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New York Times, Friday, December 31, 1993

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norman S. Wizer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Wizer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1231 ( 16,124 )

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Across
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Man has seven : AGES
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Small groove : STRIA
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Trims the tree : LOPS
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Barbarian : GOTH
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Cut_____swath : AWIDE
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"_____Her on Monday" (1942 hit) : IMET
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Mercury or Saturn : AUTO
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Treacherous person : VIPER
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Computer memory : CORE
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LOCK... : STEPBOXSMITHOUT
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Praise loudly : TOUT
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Giant's third word : FOE
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Fling : AFFAIR
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Cherub : AMORETTO
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Coos' partner : BILLS
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Maintain : AVER
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Word associated with light bulbs : AHA
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STOCK... : BROKERCARMARKET
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That, in Sonora : ESO
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Part of HOMES : ERIE
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Reagan Attorney General : MEESE
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Coffeecake topping : STREUSEL
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Mug : KISSER
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Turner or Cole : NAT
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Kiddie talk? : LISP
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BARREL... : CHAIRORGANHOUSE
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Pealed : RANG
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Double-check the check : READD
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"March Madness" org. : NCAA
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Energy source : ATOM
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N.R.A. symbol : EAGLE
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Venetian strip : SLAT
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Flattop, of sorts : MESA
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Hitler's architect : SPEER
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Gossips are all this : EARS
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"It's_____!" (wow!) : AGAS
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Foot problem : GOUT
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Luncheon follower : ETTE
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Work discussion : SHOPTALK
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British taste : SAVOUR
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Tween : TWIXT
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Torn and tide, e.g. : RIPS
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The same, to Caesar : IDEM
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Gaseous : AERIFORM
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A nut for cooking : LICHEE
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Novel set on Tahiti : OMOO
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President Fujimori's land : PERU
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Blue-pencil notation : STET
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Fort on the Oregon Trail : BOISE
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Craggy hill : TOR
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French clerics : ABBES
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With 27-Down, ground level : FIRST
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See 26-Down : FLOOR
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Use : AVAIL
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Pool, in poetry : MERE
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Movie shots : TAKES
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Items on hand : THESE
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Western : OATER
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Plot measure : ACRE
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Makes as good as new : RESTORES
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Plain People : AMISH
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Knee jerk, e.g. : RESPONSE
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Mystery : ENIGMA
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Mideast inits. : UAR
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It usually has a garten in back : KINDER
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Dipper : LADLE
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Pull an all-nighter : CRAM
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Odium : HATE
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Years in Toledo : ANOS
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Gather : REAP
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Knight's glove : GAGE
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Member of 59-Across : UCLA
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German river : SAAR
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Grub : EATS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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