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New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 1995

Kyrgyzstan's ___ Mountains

Author:
Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley B. Whitten

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Whitten. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times1/11/95 ( No. 16,500 )
Across
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Event for Cinderella : BALL
5
Rewind function : ERASE
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Grow tiresome : PALL
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Claw : TALON
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Gobi Desert site : ASIA
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Cape Canaveral sights : LAUNCHPADS
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Outbuilding : SHED
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Noon : MIDDAY
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Hallowed : SAINTED
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Women's fashion magazine : ELLE
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Innuendo : SLUR
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Nautical pulley : FAIRLEAD
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Hard, glossy finish : ENAMEL
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Mil. training site : OCS
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Strip of equipment : UNRIG
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Southern Filipino : MORO
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Practical joker's items : WHOOPEECUSHIONS
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Actress Albright : LOLA
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Triangular item : DELTA
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Co., in Caen : CIE
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Absorb : SOAKUP
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Very hot day : SCORCHER
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Punishes in an old way : TARS
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Folk dance : HORA
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Earthly : TERRENE
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Single shot, perhaps : DOSAGE
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One of the Beach Boys : LOVE
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1959 Day-Hudson film : PILLOWTALK
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Double curve : OGEE
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Bid one ___ (depart) : ADIEU
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Ashtabula abuts it : ERIE
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Prohibits : BANS
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Ferment : YEAST
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1860's Southerners : REBS
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Salve : BALM
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Kyrgyzstan's ___ Mountains : ALAI
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Noisy : LOUD
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Bank, sometimes : LENDER
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Citrus colorant : ETHYLENE
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Séance sound : RAP
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"Welladay" : ALAS
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Fizzy drinks : SODAS
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Preserve fodder : ENSILE
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Deli offering : PASTRAMI
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Connors rival : ASHE
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More than misled : LIED
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Young man : LAD
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Summon for service : CALLUP
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Sister : NUN
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Bearing corn : EARED
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Chickens and ducks : FOWLS
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Cause for a blessing : ACHOO
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Sicily, to Sicilians : ISOLA
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Cuts into cubes : DICES
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Sponge : MOOCH
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Banks of Chicago : ERNIE
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Misfit : LOSER
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Deep ravine : GULCH
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Squirrels' hangouts : OAKTREES
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Protruded : STOODOUT
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Farm implement : HARROW
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Egypt, formerly: Abbr. : UAR
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Settle up beforehand : PREPAY
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Film V.I.P. : CASTER
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Derogatory : SNIDE
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Palatine garb : TOGA
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Level : EVEN
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Lamb's name : ELIA
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Rhine feeder : AARE
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Having too-easy answers : GLIB
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___ out (supplements) : EKES
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Smash setup : LOB
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Kelly's "___ Girls" : LES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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