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New York Times, Saturday, April 30, 1994

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0430 ( 16,244 )
Across
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Market place : SHOP
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Frank : FOURSQUARE
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Fast time : LENT
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Sophocles tragedy : OEDIPUSREX
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Realm : AREA
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Pioneering step : INITIATIVE
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Law-enforcement support grp. : PBA
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North Carolina school : ELON
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Kind of journal : TRADE
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Gain a lap : SIT
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Continuing subscriber : RENEWER
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New Deal initials : TVA
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''The Sultan of Sulu'' writer : ADE
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Frightened, in dialect : AFEARD
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Jots : IOTAS
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''The Scarlet Letter'' topic : ADULTERY
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Lit-_____ (college study) : CRIT
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Gravel-voiced singer Mercer : MABEL
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Double-curved decoration : OGEE
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The Lone Ranger : KEMOSABE
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Kafka novel, with ''The'' : TRIAL
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Without varying, in music : SEMPRE
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O.T. book : ISA
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Year Helsinki was founded : MDL
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Verbatim : LITERAL
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''Xanadu'' rock group : ELO
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Golf gimme : TAPIN
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Kick back : LOLL
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''In'' : NOW
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1978 Barry Manilow hit : COPACABANA
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Customary extras: Abbr. : ETCS
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Made the circuit : ITINERATED
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Water trail : WAKE
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Highly maneuverable warships : DESTROYERS
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Adamson heroine? : ELSA
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Sight gags : SLAPSTICK
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''Friendly'' dinosaurs : HERBIVORES
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Singly : ONEATATIME
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Bake sale grp., maybe : PTA
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Thwarted : FOILED
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Wife of Paris : OENONE
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City at the foot of the Venetian Alps : UDINE
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Gradually slower, in mus. : RIT
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Vindictive : SPITEFUL
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Row : QUARREL
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Org. of court players : USTA
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Parched : ARID
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Zola novel, with ''Le'' : REVE
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River through Devon : EXE
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Times : ERAS
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1977 Wimbledon winner : WADE
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Noun-forming suffix : ATOR
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Providing strict order : REGIMENTAL
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Modern hairstyle : DREADLOCKS
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Tiny bit : ATOM
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Novelist Kobo _____ : ABE
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Tsingtao vista : YELLOWSEA
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Ed of ''Hill Street Blues'' : MARINARO
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Act as a lookout : ABET
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Editing device : SPLICER
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Hard to believe : TALL
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Wrinkle remover : IRONER
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Caesar and others : SALADS
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Send : ELATE
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Mall carry-along : TOTE
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Sacred bull : APIS
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Utter breathlessly : PANT
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1961 Heston role : CID
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Serenade the moon : BAY
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Farm femme : EWE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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