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New York Times, Sunday, April 24, 1994

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lou Sabin

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 69 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0424 ( 16,238 )
Across
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Separates for the wash : SORTS
6
Fashioned : MADE
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Puts up : ERECTS
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"Second Chorus" star : ASTAIRE
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Polio was his target : SABIN
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Brigham Young's settlement : DESERET
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Shopper's convenience : CHARGEACCOUNT
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Punish, in the lockup : ISOLATE
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World chess champ, 1960-61 : TAL
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_____ Lawrence College : SARAH
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The Bounty's anchorage : TAHITI
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Beer order : LITE
29
1958 Oscar winner for "The Big Country" : IVES
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Scare off : DETER
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Wyandot Indian : HURON
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Point on a radar screen : BLIP
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Life _____ (emergency gear) : VESTS
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Muster out of the R.A.F. : DEMOB
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Rev.'s offering : SER
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Coeur d'_____, Idaho : ALENE
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Kind of planning : ESTATE
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Part of R.S.V. : REVISED
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King during W.W. II : GEORGE
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Vincent Lopez's theme song : NOLA
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Chemical endings : ENES
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_____-a-brac : BRIC
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Itinerant minister : CIRCUITRIDER
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Bending : CROOKING
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So far : ASYET
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Boater or stovepipe : LID
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Scene : TABLEAU
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Ovett track rival : COE
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Some M&M's : REDS
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Hullabaloo : MANIA
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Slav in the news : CROAT
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Vandyke place : CHIN
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Italian countdown word : TRE
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"Gigi" actress : GINGOLD
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Closure : END
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Electrical problem : SHORT
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Herpetologist's pets : SERPENTS
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Bargain centers : OUTLETSTORES
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Ripe for drafting : ONEA
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Classmate, e.g. : PEER
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Kind of hand : HOUR
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Braggart : CROWER
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Colonel on the board : MUSTARD
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Won skillfully : SNARED
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Dijon dreams : REVES
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Julie Andrews comedy, 1981 : SOB
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Sweethearts' electricity : SPARK
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Winter wear : GLOVE
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"Happy Days Are Here Again" composer Milton : AGER
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Leave angrily with "off" : STALK
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Jane Campion film, with "The" : PIANO
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Yield : EMIT
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Common butt of jokes : NERD
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Feeling a loss : PINING
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Amphion's wife : NIOBE
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First-rate : ACE
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Add spice to : ENLIVEN
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What's going on : CURRENTEVENTS
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Forestalling, with "off" : STAVING
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Energy sources : ATOMS
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Russian political oddity : TSARIST
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Quick : SPEEDY
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Word : NEWS
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Medicinal herb : SENNA
Down
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Most outdated : STALEST
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Pulwar puller : OAR
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Truck stop stoppers : RIGS
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"Don't _____ on me!" : TREAD
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Cauterized : SEARED
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Red Book author : MAO
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Touch : ABUT
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50's singer Washington : DINAH
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Bubbles over : ENTHUSES
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Masthead heading : EDITOR
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Plastics base : RESIN
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That, in Toledo : ESO
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Part of a pen : CELLBLOCK
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Bloodhound : TRAILER
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Play layout : SETTING
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On the go : ACTIVE
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Removes a layer : SHAVES
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Connive : SCHEME
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Brave retreat? : TEEPEE
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Do a banquet : CATER
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Drove up the wall : IRED
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Positions : STANCES
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Peregrinated : ROVED
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Robust : STOUT
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Noted name in I.Q. testing : BINET
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Y's associates? : AEIOU
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"L.A. Law" lawyer : ELI
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Glacial ridge : SERAC
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Old English coin : GROAT
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Falcons' nest : ATLANTA
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Spaciousness : BREADTH
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Hauls : CARTS
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Val-d'_____ (French resort) : ISERE
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Winona from Winona : RYDER
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Olympics logo : RINGS
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One's own: Prefix : IDIO
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Look-alike : CLONE
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Apollo's blood : ICHOR
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Bete-_____ : NOIRE
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Words on some doors : GENTS
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Entertaining Jacques : BREL
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Clementine's father, e.g. : MINER
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Spiny-leafed plants : ALOES
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Beethoven's Ninth : CHORALE
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Subject of biotech study : GENES
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1993 Sinatra album : DUETS
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Bilked : STUNG
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Prelude to an airplane bombing : POWERDIVE
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_____ Family Singers : TRAPP
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Offshore A.P.B. : SOS
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Tavern keeper : PUBLICAN
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Rubbernecks : CRANES
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College board : REGENTS
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Waste cause : OVERLAP
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Punster's reward : MOAN
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Batting champ Tim : RAINES
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Sink necessity : DRAIN
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Wallachia and Moldavia, today : ROMANIA
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Boots : EVICTS
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Execrate : DETEST
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Tight : STINGY
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Don who played Barney Fife : KNOTTS
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Splurge : SPEND
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20's "All American" : KNUTE
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Like Jabba the Hutt, of "Star Wars" : OBESE
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Swell : GROW
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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Play the game : VIE
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Rental sign abbr. : RMS
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Part of a crossword aviary : ERN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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