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New York Times, Monday, December 13, 1993

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1213 ( 16,106 )
Across
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Canyon sound : ECHO
5
Cross-legged exercises : YOGA
9
August forecast : HUMID
14
Bumbler : CLOD
15
50-50 : EVEN
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Mohawk Valley city : UTICA
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Kitchen fat : LARD
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Shea Stadium nine : METS
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Pressed one's luck : DARED
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Big-eared animal : ASS
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Vacation locale : JERSEYSHORE
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In _____ (ready for release) : THECAN
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Sign of summer : LEO
26
Cordage : ROPING
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It will be printed tomorrow : ANSWER
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Gerald Ford's birthplace : OMAHA
36
Banned apple spray : ALAR
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By way of : THRU
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Vacation locale : POCONOMOUNTAINS
42
Declare : AVER
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Congressman Gingrich : NEWT
44
Solemn procedures : RITES
45
"_____ forget" : LESTWE
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1959 Fiestas song : SOFINE
49
Comic Charlotte : RAE
51
Outcome : UPSHOT
54
Vacation locale : THEHAMPTONS
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Have a tab : OWE
61
Like gold : AURIC
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On-the-cob treat : CORN
63
Ilsa of "Casablanca" : LUND
64
Wrist movement : FLICK
65
Tale starter : ONCE
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Pre-owned : USED
67
Army vehicles (You're welcome!) : TANKS
68
Blue-green : TEAL
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Jolly, to the British : VERY
Down
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Brilliance : ECLAT
2
Sharply disagree : CLASH
3
Monmouth Park events : HORSERACES
4
_____ man out : ODD
5
Sana native : YEMENI
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"Back to you" : OVER
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Fetches : GETS
8
Photographer Adams : ANSEL
9
Rock of Hollywood : HUDSON
10
Jazz locale : UTAH
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Muralist Joan : MIRO
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Cake decorator : ICER
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Janet Reno's home county : DADE
21
Lacquer : JAPAN
22
Pine : YEARN
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Associate : COHORT
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Put the finger on : NAME
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Is brilliant : GLOWS
30
Painter's mishaps : STAINS
31
Russian parliament building : WHITEHOUSE
32
Sea swooper : ERNE
33
"Broom Hilda" creator Myers : RUSS
34
Whitish gem : OPAL
35
Military command? : MOVE
37
"Wheels" : AUTO
40
Late-late show hour : ONEAM
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Vacation events : TRIPS
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Violent downfalls : WRACKS
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Tornado part : FUNNEL
50
Orlando attraction : EPCOT
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Shareholder : OWNER
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Sleepwear item : TEDDY
54
_____-Hartley Act : TAFT
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Hip-shaking in Kauai : HULA
56
Actress Moran : ERIN
57
Rube : HICK
58
TV knob : TONE
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Whale of a movie : ORCA
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Broadway hit of 1964-65 : LUV

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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