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Twofers

New York Times, Sunday, February 19, 1995

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alfio Micci

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 82 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Micci. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0219 ( 16,539 )
Across
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Auto's high and low : BEAMS
6
Just _____ (not much) : ATAD
10
Biographer's item : OBIT
14
Work period : SHIFT
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_____ in the right direction : ASTEP
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Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
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N.F.L. kicker Matt : BAHR
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Novelist _____ Vargas Llosa : MARIO
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Where accommodations might give trouble : SPELLINGBEES
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Half of a pop duo : TONITENNILLE
27
Unearned : HONORARY
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Ruth's land, in the Bible : MOAB
30
Applauded : PRAISED
31
Like some hair : WAVY
32
Of the shinbone : TIBIAL
34
Wall Street worker, for short : ARB
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Like "sequoia" letterwise : VOWELY
38
Charles Perrault tale : PUSSINBOOTS
40
Off yonder : AFAR
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"_____ it!" (gleeful cry) : IDID
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Actress Turner : LANA
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_____-jongg : MAH
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Home of the oldest university in the Americas : LIMA
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Big Ten's _____ State : PENN
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Dirty digs : HOVEL
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Ancient monument : STELE
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Time to attack : DDAY
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Blemishes : STIGMATA
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Moving packs : HORDES
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Ballet bend : PLIE
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Rome's _____ Wall : SERVIAN
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Super : AONE
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Addict : FIEND
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Part of an inning : TOP
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Coiffures : HEADDRESSES
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Chump : OAF
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Yuks : HAHAS
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Counting method : TENS
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Blank spaces : LACUNAS
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Kind of mitt : OVEN
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Stand : ENDURE
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Virgin, in a way : UNTRODDEN
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Lacerate : RIP
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Smears : DAUBS
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Big name in cosmetics : ARDEN
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Kind of sermon : LAY
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Throw for _____ : ALOOP
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Treatment : USE
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One with no standing? : LIER
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Marketer's start : TELE
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Drama critic John : LAHR
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Some dives : CANNONBALLS
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Frost lines : VERSES
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_____ witch hunt : ONA
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French rocket : ARIANE
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End piece : CODA
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Whip up : AGITATE
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Res _____ loquitur : IPSA
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Get ready for dinner? : SALIVATE
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Tasty pie filling : GOOSEBERRIES
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Noted English diarist : LEWISCARROLL
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Saw : ADAGE
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Domestic slave : ESNE
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Murder : DOIN
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Princess' need : TIARA
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Five Felipes : REYES
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It's an imposition : DUTY
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Chip, maybe : ANTE
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Veers : SLUES
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Bust-up : BASH
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Ice star Phil, to friends : ESPO
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Egyptian sun disk : ATEN
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Aged : MELLOWED
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Aeronautical maneuver : SPIRAL
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Worked up : ANGRY
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Beer mug : TOBY
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To ____ (exactly) : ATEE
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Ouster : DISMISSAL
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Secure : OBTAIN
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Thick-trunked African tree : BAOBAB
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German pronoun : IHN
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Public embarassment : TRIP
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Soil : SMEAR
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Invader of 218 B.C. : HANNIBAL
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You can see through it : IRIS
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Donizetti's "La _____ du Régiment" : FILLE
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Digital : TOED
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Dark blue : NAVY
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Wrecks : TRASHES
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Sash for Cio-Cio-San : OBI
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Air : TUNE
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Was imminent : LOOMED
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Big guns, for short : VIPS
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"The Country Girl" playwright : ODETS
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Adventurer with Robin : WINNIETHEPOOH
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Stately dance : PAVANE
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It's hard to believe : TALE
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Fusses : FIDDLEFADDLES
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With force : AMAIN
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Shone : RAYED
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Indian water pot : LOTAH
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Japanese yes : HAI
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Volume units : SONES
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Lock : TRESS
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Grumble : GROAN
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Biggest stars, briefly : MVPS
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"One for My Baby" singer : HORNE
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1993 Holly Hunter film, with "The" : PIANO
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Abaci : ADDERS
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Lou Gehrig's number : FOUR
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"Three men in _____" : ATUB
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Dodges : ELUDES
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Less frantic : SANER
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Like clock chimes : HORAL
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Saint Theresa's birthplace : AVILA
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Box: Abbr. : CTN
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Activist Bobby : SEALE
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Train : EDUCATE
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Grp. behind Magellan : NASA
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Chaperon : DUENNA
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Historian Russell and others : NYES
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"Crimes and Misdemeanors" star : ALANALDA
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Moon valley : RILLE
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Ward : PROTEGE
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Anguish : TRAVAIL
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"Mysterious" place : ORIENT
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Comedian Russell : NIPSEY
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First degrees : BAS
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Tennessee players : VOLS
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Ukases : EDICTS
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Local screens : NABES
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Ship in a 1951 best-seller : CAINE
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Emulsifying agent : AGAR
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Former Philly mayor Wilson _____ : GOODE
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British exclamation : ISAY
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Missed the mark : ERRED
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Houlihan portrayer : SWIT
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Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
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Made tracks : TORE
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Greece, to modern Greeks : ELLAS
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Terre Haute sch. : ISU
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Many lifetimes : EON

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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