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New York Times, Wednesday, February 16, 1994

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.4720052
John Greenman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {BCFJQW} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Greenman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 16,171 )
Across
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Twelve _____ ("G.W.T.W." home) : OAKS
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Cousin of the cobra : ASP
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Pelt : HIDE
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Insomnia causes : DRIPS
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Sausage, e.g. : MEAT
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Having no deferments : ONEA
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"_____ akbar" (Arab cry) : ALLAH
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The Sphinx and the Parthenon? : PARASITES
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Available : ONTAP
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Speech problem : LISP
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Till : ERE
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Author Murdoch : IRIS
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Took the most credit : STARRED
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Socks and Millie? : PARAPETS
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Popular Dutch export : EDAM
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Zero-shaped : OVAL
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Mr. Hulot's portrayer : TATI
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Gossip-column snippet : ITEM
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Poe story setting : PIT
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Piers 19 and 20? : PARADOX
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Tony-winner Caldwell : ZOE
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Ending for tip or team : STER
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The Untouchables : TMEN
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Russian sea : AZOV
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Goneril's father : LEAR
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Two-spot and six-spot? : PARADISE
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Helter-_____ : SKELTER
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Problem for Superman : LEAD
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Unsafe, in a way : OUT
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1982 Stein/Plimpton biography : EDIE
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Subject of Freudian study : DREAM
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20 cents? : PARADIGMS
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Obloquy : ODIUM
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Blueprint : PLAN
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Bald head : DOME
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Cry from the sick ward : NURSE
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Barks : YAPS
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Town on Long Island Sound : RYE
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Unclothe : PEEL
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Seraglio room : ODA
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Potter's need : KILN
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Kind of sense : SPATIAL
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Concert hall equipment : AMP
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Bewhiskered animal : SEAL
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City of Light : PARIS
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_____ polloi : HOI
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Light entertainments : INTERMEZZI
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Farm-gear pioneer : DEERE
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Sugar-coated : EASED
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Nattily clad : SHARP
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Kind of test : TASTE
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Floral spike : SPADIX
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Attraction at St. Peter's : PIETA
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Show alarm : START
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Squeal : RAT
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Top 40 music : POP
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Budget rival : AVIS
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Jalopy : RATTLETRAP
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Notary public's need : STAMP
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Exemplar : IDEAL
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Lows : MOOS
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Jabbered : PRATED
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"No right _____" : ONRED
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Turgenev's "On the _____" : EVE
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Conger : EEL
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Made sense : ADDEDUP
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Gave a room a face lift : REDID
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Hall-of-Fame Brave : AARON
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Excessively sentimental : SOPPY
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_____ Lumpur : KUALA
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Inflexibility : RIGOR
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Prize since 1948 : EMMY
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River through Leeds : AIRE
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Chew (on) : MUSE
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Years in 7-Down : ANS
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Date : SEE
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Country singer McDaniel : MEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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