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New York Times, Thursday, January 6, 1994

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Arthur W. Palmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVWXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Palmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0106 ( 16,130 )
Across
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Not piquant : BLAH
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Israelite at the conquest of Canaan : CALEB
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Fortune's partner : FAME
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Rustic : RUBE
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More than fubsy : OBESE
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Part of an été : JUIN
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About 17 million square miles : ASIA
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Get even, in a way : REACT
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Germany's Oscar : OTTO
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Start of an adage : THEDOGTHATTROTS
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Infamous Ugandan : IDI
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"The Third Man" director : REED
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Subservient : TAMED
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Mash : PAP
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Computer code : ASCII
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Son of Hera : ARES
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Type of window : DORMER
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Mason's aid : HOD
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Cornishman : CELT
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Web-footed animal : OTTER
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Use a whetstone : HONE
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Four-time Japanese P.M. : ITO
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Mugs : STEINS
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Tag words : ASIS
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Tithing : TENTH
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ABC, for short : NET
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Making a stand? : ERECT
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1905 Secretary of State : ROOT
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Shoshone : UTE
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End of the adage : ABOUTFINDSABONE
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Word with fire or no : SALE
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Paris official : MAIRE
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Pop singer Burdon : ERIC
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Some charts : PIES
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Essence : ATTAR
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Late-night star : LENO
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Fly ash : SOOT
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Some homes : NESTS
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Crackpot : LOON
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Prankster : BRAT
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Rummy : LUSH
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Anne Nichols stage hero : ABIE
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Exciting to the max : HEADIEST
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Welsh dog : CORGI
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Incite : ABET
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Wife of Jacob : LEAH
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Steep slope : ESCARPMENT
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Actress Davis : BETTE
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Oslo and others : FJORDS
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Taurus or Aries, e.g. : AUTO
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Paw : MITT
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Western Electric founder _____ Barton : ENOS
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Preternatural : ODD
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Binge : TEAR
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Wordless : TACIT
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Alpine feature : ARETE
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Item in a patch : MELON
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Make powerful : POTENTIATE
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Big-band name : ARTIE
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X'd : CHOSE
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Type of column : IONIC
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Words of explanation : IDEST
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"i" piece? : DOT
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Oral stumbles : ERS
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Wood hyacinth : HAREBELL
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Type of gun : SHOT
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Like best friends : TRUEST
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Theta preceder : ETA
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Isle_____ : OFMAN
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Patrons : USERS
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Indiana Jones perils : ASPS
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Actor Scott : BAIO
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Stick in the fridge? : OLEO
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Tiny imperfections : NITS
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"Darn it all!" : DRAT
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Nabisco product : OREO
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El _____ : NINO
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Coll. course : ECON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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