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New York Times, Thursday, March 24, 1994

Author:
A.J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.52404185
A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GJQW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 190 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0324 ( 16,207 )
Across
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Bit of lowlife? : AMEBA
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Unyielding : DEAF
10
Spacewalk, e.g.: Abbr. : EVA
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"Reflections on Violence" author : SOREL
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Occupied with : INTO
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Lose it : SNAP
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Brit's potato chip : CRISP
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Headliner : STAR
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Hunt hint : CLUE
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Example : INSTANCE
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Riddler of old : SPHINX
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Burnish : SCOUR
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Careening : ALIST
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Use face cream : CLEANSE
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"Perpetual Peace" writer : KANT
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First name in daytimetalk : PHIL
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Brit. ref. work : OED
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Mr. Bones, in a minstrel : ENDMAN
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Hard-rock band named for an inventor : TESLA
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Train schedule abbr. : STA
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French pupil : ELEVE
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Nahuatl speakers : AZTECS
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Cable TV inits. : HBO
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Writer Hubbard : LRON
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Guides : ESCORTS
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Refute : BELIE
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By _____ and bounds : LEAPS
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Bearlike : URSINE
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Set apart : INSULATE
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Flip talk : SASS
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Spice : ZEST
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Missile depots : SILOS
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Comic Kamen : MILT
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Art Deco master : ERTE
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Bar, legally : ESTOP
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"_____ luck?" : ANY
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Env. enclosure : SASE
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Expressionless : STONY
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Spore sacs : ASCI
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Daybreak : MORN
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Discordia's counterpart : ERIS
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Readers' perusal : BESTSELLERLIST
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Woolly fabric : ALPACA
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They're thrown at meets : DISCUSES
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Became a member : ENTEREDTHELISTS
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_____ glance : ATA
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Abandon : FORSAKE
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Hitch : ENLISTMENT
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Boast of : VAUNT
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High point : APEX
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Spielberg film : SCHINDLERSLIST
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Don't do it! : NONO
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Smooth : PLANE
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At the home of : CHEZ
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Sans esprit : LISTLESSLY
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Concerned citizens' grp. : PTA
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Alamo competitor : AVIS
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Hammett detective Beaumont : NED
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Flip _____ (decide randomly) : ACOIN
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Kind of ballot : ABSENTEE
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Signs of a cold : SNEEZES
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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Literary works : OPUSES
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Einstein : BRAIN
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U.S. Grant's school: Abbr. : USMA
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Countertenor : ALTO
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Saturday TV fare, slangily : TOON
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Glimpse : ESPY
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Paleozic, e.g. : ERA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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