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New York Times, Monday, November 29, 1993

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 154 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1129 ( 16,092 )
Across
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New Woman rival : SELF
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One-liners : GAGS
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Soccer legend : PELE
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Egg-shaped : OVAL
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TV oldie "Green _____" : ACRES
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Vientiane's land : LAOS
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Building code requirement : FIREESCAPE
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Prod : URGE
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Pilgrim John : ALDEN
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Most pleasant : NICEST
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Madam's mate : SIR
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July 4, 1776, e.g. : DATE
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Opposite of vert. : HOR
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W. Hemisphere org. : OAS
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Mr. Arnaz : DESI
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The lowdown on dancing? : LIMBO
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Kind of car or sandwich : CLUB
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Use a crayon : COLOR
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Ratted (on) : TOLD
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Armbone : ULNA
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By oneself : ALONE
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Writer Hunter : EVAN
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Hauls : LUGS
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Stimulate, as curiosity : PIQUE
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Measure out : METE
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Provence city : ARLES
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Stalin ruled it : USSR
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"The Bridge of San Luis_____" : REY
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Late tennis V.I.P. : ASHE
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Lustrous fabric : SATEEN
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"Faust," for one : OPERA
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[Shock!] : GASP
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Summer treat : WATERMELON
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Matures : AGES
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Go 1-1 in a doubleheader : SPLIT
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Letterman's "Top Ten," e.g. : LIST
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Model's position : POSE
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"Auld Lang _____" : SYNE
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Not so much : LESS
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Divan : SOFA
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"Hear no_____ ..." : EVIL
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Cooking fat : LARD
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Hightails it : FLEES
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Oil alternative : GAS
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U.N.C. and U.Va. grp. : ACC
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In a lofty style : GRANDILOQUENTLY
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Artist's brown : SEPIA
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+ : PLUS
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Bulldozer : EARTHMOVER
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Captain's record : LOG
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Language suffix : ESE
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Church offshoot : SECT
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Arthurian lady : ENID
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Slippery one : EEL
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Sum up : RECAP
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Not quite spherical : OBLATE
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Los Angeles motorist King : RODNEY
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Of the eyes : OCULAR
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Magnetism : ALLURE
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Shades : SUNGLASSES
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By oneself: Prefix : SOLI
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News entry : ITEM
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Home port : BASE
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Burden : ONUS
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Hall-of-Famer Pee Wee : REESE
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Was in session : SAT
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Motel vacancy : ROOM
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Does needlework : SEWS
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Mounds : HEAPS
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"How do you _____ relief?" : SPELL
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Church nook : APSE
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Writer Wiesel : ELIE
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Flagmaker Betsy : ROSS
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Picnic pests : ANTS
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Cumberland, e.g. : GAP
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In the past : AGO
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One for Wilhelm : EIN
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Numbered rd. : RTE

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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