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New York Times, Thursday, December 2, 1993

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1202 ( 16,095 )

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Across
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Obsolete : DATED
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Serpent song : HISS
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Up to snuff : ABLE
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Type type : ELITE
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Put a stake on the table : ANTE
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Mr. Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
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Campaign-poster word : ELECT
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Night light : STAR
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Litter littlest : RUNT
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Marquis de Sade's favorite side dish? : MASHEDPOTATOES
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Before, to bards : ERE
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Grandiose poetry : EPOS
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Wound reminder : SCAR
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Lingerie buy : BRA
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Undiminished : ENTIRE
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Start of M-G-M's motto : ARS
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Pop singer Abdul : PAULA
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Seven-time N.L. homer champ : KINER
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Marquis de Sade's favorite entree? : BATTEREDCHICKEN
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Start of the ano : ENERO
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Begin, as winds : SETIN
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Morn's opposite : EVE
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Wanted-poster word : REWARD
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Snitch : RAT
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Shelley output : ODES
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Lab bottle : VIAL
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Former Mideast monogram : UAR
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Marquis de Sade's favorite vegetable? : CREAMEDSPINACH
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Ambition : GOAL
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At the summit of : ATOP
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More than manly : MACHO
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Move like the Blob : OOZE
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A little : SOME
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Cultural characteristics : ETHOS
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Ran in the laundry : BLED
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Had no doubt : KNEW
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Ocean areas : DEEPS
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Regard : DEEM
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_____ breve (2/2 time) : ALLA
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Dad's Day gifts : TIES
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Whistler was one : ETCHER
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Dissuade : DETER
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Fastening device : HASP
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'85. film, "_____ the Night" : INTO
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Washington, e.g. : STATE
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Ranchero's wrap : SERAPE
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Verse with a message? : ACROSTIC
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In a funk : BLUE
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Brownie's eye? : LENS
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CPR specialists : EMT
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Interdict : DEBAR
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Hanoi's region : TONKIN
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Fencing weapon : SABER
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Brom Bones's prey : CRANE
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In _____ (agitated) : ASTEW
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Has misgivings about : RUES
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Birch kin : ALDER
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Readied the press : INKED
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Christopher of the screen : REEVE
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Crossword birds : ERNES
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"Will it play in ___?" : PEORIA
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Official records : ACTA
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Made a basketball boo-boo : TRAVELED
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Ask for a loan : HITUP
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Upholstery fabric : DAMASK
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Baroque : ORNATE
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Admit : LETON
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Aligned the cross hairs : AIMED
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Air-conditioned : COOL
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Bulldoze : RAZE
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Igloo shape : DOME
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Gush forth : SPEW
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Need a backrub : ACHE
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Karate motion : CHOP
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Ponderosa name : HOSS
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Lump : GOB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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