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New York Times, Thursday, December 14, 1995

Park visited by Sherlock Holmes

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQUW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Gaffney.
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© 1995, The New York Times12/14/95 ( No. 16,837 )

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Across
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Half of an old radio duo : AMOS
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German Expressionist Franz ___ : MARC
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Like many football stadiums : DOMED
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Queen's home : HIVE
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Where most people live : ASIA
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Out : ALIBI
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Stock heading : AMEX
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Leg crosser : YOGI
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Computer accessory : CDROM
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1915 film epic, with "The" : BIRTHOFANATION
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Goddess, in ancient Rome : DEA
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Leb. neighbor : SYR
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Bradbury adjective : MARTIAN
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Not uncut, as a film : SPLICED
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"___ little teapot..." : IMA
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1960's U.N. name : THANT
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Met's home : SHEA
37
1965 Beatles lyric : LIFEISVERYSHORT
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Picnic ruiners : ANTS
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Red as ___ : ABEET
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Polite "du" : SIE
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Odor eater? : NOSTRIL
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Listen : PAYHEED
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Point of law : RES
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Rock's ___ Lobos : LOS
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Classic Poirot case : DEATHONTHENILE
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New Age musician : YANNI
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Crèche figure : MARY
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Pressed cheese : EDAM
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Coordinate : ALIGN
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Shirt stitching : IZOD
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Big rig : SEMI
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Jason deserted her : MEDEA
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Ajax rival : TIDE
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Erstwhile despot : TSAR
Down
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Husband of Jezebel : AHAB
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Actress Rogers : MIMI
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Banking blunders : OVERDRAFTS
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The Brady kids, e.g. : SEXTET
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Minnesota clinic : MAYO
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Since : ASOF
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Baltic capital : RIGA
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Dean of "Lois & Clark" : CAIN
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Finger or toe : DACTYL
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Ancient Celtic tongue : OLDIRISH
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Barcelona-born artist : MIRO
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Jet : EBON
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Slow-witted : DIM
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Columbus landfall, 1492 : HAITI
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Snake charmer's snake : ASP
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City of Lombardy : MILAN
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___ acid : AMINO
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Relaxed sighs : AHS
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Like some blockades : NAVAL
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Throat problem : STREP
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Didn't engage in fence sitting : CHOSESIDES
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Chilling : EERIE
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Obsolete : DATED
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Lincoln's home: Abbr. : NEB
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Alienate : ESTRANGE
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Verily : YEA
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Do, as hair : STYLE
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Image receiver : RETINA
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Approximately, in times : ISH
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"It's true!" : HONEST
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Valley : DALE
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Drop : OMIT
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Hitlerite : NAZI
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Stepped (on) : TROD
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Park visited by Sherlock Holmes : HYDE
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Buddhist priest : LAMA
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Mideast bigwig : EMIR
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Starchy dish : YAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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