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New York Times, Saturday, December 4, 1993

Author:
Glenton Petgrave
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Glenton Petgrave

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 41 Missing: {BKQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Petgrave. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1204 ( 16,097 )
Across
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Puget Sound city : TACOMA
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Escorts of a sort : GIGOLOS
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Left out : ELIDED
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Away doing research, e.g. : ONLEAVE
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Went by car : AUTOED
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Raises the hem : SHORTENS
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Sassy : SMART
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"Not guilty by reason of insanity," e.g. : PLEA
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Sticky place? : CRAW
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Wraps up : ENDS
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T, for one : SHIRT
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Odium : HATE
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Willis's "_____ Hard" : DIE
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Make up (for) : ATONE
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Word after flip or tip : TOP
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Warmhearted : LOVING
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Ward off : AVERT
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Lover who lived by the Hellespont : HERO
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Swing music : JIVE
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Crawls, in a way : SWIMS
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Alecto, Megaera and Tisiphone : FURIES
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Actress Dawber : PAM
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Added muscle, with "up" : TONED
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Answers for Nanette? : NOS
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Tennyson's "Geraint and _____" : ENID
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Gators' kin : CROCS
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Madras dress : SARI
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Voting nay : ANTI
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Sign of a saint : HALO
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Aired again : RERAN
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Not setting the agenda : REACTIVE
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Kind of room or legend : LIVING
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Soft-shell clam : STEAMER
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Repay, in a way : AVENGE
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Not in so many words? : TERSELY
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F.T.C. subject : MERGER
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Bedeviled : TEASED
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Reuners : ALUMNI
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Charleston college, with "The" : CITADEL
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Aromas : ODORS
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Athletic event : MEET
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Connect : ADD
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A little gander? : GOSLING
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Exist naturally : INHERE
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Show impolite satisfaction : GLOAT
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"_____ the ramparts..." : OER
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Door closer : LATCH
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Was gluttonous : OVERATE
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Barbara Boxer, for one : SENATOR
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Won all the races : SWEPT
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Record player : PHONO
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Paint can direction : STIR
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Welcomes : AVES
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A little resistance? : OHM
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Cupidinous : AVID
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Churchill's sign : VEE
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Snowbird : JUNCO
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Wraths : IRES
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Asparagus unit : SPEAR
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Most sick-looking : WANNEST
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Be a copycat : IMITATE
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Tom's behavior : FOOLERY
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Entangling : SNARING
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Go places : TRAVEL
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Holland's royal family : ORANGE
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Literature Nobelist, 1978 : SINGER
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Food-cubing gizmo : DICER
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Ding-dong : CHIME
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Split up : SEVER
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Use a cleaver : RIVE
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Words of gratitude : TAS
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Flight from justice : LAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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