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After All...

New York Times, Sunday, November 20, 1994

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1120 ( 16,448 )
Across
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Kitchen pest : ROACH
6
John, in Wales : EVAN
10
Any fellow : BUD
13
Some are historic : SITES
18
"L.A. Law" lawyer : ARNIE
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Desperate : DIRE
20
Pequod captain : AHAB
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"Fiddlesticks!" : PSHAW
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OY : METALLICMIXTURE
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Winged : ALATE
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Have _____ at : AGO
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Sulking fit : PET
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Newel shapers : LATHES
30
Dugout : CANOE
31
Newspaper editor Charles Anderson _____ : DANA
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Class that uses 29-Across : SHOP
36
Marks out : XES
37
1990 movie "_____ Tie Me Down!" : TIEMEUP
39
Hill and namesakes : ANITAS
41
More current : NEWER
43
Word with Band or Farm : AID
44
Followers : ISTS
45
AY : SOOTHEFEARS
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Like some vins : BLANC
49
"Rhinoceros" playwright : IONESCO
50
Food flavorer : DILL
52
Custard base : EGGS
55
Menacing : SCARY
58
Like Mozart : VIENNESE
60
Way to go : ROUTE
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Blew in, so to speak : CAME
63
Candy brand : PEZ
64
"_____ life!" : GETA
65
Pampered : CODDLED
67
One at Orly : UNE
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EN : DIRECTORWOODY
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Itinerary portion : LEG
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They're plucked : BANJOES
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Selene's counterpart : LUNA
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Sight: Fr. : VUE
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1989 Literature Nobelist : CELA
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Extend : ADDON
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Walker of football : HERSCHEL
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Bacchus attendant : SATYR
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Clarifying words : ASIN
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Palindromic time : NOON
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Not as timely : TARDIER
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"Over my dead body!" : NEVER
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EY : BOWLINGLANE
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Jazz theme : RIFF
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Wheat stalk part : AWN
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Skiwear : PARKA
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Not so strict : LOOSER
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Recruits : ENROLLS
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_____ pump : AIR
100
Literary homophone for 99-Across : EYRE
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'70s tennis champ Smith : STAN
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Burning : AFIRE
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Red and silver, e.g. : MAPLES
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N.Y.S.E. listing : ATT
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Swedish cents : ORE
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British cents : PENCE
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OT : APPORTIONSHARES
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In the beaver state? : EAGER
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Pinlike : NEAT
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Milton's "sweetest nymph" : ECHO
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Survive : EXIST
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Habit : DRESS
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Drudge : PEON
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Shaw contemporary : YEATS
Down
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Park shelters : RAMADAS
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Stew seasoning : OREGANO
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Prospero's brother : ANTONIO
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McLean, Va., grp. : CIA
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Teen movie of 1965 : HELP
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Mythologist Hamilton : EDITH
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Tracer of note : VIC
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Fortify : ARM
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Screenwriter Jordan of "The Crying Game" : NEIL
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One who's up : BATTER
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Casual noes : UHUHS
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Venture : DARE
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Leeway : SPACE
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AH : ISLAMICGOD
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Scottish chieftains : THANES
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Leave the kitchen : EATOUT
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Important TV period : SWEEPS
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"Hush!" : BESTILL
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Moderate : LESSEN
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Graph lines : XAXES
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Costume : ATTIRE
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It fits all : ONESIZE
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'60s catchword : PEACE
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Social reformer Wells : IDA
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"Hey there!" : AHOY
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Motorist's goof : WRONGTURN
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Having the stuff : ABLE
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Thermometers measure them : FEVERS
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Square : NERDY
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Vocal opponent : DETRACTOR
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Caesarean section? : ISAW
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Esophagus : GULLET
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Stalwart : STEELY
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Gear type : SCUBA
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"O" follower : CANADA
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What former foes make : AMENDS
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Some Plymouths : NEONS
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Literary award : EDGAR
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Pizza : PIE
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Hopeful plea : COULDI
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"_____ to Psyche" : ODE
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"Death Be Not Proud" poet : DONNE
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Singer Laine : CLEO
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"Gray's Anatomy" feature : OVERLAY
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Y : JOINFORCES
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Mexican novelist Fuentes : CARLOS
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Saddle part : HORN
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Ex-Aussie P.M. Bob : HAWKE
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Utah's state flower : SEGO
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Guy with a deadline : NEWSMAN
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Miniature harbors : INLETS
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Kilmer of "Top Gun" : VAL
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Ecdysiast : BARER
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Columbia River port : ASTORIA
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Directions-inquiry word : NEAREST
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Conductor Ansermet et al. : ERNESTS
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Brought in : REAPED
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How some people live : INFEAR
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Extreme : FRINGE
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Northwest workers : PILOTS
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Certain looks : LEERS
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Shock : APPAL
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Babbled : RANON
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Parodist : APER
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Procedure part : STEP
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Community center, for short : THEY
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Chill : ICE
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"I get it now!" : OHO
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Can : AXE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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