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THE PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, October 1, 1995

Author:
Frank A. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 84 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1001 ( 16,763 )
Across
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Mosaic tile : ABACULUS
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Flowery perfume : ATTAR
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Where Nejd is : ARABIA
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Almost : WELLNIGH
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Kentucky county : BOONE
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Calls, in a way : RADIOS
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The King : ELVISTHEPELVIS
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Sings lullabies : CROONS
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Opposite of sans : AVEC
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The King's Head order : ALE
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Old-time journalist Bugs : BAER
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Weak English king : ETHELREDTHEUNREADY
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Article on a rack : HAT
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Fish of the carp family : IDE
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Lunchbox item : ORANGE
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Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
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Kind of wood : ALOES
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Bother, with "at" : GNAW
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Immemorial : OLD
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Mel of the diamond : OTT
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Skyscraping center? : WILTTHESTILT
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Kansas city on the Santa Fe Trail : OLATHE
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Bristly : SETOSE
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Important interval : ERA
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Even : SOMUCHAS
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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"_____ Little Teapot" : IMA
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Simply because of that : IPSOFACTO
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1923 Wallace Beery portrayal : RICHARDTHELIONHEARTED
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Ballot-related : ELECTORAL
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Put in one's _____ (meddle) : OAR
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Laugh syllable : HAR
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Île St.-Louis native : PARISIAN
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Bard's contraction : TIS
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Punctilio : NICETY
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Clare of _____ : ASSISI
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1959 #1 song : MACKTHEKNIFE
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Symbol of safety : ARK
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School org. : PTA
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Aisne tributary : AIRE
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Bacon work : ESSAY
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Exploit : DEED
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Soothsayers : AUGURS
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122-Down - 2 : UNO
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Félicité, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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First king buried in Westminster Abbey : EDWARDTHECONFESSOR
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Slog (through) : WADE
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Pester : NAG
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Like most colleges : COED
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Primitve conveyance : SLEDGE
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Last of the Hebrew prophets, in Christian belief : JOHNTHEBAPTIST
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Spoon-bending psychic : GELLER
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Inception : ONSET
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Colander : STRAINER
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They're not serious : TOYERS
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Peace Nobelist Williams : BETTY
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City east of Montgomery : TUSKEGEE
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Stun : AWE
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Author Kaufman : BEL
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Edison's middle name : ALVA
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The "C" in C.S. Lewis : CLIVE
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Still runny : UNSET
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Soapberry's kin : LITCHI
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"Phew!" : UGH
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Word for a lady : SHE
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Whitle poplar : ABELE
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Glass Capital of the World : TOLEDO
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Hasidism founder Baal Shem-_____ : TOV
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Black cuckoo : ANI
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_____ judicata : RES
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Esoteric : ARCANE
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Harder to find : RARER
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Has a crush on : ADORES
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Who's Who piece : BIO
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Kind of storm, in sci-fi : ION
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Plow puller : ASS
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Shoot as expected on : PAR
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Hacker's headache : BUG
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Lip : EDGE
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Microscope part : LENS
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Ending with fox or dog : TROT
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Shakespearean prince : HAL
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Wind up : END
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Hello or goodbye : ALOHA
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Lavishes care (on) : DOTES
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So far : YET
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Mooring rope : HAWSER
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_____ generis (of another kind): Lat. : ALIENI
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Ancient Mexican : TOLTEC
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W.W. II abbr. : ETO
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Rds. : STS
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Supped : ATE
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In better fighting shape : WIRIER
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Fortune hunter's catch? : HEIRESS
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City ESE of Buenos Aires : LAPLATA
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Siouan tongue : OMAHA
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Lake of the Four Forest Cantons : LUCERNE
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Official records : ACTA
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Marvel Comics superhero : THOR
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"Barney Miller" actor : SOO
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_____ concern : OFNO
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Year in Elizabeth I's reign : MDCII
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Heine poem "_____ Troll" : ATTA
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Glass component : SILICA
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Towel word : HERS
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Et _____ : ALII
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Sugar pie : HON
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TV actress Brooke : THEISS
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Emulate Sprat's wife : EATFAT
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Sign of impassiveness : DRYEYE
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Skinned : PARED
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Cockeyed : ASKEW
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Kind of jump : SKI
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Tina's ex : IKE
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Brain and spinal cord: Abbr. : CNS
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_____ Antony : MARC
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Align : TRUE
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Some party attenders : HENS
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"Fables in Slang" author : ADE
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The Steel City, for short : PGH
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Calendar abbr. : TUE
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Loiter : DAWDLE
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Vipers : ADDERS
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Spenserian work : SONNET
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Star's statuettes : OSCARS
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Fuming one : RAGER
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Dapper : NATTY
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Alphabetic sequence : FGH
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Black tea variety : OOPAK
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Make the knot tighter : RETIE
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Dent : DING
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Pepper, e.g. : SGT
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Sign of a leader, it is said : LEO
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Tarzan portrayer : ELY
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"Get a _____" : JOB
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Self starter : ONE
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Inits. of 1948 : HST
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'70s training : EST
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Heat measure : BTU
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Comprehend : SEE
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100-Across + 2 : TRE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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