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New York Times, Thursday, November 17, 1994

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1117 ( 16,445 )

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Across
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Overabundance : PLETHORA
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More expeditious : FASTER
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Superior : HIGHERUP
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Secret : INWARD
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Corrupts : DEGRADES
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Granitelike rock : GNEISS
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Poetic tribute : ODE
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Actress Winwood : ESTELLE
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They're usually found in beds : FLOWERS
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Orsk's river : URAL
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Isr. neighbor : LEB
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Change the sticker : RELABEL
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Newscaster Lindstrom : PIA
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
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City with a view of Mt. Everest : DARJEELING
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Some stitches : PURLS
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Wedding column word : NEE
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Ball : DANCE
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Factory feature : SMOKESTACK
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Lawyer Roy : COHN
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Appetite : YEN
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Sewing machine attachment : QUILTER
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Warrant : LET
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Cut into kabobs : CUBE
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Prophet : SEERESS
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Apollo 7 astronaut : SCHIRRA
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Jazz org. : NBA
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It follows San or Dan : MARINO
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Splitting : CLEAVAGE
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Some chalcedonies : AGATES
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Made tracks : HASTENED
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Holiday Inn alternative : RAMADA
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Longer : EXTENDED
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Advanced deg. : PHD
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Canard : LIE
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Object of a hunt : EGG
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Afghan : THROW
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Soccer maneuver : HEADER
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Sequential : ORDERED
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Paris's _____ La Fayette : RUE
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It's behind the altar : APSE
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Legendary leaf source : FIGTREE
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Heated, as glass : ANNEALED
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Balloon : SWELL
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Follow : TAIL
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Rural rtes. : RDS
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Vassalry : SUBJECTS
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Beatrix Potter character : FLOPSY
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Pea, e.g. : LEGUME
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Moon of Uranus : OBERON
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More oblique, colloquially : SLANTIER
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Of a particular locale : AREAL
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Corn flour : PINOLE
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Moves at a snail's pace : INCHES
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Proxies : AGENTS
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Wapiti : ELK
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Resin : LAC
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Glittery, as a gown : SEQUINED
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Confidentially : SUBROSA
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Most enthusiastic : KEENEST
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Sale incentive : REBATE
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Dancer-actress Rivera : CHITA
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"Rapper" of verse : RAVEN
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Tale of derring-do, e.g. : SAGA
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Study feverishly : CRAM
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Yearn : ACHE
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Deface : MAR
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Undisciplined : LAX
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The Beatles' "_____ I Love Her" : AND
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Thousand, to a yegg : GEE
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Actor Byrnes : EDD

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

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