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Real People

New York Times, Sunday, March 27, 1994

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Will Shortz
With 89 Down, a past Senator from North Carolina
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Jeanette K. Brill

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QXZ} Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 80 for Ms. Brill. Sunday freshness: 87%
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© 1994, The New York Times3/27/94 ( No. 16,210 )
Across
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Harbor : BASIN
6
Fluid part of blood : PLASMA
12
Slangy refusal : NODICE
18
1990 movie "Home ___" : ALONE
19
Chap : ROUGHEN
20
Blackboard adjuncts : ERASERS
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Fitting name for a baseball pitcher : JACKARMSTRONG
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Catches a misdeed : DETECTS
25
"Exodus" hero : ARI
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"La Plume de Ma ___" : TANTE
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Essence : ODOR
29
TV Guide listing : SERIES
30
Noisy fight : MELEE
32
Solid unsaturated alcohol : STEROL
34
___ Rio, Tex. : DEL
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Former name of radon : NITON
36
Fitting name for a prison warden : LEWISLAWES
40
Govt. flight regulator : FAA
43
Nibbles : GNAWS
44
Creepy 1976 film, with "The" : OMEN
45
Tosspot's problem : DTS
46
Small islands : AITS
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Show infatuation with : OGLE
48
Israel's Eban : ABBA
49
English poet Matthew : PRIOR
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Exclamations of inquiry : HEHS
52
Fitting name for a golfer : HUBERTGREEN
55
River in northern France : SELLE
56
Stashed away : SECRETED
60
Alda and Paton : ALANS
61
Gardener, at times : SPADER
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Not given an audience : UNHEARD
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Dr. Fu Manchu player of 1929 : OLAND
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Israeli Prime Minister, 1953-55 : SHARETT
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Meager : SCANTY
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Earthen container : CROCK
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City where Henry IV was crowned, 1594 : CHARTRES
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Severs : PARTS
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Fitting name for a Congressman : BARNEYFRANK
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Sunny vacation spot : ISLE
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Goodbyes : TATAS
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Toothy tool : RAKE
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Big name in 60's folk music : ARLO
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Epitome of thinness : REED
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White House moniker : ABE
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Word with soul or help : MATE
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Primp : PREEN
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Masthead listings, for short : EDS
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Fitting name for a golfer : GARYPLAYER
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Ordain : ENACT
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Soldier of 1861 : REB
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Inscribed stone markers : STELAE
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"___ Lady" (Willa Cather novel) : ALOST
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Conservationists' ___ Club : SIERRA
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To dare, in Dijon : OSER
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Insects' sensory organs : PALPI
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___ generis : SUI
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Throwback : ATAVIST
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Fitting name for a tennis player : MARGARETCOURT
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Reconcile : MEDIATE
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Refuges : ASYLUMS
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___-ski : APRES
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Enzyme in milk : RENNIN
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Big name in candy : NESTLE
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Strapped : NEEDY
Down
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Mexicali locale : BAJA
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Frightful : ALARMING
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Relating to people at large : SOCIETAL
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Sign : INK
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Makes trim : NEATENS
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Mail : POST
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Accompaniment for a pavane : LUTE
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Farm-related: Abbr. : AGR
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Photography sessions : SHOOTS
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Botanist Gregor : MENDEL
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Sweater material : ANGORA
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"High Noon" composer Washington : NED
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Vein contents : ORES
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Out : DATED
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River to the Rhone : ISERE
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Fitting name for a baseball player : CECILFIELDER
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Collectible modern illustrator : ERTE
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Presidential monogram : RMN
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Draft agcy. : SSS
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"The Facts of Life" star : RAE
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Not the quiet ones : ROWDIES
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Actor Rob : LOWE
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Original ___ : SIN
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Divulge : LETON
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Ex-Vietnamese leader ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
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Aimed high? : LOBBED
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Set firmly : EMBED
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Have on : WEAR
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Obsolete map abbr. : SSR
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Olympian : ATHLETE
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States positively : ASSERTS
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Have ___ (be kind) : AHEART
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"Here Comes Santa Claus" singer : AUTRY
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Mischievous : PRANKY
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Split apart : REND
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Preliminary races : HEATS
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Vultures have them : TALONS
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Candied, as fruits : GLACE
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Bit of excitement : SPARK
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Sigh : SUSPIRE
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Covered completely : ENCASED
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Fitting name for an author : CHARLESREADE
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Let : RENTED
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Classic western : SHANE
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Odd, to a Scot : ORRA
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Dinner table item : SHAKER
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Serve specially : CATERTO
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Jalopy : CRATE
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Raisin cakes : BABAS
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Become raveled : FRAY
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Nickname : TAG
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Peter the cartoonist : ARNO
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Give comfort to : REASSURE
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Rebuked at length : LECTURED
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Its cap. is Toronto : ONT
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Al Capp's Daisy ___ : MAE
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Avian bigmouth : PELICAN
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Toady : YESMAN
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Word repeated before "Me" in a Beatles hit : PLEASE
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Bird and King : LARRYS
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See 93 Down : ERVIN
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Skater Boitano : BRIAN
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Inclined : APT
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With 89 Down, a past Senator from North Carolina : SAM
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Brain passage : ITER
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Novelist Theroux : PAUL
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French weapon : ARME
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Bandleader Brown : LES
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Small beginning? : ITSY
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Decamerous group : TEN
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Gold in color: Abbr. : GLT
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Unfold, poetically : OPE

Answer summary:
8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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