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New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 1994

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1018 ( 16,415 )
Across
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"All done" : THATSIT
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Nina of jazz : SIMONE
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"Strangers in the Night" singer : SINATRA
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Actor Jack of "City Slickers" : PALANCE
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"Wait a minute!" : KEEPYOURSHIRTON
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Member of Cong. : SEN
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A dot in the ocean : ISLET
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The Rail Splitter : ABE
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Declaration of interdependence : IDO
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Bridge feat : SLAM
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Bergen of "Murphy Brown" : CANDICE
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Wall St. regulator : SEC
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Tyrant Amin : IDI
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The British Museum's _____ marbles : ELGIN
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Sales spiel : PITCH
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RCA products : TVS
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"Rough ride ahead!" : HOLDONTOYOURHAT
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_____jiffy : INA
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Old Testament prophet : NAHUM
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_____cum laude : MAGNA
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R. E. Lee, e.g. : GEN
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Printers' widths : EMS
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Now available : INSTOCK
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Jekyll's counterpart : HYDE
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Ocean : SEA
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Tiny : WEE
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Tutor : TEACH
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_____ man (unanimously) : TOA
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"Get ready for hard times!" : TIGHTENYOURBELT
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Having a liking for : SWEETON
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Give-away: Var. : FREEBEE
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Allergy sufferer's bane : POLLEN
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Nuclear treaty : TESTBAN
Down
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Reproof sound : TSK
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Hurry : HIE
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Suffix with meth-orhex- : ANE
4
Bugle solo : TAPS
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Eye problem : STYE
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Satirical, maybe : IRONIC
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T in Sparta : TAU
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Comedian Mort : SAHL
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Nasty racket operator? : ILIE
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Stores : MARTS
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Que. neighbor : ONT
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Sgt., e.g. : NCO
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Nighttime, in poetry : EEN
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Letter endings: Abbr. : PSS
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"Flying Down to _____" : RIO
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Like certain poker hands : ACEHIGH
21
Poppycock : BALONEY
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"Oh, to be in _____": Browning : ENGLAND
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Bottommost area : DEPTHS
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Actor John : LITHGOW
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Make progress : ADVANCE
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Boner : MISTAKE
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Performed : DID
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"Two mints _____" : INONE
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Block : STYMIE
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Logical beginning : ECO
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Pals : CHUMS
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Debtor's letters : IOU
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Site of 60's service : NAM
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Inform (on) : RAT
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Word with mother or human : NATURE
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Lucy's landlady : ETHEL
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Bashful : SHY
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Little: Suffix : ETTE
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Time spent in line, seemingly : AEON
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Atlanta-based network : CNN
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Bauxite and others : ORES
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Aid and _____ : ABET
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Kitchen meas. : TSP
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_____ Jima : IWO
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Toothpaste, perhaps : GEL
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Frequently : OFT
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Tide's retreat : EBB
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Actress Thompson : LEA
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Perfect rating : TEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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