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New York Times, Monday, April 17, 1995

Author:
Kenneth Witte
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kenneth Witte

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Witte. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 16,596 )

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Ties one's shoes : LACES
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Wise one : SAGE
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Haberdasher's wares : HATS
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Full-price payer, at an amusement park : ADULT
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Female egg : OVUM
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Jai _____ : ALAI
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Casal's instrument : CELLO
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Handful of hay : WISP
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1994 Jodie Foster movie : NELL
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Arranged unfairly : STACKEDTHEDECK
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Caboodle's partner : KIT
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Hearty draught : ALE
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Demanded proof : CALLEDONESBLUFF
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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"_____ From Muskogee" (1970 hit) : OKIE
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The sun : SOL
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Bundle up : WRAP
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Cloak-and-dagger types : SPIES
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Positive : SURE
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_____ Alamos : LOS
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Crimson rivals : ELIS
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Suit material : SERGE
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Upped the stakes : SWEETENEDTHEPOT
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Actress Sue _____ Langdon : ANE
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_____ de Cologne : EAU
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Remained expressionless : KEPTAPOKERFACE
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Singer Brickell : EDIE
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Where Anna taught : SIAM
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Parade component : FLOAT
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Type of group : PEER
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_____ of Man : ISLE
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Stage in a butterfly's development : LARVA
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_____ 500 : INDY
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Require : NEED
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All over : ENDED
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Varnish ingredient : LAC
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Summer refreshers : ADES
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Unorthodox sect : CULT
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Fitzgerald of scat : ELLA
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Supplied : STOCKED
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Site of a1976 South African uprising : SOWETO
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Gung-ho : AVID
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Sudden wind : GUST
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Stress : EMPHASIS
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"Messiah" composer : HANDEL
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Bath product : TALC
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Imported material : SILK
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Tease : KID
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North Sea tributary : ELBE
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Monks' hoods : COWLS
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Traffic directional : ARROW
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Alternative to purchase : LEASE
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In the _____ of luxury : LAP
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Hubbub : NOISE
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_____ out (supplement) : EKE
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Seize without authority : USURP
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Relinquish : FORGO
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Armada : FLEET
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Ignores the alarm : SLEEPSIN
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Wrestling finale : PIN
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Understand : SEE
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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Mix up kings and queens? : SHUFFLE
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Diner : EATERY
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Considered : DEEMED
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Paver's need : TAR
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French military cap : KEPI
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Shangri-La : EDEN
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_____ Piper : PIED
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River to the Seine : OISE
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Hardy cabbage : KALE
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Broadway's _____ Jay Lerner : ALAN
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Electricity carrier : CORD
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Roof overhang : EAVE
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Little bit : TAD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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