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Vanity Fare

New York Times, Sunday, November 5, 1995

Author:
Dean Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1105 ( 16,798 )
Across
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Rod with a bat : CAREW
6
Switchblades : SHIVS
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It's not wanted : ANATHEMA
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English architect Jones : INIGO
20
"Clueless" star Silverstone : ALICIA
21
#1 Helen Reddy hit : IAMWOMAN
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Classic Whitman poem : SONGOFMYSELF
24
Fourth-century pope : LIBERIUS
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Franklin Mint ware : PLATES
26
Bulldozer, in Brighton : LEVELLER
28
Burgs : HAMLETS
31
Manhandled : PAWED
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Bull, of a sort : EDICT
35
Hydrosphere components : OCEANS
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It's catching : LARIAT
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Snaffle bit : BRIDOON
40
Supermarket check : SCAN
41
Process of mountain formation : OROGENY
43
Scottish Gaelic : ERSE
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"I didn't know that!" : GEE
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Fifty past : TENTO
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1955 "Fifty Million Times _____" : ADAY
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Crimson rival : ELI
49
Mikhail's wife : RAISA
51
_____ (Kookie) Byrnes : EDD
52
New London-based org. : USCG
54
Former First Family : NIXONS
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Clink : STIR
58
Eagle, e.g. : LEM
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George Meredith novel : THEEGOIST
62
Some martinis : GIBSONS
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Film character with the voice of Frank Oz : YODA
66
Upkeep : SUPPORT
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Kind of hand, in euchre : LONE
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Confers : BESTOWS
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"Hannah and Her Sisters" star : MIAFARROW
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Campers : RVS
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Curriculum range : ELHI
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Tyke : MOPPET
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N.C.A.A. regional : EAST
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Piece : GAT
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Early summers : ABACI
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Fleur-de-_____ : LIS
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Hua's successor : DENG
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Convex molding : OVOLO
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_____ grass : SOD
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Site for a seat of honor : DAIS
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Curtailed cone, in geometry : FRUSTUM
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Abecedary phrase : ASIN
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Doubly : TWOFOLD
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Taken care of : SEENTO
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Charge : ACCUSE
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Peachy-keen : SWELL
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Red Sea republic : YEMEN
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Hangdog : ASHAMED
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Well-thought-out : RATIONAL
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"Adam's Rib" co-playwright _____ Kanin : GARSON
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Examination : SCRUTINY
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Louis XIV affirmation : LETATCESTMOI
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Pavarotti encore : OSOLEMIO
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Radar blips : ECHOES
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Jean Renoir film heroine : ELENA
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Some night life : CABARETS
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Pizzazz : STYLE
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Lycra cousin : NYLON
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Successor to the U.S.S.R. : CIS
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"It's _____ win situation" : ANO
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_____ Tin Tin : RIN
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Shade of purple : EGGPLANT
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Providing warmth, perhaps : WOOLEN
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Roy Rogers a k a Leonard _____ : SLYE
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Boo follower : HISS
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Protection money, in slang : ICE
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Heavy : VILLAIN
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A&P competitor : SAFEWAY
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Had something the matter : AILED
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Finalize, with "down" : NAIL
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Strollers : AMBLERS
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More outdoorsy, as fashion : TWEEDIER
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Abominable : HORRID
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Longtime record label : EMI
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When repeated, a Kenyan revolutionary : MAU
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Years, in Thiers : ANS
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Lbs. and qts., e.g. : AMTS
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1980 Dom DeLuise film : FATSO
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Check for accuracy : VET
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Traveler's stop : HOSTEL
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Give in : ACCEDE
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Old Ted Lewis standard : MEANDMYSHADOW
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Game in the woods? : PREY
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Descartes axiom : COGITOERGOSUM
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Walks oddly : TOESIN
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Registers, as a complaint : LODGES
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_____ Khan : AGA
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Get, pricewise : BRING
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Verges on : NEARS
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Heat : RACE
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"Telephone Line" rock grp. : ELO
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Top : OUTDO
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Newsy's special : EXTRA
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Club: Abbr. : ASSN
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Early woodwind : SHAWM
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Almost catch, as the heels : NIPAT
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"Time _____ the essence" : ISOF
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Outbuildings : SILOS
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Forrest's folks : GUMPS
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Ron Howard TV role : OPIE
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Honor, in a way : BOWTO
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Suffix with psych- : OTIC
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City in northern Italia : TRENTO
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1991 Disney prince : BEAST
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Acts pushy : ELBOWS
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Cubic : SOLID
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Saucy name? : RAGU
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Carry-on item : VALISE
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Ripped : STONED
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Mathematical constants : PIS
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Devotee : IDOLATER
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Comedienne Nora : DUNN
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'70s teaching : EST
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With an empty expression : VACANTLY
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Unsurpassed : ALLTIME
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Cows and sows : FEMALES
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Opposite of send packing : REELECT
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Pool shot : MASSE
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Punishing rod: Var. : FERULA
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Hatfield or Coats, e.g.: Abbr. : SEN
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On the A-list : CHOSEN
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Ninnies : YOYOS
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Meteors' paths : ARCS
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Orig. : INIT
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"The Ballad of Reading _____" : GAOL
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To _____ (precisely) : ATEE
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Part of ASCAP: Abbr. : SOC
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1860s abbr. : CSA
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Fleece : ROB
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"_____ will be done..." : THY
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N.F.L.'s Blount : MEL
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"Sail _____ Ship of State!" : ONO
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Author Fleming : IAN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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