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New York Times, Saturday, December 11, 1993

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1211 ( 16,104 )
Across
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Kind of race or queen : DRAG
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_____ point : PETIT
10
Malign : SLUR
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Morning wind personified : AURA
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Actress Sedgwick : KYRA
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End of "America the Beautiful," in brief : FROMCTOSHININGC
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Circus workers : TAMERS
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All-purpose song lyrics : LALA
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Society page word : NEE
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Put on board : LADE
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1987 #1 hit by Heart : ALONE
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Playmate : PAL
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Learned : ERUDITE
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Success story : ACHIEVER
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To be, in Paree : ETRE
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Beatitudes phrase, in brief : BLESSEDRTHEMEEK
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Cotton pod : BOLL
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They're alphabetized in phone directories : SURNAMES
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Books that suffer where and tear? : ATLASES
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Queensland neighbor: Abbr. : NSW
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Customs : MORES
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Broadway's Harold : ROME
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1981 Blake Edwards comedy : SOB
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Plaster backing : LATH
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Thermoplastics : SARANS
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Event of 12/16/1773, in brief : THEBOSTONTPARTY
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Deputy : AIDE
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Debt satisfier : LIEN
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Winning margin, maybe : NOSE
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Haggadah reading occasion : SEDER
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Peeved : SORE
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Unhinged : DAFT
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Part of R.E.A. : RURAL
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Bouquet : AROMA
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Staked : GAMED
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Congratulates in a way : PATS
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Kind of mania : EGO
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Inventor Nikola : TESLA
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Take a drag on : INHALE
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Shakespeare's Robin Starveling : TAILOR
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Schuss : SKI
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Boston suburb : LYNN
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Push for : URGE
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Iditarod, e.g. : RACE
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Brunch fare : CREPES
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Part of Mork's sign-off : NANU
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Swelling : EDEMA
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_____ atque vale : AVE
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Ruled : LED
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Particular : ITEM
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Math diagram : TREE
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Comic screams : EEKS
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Palindromic pop group : ABBA
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Coagulate : CLOT
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"The Divine Comedy" locale : HELL
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Arabic word meaning "submission" : ISLAM
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B. & O., and others : RRS
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Large wine cask : TUN
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Nolte's "48 _____" : HRS
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Bundle up : ENWRAP
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Tutti's opposite, in music : SOLO
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Does away with : ERASES
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Finalize : SETTLE
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Like some horses : SHOED
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Feared exams : ORALS
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Linguist Pei : MARIO
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Register : ENTER
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Saxophonist Getz : STAN
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Columbus's home : OHIO
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Some of them are twins : BEDS
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Wisher's sight : STAR
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New Year's word : SYNE
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Busy one : BEE
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Ship's heading : NNE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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