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New York Times, Saturday, December 3, 1994

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JYZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1203 ( 16,461 )

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Across
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Self-supporting : FREELANCE
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According to : ASPER
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Turnpike sites : RESTAREAS
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40's jazz-style singer Ella Mae : MORSE
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Cut off : INTERCEPT
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Prime : ELECT
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Pulitizer-winning critic Richard : EDER
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Naval acronym : SONAR
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Profits : NET
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Look : DECOR
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Albergo offering : SALA
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"_____ Lover" (1959 hit) : DREAM
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Herd orphan : DOGIE
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Toe preceder : TAC
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Focus : HUB
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Hindu divinity : DEVA
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Had : ATE
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Checks : SQUARES
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Like a nursing infant : NESTLED
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Cask : TUN
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Choir members : ALTI
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Accelerate : REV
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Purge : RID
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Blackmore heroine : LORNA
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"The Merry Widow" star, 1952 : LAMAS
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Support payers : EXES
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Tend the plants : WATER
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Sacred serpent : ASP
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Wounds : SORES
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Elf of Persian folklore : PERI
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Pop singer Stansfield : LISA
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Fend (off) : STAVE
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Down-to-earth : PRAGMATIC
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Trevanian's "The _____ Sanction" : EIGER
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Following : ENTOURAGE
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Cinematographer's concern : SCENE
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Some leather garments : DEERSKINS
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Patron : FRIEND
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One in a flat : RENTER
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Possessions : ESTATE
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Times spent on la plage : ETES
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Ancient Roman spirit : LAR
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Like a rainbow : ARCED
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In demand : NEEDED
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Mashpee's peninsula : CAPECOD
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Ovarian product : ESTROGEN
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Old-time actor Leon : AMES
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Recitals, often : SOLOS
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Type of medical care : PRENATAL
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Raise : ESCALATE
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Went over : RETRACED
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Snake, for one : RIVER
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Response to a revelation : AHA
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"The Last Judgment," e.g. : MURAL
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Studio prop : EASEL
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Word after "look out" : BELOW
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Highlights : STRESSES
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Starry-eyed : QUIXOTIC
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Minor : UNDERAGE
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Down to one's last nickel : STRAPPED
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Fed. agency estab.in 1933 : TVA
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Future resident, perhaps : INTERNE
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Make bubbly : AERATE
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Curacao quaff : MAITAI
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Delegate : ASSIGN
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Staggers, with "out" : SPACES
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A natural : SEVEN
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Asperity : RIGOR
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Arid : SERE
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Shenanigan : LARK
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High school subj. : MUS

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