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New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 1993

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joy L. Wouk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 125 for Ms. Wouk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 16,088 )
Across
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Snake with a nasty bite : ASP
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Snide : CATTY
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Doggone pest? : FLEA
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Rung : STEP
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Sap sucker : APHID
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Galley propellers : OARS
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Tight closure : SEAL
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Bulls and Bears, e.g. : TEAMS
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Abdul-Jabbar's alma mater : UCLA
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Slippery : EELY
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"Cubist" Rubik : ERNO
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Nixon's infamous '72 org. : CREEP
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Aftershock : TREMOR
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Poisonous Asian snake : KRAIT
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Some General Motors cars : OPELS
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Flower named for a Swedish botanist : DAHLIA
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Freighters' delays : DEMURRAGES
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Gull's cousin : TERN
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Friendship : AMITY
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Disencumber : RID
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Oncoming : AHEAD
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Well-off : RICH
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"And then..." stories : ADVENTURES
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"Light" ammunition? : TRACER
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"...bombs bursting _____" : INAIR
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_____ a million : ONEIN
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Nag : PESTER
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Easily split rock : SHALE
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Eye : OGLE
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Unsavory bar : DIVE
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It can be a stretch : LIMO
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Witch's home : ENDOR
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First name in cookies : AMOS
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Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
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Radio hostess Hansen : LIANE
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Harness fitting : YOKE
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Award for "Kiss of the Spider Woman" : TONY
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Hen, perhaps : LAYER
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Just in : NEW
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Figure in black? : ASSET
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Guide : STEER
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Painter Charles Willson _____ : PEALE
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Party provider : CATERER
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Mimic : APER
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November 25, this year : THANKSGIVINGDAY
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Indonesian island : TIMOR
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Football gains: Abbr. : YDS
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Date for 6-down : FOURTHTHURSDAY
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Doily material : LACE
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First name in detective fiction : ERLE
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Immediately : ASAP
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Site of the first 6-down : PLYMOUTHCOLONY
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O.S.S. successor : CIA
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Grand Ole _____ : OPRY
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Plugs, of a sort : ADS
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Hog fat : LARD
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Lecherous look : LEER
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"Dies _____" : IRAE
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No ifs, _____ ... : ANDS
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Bull's-eye hitter : DART
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Abu Dhabi V.I.P. : EMIR
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Isinglass : MICA
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Churchill successor : EDEN
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End in _____ (draw) : ATIE
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"We _____ not amused" : ARE
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Officer in charge of the king's table linen : NAPERER
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Wind dir. : ENE
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Ancient land on the Aegean : IONIA
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"_____ of Athens" : TIMON
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Bring out : EVOKE
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Fix stitching : RESEW
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Louver : SLAT
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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"That's one small step for _____ ..." : AMAN
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Solitary : LONE
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Building wing : ELL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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