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New York Times, Saturday, November 25, 1995

“Honest ___,/My Desdemona must I leave to thee”

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times11/25/95 ( No. 16,818 )
Across
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Lutetia’s modern name : PARIS
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Ship’s pole : BOOM
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Desert dweller : ARAB
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Acid type : AMINO
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So : ERGO
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Partnership for Peace grp. : NATO
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Kind of chest : CEDAR
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Car dealer’s wingding : SELLATHON
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Threefold : TRINE
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Travel at night, perhaps : SLEEPWALK
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It’s found near the toe of a boot : SICILY
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Gives a break : SPELLS
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Cry on the set : CUT
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TV attachment : ADAPTER
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“What’s My Line” host John, 1950-67 : DALY
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Missus : WIFE
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Microsoft competitor : APPLE
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Compass dir. : ENE
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Din : CLATTER
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Sibling: Abbr. : REL
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Stew seasoning : BASIL
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Handel opera : NERO
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Tax : LEVY
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Dry : SAHARAN
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Bon ___ : AMI
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Kind of sweater : ANGORA
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Part of a weight lifter’s routine : SQUATS
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Art rooms : GALLERIES
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Michigan, e.g. : GREATLAKE
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Extract : EDUCE
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Rapper of note : ICET
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___ arch : OGEE
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A shot in the arm, maybe : SERUM
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First word of North Carolina’s motto : ESSE
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Tennis star ___ Martin : TODD
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Lock : TRESS
Down
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Bonds : PACTS
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Slice of ___ : AMERICANA
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Ribs : RIDICULES
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Foolishness : INANITY
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French philosopher Georges : SOREL
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Porgy’s love : BESS
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Turgenev’s birthplace : OREL
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Gape at : OGLE
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Harry : MOLEST
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City on the Scheldt : ANTWERP
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1986 Indy winner Bobby : RAHAL
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Former nuclear test site : ATOLL
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Whops : BONKS
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Show up : APPEAR
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Two-master : YAWL
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Tabloid favorite : DIANA
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Following : AFTER
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Edomites’ capital : PETRA
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Ball girl : DEB
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Jumping the gun : PREMATURE
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Book of laws : LEVITICUS
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England’s Isle of ___ : ELY
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Shade of red : CLARET
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Eternity : EONS
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Obtain, bacteriologically : ISOLATE
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Convert, in a way : LAUNDER
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Tart : HARLOT
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College Station athlete : AGGIE
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Sniffling dogs’ companions : NARCS
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Part songs : GLEES
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Medieval adventure : QUEST
52
Looks like : SEEMS
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“Honest ___,/My Desdemona must I leave to thee” : IAGO
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Made, with “out” : EKED
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Sow : SEED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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