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New York Times, Monday, December 4, 1995

"Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1"

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FGJQVXYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 189 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times12/4/95 ( No. 16,827 )

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Across
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Parenthetical comment : ASIDE
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Purse item : COMB
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Glove compartment items : MAPS
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Cowboy event : RODEO
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___ vera : ALOE
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"Peace ___ hand" : ISAT
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Absolutely spotless : CLEANASAWHISTLE
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Get well : HEAL
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Guys : MEN
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One with nothing original to say : ECHOER
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Towel word : HIS
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Apply unevenly, as grease : SMEARON
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Prejudiced : BIASED
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Equipped by a blacksmith : SHOD
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Nile dam : ASWAN
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Blood mass : CLOT
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Terms of sale : ASIS
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Exposes corruption : BLOWSTHEWHISTLE
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Slippery customers : EELS
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Regrets : RUES
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Gambler's fund : STAKE
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Spanish painter José : SERT
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Singer Ross et al. : DIANAS
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Asia's ___ Sea : CASPIAN
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Derek and Diddley : BOS
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Lee Harvey ___ : OSWALD
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Corn unit : EAR
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Song for one : SOLO
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"Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1" : WHISTLERSMOTHER
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Camera part : LENS
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Vogue competitor : ELLE
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Put in a straight row : ALINE
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Snick or ___ : SNEE
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Santa's vehicle : SLED
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Alex Haley work : ROOTS
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Part of a foot : ARCH
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Part of a foot : SOLE
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Thought : IDEA
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Distribute, as cards : DEAL
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Long, long ago : EON
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Units of beer : CASES
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Cut the lawn : MOW
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Biblical beast : BEHEMOTH
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Baryshnikov, to friends : MISHA
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20's-40's actress Mary : ASTOR
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Prefix with -lithic : PALEO
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Unyielding : STERN
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In the center of : AMID
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Like summer tea : ICED
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Biddies : HENS
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Displays : SHOWS
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___ Ruth : BABE
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Capri, e.g. : ISLE
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Off-base soldier : AWOL
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Old sayings : SAWS
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Winter driving hazard : SLEET
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Make butter the old-fashioned way : CHURN
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Movie pooch : ASTA
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Baseball's ___ the Man : STAN
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Actress Chase : ILKA
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Understands : SEES
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Sewing machine parts : TREADLES
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Egyptian mother goddess : ISIS
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Sediment : SILT
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College home : DORM
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Monks' hoods : COWLS
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Wan : ASHEN
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Sty dwellers : SWINE
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Old hat : PASSE
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Situated : BASED
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Normandy campaign town : STLO
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Louisville's river : OHIO
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Post-Mardi Gras period : LENT
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Gold holders : ORES
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House extension : ELL
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Paddle : OAR

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

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