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New York Times, Sunday, December 4, 1994

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1204 ( 16,462 )
Across
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Supreme : HEAD
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Ohio political clan : TAFTS
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Tots' pops : DADAS
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Thus: Lat. : SIC
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Historic island : ELLIS
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Neighbor of Taurus : ORION
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Sorbonne, par exemple : ECOLE
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Thoughtful interjection : HMM
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Baseball's Little Colonel : REESE
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Kind of bar : PIANO
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Narrow furrow : STRIA
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W.W. II org. : OPA
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"_____ that this too too solid flesh would melt" : OEXCLAMATIONPOINT
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Paul Scott novels "The _____ Quartet" : RAJ
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Staffs anew : REMANS
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Met tenor, 1941-66 : PEERCE
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Allied victory site, 7/18/44 : STLO
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Dotted, as a coat of arms : SEME
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Fool : ASS
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Consternations : FEARS
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_____ torte : SACHER
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Player for the angels? : HARPIST
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Three-time American League M.V.P. : BERRA
44
Old college, e.g. : TRY
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Syrian chief and namesakes : ASSADS
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_____ favor : POR
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Sixth-century date : DII
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"Fantasia" dancer : HIPPO
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Sleep: Prefix : HYPNO
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Had not been : WASNAPOSTROPHET
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Food whose name means "lightning" : ECLAIR
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Cabinet dept. : AGR
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Cries of surprise : OHOS
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Inventory abbr. : ETC
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Playwright Christopher : FRY
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Column ending : IST
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Overseas denial : NAE
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Part of overalls : BIB
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Some clinic workers: Abbr. : RNS
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Skater Babilonia : TAI
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Half of sechs : DREI
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It's often cast : DIE
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Comeback : ANSWER
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"Repeat the name, please" : WHOQUESTIONMARK
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"That's _____ question" : AFAIR
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Make sense : ADDUP
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O'Hara's "_____ North Frederick" : TEN
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Some cards, for short : IDS
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Shrink : CRINGE
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West of Brooklyn : MAE
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Breaks, in a way : TAMES
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Induce : BRINGON
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Noted puppeteers : BAIRDS
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Michener best-seller : TEXAS
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"You know what..." : SAY
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Space prefix : AERO
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Ethel, to John Jr. : AUNT
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Render : TEARER
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Old-time actress Pringle : AILEEN
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_____ Lanka : SRI
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1968 Woodward film : RACHELCOMMARACHEL
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"Mazel _____!" : TOV
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Hoopster Gilmore : ARTIS
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Burst : ERUPT
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Rodeo rope : RIATA
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Before : ERE
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Implied : MEANT
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Discombobulated : ATSEA
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Tiny tantrums : SNITS
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Women's org. : DAR
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_____ Ababa : ADDIS
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Clientele : USERS
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Near-rapture : GLEE
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Much-admired sandwich? : HERO
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Riverboat Robert _____ : ELEE
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Michael in "Family Ties" : ALEX
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Bankbook balancer's problem : DISCREPANCY
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Part of a fore-and-after : TOPMAST
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Parliament chasers : ARIANS
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Formal orders : FIATS
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Singer Basil : TONI
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Spy : SNOOPER
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Outlaw : DESPERADO
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Hunt and Peck : ACTORS
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Alternative to Corinthian : DORIC
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Puts straight : ALINES
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Hassock : SEAT
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Like some missiles : SHORTHYPHENRANGE
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Stick : IMPALE
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Key of Sibelius' Symphony No. 7 : CMAJOR
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Bosox pitcher Aaron : SELE
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Roll up : AMASS
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About : NEAR
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Collectible money : SCRIP
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Former potentate : SHAH
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Good-tempered : EASY
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Wyler film of 1942 : MRSPERIODMINIVER
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1976 Abba hit : FERNANDO
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Greece's Mount _____ : ATHOS
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Poster subject : IDOL
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Jackson and others : BOS
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In sections : PARTITE
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Lines from Willard Scott : ISOBARS
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Postulate of 1637 : ITHINK
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Strokes : PETS
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Financial page abbr. : OTC
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Most sapient : WISEST
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1949 Doris Day hit : AGAIN
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Incubator babies : PREEMIES
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Knocks over : ROBS
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It follows a million : AIRE
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Saudi king : FAHD
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Mortgage holder's action : REFINANCING
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United rival : TWA
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Flimflammed : DUPED
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African board game : WARI
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Oil can, maybe : QUART
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Fascinations : INTERESTS
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Spots : ADS
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Soviet scientist Kurchatov : IGOR
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Gambling haven : RENO
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Actor Jon : CRYER
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Skating pioneer Paulsen : AXEL
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Creator of the character Bip : MARCEAU
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Tropical trees used in golf ball manufacture : BALATAS
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Helped brown the turkey : BASTED
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Light show : AURORA
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Gaped : STARED
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Sesame seed paste : TAHINI
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Smirk : SIMPER
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Outward, to an anatomist : ECTAD
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Divert : AMUSE
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Up to one's _____ : EARS
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Hindu epic hero : RAMA
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The makings of a stew : ORTS
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Rain hard? : HAIL
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Wagon add-on : ETTE
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Emit coherent light : LASE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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