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New York Times, Sunday, March 19, 1995

88-Down : Bowled over

Author:
Alex K. Justin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Justin.
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© 1995, The New York Times3/19/95 ( No. 16,567 )
Across
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Played for a stake : GAMED
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Drive up the wall : HARASS
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Breathe fire and fury : SEETHE
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Verdi opera : ERNANI
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Immature pigeon : DOVELET
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Secret places : CACHES
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Lass with good business contacts? : NETWORKINGGIRL
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Capture : ARREST
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Murder, in mob talk : ICE
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Suffix with defer or confer : ENCE
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Hank of the '50s Yankees : BAUER
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___ supra (above-mentioned) : UBI
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Western rain attire? : DODGECITYSLICKERS
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"Give ___ rest!" : ITA
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"Sounder" director Martin : RITT
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Five-centime piece : SOU
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Home of Zeno : ELEA
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Mobster's piece : GAT
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Simple baskets : TAPINS
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Shivering fits : AGUES
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Lecturer : DOCENT
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Wide-eyed : AGAPE
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Think better of : REPENT
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Piquant : RACY
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Informal information : DOPE
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One-sixth of a drachma : OBOL
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Heavyweight champ Willard : JESS
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Lap of luxury : EASE
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Sister Sledge's "We ___ Family" : ARE
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Computerized playgrounds : ARCADES
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Up positions, usually : ONS
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Eggbeaters : COPTERS
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Shoe store mannequin's complaint? : MYLEFTFOOTLOOSE
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Comparative ending : IER
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Business basis : COST
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Nieuport's river : YSER
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Montgomery's "___ of Green Gables" : ANNE
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Actress Purviance : EDNA
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It's found in a stack : SOOT
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Harry Bailly's inn : TABARD
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Consecrated : BLEST
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John ___, president of the Continental Congress : HANSON
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Six Day War hero : DAYAN
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French family members : FRERES
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Bug-eyed monsters, for short : ETS
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Learned book : TOME
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Grand Union, e.g.: Abbr. : STA
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Exuberance : ELAN
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Supermodel Carol : ALT
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Secondary-school club? : COOLEYHIGHSOCIETY
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Writer Levin : IRA
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Surgeon's intro : NEURO
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Opposite of manual : AUTO
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Cleveland athlete, for short : CAV
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Brand-new : UNUSED
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Christmas diner for a don? : GODFATHERGOOSE
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"Just Another Day" singer Jon : SECADA
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Swimmer Gertrude and family : EDERLES
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Primitive artist Ralph et al. : EARLES
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Scotland's ___ Islands : ORKNEY
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Holdups : DELAYS
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Spoiler, perhaps : DOTER
Down
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"Manolete" dancer José : GRECO
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Put in the pot : ANTED
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Hillbilly mother : MAW
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Rock's Brian : ENO
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Engineers : DIRECTS
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Darlings : HONEYS
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Std. : AVG
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Not spec. : REG
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Cover story : ALIBI
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Glacial peak : SERAC
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Columbia University hospital : STLUKES
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Disfigured : SCARRED
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Barber's obstacle : EAR
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Beige : ECRU
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Experienced, if overweight, equestrian? : THEBIGEASYRIDER
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Fence-sitting : HESITANCE
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Erhard's teaching : EST
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Tennyson heroine : ENID
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Ref. work : DICT
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Grow together : KNIT
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Sushi dish : EEL
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Squawk : GRIPE
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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Billy Crystal TV series : SOAP
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Lillehammer event : LUGE
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___ Miguel, Azores : SAO
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___ Gen. : ATTY
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Vocal imitation of a fanfare : TADA
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Classical mall : AGORA
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Halloween cutout smacked? : PAPERMOONSTRUCK
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Wrong : UNJUST
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Somme summers : ETES
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Orange box : CRATE
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Ribs or ribbings, maybe : ROASTS
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Neigh:horse::bugle:___ : ELK
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Word before shoppe : OLDE
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Stout : BEEFY
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Back up : SECOND
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Neck : SPOON
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Folies Bergère designer : ERTE
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Latvian, e.g. : BALT
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"___ for Hollywood" : HOORAY
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Warbler Yoko : ONO
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Chancel neighbor : APSE
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Closed sacs : CYSTS
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Acumen : SENSE
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Goat cheese : FETA
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Dancer-choreographer Lubovitch : LAR
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"Phooey!" : RATS
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Winter garment insert : COATLINER
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Kate Nelligan film role : ELENI
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1969 World Series stadium : SHEA
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Big do : BASH
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Con : ANTI
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Bric-a-___ : BRAC
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Like some stocks, for short : OTC
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Meridian, now : NOONDAY
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Overrun : DELUGED
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Bowled over : FLOORED
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Skiing gold medalist Tommy : MOE
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Migs' relatives : AGATES
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Italy's Isabella d'___ : ESTE
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Undercut : ERODE
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Mountain air : YODEL
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Expressions of disbelief : HUHS
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Professeur's site : ECOLE
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Stun gun : TASER
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Director Allegret : YVES
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Strong-ox link : ASAN
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Kind of show : USO
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Gelderland city : EDE
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Mozart duet "___ gli amplessi" : FRA
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Khan who married Rita : ALY
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Fed. watchdog agcy. : GAO
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Fido's find : ORT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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