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New York Times, Thursday, March 17, 1994

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0317 ( 16,200 )
Across
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On which Irish linens are made : LOOMS
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Chase flies : SHAG
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Krazy _____ : KAT
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Fort Knox deposit : INGOT
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Part of U.N.C.F. : NEGRO
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"Foucault's Pendulum" novelist : ECO
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Festive : MERRY
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"The Informer" author : OFLAHERTY
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Not fair : BIASED
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Bits of history : EVENTS
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Ye _____ Shoppe : OLDE
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Mob : RIOTERS
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Stallone namesakes : SLYS
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Vex : IRK
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Muddy : SLUDGY
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Mayberry resident : OPIE
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European capital : TIRANE
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Draw _____ on : ABEAD
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Date : SEE
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Sisal and Bombay, e.g. : HEMPS
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Bucks for captives : RANSOM
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Scuffle : FRAY
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"Hagar the Horrible" cartoonist : BROWNE
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Conform : FIT
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Yokel : BOOR
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Look for flaws : INSPECT
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60's hit "Let _____ Me" : ITBE
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Brewer of 50's pop : TERESA
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Presider in the 103d Congress : ALGORE
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"Duffy of San Quentin" star : OSULLIVAN
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Bubbling : ABOIL
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Remote : FAR
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Circumspect : LEERY
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Donnybrook : MELEE
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To's opposite : FRO
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Alphabet sequence : RSTU
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Put _____ to : ANEND
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Some dance contests : LIMBOS
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Josie Hogan creator : ONEILL
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"Sweet Rosie _____" : OGRADY
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Samuel and Robert : MORSES
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Item in a pig's eye? : STYE
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_____ Cat (Aspen vehicle) : SNO
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Playboy nickname : HEF
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Lace tip : AGLET
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Most somber : GRAVEST
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Larry who played Tony : KERT
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_____ of the Apostles : ACTS
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G.I. Joe, e.g. : TOY
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Character actor Dan : OHERLIHY
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Lock up : ENSURE
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Hardly a Prince Charming : DRIP
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Rainbow : IRIS
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Artist Georgia : OKEEFFE
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Sire's mate : DAM
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Stat for Alan Greenspan : GNP
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All right : YES
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Mystery writer Lillian : ODONNELL
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Wall Street operator, for short : ARB
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Kind of graph : BAR
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Rock's Brian : ENO
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Turning : ASWIRL
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Playwright Bogosian : ERIC
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Mark of the N.H.L. : MESSIER
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"_____ girl!" : ATTA
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13½-ton tourist attraction : BIGBEN
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"Murphy's War" star : OTOOLE
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1940 Rockne portrayer : OBRIEN
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Pulled (in) : REELED
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Blacktops : PAVES
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Bygone despot : TSAR
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Kind of dollars : EURO
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Spiritual leader : LAMA
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Not working : OFF
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Wiliness : ART
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Big Apple sch. : NYU

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

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