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New York Times, Tuesday, November 30, 1993

Author:
Joel Davajan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Davajan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FHQWXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Davajan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1130 ( 16,093 )

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Across
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Rolling stone's deficiency : MOSS
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Anchor position : ATRIP
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Complain : CARP
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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_____Loa : MAUNA
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Literally "high wood" : OBOE
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Obstinate : STUBBORNASAMULE
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Royal spouses : CONSORTS
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Be on the brink : TEETER
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Professional bean counters : CPAS
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Designer Christian : DIOR
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Hardy's pal : LAUREL
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Describe : LIMN
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Org. founded in 1948 : OAS
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Imparted : GAVE
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Sondheim's "_____ the Woods" : INTO
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Elusive : SLIPPERYASANEEL
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Branch Davidians, e.g. : SECT
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Speaker's platform : DAIS
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Worker's wish : RAISE
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Off_____ tangent : ONA
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Curb, with "in" : REIN
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Daredevil acts : STUNTS
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Actor Sean : PENN
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Lady in an apron : MAID
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"Yessir," e.g. : ASSENT
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Moon of Jupiter : CALLISTO
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In the altogether : NAKEDASAJAYBIRD
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Final notice : OBIT
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Teach one-on-one : TUTOR
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Lion's den : LAIR
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Like 52-Across : NUDE
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Atlanta university : EMORY
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Thompson of "Howards End" : EMMA
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Opposite of fem. : MASC
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Mr. Preminger : OTTO
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Daze : STUN
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Like the 2 in B2 : SUBSCRIPT
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Not knowing right from wrong : AMORAL
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Small pies : TARTS
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Hosiery snags : RUNS
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Actress Claire : INA
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Diversions : PASTIMES
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Future star : COMER
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Border on : ABUT
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Actor's part : ROLE
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Look with squinty eyes : PEER
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Sheepish lass : BOPEEP
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A long time : AEON
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Prima donnas : DIVAS
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Rope a dogie : LASSO
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Senator Specter : ARLEN
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City east of Syracuse : UTICA
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Store up : LAYIN
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_____ a million : ONEIN
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Alamogordo event, 7/16/45 : ATEST
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Shoe bottoms : SOLES
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Rye or corn : GRAIN
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Silent, or almost so : INAUDIBLE
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Toothless : EDENTATE
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With pretentiousness : ARTILY
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Tear : REND
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$200,000, for Clinton : SALARY
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Pro golfer Calvin : PEETE
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TV's"_____Dad" : MAJOR
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Presently : ANON
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"Elephant Boy" star, 1937 : SABU
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Have brake problems : SKID
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Roman statesman and censor : CATO
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Thailand, once : SIAM
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Adjust the sails : TRIM
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Polish border river : ODRA
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Add : SUM

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