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New York Times, Tuesday, November 22, 1994

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1122 ( 16,450 )

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Across
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Arabian sultanate : OMAN
5
Muddle : MESS
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Insiders' talk : ARGOT
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Take on : DARE
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Word-of-mouth : ORAL
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Former Spanish P.M. _____ y Montaner : MAURA
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Semifictional movie : DOCUDRAMA
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Circumvent : AVERT
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Alliances : TIES
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One of the Huxtable kids : VANESSA
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Increased, as inflation : SPIRALED
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"...on the Dead _____ Chest" : MANS
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Like most music : TONAL
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Trounce : DRUB
31
Photo repro : STAT
34
Plunders : RIFLES
36
The Emerald _____ : ISLE
38
Cider-sweet girl : IDA
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"Metric" prefix : ISO
40
England-France connector : CHUNNEL
42
Witticism : MOT
43
Gender abbr. : FEM
44
Tedious undertaking : TASK
45
Much of Mali : SAHARA
47
Biblical beginning : EDEN
49
Rounded ottoman : POUF
51
_____ Tots (grocery purchase) : TATER
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Hold sway : RULE
54
Eulogists : PRAISERS
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Perry Como classic : BECAUSE
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B & B's : INNS
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Hockey infraction : ICING
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Mexican border language : SPANGLISH
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Do detective work : TRACE
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Actress Garr : TERI
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Lackawanna's railroad partner : ERIE
69
Swiss mathematician : EULER
70
Good life : EASE
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"Da Ya Think I'm _____?" (1979 hit) : SEXY
Down
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Unmatched : ODD
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Chinese chairman : MAO
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Trajectory : ARC
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Sitting on the fence : NEUTRAL
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Mushroom : MOREL
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Cleaned, as a disk : ERASED
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"Cheers" bartender : SAM
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Eastern European : SLAV
9
Frigidaire rival : AMANA
10
Harsh-voiced birds : RAVENS
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Number in the ball park? : GUESSTIMATE
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Hockey's Bobby et al. : ORRS
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"See ya" : TATA
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Local lingo : DIALECT
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Moseys : AMBLES
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Discord : STRIFE
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On one's mark : POISED
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Paid-for TV program : INFOMERCIAL
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Bar request : DRINKUP
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Adm. or capt.'s org. : USN
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Worshiper : ADORER
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13th-century invaders : TATARS
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Circle and octagon, e.g. : SHAPES
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Raising spirits : ELATING
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Road show grp. : USO
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Tribulations : HASSLES
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Shade of meaning : NUANCE
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Some mendicants : FRIARS
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German gun : LUGER
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Gal with a gun, on Broadway : ANNIE
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Fisherman's hope : BITE
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Beige shade : ECRU
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Italian art patron : ESTE
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Spherical food : PEA
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Wrath : IRE
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Evening hour : SIX
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"You there!" : HEY

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

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