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HEARD IN NEW ENGLAND

New York Times, Sunday, November 26, 1995

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1126 ( 16,819 )
Across
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Sage : SAVANT
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Circus surface : SAWDUST
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Ask for identification : CARD
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Alfalfa : CLOVER
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For whom appearance is important : PREENER
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Heretofore : SOFAR
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Best : OPTIMAL
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Monopoly property : UTILITY
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1966 movie or song : ALFIE
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Graveyard shift physician : THEDOCOFNIGHT
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"I'm _____!" ("Ta-ta!") : OFF
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Capp and Capone : ALS
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Heartsick : SAD
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Prefix with gram : EPI
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X : CHI
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Remedy : CURE
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Apr. 15 harrier : IRS
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Conditions : IFS
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Cabbage : GELT
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One that turns either way? : ROTOR
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Wade opponent : ROE
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"Jane Eyre" girl _____ Varens : ADELE
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Skillful : ABLE
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Sparklers : GEMS
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Mikhail, for one : TSAR
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Reb's anthem : DIXIE
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Hightail it : LAM
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_____ on (spoil) : DOTE
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Families living on chicken feed : BROODS
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Drive away : REPEL
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Curtain fabrics : BROCADES
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Musical phrase : RIFF
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Follower's end : ITE
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Mustangs of coll. football : SMU
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Rated NC-17 : ADULT
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More sharp : ACUTER
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Interest group, with "the"? : FED
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Elk : MEMBERATLODGE
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"Say again?" : HUH
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Concerning Comanches, e.g. : TRIBAL
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Shenanigan : ANTIC
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Nile biter : ASP
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Vanity case? : EGO
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Car's steering option : TILT
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Kind of class : FRESHMAN
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Hurt : ACHED
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Drops drops : SPILLS
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_____ Hood, Tex. : FORT
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Series end : ETC
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Unpiloted plane : DRONE
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Kind of ball or hall : POOL
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Angled pieces : ELLS
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Stuff : SATE
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Circled items, sometimes : DATES
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Directional ending : ERN
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Judges' group : PANEL
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Beatles girl : RITA
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High school class : GYM
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Inclined : APT
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Black verse rhyme scheme : ABCD
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Embargo : BAN
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_____-Magnon : CRO
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Postgraduate deg. : MBA
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Friend of Pooh : ROO
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Indeed : YEA
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Pawn a newspaper : HOCKTHEHERALD
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Short putt, in slang : GIMME
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_____ rice : SPANISH
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Ran : POWERED
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Employment : USAGE
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U.N. member since 1991 : ESTONIA
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Underling : MENIAL
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1987 Costner role : NESS
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Frankfurter piece : DISSENT
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It's left behind : ESTATE
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McIntoshes, e.g. : SCOTS
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The beginning : ALPHA
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Cast a ballot : VOTED
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Fervent : AVID
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King of early comics : NEMO
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Clues for detectives : TRACES
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Wheeled around : SPUN
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Time piece : ARTICLE
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Confidential statistic : WEIGHT
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Where many Indians live : DELHI
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Kind of price : UNIT
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Go down : SET
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Auditions : TRYOUTS
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Eagle wearer: Abbr. : COL
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Sexy trysts : AFFAIRSOFTHEHOT
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Steamroller : RAILROAD
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Chiffoniers : DRESSERS
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Less hairy : SAFER
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Cut : LOP
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Fruit snack : FIGBAR
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Return swing : FRO
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Awakens : COMESTO
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Nasty at court : ILIE
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Suffer embarrassment : FEELSMALL
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Naples's Castle of St. _____ : ELMO
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Give old news : RETELL
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At the current's mercy : ADRIFT
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Faster : DIETER
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Trip back for Thanksgiving, maybe : EXPEDITIONTOMAS
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Autograph _____ : ALBUM
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Get separate checks : GODUTCH
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Protein source : TOFU
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Marcel Duchamp, e.g. : DADAIST
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Crows : BRAGS
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Oriental workplace : RICEPADDY
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Just Plains folks : CARTERS
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Goes soft : MELTS
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Poet Field : EUGENE
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Big statue isle : RHODES
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Stuck : BAFFLED
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Wrap up : ENROLL
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Shuffle : DANCE
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"Show Boat" tune : BILL
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Nut's best part : MEAT
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Stick : ATTACH
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Learn in a hurry : CRAM
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Diver's weapon : SPEARGUN
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Navy trainee : PORPOISE
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Fully packed : ENCASED
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Becomes evident : SINKSIN
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One who's got it coming : PAYEE
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Tall prez, for short : ABE
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Molière rival : RACINE
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Yankee followers? : GOHOME
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Sonny and Cher, once : BONOS
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Public regard, informally : REP
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Baroness von Trapp : MARIA
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Reply sheepishly : BLEAT
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Befuddle : ADDLE
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Rug covers : HATS
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Just one of those things : THAT
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Lambies' mammies : EWES
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Let : RENT
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Small sports cars : MGS
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_____ particle : PSI

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

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