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New York Times, Monday, February 28, 1994

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.47000153
Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 44 Missing: {HJKQVWX} This is puzzle # 158 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0228 ( 16,183 )
Across
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Tot's talk, perhaps : LISP
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Encourages : PATS
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First-grade instruction : ABCS
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Stinks : ODORS
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"Thanks _____!" : ALOT
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Swing around : SLUE
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Like factory workers : BLUECOLLAR
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U, for one : TURN
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Elsie's bull : ELMER
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"Mommie _____" (Christina Crawford book) : DEAREST
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"What's _____ for me?" : INIT
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Take a potshot : SNIPE
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Teller of white lies : FIBSTER
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Stage whisper : ASIDE
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Give the eye : OGLE
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Quick bites : NIPS
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Advances : LENDS
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Baseball's Gehrig : LOU
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Trunk : TORSO
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Runner Sebastian : COE
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Remains : DREGS
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Person of action : DOER
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King's address : SIRE
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Illegal inducement : BRIBE
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Mexican dishes : TAMALES
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Speak-easy offering : BOOZE
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Saxophonist Getz : STAN
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Candid : SINCERE
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Waiter's jotting : ORDER
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Aetress Archer : ANNE
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Kind of jury : BLUERIBBON
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Bucks and does : DEER
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Singer _____ Neville : AARON
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
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Tackle-box item : REEL
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City inside the Servian Wall : ROME
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Tennis shot : LOB
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Run in neutral : IDLE
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Body's partner : SOUL
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Logician's start : PREMISE
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Sidekick : PAL
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Sum total : ALL
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Wart giver, in old wives' tales : TOAD
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Emphasis : STRESS
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On a horse : ASTRIDE
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Edit : BLUEPENCIL
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No blessing, this! : CURSE
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Shipped : SENT
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Fragrance : SCENT
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Marco Polo area : ORIENT
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Dye color appropriate to this puzzle : ANIL
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Vacuum tube : TRIODE
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Go belly up : FOLD
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Borodin's prince : IGOR
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Texas' state flower : BLUEBONNET
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Balance-sheet pluses : ASSETS
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Golf club V.I.P. : PRO
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Illustrator Gustave : DORE
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Comprehends : SEES
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Patrick Henry, e.g. : ORATOR
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Bodega : GROCERY
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Clothing specification : SIZE
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Boating hazard : SANDBAR
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Saharan tribesman : BERBER
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Newswoman Shriver : MARIA
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Intelligence-testing name : BINET
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Actress Thompson : SADA
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Glamour rival : ELLE
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River of Spain : EBRO
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Leeway : ROOM
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"It's no _____!" : USE
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Slippery one : EEL
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Opposite SSW : NNE

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

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