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New York Times, Wednesday, January 12, 1994

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
10-Across : Hill-climber of rhyme
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 1994, The New York Times1/12/94 ( No. 16,136 )
Across
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Smelling things? : SALTS
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Howard and Brown : RONS
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Hill-climber of rhyme : JILL
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Well-nigh : ABOUT
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Hand-cream additive : ALOE
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Writer Wiesel : ELIE
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"___Davis Eyes" : BETTE
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"1982 Beineix thriller : DIVA
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Flat amount? : RENT
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Subject of this puzzle : EDSULLIVAN
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Designer Gernreich : RUDI
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Opulence : LUXE
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___Islands : CAYMAN
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Hamilton of the Carter White House : JORDAN
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"Topper" pooch : NEIL
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Tom Joad, e.g. : OKIE
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Bond : GLUE
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Fixed-up building : REHAB
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Accord signer of '78 : SADAT
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G.I. address : APO
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Tool for bending cold metal : SWAGE
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Laugher? : HYENA
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Bumper blemish : DING
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Noted name in lithography : IVES
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TV palomino : MRED
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Maintain : ASSERT
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Promised Land : CANAAN
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Bumpkin : RUBE
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Barbra's co-star in '68 : OMAR
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Noted performers on 20-Across's shows : THEBEATLES
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Falling-out : RIFT
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"___ Man" (Estevez flick) : REPO
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Kind of cannon : LOOSE
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Opposed : ANTI
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Geometry datum : AREA
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Wipe out : ERASE
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It may generate interest : LOAN
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Clobber : PELT
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Jinni : DEMON
Down
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Kemo ___ : SABE
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Sacked out : ABED
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A good deal : LOTS
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1984 Nobelist : TUTU
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"___ by Starlight" : STELLA
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Base of a number system : RADIX
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"Thimble Theater" name : OLIVE
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Smoked salmon : NOVA
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Rap session? : SEANCE
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Performer on 20-Across's debut show : JERRYLEWIS
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Alimentary canal part : ILEUM
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Yorba___ : LINDA
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Admit : LETIN
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Bronchiole locale : LUNG
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Snobbery : AIRS
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Playwright Logan : JOSH
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Rubber-stamp : OKAY
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The Cyclone, e.g. : RIDE
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Performer on 20-Across's debut show : DEANMARTIN
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Light gas : NEON
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Alan or Cheryl : LADD
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News org. founded in 1958 : UPI
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Wealthy person : HAVE
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Ripening agent : AGER
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Insurance writer A.M.___ : BEST
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Georgia home : TARA
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Mr. Kaplan : GABE
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Draw in : ENTRAP
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Used wax, perhaps : SEALED
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___ Sea (W.W. II site) : CORAL
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___ acid : AMINO
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Gore/Perot debate topic : NAFTA
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Beat the offense : REPEL
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Lusitania sinker : UBOAT
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"You are ___" : HERE
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Ran like mad : TORE
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Rich soil : LOAM
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Former Sinclair competitor : ESSO
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Examined : SEEN

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