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New York Times, Tuesday, November 7, 1995

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 187 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1107 ( 16,800 )
Across
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Stall : DELAY
6
____ of hope : RAY
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Muffler : SCARF
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Banish : EXILE
15
Historic period : ERA
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Piglike animal : TAPIR
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Vote getter? : CAMPAIGNPROMISE
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Devilkins : IMPS
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Copacabana Beach locale : RIO
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Sanded : EVENED
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Opposite of 'tain't : TIS
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Fuses, as ore : SMELTS
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Ones deeply involved in opera? : BASSOS
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San ____ Obispo : LUIS
30
Elsie's bull : ELMER
31
Some trophies : CUPS
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Fifth Avenue store : SAKS
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Vote tallies : ELECTIONRETURNS
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Russian rejection : NYET
40
Saturday TV sports org. : NCAA
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Ant : EMMET
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Capone feature : SCAR
43
Gaps : LAPSES
44
Condition : STATUS
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Diamond ____ : LIL
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Sacred beetle : SCARAB
49
Bill's partner in film adventures : TED
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Late tennis V.I.P. : ASHE
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36 Across aftermath, to the cynic : POLITICSASUSUAL
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It may be + or - : ANODE
58
____ Park, Ill. : OAK
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Strainer : SIEVE
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Coty and namesakes : RENES
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Snoop : PRY
62
____ Lauder : ESTEE
Down
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Prefix with meter or bel : DECI
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Checkup : EXAM
3
Proceed falteringly : LIMP
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Yodeling locale : ALPS
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Pro vote : YEA
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Kathie Lee's co-host : REGIS
7
Florence's river : ARNO
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Utter nonsense : YAP
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Hot spots : STOVES
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Wise man carrier : CAMEL
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Half ____ (small milk order) : APINT
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Knolls : RISES
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British astronomer Sir ____ Hoyle : FRED
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Bulbed flower : IRIS
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Cede claim to : REMISE
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Former Toyota model : SUPRA
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"It's ____ real" : BEEN
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War partner : ALLY
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Never Never Land dweller : SMEE
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Religious offshoot : SECT
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Kind of orbit : LUNAR
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Imogene et al. : COCAS
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Water collector : SUMP
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Hand holders? : ARMS
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Makeshift seat for a tot : KNEE
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Fast planes : SSTS
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Evil spirits : INCUBI
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Marsh duck : TEAL
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Part of U.S.A. : STATES
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Eye covers : LIDS
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Scotland's Stone of ____ : SCONE
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Eagle's claw : TALON
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Hitch ____ with : ARIDE
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Not watertight : LEAKY
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Box lightly : SPAR
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Ruler of old : TSAR
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Without option of return : ASIS
51
Cooking fat : SUET
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Possess : HAVE
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Gen. Robt. ____ : ELEE
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Steal : COP
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Take advantage of : USE

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

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