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Anagrams '95

New York Times, Sunday, December 31, 1995

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 158, Blocks: 84 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1231 ( 16,854 )
Across
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Breath protector : GASMASK
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Young chicken : BROILER
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Write mediocre literature : POTBOIL
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1979 Caine-Ustinov film : ASHANTI
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Day at the movies : LARAINE
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Strauss opera heroine : ARIADNE
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"T.J. Hooker" star : SHATNER
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Song heard at Sky-Dome : OCANADA
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Munsel of the Met : PATRICE
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HIS NEW RANK'S SAME: "TOP ACTOR" : TOMHANKSWINSREPEATOSCAR
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It's of miner concern : ORE
32
Has a bawl : SOBS
33
Pumpernickel ingredient : RYE
34
Serpentine nickname : NESSIE
38
Fanny Brice's theme song : MYMAN
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Triple Crown winner, 1937 : WARADMIRAL
48
Gulf of Guinea port : ACCRA
50
TV joker : ROMERO
52
"A Night at the Opera" tune : ALONE
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OH-H NICE! TELL ARISTIDE FOES... : HAITIHOLDSFREEELECTIONS
60
Occasional : ODD
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Harmful : NOXIOUS
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Raiders' strikes : TDS
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Tickles : PLEASES
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Green : NAIVE
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Raucous speech : YAWP
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Uninteresting : DRY
68
Stinging : ACID
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George Meredith novel, with "The" : EGOIST
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Conductor Ozawa : SEIJI
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Knowledgeable about : UPON
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Piece of eight : PESO
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I'VE GOT COUNTRY'S MIND SPLIT : SIMPSONVERDICTNOTGUILTY
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Eighty-six : TOSS
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One with will power? : HEIR
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Succeed : ENSUE
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Snobs' looks : SNEERS
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Ancient Persian : MEDE
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Sought office : RAN
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"Buffalo _____" (old song) : GALS
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Patois : ARGOT
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Stuck : STYMIED
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Jack of clubs : PAM
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"Paper Chase" subject : CASELAW
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Man with an alibi : IKE
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CALAMITY! I SHOOK, SHATTERED : THEOKLAHOMACITYDISASTER
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In a huff : IRATE
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Poet-novelist Wylie : ELINOR
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Japanese porcelain : IMARI
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Scotch and Drambuie drinks : RUSTYNAILS
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Feel nostalgic : YEARN
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Foreign correspondent? : PENPAL
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Lily Tomlin's Edith _____ : ANN
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Lets touch them : NETS
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Contemporary art : ARE
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PULL BIG STREAK! O'S CHEERING : CALRIPKENBESTSLOUGEHRIG
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Excitement : AROUSAL
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Tough guy of filmdom : ALDORAY
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Island on which Father Damien worked : MOLOKAI
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Birthplace of grunge rock : SEATTLE
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"Annie" choreographer Peter : GENNARO
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Buddy : PAISANO
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Transports for Holmes : HANSOMS
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Australian hobo : SWAGMAN
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He 88-Across and 88-Across and 88-Across : STASSEN
Down
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Half an early comics duo : GASTON
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Having missed the boat : ASHORE
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Mortifies : SHAMES
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High school requirement : MATH
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With 6-Across, "Nana" actress, 1934 : ANNA
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See 5-Across : STEN
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Douglas and Cameron : KIRKS
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Auto engine leakage : BLOWBY
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Bigotry : RACISM
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Scottish playwright Hay et al. : IANS
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Makeup artist? : LIAR
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"Momo" author Michael : ENDE
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Cut the mustard? : REAP
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Exotic punch flavor : PAPAYA
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Waxed eloquent : ORATED
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Jackson 5 member : TITO
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Lush settings? : BARS
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Pindaric : ODIC
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Machu Picchu native : INCA
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Sideways look : LEER
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Gulf of Aden abutter : SOMALIA
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Cedric _____ of "Little Lord Fauntleroy" : ERROL
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Gained a lap : SAT
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Chill : ICINESS
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Bounce back : ECHO
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Pound's sounds : ARFS
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Easter starter : NOR
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Overgrown : WEEDY
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Homer's "scourge of mortals" : ARES
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Dovetailed : MATED
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Pelvis parts : ILIA
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Hoppers : ROOS
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Mrs. Shakespeare : ANNE
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Off : LESS
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Classic theater name : ROXY
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Science of poetic rhythm : METRICS
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Square : HONEST
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Love-duet sequence in ballet : ADAGIO
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Eat crow and talk turkey, e.g. : IDIOMS
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One with a rod : DOWSER
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Top-drawer : SUPER
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Center of Florida : EPCOT
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Holds tight : CLINGS
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Honchos : VIPS
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Islamic folklore figure : DJINN
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G.I. address : APO
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Under control : TOHEEL
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Think tank member : IDEAMAN
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On pins and needles : UNEASY
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Berth place : PIER
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Creditor's writ : ELEGIT
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Flatter : STROKE
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Pearl harborer : OYSTER
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"Pagliacci" soprano : NEDDA
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Do battle : VIE
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Pull on : TUGAT
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In the dark : UNAWARE
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Cereal eater of old ads : MIKEY
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Harold of "Ghostbusters" : RAMIS
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Guided beyond the threshold of : LEDINTO
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Twiggy : SLIM
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Calaboose : STIR
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Kind of street : THRU
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Endorsements : YEAS
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Rock's _____ the Hoople : MOTT
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Campaign aid : POLL
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Wax-glazed fabric : CIRE
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Now! : ASAP
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"Die Lorelei" poet : HEINE
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Playfully noncommittal : COY
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Peccancy : SIN
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It's incendiary : NAPALM
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Footholds? : ANKLES
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Cochise player on 50's TV : ANSARA
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Trust : RELYON
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Winter coats : PARKAS
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French satellite launcher : ARIANE
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Innumerable : LEGION
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Drainage sites : SUMPS
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Fives and tens, e.g. : CASH
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Side by side figure? : AREA
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Kind of office : LOAN
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Channels : RUTS
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Colon, in analogies : ISTO
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Emulates Xanthippe : NAGS
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Squandered : BLEW
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Mystery writer Buchanan : EDNA
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Dance partner : SONG
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Car on rails : TRAM
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Satyr, in part : GOAT
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"A Chapter on Ears" essayist : ELIA
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Brother of Little Joe : HOSS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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