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New York Times, Thursday, December 30, 1993

Author:
A.J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 186 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1230 ( 16,123 )

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Ace depository : SLEEVE
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Peter Lorre typecast : BADDIE
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In no hurry to buy : SHOPPINGAROUND
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Inexpensive : BARGAINBASEMENT
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Table spread : OLEO
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Humiliate : ABASE
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Twice-told : OLD
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Fairy tale kid : HANSEL
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Hoodwink : DUPE
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Mosaic piece : TESSERA
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_____ -per-view : PAY
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University of Maine town : ORONO
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Jazz star, with 36-Down : MALONE
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Dialing for dollars? : TELEMARKETING
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Slums Mother : TERESA
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Heavy bundles : BALES
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Einstein's birthplace : ULM
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lndy 500 occurrence : RESTART
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Humdrum : BLAH
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Vodka cocktail : GIMLET
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Coach Holtz of Notre Dame : LOU
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"All systems _____" : AREGO
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Survey : SCAN
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Spying on who's buying? : MINDINGTHESTORE
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Alternatives to malls : FACTORYOUTLETS
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"Marriage is _____": Cervantes : ANOOSE
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Saint-Tropez is one : RESORT
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Makes confetti : SHREDS
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Company trademark : LOGO
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Clean water agcy. : EPA
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Prefix with glottis or gram : EPI
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Pinot Chardonnay : VIN
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Downstairs: Fr. : ENBAS
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For beginners : BASAL
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Armored god : ARES
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Like many football stadiums : DOMED
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Scheduled : DUE
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Reception site : INN
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N.Y. summer time : EDT
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Chambre : SALLE
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Kotter of 70'sTV : GABE
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Start, as a computer : BOOT
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Start of a toast : HERES
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Spray, perhaps : AROMA
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Grandma : NANA
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Knowing about : UPON
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Bit of distress : PANG
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Goggle : EYE
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Fish entree : SOLE
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Sun or moon : ORB
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Near riot : MELEE
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"This is only _____" : ATEST
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Not discounted : LIST
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_____ off (scold) : TELL
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Anecdotal Bombeck : ERMA
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See 31-Across : KARL
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Butter container : TUB
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Writer at Orchard House : ALCOTT
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Guffaws : ROARS
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_____ out (ignore) : TUNE
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"It_____Be You" (Kahn-Jones hit) : HADTO
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Romance or sci-fi, e.g. : GENRE
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Pop music's _____Pop : IGGY
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Drive : MOTOR
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Bravo and Grande : RIOS
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Ending with spin or speed : STER
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Art deg. : MFA
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Golfer Woosnam : IAN
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Sgt., for one : NCO
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Color : HUE
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U.F.O. occupants : ETS
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_____-mo (replay technique) : SLO

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

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