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New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 1995

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0222 ( 16,542 )
Across
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Patagonian plains : PAMPAS
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Background setting for 7 Down : WORLDWAR
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Jay's home : AVIARY
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Burn soother : ALOEVERA
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Abate : LESSEN
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Least : TEENIEST
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Surgery spots: Abbr. : ORS
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Buyer's bottom line : NETCOST
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Animal doc : VET
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Friend to Fido, for short : ASPCA
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Contented comments : AHS
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Take lunch : DINE
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Stead : LIEU
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Supermarket tabloid subject : UFO
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Stripped : PEELED
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Oodles : TONS
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Diarist Ana•s : NIN
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In imitation of : ALA
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Best Picture of 1954 : ONTHEWATERFRONT
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White House nickname : IKE
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Haw's partner : HEM
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Rapier : EPEE
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Traveled like Hiawatha : CANOED
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Time remembered : ERA
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Stimulus : SPUR
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Ireland's _____ Island : ARAN
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Hosp. diagnositc : MRI
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Kind of warning : STORM
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Cold war flier : MIG
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Angels' home : ANAHEIM
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Our sun : SOL
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Deli offering : PASTRAMI
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End : DEMISE
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Still in bed : UNARISEN
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Overjoys : ELATES
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Make wedding plans : SETADATE
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Fast-lane malady : STRESS
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City near San Francisco : PALOALTO
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Antipathy : AVERSION
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Squandered : MISSPENT
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_____ de deux : PAS
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Sphere : ARENA
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Since, in Scotland : SYNE
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1941 Lillian Hellman play : WATCHONTHERHINE
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Lower-priced spreads : OLEOS
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Agile deer : ROES
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Fast time : LENT
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Twice CCLIII : DVI
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Destructive beetle : WEEVIL
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Lupin of mysteries : ARSENE
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Told (on) : RATTED
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Cheap rum : TAFIA
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Banquette item : CUSHION
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Honey : DEAREST
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Single : UNWED
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Italian cheese city : PARMA
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Sprite : ELF
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Supplement, with "out" : EKE
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Haunted : EERIE
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Facing : OPPOSITE
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Psychological problems : NEUROSES
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Unconditional : TERMLESS
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College setting : CAMPUS
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Dukas opera "_____ et Barbe-Bleue" : ARIANE
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Annoys : NAGSAT
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"Glengarry Glen Ross" dramatist : MAMET
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Got a noseful : SMELT
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Needing rain : ARID
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Discovery grp. : NASA
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March time : IDES
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Song syllable : TRA
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Disfigure : MAR

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

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