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New York Times, Monday, October 17, 1994

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1017 ( 16,414 )
Across
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Iraq's second-largest city : BASRA
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Drain problem : CLOG
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Actress Garr : TERI
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Dominant : ONTOP
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Hockey's Gordie : HOWE
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Flair : ELAN
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Poker loser's retort : DOUBLEORNOTHING
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Hindquarters : END
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Western Indian : OTOE
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French fighter jet : MIRAGE
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Amo, _____, amat : AMAS
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Transfusion liquids : SERA
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Ambiguity : DOUBLEENTENTE
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Kind of loser : BORN
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Publicizes : AIRS
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"How dry _____" : IAM
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Plenty : ALOT
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Plaintiff or defendant : PARTY
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Cruel one : OGRE
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Midmorning : TEN
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Slug : BELT
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Twisted : BENT
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Some baseball games : DOUBLEHEADERS
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Bargain hunter's delight : SALE
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Dental photo : XRAY
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Mummify : EMBALM
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"King _____" : KONG
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Apply with a light touch : DAB
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Insurance provision : DOUBLEINDEMNITY
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"_____ just take a minute" : ITLL
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In _____ of : LIEU
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Golfer with an army : ARNIE
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Prefix with gram or graph : TELE
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Prevaricates : LIES
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Gift ideas for prisoners? : RASPS
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Foretoken : BODE
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Ever and _____ : ANON
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Collar fastener : STUD
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Morrow of "Quiz Show" : ROB
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Savoir-faire : APLOMB
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Pick : CHOOSE
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Knowledge : LORE
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Have : OWN
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"There is no royal road to _____": Euclid : GEOMETRY
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Ayatollah's capital : TEHRAN
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"On the Waterfront" director Kazan : ELIA
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Summoned, as a servant : RANG
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Kin of etc. : ETAL
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Radials, e.g. : TIRES
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Fritzi Ritz, to Nancy : AUNT
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Show of anger : SNIT
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Distributed charity : DOLED
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Home of Maine's Black Bears : ORONO
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_____ Day (April 22) : EARTH
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Tony of cereal fame : TIGER
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Works hard for : EARNS
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Horror-film prop : BAT
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Happened upon : MET
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Headlong : PELLMELL
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Old-fashioned wedding word : OBEY
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"Hoops" : BBALL
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Of service : USABLE
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Uris bestseller : EXODUS
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English composer Thomas : ARNE
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"Broadway Open House" regular, in 50's TV : DAGMAR
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Fix text : EDIT
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Speck of dust : MOTE
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Positive Wall Street figure : BULL
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Banjo site, in song : KNEE
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Rackets : DINS
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Eagerly expecting : ATIP
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Ciao, adios, etc. : BYES
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Three, on a sundial : III
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F.D.R.'s Blue Eagle grp. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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