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New York Times, Wednesday, May 18, 1994

Author:
Daniel R. Stark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel R. Stark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWXY} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Stark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 16,262 )
Across
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Kind of fair : CRAFTS
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10th-century English king : EDRED
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Walden Pond habitue : THOREAU
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One found in the stacks : READER
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Bandit's cry : HANDSUP
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Fine-wooled sheep : MERINOS
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Beehives, for instance : UPDOS
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From 8 to 11 : PRIMETIME
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Venison : DEER
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Alda of "M*A*S*H" : ALAN
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"Cheaper by the _____" : DOZEN
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Baseballer Maglie : SAL
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View : SCENE
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Antique autos : REOS
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Vain : USELESS
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Temporary hair tinter : RINSE
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Romance with the past : NOSTALGIA
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Rubberneck : STARE
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Linked : COUPLED
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Catamount : PUMA
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Thumbs through : SKIMS
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_____ out (relax) : VEG
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Not very competent : INEPT
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Furry companions : PETS
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Allocate : METE
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Leggy one : CENTIPEDE
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Passengers : FARES
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Birders' society : AUDUBON
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Duds : RAIMENT
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_____ piece : PERIOD
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Volunteers : ENLISTS
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Super buys : DEALS
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Expunge : DELETE
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Mademoiselle's hat : CHAPEAU
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Short poems : RONDELS
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Fire of the mind : ARDOR
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Actor Parker : FESS
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Letter after sigma : TAU
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Most limber : SUPPLEST
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King's fur : ERMINE
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Consider : DEEM
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Rose up, in dialect : RARED
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Newspaper part : EDITORIAL
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Inhabitant : DENIZEN
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Dropping sounds : THUDS
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Lovers : ROMEOS
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Sixth _____ : SENSE
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Searched thoroughly : RANSACKED
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Old radio favorite "Easy _____" : ACES
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_____ gin : SLOE
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Delight beyond measure : ENRAPTURE
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Splits : RIPS
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Dawdled : LOITERED
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Teeth holders : GUMS
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Bright star in Virgo : SPICA
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Mechanic's job : TUNEUP
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Revised : AMENDED
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Hillary's conquest : EVEREST
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Political thaw : DETENTE
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Shells out : SPENDS
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Hero's exploits : GESTS
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Shinbone : TIBIA
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Actress Van Doren : MAMIE
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Lifeguard's beat : POOL
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Satisfy : FILL
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One, in Aberdeen : ANE

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

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