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New York Times, Wednesday, March 29, 1995

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0329 ( 16,577 )

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Quite _____ (many) : AFEW
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Greenish-blue : AQUA
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City south of Gainesville : OCALA
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Phnom _____ : PENH
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Kiss : BUSS
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Sonoran snacks : TACOS
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Insomniac's bane : SLEEPLESSNIGHTS
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Shade maker : ELMTREE
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Unforced : EASY
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State frankly : SAYSO
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Meddlesome : NOSY
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IBM's and clones : PCS
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Pyramids, e.g. : TOMBS
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Weaned pig : SHOAT
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Ogles : STARESAT
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Complete failure : FIASCO
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Lyric for an insomniac? : LIFEISBUTADREAM
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Author Fallaci : ORIANA
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Attempt to impress, as in conversation : NAMEDROP
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Set locks? : PERMS
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Wastes time : IDLES
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Jargon suffix : ESE
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Trans-Siberian Railroad stop : OMSK
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Garb : HABIT
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Quickly, quickly : ASAP
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Magnetite, e.g. : IRONORE
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What an insomniac would like to do, minimally : CATCHFORTYWINKS
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Alternative to Midway : OHARE
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Rake : ROUE
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Bump into : MEET
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Grew in intensity : WAXED
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A-one : TOPS
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Whirlpool : EDDY
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Church nooks : APSES
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"Most happy" one : FELLA
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Ally's opposite : ENEMY
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Sharpens : WHETS
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Willing follower? : ABLE
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Subject of a Mercutio monologue : QUEENMAB
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Naval letters : USS
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Size up : ASSESS
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Mayberry sot : OTIS
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Sly : CAGY
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Cry in Coblenz : ACH
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He fled Sodom : LOT
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Beast of burden : ASS
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Diet sheet group : PROTEINS
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Vote against : NAY
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Deadens : OBTUNDS
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Puzzle : POSER
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Chocolate source : CACAO
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Jazz dance : STOMP
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Pelion's sister peak : OSSA
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Second act? : SIDESHOW
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Difficult : HARD
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Calculus calculation : SLOPE
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Radials : TIRES
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Burning : AFIRE
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500 sheets : REAM
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Fortune's partner : FAME
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Hype : TALKITUP
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Drag on the balance of trade : IMPORT
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Clumsy one : OAF
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Lively: Fr. : ANIME
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Like a filet : BONED
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Annoyed : IRKED
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Ill-tempered : TESTY
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Maybe it's all a plot? : ACRE
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Drop off : SHED
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They may be seeded : RYES
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"Don't have a _____, man!" : COW
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"So that's why!" : AHA
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Common add-on : TAX
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Aussie hopper, for short : ROO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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