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New York Times, Wednesday, December 15, 1993

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {W} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1215 ( 16,108 )

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Across
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Like Caspar Milquetoast : TIMID
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Yodeling locale : ALPS
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Quantities: Abbr. : AMTS
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City south of Gainesville : OCALA
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Chip's partner : DALE
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Attack of the flu : BOUT
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Hook's flag : JOLLYROGER
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Like some shopping : ONESTOP
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Just say no? : ABSTAIN
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Grp. founded in 1960 : OPEC
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Present, for one : TENSE
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Antiknock number : OCTANE
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_____ and hounds : HARE
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Calhoun of "The Texan" : RORY
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Swiss mathematician : EULER
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Son-gun link : OFA
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Dr. Seuss classic : GREENEGGSANDHAM
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Da or ja : YES
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Onetime pupa : IMAGO
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Austen's Woodhouse : EMMA
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Duchamp subject : NUDE
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Gym class, for short : PHYSED
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"Siddhartha" author : HESSE
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Stat starter : RHEO
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Craftsperson : ARTISAN
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Short vocal solo : ARIETTA
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"Jurassic Park" beast, for short : TREX
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Ocean denizen : GIANTSQUID
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It's nothing : LOVE
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Split_____ : ENDS
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Ottoman: Prefix : TURCO
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South-of-the- border shouts : OLES
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Catch some Z's : DOZE
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Torpedoes : SINKS
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Axis leader : TOJO
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Macintosh screen symbol : ICON
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Type of bonding? : MALE
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Miseries : ILLS
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Wright brothers' home : DAYTON
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See 18-Down : ADOPE
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Jet follower : LAG
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No contest, e.g. : PLEA
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Belgrade resident : SERB
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Cut down : ABATE
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Notorious Bugs : MORAN
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City near the ruins of Carthage : TUNIS
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"JFK" director : STONE
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With 6-Down, Ali maneuver : ROPE
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"Private Parts" author : STERN
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Locomotive, perhaps : CHUGGER
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Overindulgence : ORGY
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Roy lnnis's org. : CORE
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Very, in Versailles : TRES
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Parliament vote : AYE
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What's more : ALSO
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Davidson's "The Crying Game" co-star : REA
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"Holy cow!" : EGAD
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Resistance figures : OHMS
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Celebrity : FAME
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Make _____ dash for : AMAD
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Dress to the _____ : NINES
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Cassowary kin : EMU
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Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
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Saucy : PERT
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Block and tackle et al. : HOISTS
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Little Iodine creator : HATLO
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"My Wicked, Wicked Ways" author Flynn : ERROL
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Eydie's partner : STEVE
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Boxcars : SIXES
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Medieval guild : HANSE
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Like some cheeses : AGED
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El _____ (ocean current) : NINO
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Lateral lead-in : EQUI
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Go sour : TURN
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_____ off (anger) : TICK
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Commotions : ADOS
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Cooper's tool : ADZ

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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