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New York Times, Saturday, February 4, 1995

___ tablets (Egyptian cuneiform treasures)

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times2/4/95 ( No. 16,524 )
Across
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Hyped shopping area : MIRACLEMILE
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Where gains are registered? : BATHROOMSCALE
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Democratic : NONTOTALITARIAN
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___ high (elated) : ONA
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Get the juices flowing : STIR
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Haile Selassie worshiper : RASTA
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Folded food : TACOS
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Elevator stop: Fr. : ETAGE
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Yon ship : HER
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Threadlike structure : FILUM
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See : DATE
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Offensive : RANK
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Ridges : ARETES
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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Denounce as a Communist : REDBAIT
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Tantrum thrower, perhaps : STOMPER
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Kind of nerve : ULNAR
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Straight man : STOOGE
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Fishing boat : DORY
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The East : ASIA
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Composer Bruckner : ANTON
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Cable TV's Emmy : ACE
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Mouthed phrase from the bench : HIMOM
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Lips : LABIA
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Philippine seaport : DAVAO
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___ League (group since 1945) : ARAB
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Ending with the most : EST
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Electricity pioneer : ALESSANDROVOLTA
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High-pressure springs : ARTESIANWELLS
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Music center : TINPANALLEY
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Cuffed : MANACLED
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Communications conglomerate : ITT
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Fraternity letter : RHO
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Knowledge : ARTS
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Covered : COATED
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Nymphets : LOLITAS
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Abu Dhabi and Dubai : EMIRATES
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Denver zone: Abbr. : MST
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"See if ___" : ICARE
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1814 Byron poem : LARA
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Old Testament miracle worker : ELISHA
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Netherlands Antilles island : BONAIRE
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Downed : EATEN
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Near : NOTFAR
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British stoolie : NARK
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Purchase more than : OUTBUY
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Feminist Eleanor : SMEAL
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Ladies' men : GENTS
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1884 Helen Hunt Jackson romance : RAMONA
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War zone of '67 : SINAI
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Destroy : TOTAL
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Hobart is its capital : TASMANIA
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Unwanted overhang : POTBELLY
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"My" kind of folks : EGOISTS
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Soprano Scotto : RENATA
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Mayor Richard of Los Angeles : RIORDAN
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Hugo Ball movement : DADA
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Florida's ___ National Forest : OCALA
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Go back : REVERT
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___ tablets (Egyptian cuneiform treasures) : AMARNA
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Pants: Ger. : HOSEN
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Barberi d'___ (Italian wine) : ASTI
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Fiesta or fish follower : BOWL
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Deadly biter : ASP
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Speed: Abbr. : VEL
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Roar from the crowd : OLE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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