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New York Times, Saturday, January 21, 1995

Algeria's Noureddine Morceli, e.g.

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles E. Gersch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Gersch.
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© 1995, The New York Times1/21/95 ( No. 16,510 )
Across
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Restoration monarch : CHARLESII
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Asian capital, old-style : DACCA
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"Wheel of Fortune" space : LOSEATURN
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Polonius's inadequate protection : ARRAS
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Sheila Weller's 1993 biography : AMYFISHER
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Active ones : DOERS
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Algeria's Noureddine Morceli, e.g. : MILER
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Exotic zoo animal : ANOA
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Saint ___, France : MALO
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Having more than one: Abbr. : PLUR
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Shellac : CREAM
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Ex-tyrant : AMIN
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Together: Prefix : SYM
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1945 meeting site : POTSDAM
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Bake sale group, perhaps : PTA
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1901 Maugham novel, with "The" : HERO
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Network component : STATION
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Rise : ASCEND
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Frank's friend in the comics : ERNEST
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Smokey, once : BEARCUB
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Batter's ploy : BUNT
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Butt : RAM
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Acknowledgment of error? : ERASURE
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Stanley, e.g. : CUP
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Wine pitcher : OLPE
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Authorizes : OKAYS
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Phone intro : MEGA
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Football yardage : GAIN
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Aches : YENS
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"So ___ I know..." : FARAS
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In the vicinity of, once : ANEAR
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Items often reset : ODOMETERS
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Fretful : TESTY
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Stymie : FRUSTRATE
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Rival of Helena : ESTEE
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Like a variety of sheep : FATTAILED
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Squeezers : CLAMPS
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Lesson : HOMILY
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Safety : ASYLUM
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Use, as files, with "to" : REFER
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Cozy hollow : LAIR
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Popular 80's dolls : ETS
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Indonesian leader : SUHARTO
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Radio actress Rich et al. : IRENES
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Advances : INROADS
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Pater : DAD
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Bakery attraction : AROMA
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Three Stooges prop : CREAMPIE
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"___ Way" (Pacino film) : CARLITOS
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Vocally similar : ASSONANT
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Dabblers : AMATEURS
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Slacks material : CORDUROY
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What "d" stands for : PENCE
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W.W. I battle site : MARNE
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Part of H.R.H. : HER
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Cause of a blowup : TNT
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Nullify : ABROGATE
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Places for knots : SEALANES
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Most amusingly exaggerated : CAMPIEST
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Contest on the range : BAKEOFF
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Gets financial control of : BUYSOUT
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First name on the Supreme Court : SANDRA
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Life, for one : CEREAL
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Peter Lorre's "Casablanca" role : UGARTE
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Forwent : PASSED
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Related maternally : ENATE
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Prefix with lineal : MATRI
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White cheese : FETA
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White alternative : RYE
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Denver zone: Abbr. : MST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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