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New York Times, Saturday, December 24, 1994

Author:
John Stanley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Stanley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Stanley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1224 ( 16,482 )
Across
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Midwest Indian : SAUK
5
One of the Seven Sages of ancient Greece : BIAS
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Sharpener : STROP
14
Item of earthenware : OLLA
15
Yarn opener : ONCE
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Like elm leaves : EROSE
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Made a liar of : DISPROVED
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Arrest : RUNIN
20
Fisherman's gear : SETLINE
21
Continuing : UNENDED
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Put in order : NEATEN
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Running track material : CINDERS
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Purposeful : EARNEST
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Motorcycle hero : EVEL
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Kind of card : ATM
28
Yields : RELENTS
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More saponaceous : SOAPIER
37
Pulitzer-winning poet Gary et al. : SNYDERS
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Auto designer Maserati : ERNESTO
39
Surplus : FAT
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It's near Piccadilly Circus : SOHO
41
Swinehulls : PIGPENS
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Split-up of 1970 : BEATLES
48
Flirts : OGLERS
49
Large, sweet cherry : OXHEART
50
Rose : MOUNTED
52
Left : APORT
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Brain clutter : ESOTERICA
55
1934 Douglas Freeman biography : RELEE
56
Eastern royalty : RANI
57
Mel and family : OTTS
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Goes downhill : SLEDS
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Chair support : SLAT
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Gossip : DISH
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Covers some ground : SODS
2
Turnoff : ALIENATOR
3
Northern Irelander : ULSTERMAN
4
Film director Jonathan : KAPLAN
5
Pop music family of the 50's-70's : BOONES
6
Coin : INVENT
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Close friend, in slang : ACE
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Lotharios : SEDUCERS
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On an even keel : SERENELY
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Transported in wheelbarrows : TRUNDLED
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Somewhat angular typeface : RONDE
12
Basket material : OSIER
13
Isn't finalized : PENDS
18
Sacrifice, e.g. : RITE
22
"The Guns of Navarone" star : NIVEN
25
Smooth : EASE
29
Queen with a famous bust : NEFERTITI
30
Cuts across : TRANSECTS
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Frequent fliers : SSTS
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Bugged : PESTERED
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Leaves alone : ISOLATES
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Wild blue yonder : ETHER
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Strutters : ROOSTERS
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Claremont, Calif., college : POMONA
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Fielder's cry : IGOTIT
43
Stick : GLUE
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Master Schofield of fiction : PENROD
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Tusked animals : BOARS
46
Throw out : EXPEL
47
Sinatra film "_____ in the Head" : AHOLE
51
Break into bits : DASH
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Pharmacist's compound : SAL

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

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