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Daydreams

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1994

Author:
Joel Davajan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Davajan

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Davajan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0320 ( 16,203 )
Across
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Kind of court : PAPAL
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Like good cheese : AGED
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Noncom: Abbr. : MSGT
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Secret scheme : CABAL
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Deflate : ABASE
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Cleave : RIVE
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It may come in pats : OLEO
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Redolence : AROMA
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Author's dream : BESTSELLER
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Farmer's dream : BUMPERCROP
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Levied : ASSESSED
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Workshop fixtures : VISES
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They can knock you out : ETHERS
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Goes to waste : ROTS
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Handles : HILTS
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Without plans : FREE
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Endorse publicly : SECOND
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Riveting name? : ROSIE
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Proverbial starting point on the corporate ladder : MAILROOM
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Part of a French countdown : TROIS
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Prospector's dream : MOTHERLODE
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Govt. seed agcy. : SBA
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"_____, Our Help in Ages Past" (old hymn) : OGOD
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Venetian magistrate : DOGE
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"The College Widow" playwright : ADE
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Formula One car : RACER
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Art style : POP
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Scientist's dream : NOBELPRIZE
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Pollute : DEBASE
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"Hurry up!" : STEPONIT
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Ancient symbol : RUNE
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Yens : DESIRES
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Honey badgers : RATELS
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
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Social strata : CASTES
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Stress, in a way : RESTATE
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Kenton of jazz : STAN
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Quack: Var. : IMPOSTER
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Matriculates : ENTERS
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Politician's dream : REELECTION
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In the manner of : ALA
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Tusks, to a bounty hunter : IVORY
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Any ship : SHE
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Smell _____ (be suspicious) : ARAT
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British automatic : STEN
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Noted rights grp. : NOW
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Prosecutor's dream : SMOKINGGUN
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Intimidate : DAUNT
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Word elisions, as in "forecastle" to "fo'c'sle" : SYNCOPES
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Ethos : MORES
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Corpus header : HABEAS
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Tuneful pipe : OBOE
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Celerity : SPEED
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It's often held in diners : MAYO
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Dispenser : ISSUER
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Climb : SCALE
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Practical jokers : GAGSTERS
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Optimist's dream : HAPPYTIMES
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Solver's dream : NOMISTAKES
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Good on one's feet : AGILE
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Isn't colorfast : RUNS
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Anthony or Barbara : EDEN
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Professional negotiator : AGENT
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Old hat : DATED
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Cigar tip : ETTE
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20's tennis champion Lacoste : RENE
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Musical marks : RESTS
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Sunscreen ingredient : PABA
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Playwright Burrows et al. : ABES
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Ticket : PASS
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Belt type : ASTEROID
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Studies : LESSONS
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Decorate, as a book : GILD
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"_____ of Destruction" (1965 hit) : EVE
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Muslim ascetic : DERVISH
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Person with a racket : MOBSTER
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Turns : SLUES
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Ring highlights? : GEMS
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Zenith : TOP
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Business bloc : CARTEL
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George of the Senior P.G.A. : ARCHER
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Yawn producer : BORE
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Cupid : AMOR
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Children's seats : LAPS
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Abbr. on company letterheads : ESTD
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Weird : EERIE
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Netman Nastase : ILIE
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Concierge's place : HOTEL
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Dim : FADE
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Subway stations : STOPS
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Grass fungus : ERGOT
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Baseball player's dream : COOPERSTOWN
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Book next to a dictionary : ROGETS
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Method : MODE
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Actor's dream : OSCARSTATUE
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Too plump : OBESE
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Stable residents : MARES
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Ambulatory : MOBILE
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Loaf : LAZE
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_____ Basin (Ukranian coal region) : DONETS
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Journalist James : RESTON
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"_____ Irish Rose" : ABIES
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Legal clerk : NOTARY
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Chatter : PRATE
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Pastoral : RURAL
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Silly : INANE
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Tyrant : DESPOT
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Plymouth pop : PATER
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Physician's group saint : DAMIAN
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Lemon, e.g. : CITRUS
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Means of control : REINS
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Messenger : ENVOY
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Search : SEEK
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Turgenev heroine : ELENA
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Harangues : RANTS
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Greek letters : RHOS
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Incarcerated : CAGED
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Hook's henchman : SMEE
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Deliberately gum up the works : SABOTAGE
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Good-natured fellow : SPORT
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Deadlock : IMPASSE
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Coward of films : NOEL
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More inexperienced : GREENER
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The sun : DAYSTAR
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Twosome : COUPLE
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Complied with : OBEYED
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Halloween figures : HAGS
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Tracker's guide : SCENT
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A ship to remember : MAINE
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'56 song "If _____ My Druthers" : IHAD
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Heroic narrative : SAGA
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BBQ rod : SPIT
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Indecent literature : SMUT
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Hoover's force : GMEN
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Supplements, with "out" : EKES
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Torn : RENT
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Fast fliers, briefly : SSTS
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Choler : IRE
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Lyrical poem : ODE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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