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New York Times, Saturday, October 29, 1994

Author:
Frank A. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 16,426 )
Across
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Luminesced : SHIMMERED
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Course : CLASS
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Fatalness : LETHALITY
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J.P. Donleavy novel : LEILA
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Kudos : ACCOLADES
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Like many teacups : EARED
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Ultimate : NTH
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Tropical fruit tree : ATES
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Spread : PARTED
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Most newspapers : DAILIES
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Plot : CONNIVE
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Search party members : POSSEMEN
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Backsliding : REGRESSIVE
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1981 Beatty-Keaton epic : REDS
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Mountaineers : SCALERS
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Canine cries : ARFS
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Hires too many employees : OVERSTAFFS
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Spayed : NEUTERED
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Lofty nest: Var. : EYRIE
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Snubbed : IGNORED
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Bygone empress : TSARINA
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City on the Bay of Bengal : MADRAS
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Nectar flavor : PEAR
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Male cat : GIB
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Nom de guerre : ALIAS
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Chew : MASTICATE
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Shade : TINGE
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Linked in a series : CATENATED
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Fired up : EAGER
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Vulgarity : CRASSNESS
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Throw dirt on : SLANDER
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2.471 acres : HECTARE
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Restless : ITCHING
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Conductance unit : MHO
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Feeling of discomfort : MALAISES
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Cheer : ELATE
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Disneyland attractions : RIDES
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Parisian summers : ETES
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Functional prefix : DYS
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Absterges : CLEANS
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Student : LEARNER
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TV show's spot : AIRTIME
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Having protective wrapping : SLEEVED
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Dispirits : SADDENS
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Brainteasers : POSERS
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Manannan's father, in myth : LER
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Stand in (for) : COVER
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Aheap : PILED
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Makes baskets : SCORES
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Made a copy on a floppy : SAVED
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Candle-wax compounds : STEARINS
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Vivify : ANIMATE
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King's privileges : REGALIA
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Financial support : FUNDING
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Safekeeping : STORAGE
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Burgh on the Firth of Clyde : AYR
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Aircraft carrier escort : FRIGATE
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Sets that have limits : FINITES
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Ocean floors : SEABEDS
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Pencil topper : ERASER
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Seed coat : TESTA
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Overindulges : SATES
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Famous name in TV talk : PAAR
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Year in King John's reign : MCC
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Hoosegow : CAN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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