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New York Times, Friday, March 17, 1995

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0317 ( 16,565 )
Across
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Poke : PROD
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Alternative to whole : SKIM
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Nutty : BATS
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CNN screen word : LIVE
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One size smaller than English : PICA
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"To _____ human" : ERRIS
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Candid : OPEN
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News piece : ITEM
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Base neutralizers : ACIDS
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1970 David Lean film : RYANSDAUGHTER
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Planet : ORB
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Like soave : SEC
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Runs : BLEEDS
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1970 Clint Eastwood film : KELLYSHEROES
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Broadway's "Ev'rybody's Got _____ But Me" : AHOME
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Pastoral settings : LEAS
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60's-70's police drama, with "The" : FBI
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Future queen, maybe : PAWN
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"You _____ kidding!" : ARENT
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Horse of a certain color : ROAN
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_____ Saud (Saudi king) : IBN
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Tire : FLAG
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Latin land : TERRA
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"Where the elite meet to eat," in old radio : DUFFYSTAVERN
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Lover : ADORER
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O'Hara's Joey : PAL
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Date : SEE
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Notorious fire starter : MRSOLEARYSCOW
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Intermediate, in law : MESNE
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San Francisco's _____ Tower : COIT
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Symbol of servitude : YOKE
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Wicker willow : OSIER
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Author Rice : ANNE
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Author Ambler : ERIC
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Meeting of Cong. : SESS
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Extreme poverty : RAGS
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Paradoxical Greek : ZENO
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Gaza grp. : PLO
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Stretch of turbulent water : RIP
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Exaggerated : OVERBLOWN
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Gainsay : DENY
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Book parts : SPINES
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Hardly high art : KITSCH
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In the cooler : ICED
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Doll's cry : MAMA
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Snoopy and family : BEAGLES
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Fallen features : ARCHES
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Platitudinous : TRITE
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Joined forces (with) : SIDED
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Former states: Abbr. : SSRS
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"_____ sow, so shall..." : ASYE
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W.W. II craft : UBOAT
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Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
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Clinic program : REHAB
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Alphabet trio : LMN
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Gray work : ELEGY
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Stimpy's TV pal : REN
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Gave up: Var. : FORESWORE
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Vermont city : BARRE
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Vacuous : INANE
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Actress Woodard : ALFRE
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U.K. defenders : RAF
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Prepare to drag : REV
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Indy 500 pit workers : FUELERS
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Magnesium silicate : TALC
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Hive loafers : DRONES
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Kim Philby activity : SPYING
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Likes and dislikes : TASTES
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Bullets : AMMO
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Prepare, as a turkey : DRESS
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Davis of "Evening Shade" : OSSIE
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Rent-_____ : ACAR
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Author Jaffe : RONA
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Court call : OYEZ
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Brethren : KIN
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Environmentally minded : ECO

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

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