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New York Times, Saturday, December 17, 1994

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1217 ( 16,475 )
Across
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Conned : MISLED
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Toyota model : SUPRA
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It's after Letterman, for many : BEDTIME
13
Toulouse-Lautrec and others : HENRIS
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Etched : ATEINTO
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Proud one : PEACOCK
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Drudge : DRONE
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Does the voice-over, perhaps : INTONES
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Star of the "Herbie" movies : VOLKSWAGENBUG
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Wedding vows : IDOS
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R.N.'s posting : ICU
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Sun _____-sen : YAT
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Slough : BOG
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Stick : CLING
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Pit : CHASM
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Prized feather source : EMU
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Popular women's monthly : REDBOOK
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Artist's prefix : NEO
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Not well-kept : SEEDY
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Soaks up : SORBS
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Year in the reign of Justinian I : DXL
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One of the Cyclades : IOS
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Yellow in a way : AGE
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Mark: Lat. : NOTA
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Modern-day worry : COMPUTERVIRUS
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Kudos : LAURELS
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Tombstone brothers : EARPS
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Inconsistent : ERRATIC
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Sheet material : PERCALE
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Destiny : KISMET
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Some coats : ERMINES
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Impale : SPEAR
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Opposed to, poetically : GAINST
Down
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Twins' arena : METRODOME
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Political zealot : IDEOLOGUE
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Is "ripe" : STINKS
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Dialogue : LINES
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E.R. employee : EMT
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_____ volente : DEO
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Oft-adjusted items on planes : SEATBACKS
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Boorish : UNCOUTH
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Spur : PRONG
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"We, the People" playwright : RICE
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Impetrates, with "for" : ASKS
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Slangy cause of unease : BADVIBES
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_____ Penny : HENNY
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Crusty one : PIE
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Beguile : WILE
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Stomach _____ : ACIDS
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PT 109, e.g. : GUNBOAT
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Device for measuring extreme cold : CRYOMETER
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Pig out : GORGE
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64,000 Europeans : ANDORRANS
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Rare delivery? : SEXTUPLET
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Sugar byproduct : MOLASSES
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"From Here to Eternity" actor Philip : OBER
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Miniature re-creation : DIORAMA
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Schism : SPLIT
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Fresh-meat provision : NIACIN
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Hex : CURSE
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O.J.'S alma mater : USC
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Worm: Prefix : VERMI
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Albanian coins : LEKS
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Doesn't give _____ : ARIP
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Identify : PEG
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Big Band, e.g. : ERA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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