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New York Times, Friday, March 18, 1994

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0318 ( 16,201 )
Across
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Manatee : SEACOW
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Desert bloomer : AGAVE
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Sheepherder's bane : ANTHRAX
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Slices of life : MOMENTS
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Broadway tribute to wine? : LIFEISACABERNET
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O.T. book before Jer. : ISA
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Imprint, as in the memory : ETCH
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Dr.Scholl's purchase : INSOLE
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Hong Kong, e.g. : FLU
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Relax : LETUP
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Up to the task : ABLE
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Cheerleaders' number : YELL
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"El _____"('67 Wayne film) : DORADO
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Headed up : LED
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Kind of crazy : STIR
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Under-the-sink item : CLEANER
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A "dear" French wine? : MONSHERRY
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Insurance payment : PREMIUM
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Toning salons : SPAS
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Ill-wisher : FOE
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Add a design to : EMBOSS
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Flintstones' pet : DINO
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Goes (for) : OPTS
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Architectural overhang : JUTTY
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Foyer spread : RUG
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Sale locale : GARAGE
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Multipurpose protein source : SOYA
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Lasorda or LaRussa: Abbr. : MGR
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Artsy wine center? : GRENACHEVILLAGE
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Flower good for winter bouquets : STATICE
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Involves : ENTAILS
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Mailroom gizmo : DATER
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Literary heptad : GABLES
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Add NaCl to : SALIFY
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Maroons : ENISLES
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Culpable : ATFAULT
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Ernesto Guevara, familiarly : CHE
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Bay window : ORIEL
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All for naught : WASTED
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Health org. : AMA
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Dry Mongolian expanse : GOBI
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Sherman Hemsley TV series : AMEN
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Vice follower : VERSA
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Dignify : ENNOBLE
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Brand of craft knife : XACTO
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Person with many bills : TELLER
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Pegasus, e.g. : STEED
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Symbol of poverty : CHURCHMOUSE
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Barely tinged : PALE
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Rickey ingredient : LIME
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"_____ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Propels, in a way : OARS
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Colosseum setting : ROME
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TV's "_____ Blue" : NYPD
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Pick-up-sticks game : NIM
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Part of a sentence: Abbr : SUBJ
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Roy Lichtenstein works : POPART
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Item good for another go-round? : RETREAD
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Skywriting? : AIRMAIL
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Be cozy : SNUGGLE
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Noted world traveler and namesakes : FOGGS
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A Franklin invention : STOVE
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Penning up the pigs : STYING
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Fairy tale meanie : OGRESS
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Clement Moore character : SANTA
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Conference site of '45 : YALTA
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Carriage : GAIT
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Nietzsche's "_____ Homo" : ECCE
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Not him! : HER
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Retriever, informally : LAB

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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