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New York Times, Monday, November 20, 1995

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.47000153
Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 188 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1120 ( 16,813 )

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Across
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Late tennis V.I.P. Arthur : ASHE
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Drying oven : OAST
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Sammy Davis Jr. book "Yes ___" : ICAN
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Karate blow : CHOP
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___ bodied seaman : ABLE
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Window cover : DRAPE
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Stable diet? : HORSEFEED
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Fix deep and tight : EMBED
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Approved : ENDORSED
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White House's ___ Office : OVAL
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Considers : DEEMS
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Mr. Onassis : ARI
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Immature salamander : EFT
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Outbursts : TIRADES
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Little troublemakers : IMPS
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Stepson of Emperor Claudius : NERO
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Ballplayer's bobble : ERROR
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Frisky : FEELINGONESOATS
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___ John of "Tommy" : ELTON
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Dictator Idi : AMIN
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"___ Excited" (1984 hit) : IMSO
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Aviation prefix : AER
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Worded : PHRASED
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Classic auto : REO
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Symbol of punishment : ROD
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Sour : ACERB
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"Get a ___ on it!" : GRIP
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Plant cases : TERRARIA
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The Red ___ (W.W. I ace) : BARON
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Tout's locale : RACETRACK
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Accommodate : ADAPT
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To be, in Brest : ETRE
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
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Went by taxi : RODE
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Legendary Bunyan : PAUL
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Dorm items : BEDS
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Yearned : ACHED
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Was brilliant : SHONE
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Multitude : HORDE
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Downs town : EPSOM
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Blockheads : OAFS
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Have ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
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Winter transportation : SLED
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Koppel or Kennedy : TED
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La Douce : IRMA
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Ancestor of a fax : CABLEGRAM
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Mimic : APE
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Actor Sparks : NED
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Contrives : DEVISES
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Former "formerly" : ERST
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Silver container : ORE
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Handsome gent : ADONIS
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Pays, as the bill : FOOTS
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Remains of an ancient statue, maybe : TORSO
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Hotel : INN
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View : REGARD
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Fragrance : AROMA
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"___ the worst ..." : IFEAR
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Free-for-all : MELEE
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Russian Revolution locale : PETROGRAD
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Pavement caution : SLO
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Reine's husband : ROI
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Available, as a book : INPRINT
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Opposite WSW : ENE
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50's dance : HOP
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Pub missile : DART
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West Indies Indian : CARIB
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Clear the board : ERASE
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Reduced to granules : RICED
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Cooks a pie : BAKES
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Hitchcock thriller : ROPE
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London goodbye : TATA
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Linen color : ECRU
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Movie unit : REEL
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Lawyer's ___ exam : BAR
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Fuss : ADO
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Agent, slangily : REP

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

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