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New York Times, Saturday, April 8, 1995

Author:
A.J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 42 Missing: {HJKQX} Scrabble average: 1.87 This is puzzle # 202 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 16,587 )

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Across
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Headword : LEMMA
6
Port of Spain : CADIZ
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Vacation : TIMEOFF
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Cremona craftings : AMATIS
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First : INITIAL
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Takes back, with “on” : RENEGES
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Composer Bartok : BELA
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Wrecking ball chore : RAZING
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Fasten, in a way : ZIP
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Romantic interlude : IDYLL
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Kid’s marble : MIB
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Mayan food staple : MAIZE
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Ferber size? : SOBIG
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“Falstaff” composer : ELGAR
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Kind of dye : AZO
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Light’s costar in an 80’s sitcom : DANZA
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Narrow-sleeved robes : ALBS
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Function : RUN
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Nile delta city : ZAGAZIG
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Half of a half-and-half : ALE
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“_____ Ideas” (1950 hit) : IGET
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Pointed arch : OGIVE
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Raw : RED
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Pound and Stone : EZRAS
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Grimm character : GNOME
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“_____ beam up” (“Star Trek” phrase) : TWOTO
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Hosp. printout : EEG
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Sophisticated : SMART
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Greek letter : TAU
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Combined : MELDED
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Acting award : OBIE
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Certain secrets : ANSWERS
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Fidgety : RESTIVE
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Halo : GLORIA
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Quit the union : SECEDED
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Approvals : YESES
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Fare : RIDER
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Like graph paper : LINED
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Johnny Mercer song : EMILY
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Mercury and others : METALS
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Me, to Mimi : MOI
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Way out there : AFAR
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West Indies native : CARIB
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Corner response : AMEN
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1964 Roger Miller hit : DANGME
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Zinc finish : ITE
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Best-selling author on salesmanship : ZIGZIGLAR
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To you: Lat. : TIBI
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Bahamian nester : FLAMINGO
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Like property under a court order : SEIZABLE
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Scattered, old style : SPERSED
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Went like lightning? : ZIGZAGGED
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Poland’s second-largest city : LODZ
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Pie _____ mode : ALA
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Sheep talk : BAA
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Soloist’s number : ARIETTA
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Dangerous chess situation : ZUGZWANG
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In an oppressive way : ONEROUSLY
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1993 P.G.A. champ Paul and family : AZINGERS
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Nobelist Andric : IVO
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Pearls : GEMS
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Edge a doily : TAT
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“Three’s Company” star : SOMERS
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Waxed perfervid : EMOTED
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Maxwell et al. : ELSAS
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Conform to, with “by” : ABIDE
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Fork and mouth locale : RIVER
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_____ off (angry) : TEED
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Northeast Indian : ERIE
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Open-season quest : DEER
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Calamity : WOE
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School subj. : SCI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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