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New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 1994

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rand H. Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BQZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1008 ( 16,405 )
Across
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Cardinal : RED
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Sailed in a small boat : SKIFFED
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Sorted, as chicks : SEXED
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Toward the mouth : DOWNRIVER
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Spray : WATER
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Resident of Asian Turkey : ANATOLIAN
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Perfumery resin : ELEMI
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_____ vu : DEJA
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Headset, to hams : EARS
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Rumpus : DIN
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Itinerary word : VIA
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Squirrel's cache : ACORNS
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Salient points : ISSUES
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Countertenor : ALTO
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Cézanne's "The Big Apples," e.g. : STILLLIFE
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B.C. or N.B. : PROV
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Cellular home : HIVE
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Pixyish : ELFIN
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Returned to earth : ALIT
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"_____ Si Bon" (old song hit) : CEST
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Solid hit : LINEDRIVE
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Sophocles tragedy : AJAX
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In any way : SOEVER
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Abrasive mineral : GARNET
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Dardanelles or Bosporus: Abbr. : STR
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Suffix with cardinal points : ERN
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Ration : DOLE
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_____ Sabe (trusty scout) : KEMO
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Optional : EXTRA
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Pittsburgh work area : STEELYARD
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Reason for a raise : MERIT
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Writhes : CONVULSES
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Castle of film : IRENE
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Razzed : NEEDLED
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Witness : SEE
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Lifelike : REALISTIC
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Widespread : EXTENSIVE
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Judge : DEEM
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Loudness measure : SONE
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1944 Pacific battle site : KWAJALEIN
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Whole : INTACT
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Back : FRO
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Taxpayer : FILER
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Spa famous for its water : EVIAN
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Favorites : DEARS
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Kind of turnip : SWEDISH
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Prattle : DRIVEL
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Art genre : DADA
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E.R. personnel : RNS
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Secluded place : ISLE
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Alley closing : OOP
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Diminutive suffixes : ULES
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Attach : AFFIX
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Jittery : ILLATEASE
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Atypical : RARE
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Gift of Athena to mankind : OLIVETREE
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Of civets, tenets and mongooses : VIVERRINE
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Brood : NEST
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Like a cloverleaf : TERNATE
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Whip : TAN
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Upscale trio? : DOREMI
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Stevenson hero : JEKYLL
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Boarded : GOTON
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Coeur d'_____ : ALENE
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Oswald the _____ (Chaucer character) : REEVE
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Transplants grass : SODS
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U.S. Army medal : DSC
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Onetime prime-time equine : MRED
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Unversed signers : XERS
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Grandson of Noah : LUD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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