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New York Times, Thursday, April 13, 1995

Author:
Glenn E. Sykes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Glenn E. Sykes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sykes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0413 ( 16,592 )
Across
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Big name in china : SPODE
6
Acidhead's problem : BADTRIP
13
"Berlin Diary" author : SHIRER
14
On the way : ENROUTE
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Certain English student : ETONIAN
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Parent by choice : ADOPTER
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More sour : TARTER
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Barbershop sound : SNIP
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Concentration : EYEONTHEBALL
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Compactor input : TRASH
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Not now : THEN
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Shout for attention : HALLO
28
Greek letters : PIS
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Choking cause : SMOG
33
Live coal : EMBER
34
Blistering pitch : FASTBALL
36
Dander : IRE
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Kind of hammer : BALLPEEN
38
Like certain arteries : ILIAC
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Actress Talbot : NITA
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Matching pieces : SET
42
Mild cigar : CLARO
43
Quite a bit : TONS
45
Whitish : ASHEN
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Prisoner restraint : BALLANDCHAIN
51
Slot fillers : TABS
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Miami's _____ Bowl : ORANGE
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Superior neighbor : ONTARIO
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Rapid musical passages : PRESTOS
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"_____ home?" : ANYBODY
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William Jennings Bryan, e.g. : ORATOR
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Used car deals : RESALES
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Excite : WAKEN
Down
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Ship's counterpart : SHORE
2
Mottled horse : PINTO
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Familiarize : ORIENT
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Scarcities : DEARTHS
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North end : ERN
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Dangerous throw : BEANBALL
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The Beatles' "_____ Love Her" : ANDI
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Fail to follow through : DROPTHEBALL
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Best : TOP
10
Dull routine : RUT
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Follower: Suffix : ITE
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Apiece : PER
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Legal delay : STAY
15
Time for les vacances : ETE
18
Misses' overseas cousins : SENORITAS
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Surround : HEMIN
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Movers' equipment : RAMPS
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"Three Tall Women" writer : ALBEE
24
Freezing rain : SLEET
25
Tooter : HORN
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Becomes boring : PALLS
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Former Piston Thomas : ISIAH
30
Gawk : STARE
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Mount : GETON
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Paycheck stub abbr. : FICA
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Gridiron offense strategy : BALLCONTROL
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Pyrenees principality : ANDORRA
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Owl's cry : SCREAK
46
Certain retrievers : BALLBOYS
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Waste maker : HASTE
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Playwright Chekhov : ANTON
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Mr. Stravinsky : IGOR
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Initials on some video games : NES
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Deputy : AIDE
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Bireme equipment : OAR
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Storm heading : NNE
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Cobb and others : TYS
57
Court org. : ABA
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"Bam!" : POW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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