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New York Times, Friday, December 24, 1993

Author:
Merl H. Reagle
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Merl Reagle

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Reagle. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1224 ( 16,117 )
Across
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Smooth wood : SAND
5
Treat like a pariah : SHUN
9
Pin place : LAPEL
14
Mixed bag : OLIO
15
"Self " starter : AUTO
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"Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
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Stay tuned, Part 1 : DONTGOAWAYFOLKS
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Writer Danielle : STEEL
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She shares the wealth : COHEIRESS
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Cut (off) : LOP
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_____gallop : ATA
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Stay tuned, Part 2 : WELLBERIGHTBACK
34
"O.K., Ahab" : AYE
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Borden bovine : ELSIE
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"Cool" : NEAT
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Gounod opera : FAUST
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Marion's finish : ETTE
42
Island crooner : DONHO
44
Slangy $100 bill : CSPOT
46
Sniggler's wiggler : EEL
47
Stay tuned, Part 3 : AFTERTHESEWORDS
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Ankh's cross : TAU
51
Midwest Indian : SAC
52
Disparages : BELITTLES
58
Ogden Nash's feet : IAMBS
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Stay tuned, Part 4 : FROMOURSPONSORS
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Signal to slow : AMBER
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Unguarded, in football : OPEN
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Radiate : EMIT
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Full of vim and vinegar : SASSY
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Word to a refusenik : NYET
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Thanksgiving side dishes : YAMS
Down
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Lays down the lawn : SODS
2
Much : ALOT
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Not quite Bo Derek : NINE
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"No kidding!" : DOTELL
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_____ Tome and Principe : SAO
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Hollywood 10 condemner: Abbr. : HUAC
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60's spy plane : UTWO
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Biblical 950-year-old : NOAH
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Gulf of Mexico pirate : LAFITTE
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Cute : ADORABLE
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A k a Edson Arantes do Nascimento : PELE
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Large lodge : ELKS
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Minus : LESS
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Boston daily : GLOBE
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Informal agreement : YEAH
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Ill-gotten gains : PELF
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Fish in a John Cleese comedy : WANDA
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"_____newt..." : EYEOF
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Listed : LEANT
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Boxer's asset : REACH
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Operating : INUSE
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Reactions to aerialists : GASPS
31
Fall bloomer : ASTER
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Given as a source : CITED
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Falls (over) : KEELS
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London daily : THETIMES
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Ballerina's strong points : TOES
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Speaking skill : ORATORY
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"Roughing It" writer : TWAIN
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Hippo's wear in "Fantasia" : TUTU
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Dramatist Sean : OCASEY
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Arts degs. : BFAS
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"Cope Book" Aunt : ERMA
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Arcing shots : LOBS
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Author Hubbard : LRON
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Wordsmith Willard : ESPY
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The Graf_____ : SPEE
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N.Y. institution on 53d Street : MOMA
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Fedora feature : BRIM
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Trans-Atlantic speedsters : SSTS
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Prov. on Niagara Falls : ONT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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