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New York Times, Tuesday, March 15, 1994

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0315 ( 16,198 )

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Across
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Colo. acad. : USAF
5
Start fishing : CAST
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"Dancing Queen" pop group : ABBA
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Mata _____ : HARI
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Tear to shreds : RIPUP
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Tactic : PLOY
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Singer Antoine from New Orleans : FATSDOMINO
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Intense anger : RAGE
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Carty of baseball : RICO
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_____ and kin : KITH
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"The Company" : CIA
24
Mister twister : CHUBBYCHECKER
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San Francisco area : THEBAY
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Antitoxins : SERA
30
Laughed, in a way : CHORTLED
32
Transfer, as a legal proceeding : REMOVE
36
"Tie a Yellow Ribbon" tree : OAK
37
Native land : SOD
39
Inform (on) : RAT
40
Fantasized : DREAMT
44
Durante's "Mrs." : CALABASH
48
Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
50
1956 Oscar-winning actress : MALONE
51
Birthday-suit activity : SKINNYDIPPING
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0ne of L.B.J.'s dogs : HER
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Munich's river : ISAR
57
Max or Buddy : BAER
59
Till compartment : ONES
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Film hit of 1934 : THETHINMAN
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Dermatologist's diagnosis : CYST
66
Underwater acronym : SONAR
67
Tevye portrayer on stage : ZERO
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Feminist Millett : KATE
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Mikulski and Murkowski: Abbr. : SENS
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Once more : ANEW
Down
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TV initials : UHF
2
Region of heavy W.W. II fighting : SAAR
3
Heart of the grocery? : ARTICHOKE
4
Champion named 9/1/72 : FISCHER
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_____- Magnon : CRO
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Goal : AIM
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Acerbic : SPIKY
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Acropolis attire : TUNICS
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Bank loan abbr. : APR
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Longtime Supreme Court name : BLACK
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Humphrey, to Bacall : BOGIE
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TV's "_____ in the Life" : AYEAR
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Commotion : POTHER
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Act like the Apostle Thomas : DOUBT
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"_____ goes!" : HERE
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_____ Harbour, Fla. : BAL
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Playoff breathers : BYES
27
Machine part : CAM
28
"_____ she blows!" : THAR
30
Food fish : COD
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A dwarf : DOC
33
Syracuse players : ORANGEMEN
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Floral container : VASE
35
Biblical suffix : ETH
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Moist : DAMP
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Novelist Rand : AYN
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City bond, for short : MUNI
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Secret lovefests : TRYSTS
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Appearance at a sit-down? : LAP
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Suspect's "out" : ALIBI
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Top-rated TV show of the 60's : BONANZA
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Baking potatoes : IDAHOS
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Kind of therapy : SHOCK
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Moi's country : KENYA
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"_____ my case" : IREST
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"Goodnight" girl : IRENE
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Steak order : RARE
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Marie, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Aruba product : TAN
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Nolte's "48_____" : HRS
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Right away : NOW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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