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New York Times, Friday, November 24, 1995

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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601/29/19945/22/201110
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1.57011
Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXY} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1124 ( 16,817 )

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Across
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Out-of-focus object : BLOB
5
Pencil chewing, e.g. : HABIT
10
Stopper opener? : SHOW
14
Margarita ingredient : LIME
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Shelved for now : ONICE
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Eggplant color : PUCE
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Start of a quip : IVESEENTHELIGHT
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Fivesome : PENTAD
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Phoebe, Rhea or Tethys : TITANESS
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"Old" country : SOD
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Just in or just out : NEW
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Part 2 of quip : NOVIEWISGREATER
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Baseless? : ACID
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Day break : NAP
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Put on : STAGE
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German equivalent of the Oscar : OTTO
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Unsolicited manuscripts : SLUSH
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In this race, the runners are always behind : LUGE
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Deliberate : MEANT
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Old New Yorker cartoonist Gardner : REA
45
Olympian hawk : ARES
46
Part 3 of quip : ITSTHEONEINSIDE
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Fabled sleeper, informally : RIP
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Cowboy or Indian : PRO
52
Emerald City locale : LANDOFOZ
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Behind : LOSING
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End of quip : THEREFRIGERATOR
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Frank Herbert book series : DUNE
65
Cigar butts? : ETTES
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Atlantic City attraction : KENO
67
Diving duck : SMEW
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Pork purchases : LOINS
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Air apparent? : SMOG
Down
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Radar dot : BLIP
2
Full of current : LIVE
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Eclipse, maybe, to primitive peoples : OMEN
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Tiptop : BEST
5
Country blowouts : HOEDOWNS
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Fay, in "King Kong" : ANN
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Mooring post : BITT
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"Book of Changes" : ICHING
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Wobble : TEETER
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English : SPIN
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Gargantuan : HUGE
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Singer Phil : OCHS
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Volstead Act opponents : WETS
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Lighten : EASE
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Noted criminologist with an apt-sounding name : LAWES
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Ring up : DIAL
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Supermodel Campbell : NAOMI
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Mendelssohn's ___ in E flat major : OCTET
27
Bjorn competitor : VITAS
28
"___ Wanna Cry" (Mariah Carey #1 hit) : IDONT
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Cold-shoulder : SPURN
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Man of the world : ATLAS
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Bull: Prefix : TAURI
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Incited, with "on" : EGGED
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"Don't You Know" songstress : REESE
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Slip through the cracks : SEEP
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Bald : HAIRLESS
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Spasm : THROE
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Tower designer Alexandre : EIFFEL
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City north of Lisbon : OPORTO
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Jordan's Queen ___ : NOOR
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Former Ford models : LTDS
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Buzzing : AHUM
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Endangered state bird : NENE
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Allured : DREW
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Tubular pasta : ZITI
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"Mame" director Gene : SAKS
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Society note : ITEM
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A don't : NONO
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Tar's toddy : GROG
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Ike, e.g.: Abbr. : GEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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