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New York Times, Sunday, January 23, 1994

Author:
Charles M. Deber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles M. Deber

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {HQZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Deber. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0123 ( 16,147 )
Across
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Tess Durbeyfield's seducer : ALEC
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In a good lookout position : ATOP
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Game saver, at times : TARP
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Word of woe : ALAS
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Beans : SOYAS
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He played Ugarte in "Casablanca'' : LORRE
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Word ending a radio announcement : OVER
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Mona _____ : LISA
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REAGAN, TO BUSH : PREJANESSOR
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ARMY CRITTERS? : NOVOPUSES
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Persevering : SEDULOUS
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Shaggy-maned mammal : BISON
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Gaucho's home : PAMPAS
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Booty : LOOT
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Mickey and Mighty : MICE
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Fluff : DOWN
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Milton hero : SAMSON
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PARTS : OCTARATES
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Taj Mahal city : AGRA
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_____ mode : ALA
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Almost : NEARLY
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Reinforcement : BRACE
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In medias _____ : RES
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Festival : GALA
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Tom of the T-M Bar Ranch : MIX
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Logo : TRADEMARK
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_____ blanche (sword) : ARME
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CLEANING-RELATED : FEBITORIAL
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Comets' heads : COMAE
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It often comes with a twist : MARTINI
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Onetime Dodge model : ARIES
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1983 Michener best seller : POLAND
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Signs of boredom : YAWNS
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Barbershop sounds : SNIPS
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Dumas's "The Black _____'' : TULIP
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Mugged, maybe : EMOTED
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Jim Backus provided his voice : MAGOO
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Kids' board game : CAREERS
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One who's starstruck : GAPER
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TUNA SALAD STAPLE : JUNONNAISE
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Vituperates, with "into'' : RIPS
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Traveler s aid : GUIDEPOST
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Consoles, perhaps : TVS
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Flappers? : EARS
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Printers' measures : ENS
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Casino equipment : RAKES
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Most parched : DRIEST
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Court matter : NET
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Retardant : DAMP
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QUADRENNIAL EVENT : INSEPURAL
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Rubs out : ERASES
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Some banks have them : ATMS
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Chop-chop : ASAP
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Cordon _____ : BLEU
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Equus hemionus : ONAGER
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Prearrange : SETUP
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The Yankee Clipper : DIMAGGIO
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JUST-IN-CASE CRAFT : LIMAROATS
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FIX-UPS : REDECATIONS
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Quotation notation? : ANON
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Shoo, to Socks : SCAT
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Working stiff : PROLE
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Conductor Koussevitzky : SERGE
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Monster's home? : NESS
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Novel ending : ETTE
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Fox hunt cry : YELP
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Summer shirts : TEES
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Sacred serpents : ASPS
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Tradition has it : LORE
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Gazed upon : EYED
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BAYOU RESIDENTS : CAJULS
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Alaskan people : ALEUT
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Start of a bowl game : TOSS
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Heraldic golds : ORS
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Rectitude : PROBITY
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_____ avail (fruitless) : TONO
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Stratford stream : AVON
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Increase the r.p.m.'s : REV
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Said "Let's wed'' : PROPOSED
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Wellesley grad : ALUMNA
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Speaketh? : LISP
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Drifting : ASEA
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Smart talk : SASS
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Gunfight site, in films : SALOON
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Longtime Susan Lucci role : ERICA
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Singer Peter : NOONE
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Rabbit's foot : PAW
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Milosevic, e.g. : SERB
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Year in the reign of Louis VII : MCLXI
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Transferable print : DECAL
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"Lonesome Dove'' genre : SAGA
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Wake-up call : ALARM
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VERBAL BLUNDER : MALMAYOPISM
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African antelope : ORIBI
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Bandleader Shaw and namesakes : ARTIES
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1962 film "_____ Bulba'' : TARAS
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TENSE STUDENTS? : GRAMAPRIANS
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Did not premiere : RERAN
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"You _____ For It'' (old Art Baker show) : ASKED
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Approvals : AMENS
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Bubbly : AERATED
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_____ des Beaux-Arts : ECOLE
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"Le Misanthrope'' author : MOLIERE
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Lucky strike : FIND
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Arthur Murray lesson : TANGO
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Rigel's locale : ORION
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G.O.P. birthplace : RIPON
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Poetic contraction : TWERE
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All-natural : PURE
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Skater David : SANTEE
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Cup of café : TASSE
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Goaded, with "on'' : EGGED
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Volcano's opening? : MAUNA
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Colognes : MUSKS
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Mannerly : CIVIL
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Berlin's river : SPREE
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Rivers and others : JOANS
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Walk into _____ : ATRAP
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J.F.K. drop-ins : SSTS
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Cowslip : PRIMROSE
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Til : SPAT
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Curtains : DRAPERY
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Onetime march site : SELMA
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Dog rewards : TREATS
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Heathens : PAGANS
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Seize the throne : USURP
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SHAKESPEAREAN LASS : AUGIET
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Thrice, in prescriptions : TER
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Pull-up assister : BICEP
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Wang Lung's wife : OLAN
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Diamond group : NINE
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Judean prophet : AMOS
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Immediately, to a surgeon : STAT
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Ferrara family : ESTE
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Avant-garde writer Floyd : DELL
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Al from Tennessee : GORE
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"The Dark at the Top of the Stairs'' playwright : INGE
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Sugars : OSES
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Don't just sit there : ACT
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A deer, a female deer : DOE

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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