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New York Times, Monday, November 22, 1993

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1122 ( 16,085 )

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Across
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Understood : GOT
4
Some tracks : OVALS
9
_____ Rizzo ('69 Hoffman role) : RATSO
14
Santa ____ winds : ANA
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Actress Anouk : AIMEE
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Significant person? : OTHER
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Kauai keepsake : LEI
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Small person : HOPOMYTHUMB
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Legit : LAWFUL
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Caroline Schlossberg, to Ted Kennedy : NIECE
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Big Mama : CASS
25
Church part : NAVE
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Rummy variety : CANASTA
32
The mark on the Č in Čapek : HACEK
33
Calendar period, to Kirk : STARDATE
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Caustic substance : LYE
38
Traditional tune : SKIPTOMYLOU
40
Pub quaff : ALE
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Logical newsman? : REASONER
43
Long-lasting curls : PERMS
45
Depicts : RENDERS
49
Health-food store staple : TOFU
50
Jerry Herman composition : MAME
53
Dash : ELAN
54
Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
56
Journalist Greeley : HORACE
58
Used booster cables : JUMPSTARTED
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Tina's ex : IKE
63
Correspond, grammatically : AGREE
64
Regarded favorably : LIKED
65
Pince-_____ : NEZ
66
Former Justice Byron : WHITE
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Air-show maneuvers : LOOPS
68
Palindrome center : ERE
Down
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French : GALLIC
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_____ time (singly) : ONEATA
3
Taipei's land : TAIWAN
4
Honolulu locale : OAHU
5
Fat fiddle : VIOL
6
Fuse word : AMP
7
First name in hotels : LEONA
8
Big rigs : SEMIS
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Campus mil. grp. : ROTC
10
Daughter of Zeus : ATHENA
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Calendar abbr. : THU
12
Theology sch. : SEM
13
Eye : ORB
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_____-man (flunky) : YES
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Hooch container : FLASK
24
Magna _____ : CARTA
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Rights grp. : ACLU
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"Oy _____!" : VEY
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_____ out (supplement) : EKE
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Hoosegows : STIRS
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Footrace terminus : TAPE
32
Stage actress Hayes : HELEN
34
MS follower? : DOS
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Love, Italian style : AMORE
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Newcastle-upon-_____, England : TYNE
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Esne : SERF
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Judge's exhortation : ORDER
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Prone : APT
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Name of 13 popes : LEO
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Oscar the Grouch, for one : MUPPET
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus on "Seinfeld" : ELAINE
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Pool-ball gatherer : RACKER
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Common cause for blessing : SNEEZE
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Strawberry, once : MET
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"Any Time _____" (Beatles tune) : ATALL
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Auto-racer Andretti : MARIO
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
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"David Copperfield" character : HEEP
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Ten to one, e.g. : ODDS
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Gossip : JAW
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"That's disgusting!" : UGH
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High-tech med. diagnostics : MRI
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Foreman stat : TKO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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