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New York Times, Wednesday, October 11, 1995

Author:
Mary E. Brindamour
Editor:
Will Shortz
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610/11/19954/21/19990
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Mary E. Brindamour

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Brindamour. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1011 ( 16,773 )
Across
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Rodin sculpture, with "The" : KISS
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Curved : ARCED
10
Telemarketing danger : SCAM
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Take ____ (doze) : ANAP
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New York river : TIOGA
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Nat or Natalie : COLE
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Be alert : PAYATTENTION
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Nonpareil : ONER
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Hair or lapel item : PIN
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Eve's domain : EDEN
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Thing to be parsed : SENTENCE
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Wakens : AROUSES
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Be moved by a stimulus : REACT
27
Honorary law deg. : LLD
28
Casino bouncer : HOUSEMAN
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Feeler : ANTENNA
34
Timid : MOUSY
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Diamond stat. : ERA
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____ fide : BONA
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Home of the brave : TEPEE
38
Make a scarf : KNIT
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"Yes, madame" : OUI
40
Slangy fellows : DUDES
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Passover bread : MATZO
42
Sober : UNSTONED
44
Ely or Howard : RON
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Grosses : EARNS
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Lower in rank : BENEATH
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Radio knob : VOLUME
52
Q.E.D. word : ERAT
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Gambler's cube : DIE
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Abbr. on the back of a title page : ISBN
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1956 #1 song : LOVEMETENDER
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Greatly : ALOT
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École student : ELEVE
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Cyclones, meteorologically : LOWS
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Had the nerve : DARED
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Tear apart : REND
Down
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Key letter : KAPPA
2
"...bombs bursting ____" : INAIR
3
Decline : SAYNO
4
Bathroom installation : SPA
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Was present at : ATTENDED
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Sacrificial ____ : RITES
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Invent : COIN
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Self-esteem : EGO
9
Ballerina : DANSEUSE
10
Bracket for candles : SCONCE
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State of satisfaction : CONTENTMENT
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Ex-P.M. ____ Hume : ALEC
13
Marseilles mother : MERE
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Inventor Nikola : TESLA
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"Careful there!" : EASY
25
Arm bone : ULNA
26
Rakes : ROUES
28
Crossed one's fingers : HOPED
29
Grand Canyon state: Abbr. : ARIZ
30
Brussels-based grp. : NATO
31
____ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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Subject, usually : NOUN
33
Court woe : TENNISELBOW
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Foes of the Assyrians : MEDES
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Burrowed : TUNNELED
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Welles citizen : KANE
40
College abode : DORM
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Three-card game : MONTE
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Gibes : TAUNTS
44
Enlarges, as a hole : REAMED
46
Alla ____ : BREVE
47
Confuse : ADDLE
48
Connection : TIEIN
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Biblical king : HEROD
50
Lab glass : VIAL
51
Capital on a fjord : OSLO
52
Eternally : EVER
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Pay ending : OLA
57
Pavarotti or Domingo : TENOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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