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New York Times, Monday, January 23, 1995

It's enough to bring a tear to the eye

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQUXZ} This is puzzle # 173 for Mr. Robbins.
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© 1995, The New York Times1/23/95 ( No. 16,512 )
Across
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This might be a lot : ACRE
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Paradigm : MODEL
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Sprite : ELF
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Word after long or dog : EARED
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Fragrance : AROMA
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Compete : VIE
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Sydney of "The Maltese Falcon" : GREENSTREET
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Lady of Eden : EVE
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Added too many pounds : GOTFAT
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Displayed contempt : SNEERED
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Snick's partner : SNEE
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Burglarize : ROB
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Bummer : DRAG
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Lost Ark seekers? : RAIDERS
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Snatch : GRAB
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Where to hang one's hat : PEG
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"Carmen" or "Aida" : OPERA
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Moline manufacturer : DEERE
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Alluring woman : SIREN
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Despondent : SAD
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Upright : ERECT
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Goodnight lass : IRENE
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Steps over a fence : STILE
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Hush-hush govt. org. : NSA
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Gardener's item : SEED
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___ Palace : CAESARS
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Cape Canaveral org. : NASA
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Hardly bold : SHY
52
Sandy's barks : ARFS
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Interviewer Barbara : WALTERS
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Restaurant : EATERY
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Levin who wrote "Deathtrap" : IRA
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"Of Thee I Sing" role : WINTERGREEN
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Kind of horn : TIN
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It's enough to bring a tear to the eye : ONION
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Swiftness : HASTE
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Owned : HAD
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Neck parts : NAPES
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Steps on the evolutionary ladder : APES
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Baseball's Hank : AARON
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Minotaur's home : CRETE
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Short jacket : REEFER
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Poet Millay : EDNA
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Welcome giver? : MAT
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Bruin Bobby : ORR
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Accomplishes : DOES
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Corrects : EMENDS
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Afterward : LATER
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Landscaping item : EVERGREEN
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As we speak : LIVE
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Oats, e.g. : FEED
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Urges, with "on" : EGGS
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Undress : STRIP
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Anxious : EAGER
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Texas city : ODESSA
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Scolds : BERATES
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Top-notch : AONE
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Red vegetable : RADISH
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Firecracker paths : ARCS
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Obsolescent VCR format : BETA
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Letters before omegas : PSIS
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Cork's site : EIRE
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It was colonized circa A.D. 986 : GREENLAND
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Fawn or doe : DEER
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"This foolishness must ___ once!" : ENDAT
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Kind of cake : LAYER
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Canopus's constellation : CARINA
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Minor despot : SATRAP
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Affix, as a button : SEWON
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Della of pop : REESE
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Stews : FRETS
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Accompanying : WITH
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Coloratura's piece : ARIA
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Cut : SNIP
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Turkish honcho : AGHA
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Shoe part : TOE
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Printers' measures : ENS

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

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