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New York Times, Thursday, December 9, 1993

Author:
Janie Lyons
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janie Lyons

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Lyons. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1209 ( 16,102 )
Across
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Paint layer : COAT
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Best of old films : EDNA
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Plays at Pebble Beach : GOLFS
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Greengrocer's pods : OKRA
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Controversial 70's sitcom : SOAP
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Lit : AFIRE
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Menu appetizer : PICKLEDPIGSFEET
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Titter : TEHEE
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Bambi and kin : DEER
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Hints at the pool table? : CUES
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_____ fixe : IDEE
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Ta-ta in Turin : CIAO
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Hollywood's Barbara or Conrad : BAIN
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Menu entree : FRIEDCLAMS
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Lew Wallace's "Ben-_____" : HUR
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Word before mother or lively : STEP
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1975 Clavell best seller : SHOGUN
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Slack-jawed : AGAPE
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Hoover, e.g. : DAM
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Clean, as a computer disk : ERASE
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Beaverlike fur : NUTRIA
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Collars : NABS
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Herbal soother : TEA
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Menu side order : GREENBEANS
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Carrel : DESK
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G-men : FEDS
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Mr. Carnegie : DALE
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Mystery dog : ASTA
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Hacker, e.g. : USER
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Revises : EDITS
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Menu dessert : CHOCOLATEMOUSSE
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Lady's alternative? : TIGER
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Kind of log : YULE
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Hammer part : CLAW
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1941 Bogart role : SPADE
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Sediment : SILT
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Ocean flyer : TERN
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Egyptian church member : COPT
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"The Grapes of Wrath" worker : OKIE
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Foot part : ARCH
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Provide lodging for : TAKEIN
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Vane dir. : ESE
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Walked unevenly : DODDERED
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Scruff : NAPE
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Each : APIECE
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Dentist's anesthetic : GAS
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Risque : OFFCOLOR
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Stead : LIEU
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Parole : FREE
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Televisions : SETS
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Calculator display: Abbr. : LED
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Crossword diagrams : GRIDS
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Newt : EFT
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Pines : ACHES
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Hallucinogenic drink : BHANG
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Bode : AUGUR
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Seething : IRATE
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Toothpaste once advertised by Grace Kelly : IPANA
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Type size for fine print : AGATE
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Ponders : MUSES
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Underhanded fellow : SNEAK
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View from the Quai d'Orsay : SEINE
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Introduced : PREFACED
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Barbara with two sisters : MANDRELL
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"Straight Up" singer Paula : ABDUL
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Youth grp. founded in 1910 : BSA
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Classic Montaigne work of 1580 : ESSAYS
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Dock : DEDUCT
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TheM-G-M. lion : LEO
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Book after John : ACTS
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Lollipop was a "good"one : SHIP
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Roman get-up : TOGA
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Needle case : ETUI
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Sunny vacation spot : ISLE
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Ruler until 1917 : TSAR
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Basted : SEWN
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Vein find : ORE
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Ran into : MET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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