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New York Times, Wednesday, November 8, 1995

Certain Kentucky college student

Author:
Glenn E. Sykes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Glenn E. Sykes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Sykes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times11/8/95 ( No. 16,801 )
Across
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Mentioned : SAID
5
Semi's wheels : DUALS
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Toward the bow : FORE
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Trygve Lie's home : OSLO
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Japanese immigrants : ISSEI
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Persia, today : IRAN
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Bald, per Robert Herrick : HAIRLESSASANEGG
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The outdoors : OPENAIR
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Belly buttons : NAVELS
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New car offering, for short : ABS
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Shade of purple : LILAC
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"Rats!" : DARN
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D-Day city : CAEN
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Dentist's command : OPEN
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___ Jima : IWO
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Cry of accomplishment : TADA
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Resistance : OHMAGE
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Unruffled, per Gelett Burgess : CALMASANICEBERG
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Diligence : EFFORT
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Polka followers : DOTS
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___ Lingus : AER
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Leave in : STET
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"The Bible Tells ___" : MESO
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Contrary one : ANTI
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Felix's roommate : OSCAR
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Hole number : PAR
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Certain Kentucky college student : BEREAN
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Beat in debate : OUTTALK
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Lithesome, per Samuel Rogers : GRACEFULASAFAUN
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___ Scotia : NOVA
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Clear the tape : ERASE
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Driving force : URGE
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Consumer : USER
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Branch Davidians et al. : SECTS
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___ majesté : LESE
Down
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London district : SOHO
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Pronto : ASAP
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Nastase of tennis : ILIE
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California Rep. Robert : DORNAN
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Fateful phrase, with "The" : DIEISCAST
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Brezhnev's land : USSR
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Fool : ASS
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Incline toward the center : LEANIN
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Rope fiber : SISAL
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Search thoroughly : FINECOMB
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Hurler Hershiser : OREL
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Poverty, metaphorically : RAGS
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Chang's twin : ENG
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Big dog, familiarly : LAB
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Prize for MTV artists : AVA
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Hero's hero : LEANDER
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Chops up : DICES
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Floating : AWAFT
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Pocahontas's married name : ROLFE
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Critic ___ Louise Huxtable : ADA
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Joyful song : PAEAN
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Plumed wader : EGRET
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Silent actress Pola : NEGRI
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Cigarette stat : TAR
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Far-reaching companies : OCTOPUSES
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"For ___ a jolly..." : HES
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Hupmobile, e.g. : MOTORCAR
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Yellow moths : IOS
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Lawn enrichment : MANURE
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Tricky : ARTFUL
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Call, in poker : SEE
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Eateries : CAFES
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Sandburg's "___ Window" : ATA
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Smith ___ cough drops : BROS
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Projecting shape : EAVE
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Drying kiln : OAST
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Rhine tributary : AARE
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Drags : LUGS
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Femur-tibia connector : KNEE
57
African antelope : GNU
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Milk, in prescriptions : LAC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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