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New York Times, Monday, November 14, 1994

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 168 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1114 ( 16,442 )
Across
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Suspect's "out" : ALIBI
6
Start of an invention : IDEA
10
_____ to riches : RAGS
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Chance : BETON
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Potter's furnace : KILN
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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"Slow down!" : EASYDOESIT
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Freshwater duck : TEAL
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Swapped : TRADED
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Villain's laugh : HAH
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Peruvian native : INCA
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Illiterates' signatures : XES
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Hammed it up : EMOTED
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Army need : AMMO
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Got up again : REROSE
34
Roebuck's partner : SEARS
36
Aquarium fish : DANIO
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Charged atom : ION
40
"Slow down!" : HASTEMAKESWASTE
43
Antlered animal : ELK
44
Assessed : RATED
45
To incorrectly write an infinitive : SPLIT
46
Provide with feathers : FLEDGE
48
Actress Harper : TESS
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"Ridi, Pagliaccio" singer : CARUSO
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Koch and others : EDS
55
Dublin's land : ERIN
56
Defective missile : DUD
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Hardened : INURED
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X-ray vision blocker : LEAD
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"Slow down!" : ONEATATIME
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Not punctual : LATE
68
Tire parts : RIMS
69
Kind of ray : GAMMA
70
Glacial ridges : OSAR
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"No more!" : STOP
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Wheat bundle : SHEAF
Down
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Aid and _____ : ABET
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Tragic king : LEAR
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"_____ boy!" : ITSA
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Hopalong Cassidy portrayer : BOYD
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The Dow, e.g. : INDEX
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50's voters "liked" him : IKE
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TV signal receiver : DISH
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Lamb pseudonym : ELIA
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Flower development : ANTHESIS
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Proportion : RATIO
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Insurance worker : AGENT
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Princess of Monaco : GRACE
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Waldorf _____ : SALAD
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German border river : ODER
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Unruffled : SEDATE
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Cat calls : MEOWS
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Late tennis V.I.P. : ASHE
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Banquet : MEAL
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Lone Ranger attire : MASK
30
Table crumb : ORT
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Cleared leaves : RAKED
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Jittery : ONEDGE
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Vassals : SERFS
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Capri, e.g. : ISLE
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Elevator pioneer : OTIS
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Earns as profit : NETS
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Nose offenders : MALODORS
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Likely : APT
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Cut-and-paste : EDIT
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String quartet member : CELLO
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Regions : AREAS
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Lariat : RIATA
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Beneath : UNDER
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Hosiery risks : SNAGS
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Army outfit : UNIT
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Sample record : DEMO
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Mormons' home : UTAH
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Relative of hoarfrost : RIME
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Poet Lazarus : EMMA
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Fall on _____ ears : DEAF
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Cobra : ASP

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

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