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New York Times, Wednesday, December 27, 1995

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1227 ( 16,850 )
Across
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Former Toyota model : SUPRA
6
Grenades, e.g. : AMMO
10
This may be tiled : ROOF
14
Church recesses : APSES
15
Roaster's place? : DAIS
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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"Romeo and Juliet" event : TRYST
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Slight trace : SUSPICION
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Gaping, as the mouth : RICTAL
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Dizziness : VERTIGO
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Bat wood : ASH
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Indulge, in a way : OVEREAT
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Type of servitude : PEONAGE
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1 + 1 = 3, for example : SYNERGY
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Noted name in puppetry : BAIRD
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Buzzer : BEE
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Theme of this puzzle : HITCHCOCKMOVIES
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Birds ____ feather : OFA
44
Woody vine : LIANE
45
Trial conference : SIDEBAR
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Whole lot of apples : TREEFUL
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Marilyn role : LORELEI
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Transfer ____ : RNA
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Actress De Mornay : REBECCA
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Most lucid : SANEST
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Unfavorably known : NOTORIOUS
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Eastern princess : RANEE
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Swear : AVOW
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Spider nests : NIDI
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Trimming tools : ADZES
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Cross products : PENS
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Narrow valley : GLEN
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Is not allowed to, for short : MAYNT
Down
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Minor despot : SATRAP
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Revolt : UPRISE
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Analysis start : PSYCHO
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Breathing spell : REST
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Fictional wirehair : ASTA
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Source of TV revenue : ADS
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Purple color : MAUVE
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Chintzy ones : MISERS
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Fish-eating hawk : OSPREY
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Enumerate : RECITE
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Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
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Melville classic : OMOO
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Cooler : FAN
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"I'd consider ____ honor" : ITAN
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Subject for Aristotle : LOGIC
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____ Beach, Fla. : VERO
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Brokaw's network : NBC
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"Wonderful!" : AAH
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Quick score in baseball : RBI
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"I didn't know that!" : GEE
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Approval : YES
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M - CCCL : DCL
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Santa's laughs : HOS
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"____ Loved You" ("Carousel" hit) : IFI
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Bit : TAD
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Bad check : KITE
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Single-season home-run king : MARIS
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United : ONE
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Churchill symbol : VEE
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Jostles : ELBOWS
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Literally, farmer : BOER
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Following a curve : ARCING
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Flinch : RECOIL
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Violent agitation : FRENZY
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Hidden : UNSEEN
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Fashion maven's quest : LATEST
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Honors word : LAUDE
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Meander : ROVE
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____ collar : ETON
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Zilch : NADA
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Be off guard : NAP
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Break a commandment : SIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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