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New York Times, Friday, April 7, 1995

Author:
Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GJKQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0407 ( 16,586 )

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Across
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Blended desserts : FRAPPES
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Nursery item : CRIB
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Trailblazed : PIONEERED
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"Crazy" singer : CLINE
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Murmur : UNDERTONE
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Figure in a 1971 mystery : HOFFA
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Lickety-split : POSTHASTE
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Suffered : AILED
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Guinness, e.g. : ALE
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Opposite of runners : PASSERS
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Hydras : POLYPS
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Self-deprivation : DIET
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Notions, to Nicole : IDEES
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Woolgather : DAYDREAM
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Toll : PEAL
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Ballerina Jeanmarie : RENEE
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Destroy : RUIN
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Back from the shop : ALLFIXED
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Mekong, for one : DELTA
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Bounce : OUST
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Under wraps : HIDDEN
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Bookstore visitor : BROWSER
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Song syllables : LAS
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Jeweler's aid : LOUPE
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Some bridge bids : OVERCALLS
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Release : UNTIE
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Arctic hunting grounds : SEALERIES
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Blissful locales : EDENS
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Some Cadillacs : ELDORADOS
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Miffed : SORE
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Suddenly hits : DAWNSON
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Dry sherry of Spain : FINO
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Land measures : RODS
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Operating without _____ : ANET
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Conceivably : PERHAPS
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Parts of bloomers : PETALS
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Like a maple leaf : EROSE
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Posted : SENT
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Seclusive : CLOISTERED
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Repeater, maybe : RIFLE
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Construe : INFER
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Abacus parts : BEADS
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Kind of tent : PUP
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Bred-in-the-bone : DEEPDYED
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Second drink : CHASER
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Message taker, e.g. : AIDE
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Dandy : PIP
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Theaters : ODEA
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Faithful, to a Scot : LEAL
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Good wood for floors : YELLOWPINE
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Corn sugar : DEXTROSE
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Actress Sue _____ Langdon : ANE
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1771 ballad, "_____, Robin Gray" : AULD
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Minim : MITE
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Angry reaction : RISE
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Pulitzer-winning writer Robertson : NAN
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Red flares : FUSEES
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Make out : DISCERN
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Screen Jean : HARLOW
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Willie Dixon genre : BLUES
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Sonata finale : RONDO
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Peripheral : OUTER
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_____ charmed life (be lucky) : LEADA
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South African grassland : VELD
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First king of Phliasia, in myth : ARAS
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Venetian beach : LIDO
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Pianist Fleisher : LEON
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Radiator sound : SSS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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