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New York Times, Thursday, March 27, 1997

Eugene who wrote "Wynken, Blynken and Nod"

Author:
Alex Vaughn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex Vaughn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Vaughn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times3/27/97 ( No. 17,306 )
Across
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Make silly : BESOT
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Undergoes : HAS
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Out of cards in a suit : VOID
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Peter ___ Tchaikovsky : ILICH
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Common-sense : SANE
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River through Aragon : EBRO
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Ballgoer : BELLE
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Puling : WHININESS
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Happy spymaster? : GEORGESMILEY
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Heartfelt : SINCERE
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Record-owning : ALLTIME
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Poolroom aid : RACK
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"And thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
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A party to : INON
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Kind of beer : ICE
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Interpretation : SPIN
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Summoned : PAGED
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Happy Wagner hero? : LOHENGRIN
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Trekkie idol : NIMOY
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Province : AREA
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Subject of academic study : ISM
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Viking deity : ODIN
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Hodgepodge : SALAD
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Certain riding horses : MORGANS
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Like many gardens : MULCHED
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Happy ex-Mayor of New York? : ABRAHAMBEAME
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Play backup for : ACCOMPANY
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Make fit : ADAPT
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"Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
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Plunked items : UKES
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Eugene who wrote "Wynken, Blynken and Nod" : FIELD
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58-Across, e.g. : POET
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Minster seat : PEW
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Business concern : SALES
Down
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Dribble guard : BIB
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Like a Thomas Gray work : ELEGIAC
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Schoolmaster's order : SILENCE
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Word of the hour? : OCLOCK
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Yonder : THERE
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Doubter's outbursts : HAHS
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Member of a very old kingdom : ANIMAL
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Dotty, perhaps : SENILE
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Antonio or Bassanio, e.g. : VENETIAN
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Compliant : OBEYING
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Investigator's employer: Abbr. : IRS
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Hairstyles : DOS
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Hon : SWEETIE
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Inadequately : ILL
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Boardroom easel display : GRAPH
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Miney follower : MOE
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Omega : END
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Year's record : ANNAL
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Modern ink source : SOY
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Singer Zadora : PIA
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Item aboard a merchant ship : LONGBOAT
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Awards for Sheryl Crow : GRAMMYS
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Overhaul a soundtrack : REDUB
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Jean, for one : NOM
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Witness's reply : IDO
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Wonderwork : MIRACLE
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Pequod hand : ISHMAEL
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Bell site : STEEPLE
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Prefix with life or wife : MID
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Grab : SNAPUP
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Tremulous : ASHAKE
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Park in Maine : ACADIA
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Issue materiel : ARM
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Toronto Maple ___ : LEAFS
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Resurgently : ANEW
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Swiss eminence : ALP
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Pigeon sound : COO
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Kingdome scores, for short : TDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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