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New York Times, Tuesday, December 7, 1993

Author:
Eric Albert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Albert

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Albert. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1207 ( 16,100 )
Across
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Colorful salad ingredient : REDPEPPER
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Plant pest : APHID
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Throw some light on : IRRADIATE
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El _____ (Spanish painter) : GRECO
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Acting ambassador : CHARGEDAFFAIRES
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Mooring rope : HAWSER
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The sky, maybe : LIMIT
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Pop'sCarlyor Paul : SIMON
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It's a drag : TOW
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Country rtes. : RDS
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It has its ups and downs : SEESAW
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Turner of Hollywood : LANA
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"Duke Bluebeard's Castle" composer : BARTOK
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Super-soaked : SOGGY
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Literature as art : BELLESLETTRES
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Urger's words : TRYIT
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Aloha State : HAWAII
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Ooze : SEEP
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Bombast : HOTAIR
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70's sitcom "_____ Sharkey" : CPO
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Watered-down ideas : PAP
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Subsequently : LATER
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Teri of "Tootsie" : GARR
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"_____ Andronicus" : TITUS
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Samantha's "Bewitched" husband : DARRIN
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Facetious advice in a mystery : CHERCHEZLAFEMME
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Indoor design : DECOR
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Carouse : GOONATEAR
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Birthplace of 16-Across : CRETE
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By and large : GENERALLY
Down
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"...for_____for poorer" : RICHER
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Founder of est : ERHARD
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Talks Dixie-style : DRAWLS
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Diagram a sentence : PARSE
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Competitive advantage : EDGE
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Boat's departure site : PIER
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Rocket's departure site : PAD
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It's after zeta : ETA
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Foul caller : REF
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One more time : AGAIN
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Schoolmarmish : PRIM
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Birthright : HERITAGE
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Bar accessory : ICETONGS
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_____ Passos : DOS
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Go with the_____ : FLOW
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Layup alternative : SETSHOT
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Quarantine : ISOLATE
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Be militaristic : MAKEWAR
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Manner : WAY
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It can sting : SALT
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Before, in palindromes : ERE
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Actress _____ Singer : LORI
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Radar screen image : BLIP
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Rouse to action : STIR
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Brief break : BREATHER
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It's worth looking into : EYEPIECE
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Clavell's "_____-Pan" : TAI
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Recipe abbr. : TSP
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Mess-hall meal : HASH
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Clint Eastwood's city : CARMEL
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Kind of scream : PRIMAL
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Obstinate : ORNERY
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Pelf : LUCRE
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Miss Garbo : GRETA
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Jog : TROT
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Hamlet, for one : DANE
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Nowhere near : AFAR
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Fed. medical detectives : CDC
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Sunny-side-up item : EGG
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Lawyer Baird : ZOE
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Cambodia's _____Nol : LON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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