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New York Times, Saturday, October 15, 1994

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJKQVWZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1015 ( 16,412 )
Across
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Cyclists' cousins : MOPEDERS
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"Rambo" rescuees : MIAS
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Mundane : UNEXOTIC
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Scribes : PENMEN
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Love songs: It. : SERENATE
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Portuguese peso : ESCUDO
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Egyptian goddess : ISIS
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Head of a team of eight : STNICHOLAS
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TV comic Margaret : CHO
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Words of Caesar : ETTU
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Island bird : NENE
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Have it _____ : MADE
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Lighting specialists? : ARSONISTS
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Grain beards : ARISTAS
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Run _____ : RIOT
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Pear product : NECTAR
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Head garland : ANADEM
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Suffix with stink : EROO
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Breakfast food : GRANOLA
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Crime phrase : DOESNTPAY
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Special agents : TMEN
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Old Syria : ARAM
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Markers : IOUS
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"_____ Man" (1967 hit) : IMA
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Whirling dance : TARANTELLA
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Without _____ (daringly) : ANET
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Apt : LIABLE
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Colorless, flammable gas : SILICANE
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Hearths : INGLES
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After-dinner drink : ANISETTE
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Tarot reader : SEER
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Consider in new light : REASSESS
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Robert Preston Broadway role : MUSICMAN
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Wall Street unit : ONESHARE
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Kind of table : PERIODIC
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Split personalities? : EXES
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Put on : DON
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LAX data : ETAS
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Thelma and John : RITTERS
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Atomizers' contents : SCENTS
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Click : MESH
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Irregular : INCONSTANT
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Charm : AMULET
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Car choices : SEDANS
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Related to finances : PECUNIARY
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It won't get far by running : NOSE
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Like _____ not : ITOR
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Worthy : ESTEEMABLE
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Descendants of Moses' brother : AARONITES
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Scotland's Monastery of _____ : IONA
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Punishes publicly : TARS
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Overwhelm : DOMINATE
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Euclidean work : ELEMENTS
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Endangered animals : MANATEES
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Native Oklahoman : OTOE
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Underground conduit : GASLINE
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Saps : DRAINS
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Rowing equipment, in old parlance : OARAGE
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Radio wave emitter : PULSAR
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King of the Huns : ATLI
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Chi. Cub or Atl. Brave, e.g. : NLER
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By another way: Lat. : ALIA
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Top guns : ACES
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Mag. edition : ISS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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