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New York Times, Thursday, December 22, 1994

Author:
Stanley Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1222 ( 16,480 )
Across
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He reached his peak in 1806 : PIKE
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Wahine's welcome : ALOHA
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Steep : SOAK
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"_____ close to schedule" : ONOR
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Screened over : RERAN
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"_____ Ever Need Is You" : ALLI
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Overpriced insects? : EXORBITANTFLEAS
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"Naughty, naughty!" : TSK
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Three minutes in the ring : ROUND
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Kosher : LEGIT
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O.R.'s locale : HOSP
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Party cheese : EDAM
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_____ oneself (go) : BETAKE
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Aussie's hello : GDAY
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Mortgage agcy. : FHA
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Skylit courts : ATRIA
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Hoodlum : GOON
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Oscar role in "The Killing Fields" : PRAN
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Where to buy Maid Marian mums? : SHERWOODFLORIST
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Goes out with : SEES
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Filthy lucre : PELF
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"I Love Trouble" star : NOLTE
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Pre-Columbian : OLD
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Like falling off a log : EASY
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Climbed up : SCALED
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40's White House name : FALA
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Fraud : SHAM
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March honoree, for short : STPAT
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Express alternative : LOCAL
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Kicker : TOE
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Scans departure screens? : LOOKSFORAFLIGHT
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Science magazine : OMNI
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"Cookery is become _____": Burton : ANART
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Film : CINE
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Look : PEER
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Looks at : OGLES
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Tabloid topics : UFOS
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Spender, for one : POET
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"New Sensation" rock group : INXS
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Crackpot : KOOK
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Go wrong : ERR
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Tuneful : ARIOSE
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Abate : LETUP
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"The Plague" setting : ORAN
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Relinquished, as a football : HANDEDOFF
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Farm critter : ANT
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Western capital : SALEM
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First name in fashion : OLEG
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Jai _____ : ALAI
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Star-_____ tuna : KIST
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Rather rival : BROKAW
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Castigate : FLAY
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Components of locks : HAIRS
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Part of Boone's signature : DANL
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He sings low : BASSO
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Mrs. Mertz : ETHEL
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Cornered : TREED
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Devout : GODLY
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Something extra : FRILL
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Expeditiousness : HASTE
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Chipped in : ANTED
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Agrees : GOESALONG
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Tournament type : PROAM
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Shade of gray : OPAL
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Available for duty : ONCALL
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Grub : EATS
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Treats treacherously : SHAFTS
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Hindu ascetic : FAKIR
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Alarm : SCARE
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Hog food : SLOP
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Considerable volume : TOME
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Corn product : PONE
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Kind of tradition : ORAL
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End-of-week exclamation : TGIF
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"This can't be!" : OHNO
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Vous _____ (you are): Fr. : ETES
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Toy merchant Schwartz : FAO
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Emer. locale : ICU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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