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New York Times, Tuesday, December 13, 1994

Water ___ ("Wind in the Willows" character)

Author:
Jon Delfin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Delfin.
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© 1994, The New York Times12/13/94 ( No. 16,471 )
Across
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Hair lines : PARTS
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Neeson of "Darkman" : LIAM
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Toe woe : CORN
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Influence : CLOUT
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Margarine : OLEO
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Renowned cabaret crooner : BOBBYSHORT
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Wee : TINY
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Addison's literary partner : STEELE
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Marsh bird : RAIL
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Geese formation : VEE
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Onetime Mideast inits. : UAR
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Vacillates : SEESAWS
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Staircase adjunct : BANISTER
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Water ___ ("Wind in the Willows" character) : RAT
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Sandler of "Saturday Night Live" : ADAM
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Designer von Furstenberg : EGON
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Gay city : PAREE
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Harry Kemelman sleuth : RABBIDAVIDSMALL
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Flock of geese : SKEIN
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Singer Horne : LENA
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Blackhearted : EVIL
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Murphy, for one : BED
49
Portray as satanic : DEMONIZE
51
Electrical units : AMPERES
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123-45-6789, e.g.: Abbr. : SSN
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"L'état c'est ___": Louis XIV : MOI
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A little night music : TAPS
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More spooky : EERIER
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Bide ___ (stay a bit): Scot. : AWEE
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Vegas impressionist : RICHLITTLE
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Epsilon follower : ZETA
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1994 film "___ Lies" : TRUE
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Magicians' props : DECKS
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Actress Lamarr : HEDY
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"___ in the Dark" : ASHOT
Down
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Cancer-causing compounds : PCBS
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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After-shower wear : ROBE
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Toothpaste holder : TUBE
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Phonograph needle : STYLUS
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___-di-dah : LAH
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Lab assistant : IGOR
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Astral glows : AURAS
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Field of achievement : METIER
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Folding 47-Across : COT
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Baseballer Tony : OLIVA
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Extend a subscription : RENEW
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Poet Alfred : NOYES
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Like passengers during takeoff : SEATED
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Bounds : LEAPS
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Fit for a king : REGAL
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Male flower part : STAMEN
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Captain's insignia : BARS
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Aleutian island : ADAK
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Local theater, to Variety : NABE
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Drink : IMBIBE
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Wandered : ROVED
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Dressed to the ___ : NINES
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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The Queen: Abbr. : ELIZ
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Model Macpherson : ELLE
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Not moving : INERT
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Distressed one? : DAMSEL
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Lack : DEARTH
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New York lake : ONEIDA
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Stun : AMAZE
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Lawn equipment : MOWER
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Michelangelo work : PIETA
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Steeple : SPIRE
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Mideast missile : SCUD
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A.A.A. offerings : RTES
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Longing : ITCH
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Nevada town : ELKO
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There's none for the weary : REST
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Dine : EAT
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"Yoo-hoo!" : HEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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