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New York Times, Monday, February 27, 1995

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 175 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0227 ( 16,547 )
Across
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Mosquito marks : BITES
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It might be arched : BROW
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Talks gangsta-style : RAPS
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"The Tempest" spirit : ARIEL
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Country path : LANE
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Pirates' flag : JOLLYROGER
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Medical researcher's goal : CURE
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Aardvark snacks : ANTS
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More than big : OBESE
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Onetime hostess Maxwell : ELSA
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_____ Alamos : LOS
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Spendthrift : WASTER
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Goods cast overboard : JETSAM
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Halts : STOPS
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Kind of label : UNION
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Con artist's aide : SHILL
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Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
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Popular sort : JOLLYGOODFELLOW
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Take advantage of : USE
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Unaccompanied : ALONE
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Clamor : NOISE
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Babble : PRATE
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In the open, as beliefs : STATED
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High-spirited horses : STEEDS
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Etch A Sketch, e.g. : TOY
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Mil. defense systems : ABMS
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Escargot : SNAIL
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Book after John : ACTS
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Swag : LOOT
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All-for-one feeling : FELLOWSHIP
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It's just for openers : ANTE
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Russia's _____ Mountains : URAL
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Make amends : ATONE
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Antler wearer : DEER
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Red-ink amount : LOSS
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Stared open-mouthed : GAPED
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_____ California : BAJA
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Collar straightener : IRON
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Pinball no-no : TILT
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Slippery fish : EELS
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On the _____ (furtively) : SLY
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Lumps : BLOBS
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Fury : RAGE
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Change for a five : ONES
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"_____ of London" (1935 film) : WEREWOLF
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Playtime : RECESS
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Grown-up : ADULT
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Analyze grammatically : PARSE
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Libel : SMEAR
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Kitchen, e.g. : ROOM
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Rigging rope : LANYARD
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In generous amounts : APLENTY
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Amulet : JUJU
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Bathroom feature : TILE
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The sun : SOL
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Glowed : SHONE
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Cause of beach erosion : TIDE
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Lampblack : SOOT
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Use a letter opener : SLIT
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Sit : POSE
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Overwhelmed : AWED
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Generous drink serving : GLASSFUL
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Mauna _____ : LOA
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Ask, ask, ask : PESTER
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Like Lindbergh's flight : SOLO
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Meal starter : SALAD
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Hearty steak : TBONE
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Overact : EMOTE
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Money drawers : TILLS
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Roman "fiddler" : NERO
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"Oh, woe!" : ALAS
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Movie pooch : ASTA
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Mince : CHOP
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Fork prong : TINE
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Hightailed it : SPED
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Joker : WAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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