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New York Times, Wednesday, November 1, 1995

Author:
D. J. DeChristopher
Editor:
Will Shortz
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D. J. DeChristopher

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. DeChristopher. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1101 ( 16,794 )
Across
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Lady Macbeth wanted one out : SPOT
5
Rangy : TALL
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Infatuate : BESOT
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Clinton's birthplace : HOPE
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Oscar-winning Kazan : ELIA
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Slip into ____ (become unconscious) : ACOMA
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Flourish : ELAN
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"Buddenbrooks" author : MANN
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Trolley sound : CLANG
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"Moonstruck" actress : OLYMPIADUKAKIS
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Suffer : AIL
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Ignorance, proverbially : BLISS
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"Les baigneuses" artist : PIERRERENOIR
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Domicile : ABODE
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Delight (in) : EXULT
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Moon vehicle, briefly : LEM
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Cotton seeders : GINS
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Lacy loop : PICOT
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Stir up : RILE
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Double curve : ESS
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Israeli dancer Valery : PANOV
41
Titled ladies : DAMES
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80's-90's Czech tennis star : HELENASUKOVA
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Herman Wouk ship : CAINE
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Stout relative : ALE
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Abstract Expressionism pioneer : JACKSONPOLLOCK
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Set loose : UNTIE
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Folkie Guthrie : ARLO
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Gratis : FREE
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Diamond or ruby : STONE
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Light shaft : BEAM
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Petrol, e.g. : FUEL
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Ice lifter : TONGS
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"Auld Lang ____" : SYNE
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Women's health magazine : SELF
Down
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"____ sells sea shells..." : SHE
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Prince Charles's' sport : POLO
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Destructive 1995 hurricane : OPAL
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First-down requirement : TENYARDS
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Forehead part : TEMPLE
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Jai _____ : ALAI
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Director Wertmuller : LINA
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Reel in : LAND
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Silhouetted : BACKLIT
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Filled pastry : ECLAIR
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Drenches : SOAKS
12
Old compacts : OMNIS
13
Dog ID's : TAGS
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Swampy goo : MIRE
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Carpenter's double-nutter : UBOLT
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Message bearer : PAGE
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Leggy wader : IBIS
27
Ages and ages : EONS
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Queen of France : REINE
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Parolee, e.g. : EXCON
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New, in Napoli : NUOVA
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Luxury wheels : LIMO
34
Hgt. : ELEV
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Mexican geologic feature : MESA
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Archaeologist's prefix : PALEO
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Illegal commissions : RAKEOFFS
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Pascal work : PENSEES
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Dishwaterlike : DULL
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Outdoor exercise : HIKING
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Strauss opera : SALOME
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Pound creation : CANTO
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London suburb : ACTON
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Equitable : JUST
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Arrests : NABS
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Stalker's object : PREY
50
Buck heroine : OLAN
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Rock's Mötley ____ : CRUE
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Fall (over) : KEEL
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Pixie : ELF

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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