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New York Times, Saturday, January 14, 1995

Lamb essay "Mrs. Battle's Opinions on ___"

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Norris.
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© 1995, The New York Times1/14/95 ( No. 16,503 )
Across
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Ruins : WRECKAGE
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Sprees : TEARS
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Discuss in detail : HASHOVER
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Iced dessert : ECLAIR
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Develop slowly : INCUBATE
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"Wanted" poster e.g. : NOTICE
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Governmental : STATE
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Reviewer of books, for short : CPA
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Endorses : INKS
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Shipping need : TAPE
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Offensive : ATTACK
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Charge : FEE
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Crunch maker : NESTLE
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Jewelry item : PENDANT
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Humerus neighbor : ULNA
34
Takes it easy : IDLES
35
Popular TV personality : JERRYSEINFELD
40
Longtime New Yorker cartoonist Charles : SAXON
41
Saskatchewan native : CREE
42
Aristocratic rule : ELITISM
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Impose : ASSESS
49
Follow persistently : DOG
50
Family members : NIECES
52
Scholarship factor : NEED
54
Followed closely : APED
56
Musical ability : EAR
57
Wife of 31 Down : MAMIE
58
Frisco 11 : NINERS
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Make the best of : OPTIMIZE
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Hush-hush : SECRET
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Exposed, with "out" : FERRETED
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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Like a savanna : TREELESS
Down
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Lamb essay "Mrs. Battle's Opinions on ___" : WHIST
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Banging noise : RANTAN
3
Reading pulp fiction, e.g. : ESCAPE
4
Flumes : CHUTES
5
Honshu city : KOBE
6
Marilu Henner's role on "Evening Shade" : AVA
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Gain : GET
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Put up : ERECT
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Bridge holding : TENACE
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"Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
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Some tabernacle singers : ALTI
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Picnic spoiler : RAINFALL
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Revolted : SICKENED
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Starts the frame over, in bowling : RESETS
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Food for junior : PAP
24
Associate : ALLY
25
Addition column : TENS
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Double-crosses : KNIFES
29
Retire : TURNIN
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Presidential monogram : DDE
33
Former nuclear power agcy. : AEC
35
Crates : JALOPIES
36
Urgency : EXIGENCE
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Applesauce : ROT
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Agent Youngfellow's boss : NESS
40
Portable chairs : SEDANS
43
Catnap : SIESTA
44
"Knock ___ Kiss" (1942 hit) : MEA
46
Cloisonne feature : ENAMEL
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Phoenician, for one : SEMITE
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Confiscates : SEIZES
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Choral music composer William : CROFT
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1936 Cooper role : DEEDS
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"After Dark My Sweet" star : DERN
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Entangle : MIRE
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Military name: abbr. : RET
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By means of : PER
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Number of coins in the fountain : TRE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later.

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