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New York Times, Saturday, February 19, 1994

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles E. Gersch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0219 ( 16,174 )

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Across
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''Fiddler'' star : TOPOL
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Dido : ESCAPADE
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Prosper : THRIVE
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Fliers, collectively : STAIRWAY
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Site in the ''Aeneid'' : AEGEAN
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Polite intro : PARDONME
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Johnny and the Moondogs, more familiarly : BEATLES
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Locks : TRESSES
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Union, e.g.: Abbr. : STN
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Stays in line : OBEYS
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Old trains : ELS
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Get an _____ effort : EFOR
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Alphabet trio : HIJ
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Some Wall Street firms : BROKERAGEHOUSES
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Army bigwig : INFANTRYGENERAL
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About 2 million in the U.S. : NATIVEAMERICANS
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W.W. II craft : LST
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''Elle et Lui'' author : SAND
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Whirlwinds : OES
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Spotted horse : PAINT
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The Mormons, initially : LDS
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Curtain accessory : TIEBACK
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Breathe deeply : SUSPIRE
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Slothful : INDOLENT
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New York island : STATEN
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Halloween hanging : SKELETON
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Adjective for a trifle : MEREST
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Issue, as a verdict : HANDDOWN
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Put together : AMASS
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Another name for God : THEETERNAL
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Church areas : ORGANLOFTS
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Artist Mondrian : PIET
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Amphitheater : OVAL
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Smooth, in phonetics : LENE
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Telesthesia : ESP
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University officials : STATEREGENTS
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Support : CARRY
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Staff : AIDES
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Favorable factors : PROS
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Bristles : AWNS
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Lady of the knight : DAME
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Regards : EYES
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It's good to keep these on kids : TABS
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''To the best of my information . . .'' : SOFARASIKNOW
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Hobgoblin : BOGYMAN
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Glide, in Glasgow : SKAIT
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Art Deco artist : ERTE
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Texas-New Mexico range : HUECO
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''The Ten Commandments'' extras : ISRAELITES
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Informal women's attire : JEANSDRESS
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Warehouse container : BIN
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Stationery item: Abbr. : ENV
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Cowpoke's charge : HERD
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2 _____ (double-teamed) : ONI
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Mercedes models : SLS
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Blanched : PALED
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Vinegary prefix : ACETO
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Posted : SENT
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Mrs. Addams, affectionately : TISH
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Start of a Durante title : INKA
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Sagan's ''The Dragons of _____'' : EDEN
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Gutsy : BOLD
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West Point inits. : USMA
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Part of a pipe : STEM
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Normal start : PARA
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Nashville-based cable service : TNN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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