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New York Times, Tuesday, February 14, 1995

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJKQVX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0214 ( 16,534 )
Across
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Keep _____ (persevere) : ATIT
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Sitcom diner : MELS
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Most of Iberia : SPAIN
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Dial sound : TONE
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In _____ (mired) : ARUT
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Fake jewels : PASTE
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Gfoldwyn discovery Anna _____ : STEN
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Houston university : RICE
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Get the lead out : ERASE
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Geology, e.g. : EARTHSCIENCE
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Gibson of tennis : ALTHEA
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Three, in Thüringen : DREI
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Sheepcote comment : MAA
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Baseball's Maglie : SAL
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_____ rod (biblical item) : AARONS
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Airborne particulates : ASH
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Where Lois and Clark work : DAILYPLANET
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Hook's henchman : SMEE
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River, in 9 Across : RIO
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"American Gigolo" actor : GERE
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Athlete's ambition : WORLDRECORD
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Pitch : TAR
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Post-W.W. II Prime Minister : ATTLEE
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Golfer Woosnam : IAN
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_____ Percé Indians : NEZ
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Imitated : APED
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High points : CRESTS
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Shakespearean showplace : GLOBETHEATRE
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Cousteau concern : WHALE
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Pivot : SLUE
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Follow : TAIL
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Slick vehicle? : OILER
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Seasons on the Somme : ETES
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Gen. Robt. _____ : ELEE
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Annual tournaments : OPENS
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Tweed Ring lampooner : NAST
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Monster's loch : NESS
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On the briny : ATSEA
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Utter : TOTAL
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Like argon : INERT
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Tithing portions : TENTHS
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Sicilian port : MARSALA
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Idle of "Monty Python" : ERIC
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Clear : LUCID
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Guide : STEER
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Regular programming pre-emptor : SPECIAL
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Peel : PARE
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Naked _____ jaybird : ASA
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1986 hit "_____ Only Love" : ITS
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Born : NEE
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Kind of waiter or water : HEAD
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Tide type : NEAP
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Noted Seine landscapist : MONET
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End of _____ : ANERA
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Late bloomer : ASTER
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Old barroom tune : RAG
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City on the Nile : ASWAN
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Slew : SMOTE
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Airport booth leaser : HERTZ
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Anger : IRE
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Permit: Abbr. : LIC
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"_____ hoo!" : YOO
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Pipe connection : ELL
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From whom buyers buy : DEALERS
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Cult film "_____ Men" : REPO
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Superlatively wealthy : RICHEST
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The brave do it : DARE
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Tidy up : NEATEN
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Buddy of TV : EBSEN
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Actress Burke : DELTA
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Out-of-date : STALE
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Hears, as a case : TRIES
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Graf rival : SELES
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Secluded valley : GLEN
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Calendar abbr. : TUES
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Court : WOO
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Start of a cheer : HIP
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Pub brew : ALE

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

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