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New York Times, Saturday, November 26, 1994

Pulitzer winner for "The Optimist's Daughter"

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 1994, The New York Times11/26/94 ( No. 16,454 )
Across
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Person not to mess with : BLACKBELT
10
___ Barbara : MAJOR
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Brown group : IVYLEAGUE
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Rub off : ERASE
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Protactinium's atomic number : NINETYONE
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___ Barbara : SANTA
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Gaelic "oh my!" : OCH
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Conscious : UNASLEEP
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Like some shampoos : LOWPH
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Holy : BLEST
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Kind of pad : SOS
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Scope : AREA
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Scratchy : COARSE
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Bit of a charge : VOLT
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Firth of Clyde port : AYR
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Bury : ENTOMB
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Catches : ENTRAPS
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Toscanini and others : ARTUROS
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1985 World Series champs : ROYALS
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Rep. : AGT
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French entree : ROTI
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Name of three popes : LUCIUS
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Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
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___ sting : FBI
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"I Fall to Pieces" singer : CLINE
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Queer : OUTRE
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Danger signal : REDALERT
52
Rock's Brian : ENO
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Quinault's queen of Tyre : ELISE
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Disciplined : CHASTISED
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One of the Bowls : ALOHA
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Tables : LAYSASIDE
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Person holding a string : KITER
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Shock : EYEOPENER
Down
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Storage place : BIN
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Year in Nero's reign : LVI
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Author Rand : AYN
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Top film of 1963 : CLEOPATRA
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Two-master : KETCH
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Indiana governor Evan : BAYH
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I : EGO
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Crescent-shaped : LUNULAR
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High school student, informally : TEENER
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Movable place to eat : MESSTENT
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Sea into which the Amu Darya flows : ARAL
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"___ Fighting Ships" (British annual) : JANES
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Bony opening : OSTEO
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Gains : REAPS
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Maintains : ASSERTS
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Grand Slammer of '62 and '69 : LAVER
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Town on the Penobscot : ORONO
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Pulitzer winner for "The Optimist's Daughter" : WELTY
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"The ___ of Summer" : BOYS
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Tablet alternative : CAPSULE
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Ring adornment : TURQUOISE
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"In ___?" : OROUT
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Kind of mouth or boat : MOTOR
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It's rarely played : BSIDE
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Signal that ends 50 Across : ALLCLEAR
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Bad fit? : AGUE
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Is of value, in a colloquialism : AINTHAY
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Club : CIRCLE
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___ out (lose it) : FREAK
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Ruby's attorney : BELLI
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Dimwit : IDIOT
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In-a-bottle alternative : ONTAP
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Contemporary of 22 Down : ASHE
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Renamed oil co. : ESSO
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O.K. at sea : AYE
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Go the wrong way : SIN
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Palindromic city of puzzledom : EDE
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"___ Ring des Nibelungen" : DER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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