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New York Times, Monday, April 15, 1996

Word with escalator or subordinate

Author:
S. L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 193 for Mr. Robbins.
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© 1996, The New York Times4/15/96 ( No. 16,960 )
Across
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Island south of Sicily : MALTA
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One of the three B's : BACH
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Church nook : APSE
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Once more : AGAIN
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Brag : CROW
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Decide against, from fear : CHICKENOUT
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Present : HERE
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Topeka native : KANSAN
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On___ (for later approval) : SPEC
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She, objectively : HER
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Coolio's music : RAP
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Quench : SLAKE
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Conducted : LED
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Iowa college town : AMES
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Dish cleaner : SPONGE
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"Take___from me" : ATIP
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Grand saga : EPIC
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Comforted : EASED
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Hans Christian Andersen story : THEUGLYDUCKLING
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Foreword : INTRO
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Wall Street order : SELL
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Clink, clank and clunk : NOISES
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Smack : SLAP
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Curved letter : ESS
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Contractual matters : TERMS
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Big___, Calif. : SUR
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Locale : SITE
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Barely conceal one's anger : SEETHE
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Cargo : LOAD
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Ballroom dance to ragtime music : TURKEYTROT
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Jane Austen novel : EMMA
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Wipe out : ERASE
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Bird pad : NEST
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Quarrel : SPAT
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Store sects. : DEPTS
Down
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Built like a___truck : MACK
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Turkish bigwig : AGHA
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Reclined : LAIN
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Spasms : TICS
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Turkish capital : ANKARA
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___mot (witticism) : BON
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Famous cookie man : AMOS
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Ends of juntas : COUPS
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Monopoly purchases : HOTELS
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"___du lieber!" : ACH
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Like a monkey's tail : PREHENSILE
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Kind of loser : SORE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Tooth layer : ENAMEL
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"R.U.R." dramatist : CAPEK
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Diarist Samuel : PEPYS
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Australian "bear" : KOALA
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Language of Lucretius : LATIN
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Prefix with centric : ETHNO
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Food gurus : DIETITIANS
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Borders : SIDES
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Heredity determinants : GENES
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Borders : EDGES
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Prize money : PURSE
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Selects : CULLS
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Traveling types : GOERS
43
Word with escalator or subordinate : CLAUSE
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Deals a heavy blow : SMITES
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Victimized, with "upon" : PREYED
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Nonplus : STUMP
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Dash : ELAN
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Folk wisdom : LORE
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Witty Bombeck : ERMA
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To be, in Paris : ETRE
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Snare : TRAP
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Party thrower : HOST
63
French seasons : ETES
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Speck : DOT
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Cartoondom's Krazy___ : KAT

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