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New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 1995

Author:
Christopher Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christopher Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1005 ( 16,767 )
Across
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Marrakesh section : CASBAH
7
Mollify : SOOTHE
13
Craftsman : ARTISAN
15
Boxer at practice : SPARRER
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Now it's Namibia : SOUTHWESTAFRICA
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Boy king : TUT
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Turns outward : EVERTS
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Gridiron positions: Abbr. : LTS
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Parenthetical text : ASIDES
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Gin fizz flavor : SLOE
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Woodwinds : REEDS
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Baste : SEW
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Fantails and roes : DEERS
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Levantine sect member : DRUSE
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Faxes again : RESENDS
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____ majesté : LESE
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Tebaldi or Te Kanawa : DIVA
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Bodybuilder's pride : DELTOID
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Abandon : DITCH
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____ one's time : BIDES
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Ptah or Zeus : GOD
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Glacial pinnacle : SERAC
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"Tristia" poet : OVID
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Balkan region : THRACE
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Actress Mary : URE
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Item in a hedge? : BET
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Sleuth's object : MOTIVE
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Sheridan's ____ Malaprop : MRS
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Victoria's home : BRITISHCOLUMBIA
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Catches : IGNITES
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Voortrekker, for one : SETTLER
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Nullify : NEGATE
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Sires : BEGETS
Down
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It rolls on a rollaway : CASTER
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Angry : AROUSED
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Lack smoothness of speech : STUTTER
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Bridle part : BIT
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Some fallout : ASH
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Adventure story writer Charles : HAWES
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Gaiters : SPATS
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Clods : OAFS
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Three-time Hart Trophy winner : ORR
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Warbled : TRILLED
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Browbeats : HECTORS
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Prepares tapes for reuse : ERASES
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Island near St. Kitts : NEVIS
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Broadcast : STREWED
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Ceremonial meal : SEDER
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Stocks and bonds, e.g. : ASSETS
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Power house? : SENATE
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Took the edge off : DULLED
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Hatch : DEVISE
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That: Sp. : ESO
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A Caesar : SID
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Pizza slices, often : EIGHTHS
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Fork off : DIVERGE
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Magazine work : EDITING
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Classical style : DORIC
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Go to pieces : CRUMBLE
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Abolitionist Tubman : HARRIET
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Singer part? : BOBBIN
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Swiss ski resort : DAVOS
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French Oscars : CESARS
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"We're Off ____ the Wizard" : TOSEE
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One who's lionized : CELEB
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Cook's protection : MITT
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____ Maria : TIA
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Western Indian : UTE
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Get-together: Abbr. : MTG

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

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