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New York Times, Saturday, October 28, 1995

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {HJQ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1028 ( 16,790 )
Across
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Company agent : SALESREP
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Yellow hue : LEMON
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Lincoln or Infiniti, e.g. : LUXURYCAR
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Pointed arch : OGIVE
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Loathe : ABOMINATE
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Place for locks : CANAL
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Knack : TALENT
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Fish-cleaning tools : SCALERS
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Steel base : IRON
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Blasting compound : AMATOL
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1946 song "A Rainy Night in ____" : RIO
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Kook : NUT
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Midwest tornado site, 4/3/74 : XENIA
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Scientist Pavlov : IVAN
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Canadian physician Sir William : OSLER
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Some bishops : ANGLICANS
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Newfoundland lighthouse site : BELLEISLE
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Verdi opera : RIGOLETTO
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Velveeta maker : KRAFT
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"Time _____ My Side" : ISON
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St. _____ (third-century child-martyr) : VITUS
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Whiz-bang : PRO
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Pen's partner : COB
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Most congenial : NICEST
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Words from stubborn Scots : NAES
50
Egyptian relic : OBELISK
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Geological formations : ARETES
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Hawk's weapon : TALON
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Typify : EPITOMIZE
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Clan : TRIBE
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Oysters' milieu : TIDEWATER
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Emmy-winning Ed : ASNER
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Dickens's Miss Havisham, e.g. : SPINSTER
Down
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Some auto imports : SUBARUS
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Speckled salamander : AXOLOTL
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Light bulb unit : LUMEN
4
Irish lass's name : ERIN
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Grammarian's concern : SYNTAX
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Elvis's record label : RCA
7
Graze : EAT
8
Distinguished : PRESTIGIOUS
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Townie : LOCAL
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Alike, to Jacques : EGAL
11
Daughter of Jupiter : MINERVA
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Of a reproductive gland : OVARIAN
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Wrestling holds : NELSONS
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Univision TV viewer : LATINO
20
Scuttle load : COALS
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Food vouchers : MEALTICKETS
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Bening of "The Grifters" : ANNETTE
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Bakery gizmo : ICER
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Dark : EBON
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Theologians' subj. : REL
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Lot : ILK
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Informal wear : LEVIS
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Italian cheese : RICOTTA
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They're found between highs and lows : ISOBARS
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Fine French tapestry : GOBELIN
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Mineral in the teeth : APATITE
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Supermarket section : FREEZER
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Salad preparer, maybe : TOSSER
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New York Bay's _____ Island : STATEN
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West Coast gridder : NINER
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Thread: Prefix : NEMAT
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Part of a leaf, perhaps : LOBE
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Wrangles : ROWS
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Lulu : PIP
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First name in despots : IDI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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