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New York Times, Saturday, September 3, 1994

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0903 ( 16,370 )

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Across
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Collectible coin : HALFEAGLE
10
Mescal source : AGAVE
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First efforts at compromise : OVERTURES
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Tied up : LACED
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Communicate : GETACROSS
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Actor John : ASTIN
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Broad beam : GRIN
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Plus : ASSET
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_____ cloth (lingerie fabric) : PINA
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Togetherness : SYNCH
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Astronaut's supply : OXYGEN
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Web-footed bird : SOLAN
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Overweight one : PUDGE
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Turntable extension : ARM
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Kind of book : COFFEETABLE
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Part of a Clue accusation : ROOM
40
Earthy deposits : MARLS
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Car job : LUBE
42
Kingmaker : POWERBROKER
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Old veterans' org. : GAR
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Onetime record label : DECCA
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Bullion : METAL
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Buddhist teaching : DHARMA
51
Sheet of rock : NAPPE
55
Some MOMA art : DADA
57
Sweetly, in music : DOLCE
60
Anne McCaffrey's dragon world : PERN
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Conjointly : ASONE
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Bit of trouble : ROUGHSPOT
65
Novelist Wyndham _____ : LEWIS
66
Transmit, as to a satellite : TELEMETER
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Whaler's spear : LANCE
68
Oiler locale : ASTRODOME
Down
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Scottish author James et al. : HOGGS
2
Brooks of "Spenser: For Hire" : AVERY
3
Accept : LETIN
4
Montmartre money : FRANCS
5
List shortener : ETC
6
Kirlian photography phenomenon : AURA
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"Napoleon at Eylau" painter : GROS
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Fugard play, with "A" : LESSONFROMALOES
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Favorite of Elizabeth : ESSEX
10
Like : ALA
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Accelerator : GASPEDAL
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It bit Marlon Brando : ACTINGBUG
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Blue vessel : VEIN
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Actress Purviance : EDNA
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Composed : TYPESET
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In _____ signo vinces (ancient motto) : HOC
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Belly : GUT
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"My Man Godfrey" star : LOMBARD
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Come from _____ : AFAR
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Island NE of Corsica : ELBA
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Torn-collage artist : ARP
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Annihilated : MOWEDDOWN
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Poetic adverb : EER
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Wrench user : MECHANIC
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Satcom co. : RCA
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Politicked : RAN
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Stopped : LAPSED
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One of the Roman Fates : MORTA
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_____-Bismol : PEPTO
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Introduction : PROEM
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_____-temps (interval): Fr. : ENTRE
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"The Corn Is Green" Oscar nominee : DALL
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On the briny : ASEA
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Kind of following : CULT
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Elbe feeder : EGER
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Nationality ending : ESE
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Medical grp. : HMO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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