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New York Times, Friday, October 28, 1994

U.S. scientific satellite of the 60's

Author:
Bryant White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bryant White

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 46 Missing: {QVXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times10/28/94 ( No. 16,425 )

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Across
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Venezuelan lake or seaport : MARACAIBO
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Lightheaded ones? : JACKOLANTERNS
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Pastime for two : BALLROOMDANCING
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Andean tuber : OCA
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Tender : OFFER
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Middling mark : CEE
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Giant Brave : AARON
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Drinking spree : TOOT
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"Excuse me..." : AHEM
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Complacent : SMUG
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Fishermen : EELERS
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Some H.S. students : SRS
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Up-and-comers, perhaps : TALENTS
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Detectives' discoveries: Abbr. : MOS
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Delusion : WILLOTHEWISP
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Wear : ATTIRE
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This, senor : ESTA
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Reclined : LAIN
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Vishnu incarnation : RAMA
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Sisters of Charity founder : SETON
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Chronological division : ERA
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Noblewoman : RANEE
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River to Solway Firth : ESK
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The Southern Crown : CORONAAUSTRALIS
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Old means of punishment : CATONINETAILS
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Trees with dark, fragrant wood : SANDARACS
Down
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Year in Louis Vll's reign : MCL
2
Rubber center : AKRON
3
Gambrel, for one : ROOF
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Overhead : ALOFT
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Intaglio's counterpart : CAMEO
6
Male: Prefix : ANDRO
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Give___whirl : ITA
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Science fiction writer Bova : BEN
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Azog or Bolg of Middle-earth : ORC
10
Green-plumed tropical bird : JACAMAR
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Warnings, once : ALARUMS
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Place of one's own : NICHE
13
Scorn, with "at" : SNEER
14
Crows : BOASTS
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Screen ___ (old TV company) : GEMS
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U.S. scientific satellite of the 60's : OGO
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Dentures : TEETH
23
Singer Jarreau and others : ALS
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Robert the Bruce's tongue : ERSE
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Budge : STIR
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More robust : HALER
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Hoarder's goal : ALL
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Conservative start : NEO
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Cause of a blowup : TNT
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Relate incorrectly : MISTELL
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Formation of bone : OSTOSIS
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Disciplines, in a way : SPANKS
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Capture : WIN
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Lilliputian : WEE
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Smart one : ALEC
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Old European card game : TAROC
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Pageant prop : TIARA
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"This is___!" (crimebuster's cry) : ARAID
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Volcano opening : MAUNA
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Goose genus : ANSER
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Icy pinnacle : SERAC
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R. & B. singer James : ETTA
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Where Its. are educated : OTS
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When doubled, a Gauguin book : NOA
57
Massachusetts cape : ANN
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Three-toed sloths : AIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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