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New York Times, Tuesday, January 11, 1994

70-Across : 10th-day-of- Christmas gift

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Klaus. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times1/11/94 ( No. 16,135 )
Across
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John Denver's "Christmas in ___" : ASPEN
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"Tuna-Fishing" painter : DALI
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Among : AMID
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"___ Eyes" (1969 song) : THESE
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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Bounty rival : VIVA
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Refinement : TASTE
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Witticisms : MOTS
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Vigor : ELAN
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1950 Sinatra hit : GOODNIGHTIRENE
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West Bank org. : PLO
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"Just a ___" : SEC
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Three strokes, perhaps : PAR
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Shares : PIECES
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Feared test : ORAL
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Troubles : AILS
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Weaken : ERODE
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1955 Sinatra hit : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
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Improve : EMEND
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Rig : SEMI
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Shut off : STEM
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Beachwear : SANDAL
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Relax : REST
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Audit conductor, for short : IRS
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Guy's date : GAL
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Eternity : EON
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1961 Sinatra hit : ILLBESEEINGYOU
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"Warm" : NEAR
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Minnow eater : TERN
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Driving hazard : GLARE
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Petruchio's mate : KATE
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Shillelagh land : ERIN
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10th-day-of- Christmas gift : LORDS
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Swerve : SKEW
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Henna and others : DYES
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Follow : ENSUE
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Blue-chip symbol : ATT
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Lively dance : SHAG
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Chihuahua change : PESO
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Bar, in law : ESTOP
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Compass part : NEEDLE
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Half begun? : DEMI
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Excited : AGOG
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Stucco backing : LATHS
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Foot part : INSTEP
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Swear : AVER
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Ryun's run : MILE
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Basil's successor : IVAN
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Niels Bohr, e.g. : DANE
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The Man Without a Country : NOLAN
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More aloof : ICIER
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Propels a gondola : POLES
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Bouquet : AROMA
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Bird "perched upon a bust of Pallas" : RAVEN
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Toddlers : KIDS
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Dramatist Rice : ELMER
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Raccoon kin : COATI
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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Is apparent : SEEMS
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Impart : LEND
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Ditto : SAME
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Saw : ADAGE
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Elevated : RISEN
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Stood up : LASTED
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Kind of switch : TOGGLE
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Distrustful : LEERY
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Run site : NYLON
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Prepares the presses : INKS
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Plumber's concern : LEAK
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Behind : LATE
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Ale : BREW
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Pennsylvania port : ERIE
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Roadhouses : INNS
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They go into locks : OARS
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Relative of Hindustani : URDU
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Volte-face WNW : ESE

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