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New York Times, Tuesday, March 28, 1995

Author:
Christopher Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christopher Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {CJQVYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0328 ( 16,576 )
Across
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Overfill : SATE
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Attorney _____ : ATLAW
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Gulf of Aden vessel : DHOW
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Don of talk radio : IMUS
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Dade County city : MIAMI
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Appian Way terminus : ROME
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Trivial pests? : NITS
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Jockey Cordero : ANGEL
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Normandy river or department : ORNE
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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Nikita's successor : LEONID
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Nocturnal bird with an onomatopoeic name : WHIPPOORWILL
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Cottonseed product : OIL
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"Like wow!" : AWESOME
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Swedish toast : SKAL
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State of India : ASSAM
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Baseball's Brock : LOU
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"Mikado" refrain : WILLOWTITWILLOW
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
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Mythical weeper : NIOBE
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Salary : WAGE
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Arcade game : PINBALL
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"Tea for _____" (1925 hit) : TWO
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Chimera : WILLOTHEWISP
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Visit to the Serengeti : SAFARI
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Trim : PARE
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_____ es Salaam : DAR
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All-comers' tournament : OPEN
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Cordial flavor : ANISE
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Skirt style : MINI
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Carpal or physical beginning : META
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Skate's cousin : MANTA
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_____-Rooter : ROTO
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Returnees from Reno, maybe : EXES
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Keanu Reeves thriller : SPEED
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Lead : STAR
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Resilient strength : SINEW
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Lancaster County group : AMISH
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_____-frutti : TUTTI
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Road twist : ESS
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Explosive compound : AMATOL
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Deep red Spanish wine : TINTO
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Pilsner : LAGER
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Violent squall in the near-polar regions : WILLIWAW
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Slobbers : DROOLS
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_____ of plenty : HORN
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Atlanta arena, with "The" : OMNI
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Pull dandelions, e.g. : WEED
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Prefix with center : EPI
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Fragrant resin : ELEMI
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Pre-election product : POLL
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Fritter away : WASTE
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_____ podrida : OLLA
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Synthesizer : MOOG
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30's chess champ Max : EUWE
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Trade : SWAP
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Dame _____ Te Kanawa : KIRI
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Paton of "Cry, the Beloved Country" fame : ALAN
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Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
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Bro. or sis. : SIB
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Walking _____ (elated) : ONAIR
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John of the Boston Pops : WILLIAMS
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Former Polish city : LWOW
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Masters, in Africa : BWANAS
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Filament : THREAD
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Small : WEE
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Suppose : OPINE
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Savor : TASTE
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_____ savant : IDIOT
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Sleigh driver : SANTA
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Before, with "to" : PRIOR
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A few : SOME
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Top : APEX
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Gala : FETE
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Forty winks : NAP
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_____ Butterworth : MRS

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

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