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New York Times, Tuesday, January 17, 1995

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0117 ( 16,506 )

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Across
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Snitch : SWIPE
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1986 World Series champs : METS
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"You said it!" : AMEN
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More washed out : PALER
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Over : ATOP
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Pop singer Laura : NYRO
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Senator Specter : ARLEN
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Pro _____ : RATA
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Bushy hairstyle : AFRO
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1970 George Harrison hit : MYSWEETLORD
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Astronaut's "fine" : AOK
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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Tropical animals : TAPIRS
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Bill Haley's band : COMETS
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Tackle box gizmo : SCALER
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Jazz's Kid _____ : ORY
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Stendahl hero Julien : SOREL
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Wedding guest : INLAW
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Take à la magicians : PALM
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Sinatra standard : MYWAY
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Wise : SAGE
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February forecast : SLEET
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Katmandu's land : NEPAL
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Narcs' grp. : DEA
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"So Big" author : FERBER
50
Robert Shapiro, e.g. : LAWYER
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Singer West : DOTTIE
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Pocket bread : PITA
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Shoemaker's helper, in story : ELF
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60's sitcom : MYTHREESONS
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Composer Janacek : LEOS
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Nabisco brand : OREO
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Walkie-talkie : RADIO
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Landlocked Asian country : LAOS
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Void's partner : NULL
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In _____ (stuck) : ABIND
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Scurriers : ANTS
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Strike out, as copy : DELE
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Post offices have them : LINES
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W.W. II meat : SPAM
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On one's guard : WARY
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Woes : ILLS
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Shortstop Reese : PEEWEE
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Hemingway and others : ERNESTS
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"Back to the Future" role : MARTY
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List shortener : ETAL
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Baum dog : TOTO
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"In the Heat of the Night" locale : SPARTA
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Literary olio : ANA
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Lerner-Loewe musical : MYFAIRLADY
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Inaccuracy : ERROR
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Crannies : NOOKS
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British college : EPSOM
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"Tuna Fishing" painter : DALI
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Bic products : PENS
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Flatfoots : COPS
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Ph.D. exam : ORAL
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1989 Daniel Day-Lewis film : MYLEFTFOOT
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Underground way : SEWER
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Applaud : CLAP
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Sandberg of the Cubs : RYNE
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"The African Queen" screenwriter : AGEE
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Abrade : WEAR
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Track contest : MEET
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Ivy Leaguer : YALIE
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Barbershop request : TRIM
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Football fling : LATERAL
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_____ question (certainly) : BEYOND
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Japanese mustard : WASABI
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Perry's secretary : DELLA
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City SSE of Buffalo : OLEAN
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Capitalist tool : PROLE
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Quiz choice : TRUE
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Terrible rigor : HELL
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Norse chief : ODIN
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Supreme Court complement : NINE
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Lays down the lawn : SODS
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Draft letters : SSS

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

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