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HANKY-PRANKY

New York Times, Sunday, November 28, 1993

Author:
Joanne W. Edwards
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joanne W. Edwards

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Edwards. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1128 ( 16,091 )
Across
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Undergrad degrees : BAS
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Crow : GLOAT
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First observed asteroid : CERES
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Martinique and others : ILES
18
Bank I.R.A., e.g. : ACCT
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Film producer Hal : ROACH
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Byrd book : ALONE
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British general of 1775 : GAGE
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Give up gardening? : THROWINTHETROWEL
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Goad : URGE
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Congressional committees have them : HEARINGS
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Club used in traps : WEDGE
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Large wine bottle : FLAGON
31
Actor O'Brien : EDMOND
32
_____ Hawkins Day : SADIE
33
With complete accord : ASONE
34
Refusals : NOS
35
Nev. neighbor : CALIF
36
Howell Heflin, for one : ALABAMAN
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Cartoonist Groening et al. : MATTS
42
Place for notable artists? : HALLOFFRAME
44
Man/mouse link : ORA
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HELLO!... Hello!... hello ... : ECHO
46
Illicit leaves : COCA
47
End in _____ (come out even) : ATIE
48
Prompted : CUED
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Live : ARE
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Squeaky-clean smile? : BATHTUBGRIN
54
Western mining center : BUTTE
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A woman can see through this! : NEGLIGEE
57
Street show : RAREE
58
Oilman's boon : GUSHER
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Badger's cousin : RATEL
60
Timeline points : DATES
61
Spy in Canaan : CALEB
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Dumbfounds : AMAZES
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Lawyer Becker of "L.A. Law" : ARNIE
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"The _____ of the Breakfast-Table" : AUTOCRAT
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"The Highwayman" poet : NOYES
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Water survey? : BROOKREVIEW
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Bon _____ (cleanser) : AMI
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Whitney contraptions : GINS
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Cozen : FOOL
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These are always dubbed : SIRS
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Boris Godunov, e.g. : TSAR
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Hindu Mr. : SRI
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Parade ground predicament? : DRILLPICKLE
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Discernment : TASTE
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Copper mineral : TENORITE
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Wouldn't hurt : AFLEA
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Beard of grain : AWN
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Scratch out : ERASE
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Word before head or mint : SPEAR
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Official measuring of contents : METAGE
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Will matter : ESTATE
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Agile swimmer : OTTER
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Sills and Moffo : SOPRANOS
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Been in bed : LAIN
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Prudish trio? : THREELITTLEPRIGS
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"Shake _____!" : ALEG
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Yarns : TALES
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Raincoat : OILER
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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_____ -majeste : LESE
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Luxor's land : EGYPT
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Necktie, of a sort : NOOSE
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City trains : ELS
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Wash : BATHE
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Was sore : ACHED
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"Git!" : SCRAM
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Dances suggestively : GRINDS
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"The Kingfish" : LONG
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Treat for Count Fleet : OATS
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Alas, in Aachen : ACH
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Former Berlin divider : THEWALL
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Town known for a "giant" hoax : CARDIFF
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Funeral oration : ELOGE
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Poet laureate Nicholas : ROWE
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Wind dir. : ENE
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Identical : SELFSAME
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Galapagos critter : IGUANA
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Talkative generals? : LARGEMOUTHBRASS
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Waffle brand : EGGO
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Spotted : SEEN
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'93 World Series champs : TORONTO
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People who make too many port calls? : WINOS
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Boredom: Sp. : TEDIO
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Earring site : LOBE
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Diet dish for Dieter : SALAT
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French actor Delon : ALAIN
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Private hoard : CACHE
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Shaw of swing : ARTIE
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Public Interest Research Group founder : NADER
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Like Dickens's Murdstone : MEAN
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It can be a lot : ACRE
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Dreary decade? : THEGRAYNINETIES
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Hailey novel : HOTEL
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Business for taxis : FARES
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Old elevator cars : CAGES
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Unit of flow : CUSEC
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Falls for : BITES
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Heavens: Prefix : URANO
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Dyeing technique : BATIK
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She wrote "The Female Eunuch" : GREER
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Claus von _____ ('82 defendant) : BULOW
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Vegges out : LAZES
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Microsoft chief Bill : GATES
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Waggish : DROLL
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To cook for Pierre : CUIRE
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Inner turmoil : ANGST
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Op Art pattern : MOIRE
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Have _____ to play (be of use) : AROLE
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Spanish province : AVILA
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Latin 101 word : AMAT
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It may have bias : TIRE
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Nightclub : BOITE
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Glacial ridge : ESKER
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Fringe of curls : FRISETTE
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Trumpet blast : TANTARA
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"Oh, fudge!" : DRAT
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Part of some health checkups : PAPTEST
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" _____ Fine" ('64 Beatles hit) : IFEEL
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Battle call : CLARION
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Nerd : TWERP
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Food that comes in slices : ORANGE
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Unit of current : AMPERE
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Pricey : STEEP
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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He wrote "Dead Souls" : GOGOL
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Lisper's bane : ESSES
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Airline to Ben-Gurion : ELAL
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Post-Christmas event : SALE
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Air France lands there : ORLY
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W.W. II battle site : STLO
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Sounds from a plaza de toros : OLES
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Witch : HAG
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Pedro's uncle : TIO

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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