encl. : SASE
Down
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"Later, Jeeves" : TATA
2
Newspaper publisher Adolph : OCHS
3
Tread : STEP
4
Skyscraper : HIGHRISE
5
Attend sans date : GOSTAG
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Increases : UPS
7
Poet Gallagher : TESS
8
Flier : AVIATOR
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Tyke : MOPPET
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Pet food brand : ALPO
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Suffix with road or speed : STER
12
Spanish painter José Maria : SERT
14
Comeback : RALLY
17
Author ___ Ingalls Wilder : LAURA
18
Errand runner : LEGMAN
23
Hubbub : FUROR
24
Defense witness, perhaps : ALIBI
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Afternoon TV name : OPRAH
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LSD seizer : DEA
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Ontario tribe : HURON
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Jock or J.R. : EWING
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Overhaul : REDO
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Agency worker, for short : TEMP
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Seek, as damages : SUEFOR
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Rainbow : ARC
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Operatic bits : ARIETTAS
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___ cat (coward) : SCAREDY
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It meant all to Caesar : OMNIS
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Signaled assent : NODDED
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Short sock : ANKLET
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Kidney-related : RENAL
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Con : SCAM
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Movie theater, in Europe : KINO
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Sondheim's "___ the Woods" : INTO
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Departed : WENT
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"Animal House" wear : TOGA
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Sexual love : EROS
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Force unit : DYNE
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Mr. Costello : LOU

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

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