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New York Times, Thursday, May 12, 1994

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 192 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0512 ( 16,256 )

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Across
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Gather : AMASS
6
Radar gun reading: Abbr. : MPH
9
Bend : CROOK
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Collector's items : VIRTU
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France's _____ d'Yeu : ILE
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Throng : HORDE
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Lewis's Gantry : ELMER
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"The Beggar's Opera" author : GAY
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Yeats's _____ Theatre : ABBEY
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Singing sister of old Hollywood : ROSEMARYLANE
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American skiing medalist at Lillehammer : PICABOSTREET
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Cry of disgust : PAH
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Twerp : SHNOOK
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Gross-weight deduction : TARE
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"A miss is as good as _____" : AMILE
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Toddler : TYKE
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Where Zeno taught : STOA
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Filmdom's Sam Spade : BOGART
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What's-his-name : WHOSIS
40
Annealing oven : LEHR
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High school problem : ACNE
45
In abeyance : ONICE
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Over, in Essen : UBER
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_____ et quarante (betting game) : TRENTE
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Posthumous duettist of 1991 : NAT
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"The Big Chill" actress : MARYKAYPLACE
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"Cheers" star : KIRSTIEALLEY
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Shortcoming : DEBIT
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Telephone button : TUV
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Actor Reeves : KEANU
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Spy : AGENT
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"Gimme _____!" (end of a Yale cheer) : ANE
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Patti LuPone role : EVITA
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Kind of bag : DOGGY
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Writer Deighton : LEN
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Attack : SETON
Down
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Maintain : AVER
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Venus's home : MILO
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Weaponry : ARMS
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Expensive : STEEP
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Thinker : SURMISER
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_____ worker : MIGRANT
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Magazine since 1953 : PLAYBOY
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"Lo!" modern-style : HEYLOOK
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Music of the Benedictine monks : CHANT
10
Noted televangelist : ROBERTSON
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Sun, e.g. : ORB
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Hafiz work : ODE
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Pivotal : KEY
21
Alas, to Helmut : ACH
22
Sideways : ASKEW
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Sups at home : EATSIN
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Beethoven's Third : EROICA
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Reception china : TEASET
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Trite ideas : PABLUM
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Microscopy subject : AMOEBA
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More costly : HIGHER
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CNN personality : LARRYKING
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Mongol : TATAR
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Cornmeal concoctions : HOECAKES
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Stemware : CRYSTAL
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Voyager II subject : NEPTUNE
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Animate : ENLIVEN
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_____ kwon do (Korean karate) : TAE
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Pot : KITTY
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Student abroad : ELEVE
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Cafe au _____ : LAIT
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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China's dollar : YUAN
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Parent : DAD
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Personal pride : EGO
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Importune : BEG

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

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