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Writers By Profession

New York Times, Sunday, December 3, 1995

Author:
Martin Schneider
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Schneider

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Schneider. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1203 ( 16,826 )
Across
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Make sour : ACERBATE
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Finished perfectly : ACED
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Ring rating assn. : WBC
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Unseldom : OFT
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Deprives (of) : BEREAVES
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Boisterous party : RAVE
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Rubout : ERASURE
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Scrawling ceramicist : BEATRIXPOTTER
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Poured wine, ceremonially : LIBATED
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Up : ASTIR
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Penning pastry chef : RUSSELLBAKER
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Chinese soup ingredient : NEST
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Kind of light : ARC
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Palm feature : LIFELINE
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Yoga type : HATHA
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Start of an ode's title : TOA
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About 5% of Europe : IBERIA
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Blotter letters : AKA
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Old-fashioned buckle : TACHE
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White House advisory grp. : NSC
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Bad: Prefix : DYS
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Mountain overlooking Troy : IDA
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Oprah alternative : MONTEL
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Result of a firing? : ASH
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Where any two diams. meet : CTR
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Marion Cunningham, for one : TVMOM
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Supplements : ADDS
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Alphabet run : LMN
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Japanese-born conceptual artist : ONO
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Hospital instr. : ECG
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_____ jure : IPSO
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Composing caskmaker : JAMESFENIMORECOOPER
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Writing redcap : KATHERINEANNEPORTER
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Typing tenor : ISAACBASHEVISSINGER
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Title fellow in a Beatles song : JUDE
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Inlet : RIA
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Medit. nation : ISR
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Sign of triumph : VEE
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Rectangular pilaster : ANTA
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"I never _____ much in my life!" : ATESO
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Sodom refugee : LOT
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Any ship : SHE
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Patron of Venice : STMARK
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Hankering : YEN
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Toupee : RUG
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Stake : BET
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Last Supper question : ISITI
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Stocking stuffer : TOE
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Synodic decrees : CANONS
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Gator or orange follower : ADE
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Small anchor : KEDGE
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Like some verse : TROCHAIC
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Roman household god : LAR
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Olympic sport : EPEE
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Sonnetizing servant : SAMUELBUTLER
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Not exact : LOOSE
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Court sport : JAIALAI
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Scribbling sculptor : RAYMONDCARVER
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"It's probable..." : ODDSARE
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Second coming? : ECHO
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North-ern exposure? : IRANGATE
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"You bet!" : YES
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Postal abbrs. : RDS
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Directly : SOON
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Asian capital : NEWDELHI
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Pop group in "Muriel's Wedding" : ABBA
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2.0 grades : CEES
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He was, in Rome : ERAT
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Wrinkle remover : RETINA
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Hair clasp : BARRETTE
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Bird: Prefix : AVI
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S.E. Hinton novel : TEX
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Telepathist's gift : ESP
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Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
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The very picture of health? : CATSCAN
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Times in classifieds : EVES
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Vagrant : DERELICT
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Robust : WELLFED
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Abscam crime : BRIBERY
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Mystical scholar : CABALIST
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Extinguish, in dialect : OUTEN
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Jacques of song : FRERE
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Alaska's Sen. Stevens : TED
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Egyptian waterwheel : SAKIA
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Emulates Webster : ORATES
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Word in political movements : LIB
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"... you _____ your God": Leviticus : SHALLFEAR
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The second X in XXX : TAC
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Attendant : HANDMAIDEN
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Key of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7: Abbr. : AMAJ
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Rochester-based company : KODAK
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Elephant man? : HANNIBAL
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Snobs : SCORNERS
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Fertilize : IMPREGNATE
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Items on a list : DOS
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Part of a Latin conjugation : AMO
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Jungle menaces : TSETSES
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Real estate offering : HOMESITE
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Doesn't serve : RECEIVES
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_____ Memorial : VIETNAM
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Word of thanks : MERCI
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_____ ark : NOAHS
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Thicket : COPSE
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March, in a way : GOOSESTEP
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_____ Na Na : SHA
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Claire of "Ninotchka" : INA
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Part of S.A.S.E.: Abbr. : ENV
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Longtime Mex. ruling party : PRI
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Fashion type : RETRO
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Search thoroughly : RAKE
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Noisy bird : JAY
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Western Atlantic Conference player : UTE
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Solemnly prophetic : ORACULAR
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Masks : OBSCURES
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Westernmost of the Canaries : HIERRO
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Beach : TIDELAND
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Like good children, traditionally : UNHEARD
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Blockers : GOALIES
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Word to a hound : TALLYHO
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One of the Turners : IKE
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Deep sleeps : COMAS
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Quill tip : NIB
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Inferior deity : DAEMON
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John F. Kennedy Jr.'s magazine : GEORGE
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18th Hebrew letter : TSADE
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Speakeasy occurrences : RAIDS
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_____ Bell : TACO
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Track figure : OVAL
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The fourth man : SETH
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"..._____ saw Elba" : EREI
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Euphoria : JOY
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Acquaintance of Henry Miller : NIN
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Rap's Dr. _____ : DRE
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Farm sound : CAW

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 12 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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