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New York Times, Monday, October 30, 1995

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1030 ( 16,792 )

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Across
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Theater worker : USHER
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Scamps : CADS
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Prisoner confinement : BARS
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Beauty queen's topper : TIARA
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Incantation start : ABRA
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Satan's doing : EVIL
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Queen ___ lace : ANNES
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True-to-life : REAL
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Social Security tax abbr. : FICA
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Brick carrier : HOD
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Irving Berlin musical : CALLMEMADAM
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Anthropologist Margaret : MEAD
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Art stand : EASEL
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Outstanding : STELLAR
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Dairy device : MILKER
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Underworld : HADES
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"The Old ___ Bucket" : OAKEN
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This ___ test..." : ISA
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Facial tissue additive : ALOE
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Refuge : HAVEN
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Italian wine city : ASTI
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This very second : NOW
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Faux pas : BONER
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50's Ford fiasco : EDSEL
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Temper, as steel : ANNEAL
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"Aïda" role : RADAMES
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It's worth something : ASSET
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Kind of novel : DIME
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Alaska's state flower : FORGETMENOT
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Kipling book : KIM
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Milky gem : OPAL
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Dublin's land : EIRE
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Speak to the masses : ORATE
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Tennis's ___ Lacoste : RENE
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___ Lund of "Casablanca" : ILSA
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Parking lot postings : RATES
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Termini : ENDS
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Poetic contraction : NEER
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Arises (from) : STEMS
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Provo's state : UTAH
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Chinese: prefix : SINO
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Not new : HANDMEDOWN
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Before, to Byron : ERE
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Spanky, Alfalfa and gang : RASCALS
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Columnist Rowan : CARL
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White poplar : ABELE
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Inge forte : DRAMA
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Dealership denizens : SALESMEN
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Happen by chance : BEFALL
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Zealous : AVID
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Costa ___ : RICA
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Bridge feat : SLAM
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Oklahoma town : ADA
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Chow ___ : MEIN
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Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Writer Alexander : SHANA
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Claw : TALON
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Horse color : ROAN
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Broadway's "The Taming of the Shrew" : KISSMEKATE
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Train tracks : RAILS
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"___ Maria" : AVE
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Chef Graham : KERR
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Dairy cow : HOLSTEIN
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TV's "___ 12" : ADAM
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Diamond corner : BASE
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Newspaper staff : EDITORS
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"Heartache Tonight" rock group : EAGLES
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Bother : ADO
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Novelist Zola : EMILE
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To the point : TERSE
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Links alert : FORE
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Frank : OPEN
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South African money : RAND
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Imminent : NEAR
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News bit : ITEM
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Foul (up) : MESS
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Hamelin pest : RAT

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