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New York Times, Monday, October 9, 1995

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JMQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1009 ( 16,771 )
Across
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Knife wounds : STABS
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Cashless deal : SWAP
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Fellow : CHAP
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Dead, as an engine : KAPUT
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"The Godfather" figure : CAPO
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It's tossed after weddings : RICE
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Let up : ABATE
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Uzbek sea : ARAL
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Walkie-talkie message ending : OVER
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Cozy sweater : TURTLENECK
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Sunset's direction : WEST
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Keebler worker : ELF
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Skater Brinker : HANS
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"Hold on a ____..." : SEC
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Blazing : AFIRE
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Sale bid : OFFER
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Use strong-arm tactics on : PRESSURE
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Unclear, as vision : BLEARY
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Bring home the bacon : EARN
40
Battleship blast : SALVO
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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Fourth ____ (the press) : ESTATE
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Genius : EINSTEIN
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Classroom fixtures : DESKS
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Hide, as loot : STASH
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____ Moines : DES
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Fencer's blade : EPEE
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Fine : AOK
54
Detectives' board game : CLUE
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TV antenna : RABBITEARS
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Actor Calhoun : RORY
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Columbus's birthplace : GENOA
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Pulitzer playwright William : INGE
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Ice-cream drink : SODA
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Confederacy's foe : UNION
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Honey makers : BEES
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Biblical paradise : EDEN
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"Cheep" homes? : NESTS
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Three-player card game : SKAT
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Off-limits: Var. : TABU
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On ____ with (equal to) : APAR
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Montana city : BUTTE
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Mrs. Kowalski et al. : STELLAS
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CAT ____ : SCAN
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Goods : WARE
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Cochise, e.g. : APACHE
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Lively dance : POLKA
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Wrinkles : CROWSFEET
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Home for 69 Across : HIVE
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Poker bullets : ACES
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Saucy : PERT
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Pour forth : EFFUSE
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Cambodia's Lon ____ : NOL
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Rapidity : SPEED
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Delete-key function : ERASE
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Breath Savers competitor : CERTS
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Tax shelter, for short : IRA
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Sublease : RELET
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Ill-____ (doomed) : FATED
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Journalist Pyle : ERNIE
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"____ Daughter" : RYANS
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Two, at dice : SNAKEEYES
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Tree-shaping art : BONSAI
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By way of : VIA
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Recipe amt. : TSP
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Hunter's weapon : SHOTGUN
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Poseidon, e.g. : SEAGOD
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Uneven, as leaf edges : EROSE
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Nancy Drew writer Carolyn : KEENE
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Corn bin : CRIB
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Solitary : LONE
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Goad : URGE
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Eliot's "Adam ____" : BEDE
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Clothing retailer L.L. : BEAN
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Black birds : ANIS
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Underground stem : ROOT
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Without: Fr. : SANS

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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