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New York Times, Sunday, December 11, 1994

"Casey at the Bat" writer Ernest

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times12/11/94 ( No. 16,469 )
Across
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Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
5
Look : SEEM
9
Elbow : JOSTLE
15
Put away : STOW
19
Tone down : MUTE
20
Forearm part : ULNA
21
Puck's master : OBERON
22
Peacock in the sky : PAVO
23
Chinese restaurant offering : BROWNRICE
25
Reagan chief of staff : HOWARDBAKER
27
White-tailed bird : ERN
28
Formosa Strait island : AMOY
29
Ship's course : NNE
30
Two-wheelers : SCOOTERS
31
Boot camp fellow : RECRUIT
33
Hood's heater : ROD
34
Newsman Bernard and others : SHAWS
35
Gain a lap : SIT
36
Directs : STEERS
37
A Fodor's volume : EUROPE
39
Peaceful pause : TRUCE
41
Royal pardon : QUEENSMERCY
44
Ran rings around : LOOPED
45
Shirt shade : ECRU
48
Recipe approximation : DASH
49
Cossacks chiefs : ATAMANS
51
Arab chief : SHEIK
53
With flexibility : SUPPLY
56
Glassmaker's oven : LEHR
57
Crumple : WAD
60
Cousin of the raccoon : COATI
61
Like smarting eyes : TEARY
62
Musical direction : TUTTI
63
"These ___ the times..." : ARE
64
Adds a rider : APPENDS
66
Rising star : COMER
68
Apparition : EIDOLON
70
Bakery purchase : PIE
71
Tough laundry problem : GRIME
73
TV teaser : PROMO
75
Tedium : ENNUI
76
Wind up : END
77
Actress Thompson : SADA
78
"Casey at the Bat" writer Ernest : THAYER
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Get extra value from : REUSE
80
Without exception : UTTERLY
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Sunshade, of a sort : BRIM
84
Tours summers : ETES
85
Foxfeet and sphagnum : MOSSES
88
Washington, D.C. : CAPITALCITY
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Country's best at the Olympics : ATEAM
93
First name in French literature : HONORE
94
Use intimidation : COERCE
98
1969 Broadway hit : CHE
99
Check writer : PAYER
103
Furthermore : AND
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Step-by-step : GRADUAL
105
Mend metal connections : RESOLDER
107
Laughingstock : ASS
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"The Battle of Eylau" painter : GROS
109
Small ones : FRY
110
Presidential also-ran : ALFREDSMITH
112
Marsh growth : REEDTUFTS
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Shed : LEANTO
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Hooked on : INTO
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___ vera : ALOE
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Juiceheads : SOTS
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Ancient mystic : ESSENE
120
Quintessence : MEAT
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Chateaubriand novel : RENE
Down
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Ashes-to-be : EMBERS
2
Rotating emplacement : TURRET
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"Now!" : ATONCE
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Author Wallace : LEW
5
Engaged in conjecture : SURMISED
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"Gerontion" poet : ELIOT
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Ref. set : ENCY
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Common female middle name : MAE
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Frequent court "figure" : JOHNDOE
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The duck in "Peter and the Wolf" : OBOE
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Put in stitches : SEW
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Severely pan : TRASH
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Spanish poet Federico Garcia ___ : LORCA
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Provide with income : ENDOW
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Word fight : SPAT
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Consumes : TAKESUP
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Not neat : OVERICE
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Like some suits : WORSTED
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Micronesian land : NAURU
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Paul Revere : BOSTONRIDER
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Standard : NORM
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Avenge : REQUITE
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Hurry-hurry : RUSHPACE
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Fringe group : SECT
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Follow : ENSUE
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Request fervently : PRAY
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Old-time bandleader Edmundo : ROS
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Manhattan flank : EASTSIDE
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Manchurian border river : YALU
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Actress Christine : LAHTI
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Way out : ESCAPE
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"Sonata in B minor" composer : CHOPIN
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Acquired : REAPED
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Brilliant : METEORIC
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Solomon's project : KINGSTEMPLE
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Old hand : PRO
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Coagulable fluid : LYMPH
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Gunstock wood : WALNUT
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Stir up : AROUSE
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Says "No way!" : DENIES
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Homer : TROYBARD
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Exclamations like "Phooey!" : DRATS
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Proposal of 3/22/72 : ERA
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Like some jacks : ONEEYED
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Artist Chagall : MARC
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Country singer Travis : MERLE
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Thsi, e.g. : TYPO
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___ Today : USA
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"The Wizard of Oz" co-star : LAHR
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Ultrasmall photo : MICRODOT
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Gordon and Meredith : MACRAES
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Board game like reversi : OTHELLO
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Chooses : SEESFIT
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How the Old Woman lived : INASHOE
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Oodles : TONS
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Words before a drink : TOAST
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Frill : RUFFLE
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Smoker's purchase : CARTON
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French palace : ELYSEE
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Agreements : YESES
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"Aunt ___ Cope Book" : ERMAS
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Actress Scacchi : GRETA
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Galena and mispickel : ORES
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Envelope abbr. : ATTN
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Kind of therapy : GENE
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Suffix with serpent : INE
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Hub's opposite : RIM
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Coalition of 1958: Abbr. : UAR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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