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New York Times, Wednesday, March 8, 1995

Loser to 4 Down in 1992 and 25 Down in 1994

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BFKQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times3/8/95 ( No. 16,556 )
Across
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Smashing pumpkins' sounds : SPLATS
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Silent signals : GESTURES
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Muse of astronomy : URANIA
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Ecuadorean volcano : ANTISANA
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Lyrical poem : RONDEL
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Saskatchewan city : MOOSEJAW
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At any time : EVER
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Betel palms : ARECAS
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Stood : ROSE
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Web : MESH
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Unexpected victory : UPSET
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Breathing : ALIVE
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Ecdysiast : PEELER
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Public relations matter : IMAGE
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Devotees: Suffix : ITES
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Royal residence of old Ireland : TARA
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Loser to 4 Down in 1992 and 25 Down in 1994 : GORANIVANISEVIC
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Fireplace fuel : LOGS
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___ Xiaoping : DENG
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Cash in hand, e.g. : ASSET
44
Burdens : ONUSES
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Tragedy : DRAMA
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Or, in a musical score : OSSIA
49
Crimebuster : GMAN
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Actress Rogers : MIMI
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Erotic : STEAMY
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Stick with a stick : PROD
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Wavering : HESITANT
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Zimbabwe's capital : HARARE
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Thinner than thin : ANOREXIC
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Spouts speeches : ORATES
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Russian for "comrade" : TOVARICH
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Most prudent : WISEST
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More likely : SURER
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Brigham Young University site : PROVO
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Country ways : LANES
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1922 Wimbledon winner : ANDREAGASSI
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Deuce : TIE
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Sandwich meat : SALAMI
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Last words at Wimbledon : GAMESETANDMATCH
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"___ Arden" : ENOCH
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Greek portico : STOA
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Kleenex, e.g. : TISSUE
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Function : USE
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English rule in India : RAJ
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Alfonso's queen : ENA
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Spotted : SAW
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Come back to life : REVIVE
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1993 and 1994 Wimbledon winner : PETESAMPRAS
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Some Eastern Europeans : SLAVS
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Gooseflesh-making : EERIE
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Pamphlet : TRACT
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Sportscaster Berman : LEN
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"___ Love You" : PSI
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White house : IGLOO
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Indian time periods : MOONS
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Hundred-eyed creature of myth : ARGUS
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Persistence of memory : ENGRAM
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Age proof : IDS
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Spade or Malone : SAM
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Spring time : EASTER
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Regardless : ANYHOW
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Of RNA : GENIC
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Really miffed : IRATE
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"O tempora! O ___!" : MORES
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That is to say : IDEST
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Checker, maybe : TAXI
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Boater or bowler : HAT
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Brian, formerly of Roxy Music : ENO
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From Stalingrad, e.g.: Abbr. : SOV
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Writer Levin : IRA
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Hebrew name meaning "lion" : ARI

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

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