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New York Times, Monday, December 12, 1994

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joy L. Wouk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 128 for Ms. Wouk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1212 ( 16,470 )
Across
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Sobbed : WEPT
5
Dangerous March date : IDES
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First-class, in slang : PRIMO
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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Boisterous festivity : REVEL
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Bottle tops : CAPS
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_____ Rivera, Calif. : PICO
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Warner _____ (Charlie Chan of film) : OLAND
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1943 musical composed by 37-Across : ONETOUCHOFVENUS
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Poker opener : ANTE
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"High" time : NOON
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Parts of table settings : PLATES
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Source of some PBS programs : BBC
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Six-foot two, for example : TALL
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Prying tool : LEVER
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Mother of Hermes : MAIA
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"Get outta here!" : SHOO
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Numero _____ : UNO
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Composer Kurt : WEILL
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Popular oil additive : STP
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Gabby bird : MYNA
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_____ of Fame : HALL
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Grudge : SPITE
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Bridge option : PASS
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Light switch positions : ONS
46
Loewe's partner on Broadway : LERNER
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Trudge : PLOD
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Othello's ancient : IAGO
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1928 work composed by 37-Across with "The" : THREEPENNYOPERA
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Ache (for) : YEARN
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Moses' attire : ROBE
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One corner in Monopoly : JAIL
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Coke rival : PEPSI
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Hardly _____ (rarely) : EVER
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Sicilian spewer : ETNA
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Vaudeville's Ole : OLSEN
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June honorees : DADS
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Sounds of reproof : TSKS
Down
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Texas city : WACO
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Dash : ELAN
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John Paul, e.g. : POPE
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Having a valid will : TESTATE
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Feeds the computer : INPUTS
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Clear the winter windshield : DEICE
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Apiece : EACH
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One may be roseate : SPOONBILL
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Utah city : PROVO
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Caves in : RELENTS
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_____ the Terrible : IVAN
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Diner's card : MENU
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Early auto maker : OLDS
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It's unique : ONER
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Kind of point : FOCAL
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Well-padded : PLUMP
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See 31-Down : LENYA
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Three English rivers : AVONS
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Fights to save a sinking boat : BAILS
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Bret Harte character : AHSIN
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With 26-Down, wife of 37-Across : LOTTE
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Gentle runner : LOPER
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Rambled : MEANDERED
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Rodeo yell : WHOOP
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Slander : ASPERSE
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Utah lily : SEGO
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Light plane : PROPJET
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Cake features : LAYERS
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Red Square figure : LENIN
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Not yet risen : INBED
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Printer's goof : TYPO
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Dog command : HEEL
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Hip songs : RAPS
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Exploding star : NOVA
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Gobbles : EATS
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Where to do figure eights : RINK
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"Oh, woe!" : ALAS

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

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