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New York Times, Friday, December 9, 1994

"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore" et al.

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Gaffney.
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© 1994, The New York Times12/9/94 ( No. 16,467 )
Across
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Dwellers on the upper Oder : SILESIANS
10
Coasts : SLEDS
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Attaching : HOOKINGUP
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"The Forsyte Saga" novel : TOLET
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It's been said : UTTERANCE
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___ bug in one's ear (give ideas) : PUTSA
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Praise : LAUD
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Perrault's "La ___ au bois dormant" : BELLE
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Popular toy company : TOMY
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Pompous fellow : ASS
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Boston literary family : LOWELLS
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Denials : NOS
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Fido's offering : PAW
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Été month : AOUT
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Skippy rival : JIF
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Perniciousness : HARM
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More than unpleasant : RUDE
33
"Double Fantasy" singer : ONO
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Quincy specialty : AUTOPSY
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John Scopes, for one : TEACHER
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C7-H5-N3-O6 familiarly : TNT
40
Enwreathe : LOOP
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Eschews robots : MANS
43
Résumé info : AGE
44
Actress Swenson : INGA
45
Oomph : PEP
46
Musical notes : LAS
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Not completely clean : TAINTED
49
New Deal grp. : CCC
52
Cultural matters, with "the" : ARTS
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Many a Lett : RIGAN
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Hard up : POOR
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Second-generation Japanese-American : NISEI
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Northern California city : SANTAROSA
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"Murphy" : TATER
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Dial number : MEGAHERTZ
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It's currently positive : ANODE
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1983 Jackson-McCartney hit : SAYSAYSAY
Down
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Five-time Super Bowl coach : SHULA
2
Nitpicking amounts : IOTAS
3
Kind of position : LOTUS
4
Squeezed (out) : EKED
5
Gawain's title : SIR
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One way to tie a knot : INABOW
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Only Veep from Maryland : AGNEW
8
Word with family or winter : NUCLEAR
9
Make crystal-clear : SPELLOUT
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Gas station display : STP
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Galoot : LOUT
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Singer whose middle name is Hercules : ELTONJOHN
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City on the Raccoon : DESMOINES
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Remains to see : STAYSFOR
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Remain free : ELUDE
24
Like the streets of Holmesian London : LAMPLIT
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Like an angry lobster? : STEAMED
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Ex-con, maybe : PRO
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Language of 14 million : HUNGARIAN
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Certifies : ATTESTSTO
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Swift runner of myth : ATALANTA
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U-boat gear : SONAR
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"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore" et al. : YOGIISMS
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Salary limit : CAP
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Hypothetical supercontinent : PANGAEA
45
Some hotels : PENTAS
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Flavorful : TANGY
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Brewer Adolph : COORS
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Met soprano Mary : COSTA
51
Perot theme song : CRAZY
53
Pit : SEED
55
Weaker ones : PREY
57
Displeasure : IRE
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"Now I get it!" : AHA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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