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New York Times, Wednesday, January 4, 1995

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0104 ( 16,493 )

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Across
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Altar robes : ALBS
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"Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" group : WHAM
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Basic ball game : CATCH
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Kitty cry : MEOW
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New York college : IONA
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Council Bluffs neighbor : OMAHA
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Silly author? : ANAISNINCOMPOOP
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Like church music : SACRED
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"Dies _____" : IRAE
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"Help!" : SOS
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Traditional Easter fare : LAMB
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Xenia's state : OHIO
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Not for the faint of heart : GORY
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Senior's nest egg, for short : IRA
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Ruined : UNDID
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Black cuckoo : ANI
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Tennis score : LOVE
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Shell food? : TACOS
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French director with ESP? : RENECLAIRVOYANT
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Ziti or linguine : PASTA
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Mrs. David Copperfield : DORA
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Wind dir. : NNE
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Pillages : LOOTS
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Christmas quaff : NOG
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Play the lead : STAR
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Unthinking : RASH
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Write (down) : JOT
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Peru's capital : LIMA
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Kind of bread : RAISIN
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Person with a polite message? : EMILYPOSTITNOTE
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Actor Toomey : REGIS
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The _____ Reader (eclectic magazine) : UTNE
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Actress Raines : ELLA
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Genuflected : KNELT
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"Phooey!" : RATS
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Kaiser or Parker House : ROLL
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Latin 101 verb : AMAS
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Actress Olin : LENA
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Bygone airline : BOAC
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Helical : SWIRLY
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Quixote's opponent : WINDMILL
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_____ polloi : HOI
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Years, to Tiberius : ANNI
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Computer shortcut : MACRO
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Acquire by accident : COMEINTO
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Rocker's equipment : AMP
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_____ Ski Valley, N.M. : TAOS
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Ending for "ah" : CHOO
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Occurs, poetically : HAPS
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Q.E. 2 setting : SEA
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Pearl Harbor site : OAHU
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Bette Midler's "A View From a _____" : BROAD
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Singer Anita : ODAY
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John Irving title character : GARP
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Barry Lyndon portrayer, 1975 : ONEAL
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Detergent brand : RINSO
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Word on a French postcard : AVION
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Pessimist's phrase : ICANT
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Part of DKNY : DONNA
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Boo-boo : ERROR
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Ending with seam or team : STER
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English school : ETON
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Instigator : CATALYST
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Unpredictable events : VAGARIES
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Use scissors : SNIP
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Evidence of a fistfight : SHINER
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It makes le monde go round : AMOUR
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Was impassive : SAT
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Yank : JERK
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Foreshadowing : OMEN
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Buster Brown's dog : TIGE
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Nick and Nora's dog : ASTA
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Go it alone : SOLO
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"_____ be a cold day in hell..." : ITLL
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Actress Patricia : NEAL
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Diamond _____ : LIL
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Explosive stuff : TNT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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