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New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 1994

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 16,444 )
Across
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Nightwear, for short : PJS
4
Scruff : NAPE
8
Kind of year : FISCAL
14
PAC donee: Abbr. : REP
15
Holly shrub : ILEX
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Lock up : ENCAGE
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Mentalist Geller : URI
18
Roll-call yell : HERE
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Not digital : ANALOG
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1991 N.B.A. Rookie of the Year : DERRICKCOLEMAN
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P.C. messages : EMAIL
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"_____ a Small World" : ITS
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With, in Wiesbaden : MIT
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Poet Plath : SYLVIA
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Wheedle : PLY
30
Maugham's "_____ of Lambeth" : LIZA
31
Boiling : ASTEAM
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Egyptian sun deity : ATEN
34
Sinclair Lewis novel : ELMERGANTRY
37
Lawn-and-garden shop purchase : LIME
39
French playwright Jules : RENARD
40
Saharan : ARID
41
Fourth word of the Bible : GOD
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Zealous : GUNGHO
46
Phyllis Diller accessory : WIG
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Los Angeles D.A. Garcetti : GIL
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Perfumery ingredient : NEROL
49
Kelsey Grammer TV role : DRFRASIERCRANE
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Phone headquarters : DIALIN
55
Inter _____ : ALIA
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Party honoree : DEB
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Drooping, botanically : NUTANT
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Breath freshener : MINT
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That, en espanol : ESO
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Modifies : AMENDS
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Make muffins : BAKE
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Eye problem : STY
Down
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Hardly libertines : PRUDES
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Philosopher Bentham : JEREMY
3
Football motion : SPIRAL
4
Anarchy : NIHILISM
5
He played Obi-Wan : ALEC
6
Brew coffee : PERK
7
Administrator, briefly : EXEC
8
Faithfulness : FEALTY
9
Mystery writer Michael : INNES
10
Swindle : SCAM
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Disaster : CALAMITY
12
Ponder painfully, with "over" : AGONIZE
13
Pants part : LEG
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Competed with : RIVALED
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J. Paul Getty, for one : OILMAN
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Bronzed : TAN
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Noshed : ATE
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Summoned : PAGED
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Ring of short stories : LARDNER
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Flynn and others : ERROLS
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Move to foreign shores : EMIGRATE
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Pester : NAG
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Cut short : TRUNCATE
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Jurisprudence : LAW
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Platinumlike metal : IRIDIUM
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Candlestick Park team : GIANTS
43
K to 12 : GRADES
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"That's the truth!" : HONEST
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Good _____ (Dixie chum) : OLEBOY
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Use a whetstone : GRIND
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Tartlike pastry : FLAN
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da-DUM : IAMB
52
Director Kazan : ELIA
53
Rangers locale : RINK
54
Genetic stuff : DNA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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