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New York Times, Friday, October 24, 1997

Aaron's son and successor as high priest

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 54, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQUXY} Average word length: 6.85 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Longo.
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© 1997, The New York Times10/24/97 ( No. 17,517 )
Across
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Woodworking tool : SHAPER
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Come to an end : LAPSE
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Shortens a sentence, perhaps : PAROLES
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Dreadful : HORRID
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Lose control at a buffet : OVEREAT
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Forbes alternative : BARRONS
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Clarion blast : TANTARA
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She helped Theseus escape the Labyrinth : ARIADNE
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One in the arms of Morpheus : SNOOZER
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Monster slain by Beowulf : GRENDEL
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Like italics : ASLANT
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Teriyaki spices : GINGERS
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Close call : NEARDISASTER
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Andy Capp's wife, often : NAG
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Acquiescence : RESIGNEDNESS
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Like fans : ADORING
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Work on text together : COEDIT
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Piano relative : CELESTA
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First, e.g. : LOWGEAR
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It's full of rye, in rhyme : APOCKET
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Silver: Prefix : ARGENTI
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Tooth tissue : DENTINE
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Cry of achievement : IMADEIT
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Put right? : INDENT
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Father of Fauvism : MATISSE
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They follow Shebats : ADARS
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Convictions : TENETS
Down
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Ocelot features : SPOTS
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One of over 2,000,000 Cubans : HAVANAN
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Gritty : ARENOSE
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San Diego's founder Gaspar de ___ : PORTOLA
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Aaron's son and successor as high priest : ELEAZAR
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Target of a swift kick : REAREND
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China and environs, to the French : LORIENT
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Systematize : ARRANGE
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Cowboy on a cattle drive, e.g. : PRODDER
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Preacher's pursuit : SINNER
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Detroit duds : EDSELS
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Where Whirlaway waited : STARTINGGATE
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"The Abyss" star, 1989 : HARRIS
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Carousel locale : BAGGAGECLAIM
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Japanese surname suffix : SAN
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Rival of Montel : ROLONDA
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Raiser : ERECTER
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Birds related to the goldfinch : SISKINS
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Focused : INTENT
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Habitually humiliated one : DOORMAT
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Notorious London prison : NEWGATE
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Added just before time ran out : EDGEDIN
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Like Simone Martini's art : SIENESE
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Oligarchy proponent : STATIST
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"Evangeline" setting : ACADIA
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Bank : DEPEND
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Matrimony, bar mitzvah, etc. : RITES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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