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New York Times, Saturday, April 29, 1995

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BJQVXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0429 ( 16,608 )

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Across
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60s TV home : PONDEROSA
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Put together : AMASS
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Not derived from plants or animals: Var. : UNORGANIC
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Jazzman Chick : COREA
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Grounds : RATIONALE
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Cronus or Oceanus, e.g. : TITAN
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Put in position : SITE
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It’s a blast : TNT
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Philosophy of patient care : HOLISM
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Uneven : EROSE
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_____ Tass (Russian news agency) : ITAR
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Half a dance? : CHA
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Dictator’s security force, perhaps : TASTERS
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Hammer wielder : THOR
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High-tech defense inits. : SDI
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Puppeteer Lewis et al. : SHARIS
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Actress Loughlin of “Full House” : LORI
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1968 one-hit wonder : TINYTIM
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Grease up : SLICKEN
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Cinema canine : ASTA
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Prepare for market : FATTEN
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“_____ Beso” (1962 hit) : ESO
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Remain in the shadows : LURK
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Seaport in 59-Across : TRIESTE
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90’s singer _____ Kamoze : INI
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Former New Jersey Governor Thomas : KEAN
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As _____ Methuselah : OLDAS
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Wounded by the barber : NICKED
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Prohibitionist’s foe : WET
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“Scarface” star, 1932 : MUNI
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Leghorn locale : ITALY
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_____ hour (prayer time) : CANONICAL
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Stiff hairs : SETAE
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Rival of Smell-O-Vision, in Hollywood : AROMARAMA
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Election night developments : TREND
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Conventioneers : DELEGATES
Down
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It comes with a title : PURSE
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Studio sign : ONAIR
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“What’s _____ like?” : NOTTO
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Oenophile’s superlative : DRIEST
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Much-bruised item : EGO
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Bombast : RANT
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_____ impulse : ONAN
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More filled with fine sand : SILTIER
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Golf coup : ACE
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Part man? : ACTOR
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Drudge : MOIL
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It may have a good heart : ARTICHOKE
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Coasts : SEASHORES
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Europe’s oldest independent country : SANMARINO
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Annoys : HASSLES
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Dummy position : EAST
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Sibelius’s “Valse _____” : TRISTE
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Geared up, perhaps : SHIFTED
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Ballerina Karsavina : TAMARA
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R.N.’s dispense it : TLC
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Hard-liner of old : STALINIST
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Alienator : DISUNITER
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Knotty : INTRICATE
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Chew the fat : YAK
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Division word : INTO
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Not the fanciest eating utensils : TINWARE
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Upstate New York city : ELMIRA
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Excited, with “up” : KEYED
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Admission requirement : DUCAT
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“What’s in _____?” : ANAME
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George Eliot character : SILAS
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Hateful group : KLAN
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Hydroxyl compound : ENOL
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Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, e.g. : TOME
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Hardly Mr. Right : CAD
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Plague : NAG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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