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New York Times, Tuesday, December 21, 1993

Author:
Janie Lyons
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janie Lyons

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Lyons. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1221 ( 16,114 )
Across
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Dog star : ASTA
5
Gull's cousin : TERN
9
Eyeball bender : OPART
14
Ground grain : MEAL
15
Mini revelation : KNEE
16
Red-eyed bird : VIREO
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Haitian despot : PAPADOCDUVALIER
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Cordwood measure : STERE
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Dance in a shtetl : HORA
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Out's opposite : SAFE
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Vidal's Breckinridge : MYRA
25
Actor Young of TV's 67-Across : ALAN
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Is grief-stricken : SOBS
30
Book subtitled "His Songs and His Sayings" : UNCLEREMUS
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Supped : ATE
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Relative of a Bap. or Presb. : METH
37
Balkan capital : TIRANA
38
Gabor sister : MAGDA
40
Thimbleful : SIP
42
Dryden work : ESSAY
43
Help get situated : ORIENT
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Plugs of a sort : NAGS
47
Saturn's wife : OPS
48
1956 Rosalind Russell role : AUNTIEMAME
50
"For_____us a child is born" : UNTO
51
Headlight? : HALO
52
Survey chart : PLAT
54
Seaweed product : AGAR
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_____ fixe : IDEE
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Reached the total of : RANTO
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Popular psychologist : DRJOYCEBROTHERS
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Paul Anka hit : DIANA
67
See 25-Across : MRED
68
Deep blue : ANIL
69
Throat malady : STREP
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Achy : SORE
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James Mason sci-fi role of 1954 : NEMO
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Rock band equipment : AMPS
2
Usher : SEAT
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Mend, in a way : TAPE
4
Alternatives to The Club : ALARMS
5
Round stopper : TKO
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Delights : ENCHANTS
7
Change the decor : REDO
8
Kind of network : NEURAL
9
Roman breakfast? : OVA
10
Light beers : PILSNERS
11
"Jewel Song," e.g. : ARIA
12
Mariner's peril : REEF
13
Raced : TORE
18
She played Grace Van Owen on "L.A. Law" : DEY
19
Passepartout, to Phileas Fogg : VALET
24
Strongly scented plant : RUE
26
Stellar Ram : ARIES
27
Fiji neighbor : SAMOA
28
City in northern Japan : OTARU
29
Set in motion : BEGIN
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Dinnerware : CHINA
32
Building contractor : MASON
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Not suitable : UNAPT
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Final authority : SAYSO
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Madness : MANIA
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Oust : DETHRONE
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Nurse, maybe : PAMPERER
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Directed toward a goal : TELIC
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Hair fixative : GEL
49
Office connections? : MODEMS
50
Donny Osmond, e.g. : UTAHAN
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Record-holding N.F.L. receiver _____Monk : ART
54
Postfixes : ADDS
55
Sandpaper surface : GRIT
56
Opened a crack : AJAR
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Catalonian river : EBRO
60
Hawaiian hen : NENE
61
In shape : TRIM
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Kon-Tiki Museum site : OSLO
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Shrill bark : YAP
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Lyric poem : ODE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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