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New York Times, Tuesday, October 25, 1994

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lois Sidway

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 73 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1025 ( 16,422 )
Across
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They rank above Pfc.'s : CPLS
5
Address for a lady : MAAM
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Lamb servings : CHOPS
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"Whoops" : UHOH
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"_____You" (Platters hit) : ONLY
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Protection : AEGIS
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Metric prefix : DECI
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Tetley products : TEAS
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Stag-party attendees : MALES
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Many a Fifth Avenue habitue : WINDOWSHOPPER
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Yevtushenko's "Babi_____" : YAR
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_____of March : IDES
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Young faddist : TEENYBOPPER
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Toy gun ammo : BBS
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Overhead lighting? : HALO
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Salt Lake City player : UTE
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Lacking, with "of" : SHORT
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Hecklers' missiles : EGGS
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"Get lost!" : SCRAM
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Drama award : OBIE
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Tsetses : FLIES
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Rhoda's mom, in 70's TV : IDA
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Part of a paper roll : TUBE
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Countdown start : TEN
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Nightclub gadabout : TABLEHOPPER
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Role for Leontyne : AIDA
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Sloppy _____ : JOE
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Stovetop appliance : POPCORNPOPPER
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Life-jacket innards : KAPOK
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Noodle : BEAN
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Commercial endorsement : PLUG
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Harsh : ACERB
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"Mystery" host Diana : RIGG
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Aden. Zumwalt : ELMO
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Snappish : TESTY
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Give_____ up (assist) : ALEG
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Engrossed : RAPT
Down
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Cow's chew : CUD
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"That was close!" : PHEW
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Mathematical sets of points : LOCI
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Rudolph has one : SHINYNOSE
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Tourist transport : MOTORBUS
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Once more : ANEW
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Voiced sigh : ALAS
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Gershwin-Weill ballad : MYSHIP
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Park patrons : CAMPERS
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Piles : HEAPS
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Girl-watch : OGLE
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Fishing site : PIER
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Draft org. : SSS
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24 hours : DAY
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Poem of praise : ODE
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It's a steal : THEFT
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Two under par : EAGLE
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Illinois city : ELGIN
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How some stocks are sold: Abbr. : OTC
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Jeopardy : PERIL
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Appear suddenly : BOBUP
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Payola : BRIBE
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Have the helm : STEER
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It makes salsa picante : HOTPEPPER
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"Fables in Slang" author : ADE
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Bridge alternative : MAHJONGG
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Remain loyal to : STICKBY
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Hubbub : ADO
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Ms. Streisand : BARBRA
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"Alley _____" : OOP
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To the left, to Bligh : APORT
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Stride : PACE
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Unlocks, to Milton : OPES
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Diamond of fame : NEIL
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Summon : PAGE
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Fitzgerald of scat : ELLA
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Roast cut : RUMP
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"Krazy_____" : KAT
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Understood : GOT

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

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