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New York Times, Saturday, January 7, 1995

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0107 ( 16,496 )
Across
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Goldfinger's target : FORTKNOX
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Chest on the Spanish Main : ARCA
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Egg order : OVEREASY
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Guarantee : AVOUCH
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Change of mind : REVERSAL
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Source of shoots : BAMBOO
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Meadowlands : GREENAGE
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Hoddy-doddies : SNAILS
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Crewman : OAR
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Ant, in dialect : EMMET
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Cellular prefix : CYT
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Extract : ELICIT
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Sore winner : INGRATE
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Magician's secret place : SLEEVE
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Necessitated : ENTAILED
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The 8 in V-8 : CYLINDERS
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"Shh!" : BESILENT
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Tomato troubles : EDEMAS
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Sisyphean : USELESS
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Opening word : SESAME
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Address abbr. : RTE
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Represent in person : ACTAS
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Little of Scotland : SMA
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Yank in the Yucatan : GRINGO
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Props and scenery : STAGESET
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Police presentation : LINEUP
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Put on one's thinking cap : COGITATE
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Means of admittance : ENTREE
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Mean person : AVERAGER
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Paris newspaper France-_____ : SOIR
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Sidewalk entrepreneurs : PEDDLERS
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Skips : FORGOES
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In general : OVERALL
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Mental vacation, so to speak : REVERIE
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Clothes hanger : TREE
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"Show Boat" composer : KERN
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Endeavour initials : NASA
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River to the Missouri : OSAGE
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Plant circulatory system : XYLEM
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Cutting-edge : AVANTGARDE
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Villa Borghese site : ROMA
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Like dice : CUBICAL
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Attendant : ACOLYTE
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Election tippers, sometimes : ABSENTEES
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Presided over : HOSTED
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Care : MIND
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Mr. Rhodes of Rhodesia : CECIL
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Eli, for one : IVYLEAGUER
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Shorten : TELESCOPE
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Surges : RISES
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M.D. specialty : ENT
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Think tank: Abbr. : INST
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Rob : BURGLE
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Female hormones : ESTRINS
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Use X-ray vision : SEEINTO
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Rolfing : MASSAGE
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Current calculator : AMMETER
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Ushers : SEATERS
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Org. co-founded by Victor Herbert : ASCAP
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Coal burner : STOVE
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Rodolfo _____, first Mexican astronaut : NERI
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Hoary : AGED
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Prepare for action : GIRD
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Library catalogue abbr. : ETAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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