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New York Times, Saturday, February 11, 1995

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0211 ( 16,531 )

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Across
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Called : RANG
5
Pattern : TEMPLATE
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Untamed : FERAL
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Helps get through : TIDESOVER
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Spot _____ : OFTEA
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Burberrys : RAINCOATS
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"What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" group : REM
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Part of a New England skyline : SPIRES
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Site of many scrapes : KNEE
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Indonesia's _____ Islands : ARU
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Actress Allgood et al. : SARAS
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Dearies : PETS
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Alternatives to Rivieras : LESABRES
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Sorry : SAD
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Like an old schoolhouse : ONEROOM
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Big Apple couple : TRUMPS
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Run with quick, small steps : SCUTTLE
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Ready : PREPARE
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Mideast native : SEMITE
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More in need of a brushoff? : LINTIER
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Cedar Rapids college : COE
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Like : COTTONTO
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It needs renewal : SLUM
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Springe : CATCH
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Vietnamese New Year : TET
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Cruise : SAIL
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Sinatra's "_____ Way" : ALLTHE
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Verdi aria "_____ tu" : ERI
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On the offensive : PROACTIVE
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"I got the _____ the morning..." : SUNIN
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Under control : CONTAINED
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Gush : EMOTE
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Held, as claims : ASSERTED
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Without : SANS
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Aid for a maid : REFERENCE
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Metropolitan, e.g. : ARTMUSEUM
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Scottish refusal : NAE
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Sightseeing boat feature : GLASSBOTTOM
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Fancy headgear : TIARAS
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Singer Brickell and others : EDIES
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Department store department : MENS
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Utilities regulatory agcy. : PSC
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Admired : LOOKEDUPTO
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D'_____-guerre (prewar): Fr. : AVANT
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Heads of Quebec : TETES
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Relative of Manx : ERSE
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One way to be thrown : FORALOSS
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Ancient warship : TRIREME
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Recent ex-con, maybe : PAROLEE
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They keep groups together : PARENTHESES
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State clearly : ARTICULATE
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"Bus Stop" star: 1955 : STRITCH
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Marquise de _____ (Louis XIV's second wife) : MAINTENON
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Past tenses : PRETERITS
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Late in flowering : SEROTINE
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Drew a graph : PLOTTED
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Made a little lower? : CALVED
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Aegean gulf : SAROS
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Silverdome team : LIONS
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Lange role in "Sweet Dreams" : CLINE
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Vet's employer: Abbr. : SPCA
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Busy : ATIT
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It's tired : CAR
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Thurman of "Pulp Fiction" : UMA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 9 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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