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New York Times, Saturday, February 18, 1995

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0218 ( 16,538 )

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Across
1
Backs out : RENEGES
8
Descendant of Old Norse: Var. : FAROESE
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Ham it up : OVERACT
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Medicinal plants : IPECACS
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1970 Picasso work, With "The" : MATADOR
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Spectacles : GLASSES
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Supermodel Carol : ALT
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Walked through melted snow : SLUSHED
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Ratings org. : EPA
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Invalid : NULL
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Uninhabited : EMPTY
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Cosmetics brand : COTY
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Three-time Masters winner : SNEAD
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Ballet's _____ de cheval : PAS
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Teems : POURS
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Votary : ADMIRER
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Giotto contemporary : DANTE
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Least likely to bend : BRITTLEST
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Butler of literature : RHETT
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Numbskull : AIRHEAD
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Reflective : SHINY
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Hackers' machines for short : PCS
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Pennies, sometimes : ANTES
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Dick Francis book "Dead _____" : CERT
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Matches : BOUTS
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Figure skater Thomas : DEBI
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Actress O'Connor : UNA
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Sound of disapproval : HISSING
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Galoot : LUG
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Similar to an apron top : BIBLIKE
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Strengthen : NOURISH
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Drooling : ASLAVER
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Most dreary : GRAYEST
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Moolah : SHEKELS
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Crosby's parish : STMARYS
Down
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"Friends" follower : ROMANS
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1987 Isabel Allende novel : EVALUNA
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Stung : NETTLED
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Baseball card stat. : ERA
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Is a jet-setter : GADS
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_____ Militaire (Napoleon's alma mater) : ECOLE
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Hussy : STRUMPET
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Encounters : FIGHTS
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J.P. Marquand's "The Late George _____" : APLEY
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"Alive" author Piers Paul _____ : READ
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Where brass is made?: Abbr. : OCS
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Persuade to leave : EASEOUT
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Elizabeth's staff : SCEPTRE
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Lamb specialties : ESSAYS
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Kirk Douglas role : SPARTACUS
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Flickering : LAMBENT
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Struggle : CONTEND
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Down's partner : DIRTY
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Turkish official : PASHA
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Brand to dye for? : RIT
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"_____ Ring des Nibelungen" : DER
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TV Guide material : LISTINGS
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From Bonn or Cologne : RHENISH
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Highly qualified for a job : HIRABLE
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Studio : ATELIER
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"Clair de lune" composer : DEBUSSY
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Goes diving : SCUBAS
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Portrait sitters : POSERS
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Glimpses : SIGHTS
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Actor Theodore : BIKEL
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Show derision : SNORT
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Queen's domain : HIVE
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The fruit dove is its official bird : GUAM
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"Mighty _____ a Rose" : LAK
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Scandinavian rug : RYA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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