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New York Times, Tuesday, February 15, 1994

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 44 Missing: {VZ} Spans: 4 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0215 ( 16,170 )
Across
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Scroogian comments : BAHS
5
Grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Biblical possessive : THY
12
Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
13
Spot for Spartacus : ARENA
14
Carnival ride cry : WHEE
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"Ho, ho, ho" fellow : JOLLYGREENGIANT
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Seems : APPEARS
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Hockey's Bobby et al. : ORRS
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Blue Eagle initials : NRA
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Feasted : DINED
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"My salad days when I was _____": Shakespeare : GREENINJUDGMENT
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Favorite dog name : REX
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Closes in on : NEARS
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The East : ASIA
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Word in a price : EACH
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Volcano spew : ASH
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Deli cry : NEXT
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Cause for liniment : ACHE
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Not-so-prized fur : STOAT
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River inlet : RIA
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Bucky Dent slew it at Fenway Park in 1978 : THEGREENMONSTER
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Zorba portrayer : QUINN
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Tennis call : LET
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Sulk angrily : FUME
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Many Dickens stories, originally : SERIALS
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Civil War currency : GREENBACKDOLLAR
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Merit : EARN
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Nintendo hero : MARIO
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One of the Simpsons : LISA
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Sot's problem : DTS
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Jot : WHIT
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Prepares the dinner table : SETS
Down
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Mexican peninsula : BAJA
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Crooked : ALOP
3
Maids : HELP
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Moon goddess : SELENE
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Misreckons : ERRS
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Born : NEE
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Indivisible : ONE
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_____ Marcos, Tex. : SAN
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Arid region of India : THARDESERT
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Chick watchers : HENS
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Thus far : YET
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Take with _____ of salt : AGRAIN
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Utility employee : WIREMAN
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It comes in balls : YARN
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Bad news at a talent show : GONG
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"Bull _____" (Costner film) : DURHAM
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Psyche parts : IDS
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Word in a monarch's name : GREAT
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Extent : REACH
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National treasuries : EXCHEQUERS
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Tidy up : NEATEN
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Teen heartthrob Priestley : JASON
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Undeliverable letter, in post-office talk : NIXIE
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13th-century invader : TATAR
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Monastery head : HEGUMEN
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D.C. legislator : SEN
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El Greco's "View of _____" : TOLEDO
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Pianist Peter : NERO
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Part of rock's C.S.N. & Y. : STILLS
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Brotherhood : FRAT
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Comic bit : SKIT
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"I cannot tell _____" : ALIE
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Ultimate : LAST
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Madrid Mmes. : SRAS
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Dropout's degree: Abbr. : GED
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Status letters, perhaps : BMW
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"Say _____" : AAH
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Dernier _____ : CRI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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