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New York Times, Monday, September 4, 1995

"...___ any drop to drink": Coleridge

Author:
Richard Thomas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Thomas

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Thomas.
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© 1995, The New York Times9/4/95 ( No. 16,736 )

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Across
1
Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald : ZELDA
6
Three-legged ___ : RACE
10
Laud loudly : RAVE
14
Bubbling, as hot water : ABOIL
15
Panache : ELAN
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Elderly : AGED
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British runner : LABOURCANDIDATE
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Gigantic : ENORMOUS
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The Wizard of Menlo Park : EDISON
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"...___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
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Blowout : GALA
24
Northern Canadian body of water : GREATSLAVELAKE
31
Urbane : SUAVE
32
Polo shirt brand : IZOD
33
Prattle : GAB
34
Smog : HAZE
35
Track athlete : MILER
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Jack of "Dragnet" : WEBB
38
Lowest bill : ONE
39
Zola tale : NANA
40
Trivial Pursuit's ___ Edition : GENUS
41
Entrepreneur's funds : WORKINGCAPITAL
45
"And Then There Were ___" : NONE
46
Charged particle : ION
47
Photog's flash : STROBE
50
Overconfidence : SMUGNESS
55
Victor Hugo novel, with "The" : TOILERSOFTHESEA
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Show biz star : IDOL
58
Resort near Venice : LIDO
59
Taken ___ (surprised) : ABACK
60
Putrefies : ROTS
61
Sophomore, e.g. : YEAR
62
Cheese nibbler : MOUSE
Down
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40's boxer Tony : ZALE
2
Noted Israeli diplomat : EBAN
3
Western wolf : LOBO
4
Designer Christian : DIOR
5
Wellesley grads : ALUMNAE
6
Happens again : RECURS
7
"What a shame!" : ALAS
8
Dismiss, in slang : CAN
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Attempt : ENDEAVOR
10
Tire type : RADIAL
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"It's ___!" ("Groovy!") : AGAS
12
Presidential no : VETO
13
Nirvana : EDEN
18
Plant anchor : ROOT
19
Waited around : IDLED
23
Steady look : GAZE
24
Organic fertilizer : GUANO
25
Home wrecker : RAZER
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Genesis lady : EVE
27
Spring bloom : LILAC
28
Gemini rocket stage : AGENA
29
Afghan capital : KABUL
30
Recedes : EBBS
31
Third place at Belmont : SHOW
35
Courteous : MANNERLY
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"Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
37
Anti-Prohibition : WET
39
Weeper of myth : NIOBE
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Summery fabric : GINGHAM
42
Gentle hills : KNOLLS
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Set one's sights on : AIMFOR
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Be sullen : POUT
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Commotion : STIR
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Commotion : TODO
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Haymarket Square happening : RIOT
50
Fountain drink : SODA
51
Biblical summit Mt. ___ : NEBO
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Jiffies : SECS
54
Japanese tipple : SAKE
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"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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