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New York Times, Tuesday, April 19, 1994

Author:
Bob Sefick
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Sefick

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Sefick. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0419 ( 16,233 )

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Across
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Clicker that might be used on a trawler? : CASTANET
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London elevator : LIFT
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Tibetan V.I.P. : DALAILAMA
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Plume source : EGRET
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Starter at an Italian restaurant : ANTIPASTO
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Quick on one's toes : AGILE
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Health resort : SPA
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Department store employee : PRICER
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Behan's "_____ Boy" : BORSTAL
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George Sand, e.g. : PENNAME
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Gene Kelly's "_____ Girls" : LES
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Loving touches : CARESSES
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German coal region : SAAR
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Propelled a punt : POLED
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Amtrak listing: Abbr. : STA
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One of the Astors : MARY
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Is interested : CARES
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Caddies carry them : TEES
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Bank account amt. : INT
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Vatican City dwellers : POPES
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Jetty : PIER
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It causes a reaction : STIMULUS
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Great noise : DIN
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Sparta was its capital : LACONIA
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Have the chair : PRESIDE
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Resounding, as a canyon : ECHOIC
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TV knob abbr. : HOR
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Statehouse V.I.P. : GOV
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Left the chair : AROSE
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Cheese at an Italian restaurant : PROVOLONE
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"Put up your _____!" : DUKES
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Relinquishes : ABNEGATES
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Elan : ZEST
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Solemn hymn : DIESIRAE
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Piece of a poem : CANTO
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Change, as hems : ALTER
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Capuchin monkey : SAI
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Racetrack informant : TIPSTER
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Confirmation slaps : ALAPAS
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Twangy : NASAL
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Ambulance attendant: Abbr. : EMT
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Philosopher's universal : TAO
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Scholarly : LEARNED
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EIiza's 'enry : IGGINS
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Chicken dish : FRICASSEE
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Distance gauge : TELEMETER
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Paint unskillfully : DAUB
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Brewer and Wright : TERESAS
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Parisian papas : PERES
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Kill, as a dragon : SLAY
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Turns white : PALES
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Meltdown areas : CORES
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City south of Palo Alto : SANTACRUZ
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Salad ingredient : ARTICHOKE
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_____ New Guinea : PAPUA
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Throw off the scent : MISLEAD
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Some lose sleep over it : COLIC
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Baking pans : TINS
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Most runtlike : PUNIEST
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Polish dumpling : PIEROGI
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Yankee great Skowron et al. : MOOSES
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Herds : DROVES
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Call up : PHONE
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Jim Croce's "_____ Name" : IGOTA
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Gift getter : DONEE
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Holiday nights : EVES
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Cushion : PAD
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Baseball hitter's stat : RBI
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Household god, in Roman myth : LAR

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

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