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New York Times, Thursday, March 9, 1995

Three-fifths of the world's people

Author:
Alex Vaughn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex Vaughn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Vaughn.
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© 1995, The New York Times3/9/95 ( No. 16,557 )
Across
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Declined : SLID
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Trapdoor : HATCH
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Lose pep : FLAG
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Whopper : TALE
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Creighton University site : OMAHA
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Smooth the flower bed : RAKE
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Certain Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
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Not as common : RARER
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Miami of ___ : OHIO
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Veer 120º : MAKEASHARPTURN
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Veer : SWERVE
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Mouth part : ROOF
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Without causing much excitement : TAMELY
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Correspond : WRITE
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Male delivery? : SON
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Greek "H" : ETA
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Name in small railroads : LIONEL
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Don't do anything suspicious : TRYTOACTNATURAL
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Voice a conviction : ASSERT
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Foreman stat : KOS
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___ out (add to) : EKE
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Very much : NOEND
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___ fugit : TEMPUS
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"You talkin' to me?" : YEAH
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Three-fifths of the world's people : ASIANS
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Be evenhanded to clients : CHARGEAFLATFEE
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"Farmer," in Dutch : BOER
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Fahd's faith : ISLAM
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Rio nitery, for short : COPA
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Ensured : ICED
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Popular camera : LEICA
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Not injected : ORAL
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Bypasses, as commercials : ZAPS
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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"Alice" diner : MELS
Down
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Slows, as the flow : STEMS
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Steven Bochco TV series : LALAW
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"___ your style" : ILIKE
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Saguaro locale : DESERT
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Ingredient of some pet foods : HORSEMEAT
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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Georgia plantation : TARA
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Sundae topper : CHERRY
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"___ Speaks" (1962 autobiography) : HARPO
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Overadornment : FROUFROU
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Actor Bert : LAHR
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Comparable : AKIN
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Chevrolet division : GEO
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Gardner of "The Naked Maja" : AVA
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Namely : TOWIT
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Time-saving abbr. : ETC
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Potato pancake : LATKE
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As to : INRE
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Furniture wood : TEAK
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Fashion magazine : ELLE
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Cartoonist Drake : STAN
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Approximately : ORSO
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Wall St. workplace : NYSE
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Canary Islands port : LASPALMAS
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First-down requisite : TENYARDS
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Gavel pounder's demand : ORDER
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Charlemagne, e.g. : NOM
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Propositions : THESES
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Cable network : USA
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It's just for laughs : SITCOM
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Nimble : AGILE
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Ere : AFORE
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Katmandu's kingdom : NEPAL
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Navy unit : SEALS
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Comic Imogene : COCA
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Dickens villain : HEEP
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Touched down : ALIT
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Stand before : FACE
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Industry, informally : BIZ

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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