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New York Times, Monday, December 20, 1993

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1220 ( 16,113 )

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Across
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"Shane" star : LADD
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Late actor Phoenix : RIVER
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"Dark Lady" singer, 1974 : CHER
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"_____in a manger..." : AWAY
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Author Zola : EMILE
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"_____, from New York..." : LIVE
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Haircuts? : MANEEVENTS
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Kathleen Battle offering : ARIA
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"_____ we having fun yet?" : ARE
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Glowing : LIT
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Kuwaiti structure : OILWELL
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Opening word : SESAME
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Broadway show based on a comic strip : ANNIE
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Dubuque native : IOWAN
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Imperturbable : SEDATE
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Become frayed : WEAR
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Former spouses : EXES
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Conceited smile : SMIRK
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Hawkeye portrayer : ALDA
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Recording auditions : DEMOS
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Garfield's canine pal : ODIE
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Pilots let them down : FLAPS
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Cushy : SOFT
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Catches some Z's : NAPS
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It fugits : TEMPUS
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Gullible : NAIVE
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Sufficient : AMPLE
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Knucklehead : NITWIT
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Horoscope heading : SCORPIO
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Police blotter abbr. : AKA
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Prospector's find : ORE
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World rotator? : LOVE
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Fake embroidery? : CREWELHOAX
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Augury : OMEN
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"This way in" sign : ENTER
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_____ carotene : BETA
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Emcee Parks : BERT
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Nursery packets : SEEDS
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Flowery verses : ODES
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Actor Lorenzo : LAMAS
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Conscious : AWARE
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Odense residents : DANES
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Recolor : DYE
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Critiqued : REVIEWED
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"... _____a man with seven wives" : IMET
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_____ordinaire : VIN
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"Candle in the Wind" singer _____John : ELTON
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Copal and others : RESINS
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Vandalized art work? : CLAWEDMONET
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Put on staff : HIRE
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Heinous : EVIL
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Kind of estate : REAL
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Movie Tarzan _____Lincoln : ELMO
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Whoppers : LIES
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Smog? : AIRAPPARENT
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Showy flower : ANEMONE
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Lumber camp implements : AXES
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Verdi heroine : AIDA
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Stumble : TRIP
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Makes do, with "out" : EKES
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Float : WAFT
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Madame's pronoun : ELLE
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Eden resident : ADAM
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Divan : SOFA
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Scoundrels : STINKERS
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Its usefulness goes to waste : SUMP
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Cumin and cardamom : SPICES
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Test tube : VIAL
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Actor Greene : LORNE
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Courted : WOOED
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Livid : IRATE
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Ann Richards's bailiwick : TEXAS
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Poor fellow : SLOB
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"Be our guest!" : COME
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Concluded : OVER
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Thunderstruck : AWED
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Part of a year in Provence : ETE
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Cable add-on : HBO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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