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New York Times, Monday, November 21, 1994

The Mikado's Lord High Executioner

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BGJQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Wizer.
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© 1994, The New York Times11/21/94 ( No. 16,449 )
Across
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___ Hatteras, N.C. : CAPE
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Clearheaded : LUCID
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Egyptian cobras : ASPS
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Mimics : APES
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Video arcade name : ATARI
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Turn obliquely : SKEW
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SCRAM : MAKETRACKS
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Football's ___ Bowl : PRO
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Safety org. : OSHA
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Current, as accounts : PAIDUP
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Russian grassland : STEPPE
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Black Sea resort : ODESSA
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Actors Silver and Howard : RONS
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Illegal trader : INSIDER
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Words preceding war or God : ACTOF
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Young 'uns : TOTS
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Half of MCII : DLI
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Indiana Jones's quest : ARK
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Franchise : VOTE
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Vertical : APEAK
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Made tea : STEEPED
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Crimson and carmine : REDS
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Adulates : ADORES
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Standards of perfection : IDEALS
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Plant pests : APHIDS
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Italian wine district : ASTI
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Hawaiian garland : LEI
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Cut in a skirt : SLIT
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BEAT IT : HITTHEROAD
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The Mikado's Lord High Executioner : KOKO
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Papal vestment : ORALE
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One of the Brontes : ANNE
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Suffix with road or hip : STER
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Opera voice : TENOR
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Miss Trueheart of the comics : TESS
Down
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Summer getaways : CAMPS
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"You'll always be ___ of me" : APART
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Tea type : PEKOE
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Language ending : ESE
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Yankee pitcher Don : LARSEN
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Great Salt Lake state : UTAH
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Chocolate bean : CACAO
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Get on one's nerves : IRK
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Allocate : DISPENSE
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St. Francis's home : ASSISI
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VAMOOSE : SKEDADDLE
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Llama land : PERU
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Barter : SWAP
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Finish : TOPOFF
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Dolt : ASS
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Egg on : PROD
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Mental confusion : DITHER
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Took deliberate steps : STRODE
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Grammy-winning Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Peril : RISK
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Discoverers' cries : AHAS
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"Dead ___" (Dick Francis novel) : CERT
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SKIDDOO : TAKEAHIKE
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Hall-of-Famer Mel : OTT
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Went too far : OVERSHOT
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Finnan ___ (fish dish) : HADDIE
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Film cutter : EDITOR
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Pea holder : POD
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One of two : EITHER
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Guy with a tail : SATAN
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"Home ___" : ALONE
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Shows partiality : LEANS
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Allies (with) : SIDES
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Proposes : ASKS
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Scheme : PLOT
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Normandy invasion town, 1944 : STLO
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Dander : IRE
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Tell (on) : RAT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later.

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