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New York Times, Friday, December 30, 1994

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1230 ( 16,488 )
Across
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Camera settings : SPEEDS
7
Reprobate : SCALAWAG
15
1970's Best Picture : PATTON
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"Shogun" rite : HARAKIRI
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Secluded spot : ALCOVE
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Like Toons : ANIMATED
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Cedar Rapids college : COE
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Verdugo and others : ELENAS
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Not share : HOG
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Partake of : EAT
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Work long and hard : SLOG
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Store, in a way : ENSILE
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Air bubble : BLEB
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African sorceress of fiction : SHE
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At the age of: Lat., abbr. : AETAT
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Agamemnon's father : ATREUS
36
Rocky ridge : ARETE
38
1940 Hope film : ROADTOSINGAPORE
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Lissome : LITHE
44
Stealth craft : GLIDER
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Scratchy shrub : SUMAC
48
Chopper : AXE
50
_____ bene : NOTA
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Camels' kin : LLAMAS
53
Furthermore : PLUS
56
Prefix meaning failure : MIS
57
Roy Orbison's "_____ Over" : ITS
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Playwright Norman : MARSHA
60
Queen before Sophia : ENA
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Refute : DISPROVE
64
Personal spa : HOTTUB
66
Dubai and others : EMIRATES
67
Disentwine : UNREEL
68
Security : SAFENESS
69
Hitchcock book "A _____ of a Different Color" : HEARSE
Down
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Longest key : SPACEBAR
2
City north of Sunnyvale : PALOALTO
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And like that : ETCETERA
4
Ike's arena : ETO
5
Peaceable types : DOVES
6
New Zealand runner Peter : SNELL
7
1932 Dietrich film : SHANGHAIEXPRESS
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Miracle site : CANA
9
Greet the day : ARISE
10
Flight : LAM
11
Police-blotter letters : AKA
12
Hip : WITHIT
13
Interstice on an insect's wing : AREOLA
14
Role for seven actresses : GIDGET
21
Sister of Selene : EOS
26
Durban's province : NATAL
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Enter gradually : SEEPIN
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Chaos : BEDLAM
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Directional suffix : ERN
34
City on the Mohawk : UTICA
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Soak : SOT
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Fellow, in slang : EGG
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_____ Na Na : SHA
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Part of a dash : ODOMETER
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Hangers-on : RETINUES
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Penciled-in : ERASABLE
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Vacation mementos : SLIDES
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Last syllable of a word : ULTIMA
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Backbone of a mountain range : MASSIF
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1994 U.S. Open champ Ernie : ELS
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Walloped : SMOTE
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"Yup" : UHHUH
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Rhone tributary : SAONE
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Ancient greetings : AVES
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Before indicator : PRE
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Tore : RAN
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Singer's syllable : TRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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