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New York Times, Saturday, March 19, 1994

23-Down : F.H.A. loan

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 1994, The New York Times3/19/94 ( No. 16,202 )
Across
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Poor pad : SHACK
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Postpones : HOLDSOVER
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Rocket that launched the Gemini missions : TITAN
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Finally (and none too soon!) : ABOUTTIME
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___-temps (meanwhile): Fr. : ENTRE
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Unfinished business : LOOSEENDS
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Patently amazed : AGAPE
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Fluff : LINT
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"The Night of the Hunter" screenwriter : AGEE
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Just : MERE
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Bryophytic : MOSSED
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Cable TV choice : TNT
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Cereal box abbr. : NETWT
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Sticking point, to Hamlet : RUB
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Hijacker's currency : HOSTAGES
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Pyramid builders : MAYAS
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Existed naturally : INHERED
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Idle : JOBLESS
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Hester Prynne's daughter : PEARL
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Pantagruel creator : RABELAIS
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Roosted : SAT
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Board of nails : EMERY
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Nickname in the N.B.A. : DRJ
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Ignore : PASSBY
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It's a laugh : HAHA
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Ample scope : ROOM
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Trillionth: Prefix : PICO
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Pull a scam : COZEN
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Turkey's home : ASIAMINOR
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Bother à la the media : HOUND
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Bourbon cutter : GINGERALE
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Raising goose bumps : EERIE
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Tables : SETSASIDE
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Forest concealers in a saw : TREES
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Tick off : STEAM
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Swinger : HINGE
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It makes scents : ATTAR
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Three-time Grammy-winning group with "The" : CARPENTERS
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Banjo site : KNEE
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Like some ground : HALLOWED
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Reed blowers : OBOISTS
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Lake life : LOONS
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Maid, at times : DUSTER
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Fr. holy one : STE
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Great Barrier Island : OTEA
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Score in a French game? : VINGT
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German naval base of W.W. II : EMDEN
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VCR button : RESET
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F.H.A. loan : MTGE
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Not as bright : DUMBER
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Winter warmer : EARLAP
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Hyper : BALLYHOOER
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Aware of what's new : HIP
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Half and half? : ONE
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Vote for : YEA
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"___ was saying ..." : ASI
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Unhappy crowd sound : SSS
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Bash : JAMBOREE
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Follow : OBEY
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Chew out again : RESCOLD
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Odd-toed critters : TAPIRS
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Races, in a way : DRAGS
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"Bye Bye Birdie" girl : ROSIE
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Shared : JOINT
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Mount of laws : SINAI
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Lapis lazuli : AZURE
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Star of "Sun Valley Serenade" : HENIE
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Aconcagua region : ANDES
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Certain pubs : MAGS
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"Good night ___" (old TV sign-off) : CHET
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"Cry ___ River" : MEA

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

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