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New York Times, Monday, October 23, 1995

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
"St. George and the Dragon" artist
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 186 for Mr. Robbins. Monday freshness: 1%
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© 1995, The New York Times10/23/95 ( No. 16,785 )
Across
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Impressionist Edgar : DEGAS
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Nothing, slangily : NADA
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Puppeteer Tony : SARG
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Put on ___ (pretend) : ANACT
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Cheese from Holland : EDAM
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Ivan or Nicholas, e.g. : TSAR
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Prime ore source : MOTHERLODE
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Mr. Preminger : OTTO
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Dead Sea Scrolls people : ESSENES
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Main courses : ENTREES
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Scent : ODOR
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Cattle groups : HERDS
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One with a crystal ball : SEER
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Asses wild? : ONAGERS
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Wedding site : ALTAR
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Lima's land : PERU
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Kimono sash : OBI
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Santa Claus : FATHERCHRISTMAS
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Opposite of WSW : ENE
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"Ver-ry funny" : HAHA
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Pageant crown : TIARA
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Furniture covers : VENEERS
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Bird of ___ : PREY
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On the briny : ATSEA
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Conduct : LEAD
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Not taking sides : NEUTRAL
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College board member : TRUSTEE
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Wynken, Blynken and Nod, e.g. : TRIO
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Renowned chef : JULIACHILD
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Town near Padua : ESTE
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___ vera : ALOE
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Taut : TENSE
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Proof of title : DEED
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Carpets : RUGS
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Beelzebub : SATAN
Down
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"There is Nothin' Like a ___" : DAME
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Grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Mobsters' guns : GATS
4
Yearn passionately : ACHE
5
Meeting transcriber : STENO
6
Ozzie or Willie : NELSON
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Fuss : ADO
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Miami's county : DADE
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"So be it!" : AMEN
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Packs away : STORES
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Fall flower : ASTER
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Put on a scale of 1 to 10 : RATED
13
Indecent : GROSS
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Make over : REDO
22
Liftoff rocket's force : THRUST
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"St. George and the Dragon" artist : RAPHAEL
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Ump's call : SAFE
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Flair : ELAN
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Little: Suffix : ETTE
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Short cheer : RAH
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Switz. neighbor : GER
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Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
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Take new testimony from : REHEAR
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Actor Sharif : OMAR
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Like some necessities : BARE
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"___ old chap..." : ISAY
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Sought office : RAN
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Revolutionary Guevara : CHE
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Gratuity : TIP
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Nixed at the Security Council : VETOED
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Adjusts laces : RETIES
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Film "Two Mules for Sister ___" : SARA
50
Chipped into the pot : ANTED
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Succinct : TERSE
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Bridal ___ : SUITE
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Conduits : DUCTS
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Partly open : AJAR
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Little comics girl : LULU
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Mets stadium : SHEA
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Salon job : TINT
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"Lohengrin" soprano : ELSA
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Paradise : EDEN
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Ship's record : LOG

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