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New York Times, Friday, May 20, 1994

7-Down : Definitely not a know-it-all

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times5/20/94 ( No. 16,264 )
Across
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Dries (off) : TOWELS
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The color of honey : AMBER
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Wining and dining place : CABARET
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Bob of reggae : MARLEY
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The "thee" of "Of Thee I Sing" : AMERICA
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Teases : NEEDLES
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___ soda : SAL
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Napoli night : NOTTE
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Least big : WEEST
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Football no-no : CLIP
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Prefix equivalent to -ish : QUASI
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Way on or off : RAMP
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He told a hare racing story : AESOP
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Outlets : EXITS
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Hemingway novel setting : SEA
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Furniture trim : SKIRT
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Property restriction : EASEMENT
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Site of a Lewis and Clark stop, 1804 : SIOUXCITY
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Inevitable : FOREGONE
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Up, in a way : NORTH
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Glaciate : ICE
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Arises (from) : STEMS
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"It's ___ never" : NOWOR
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"Stuffed Shirts" author : LUCE
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Blithe : HAPPY
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Find, with "out" : NOSE
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Wassail flavor enhancer : CLOVE
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Penicillin target, for short : STREP
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Sermon subject : SIN
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Semisoft Danish cheese : HAVARTI
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Approved : ENACTED
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Modern phone option : REDIAL
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Durer and others : ETCHERS
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Oboelike in sound : REEDY
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Rest-less, perhaps : SLEEPY
Down
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Wrapped food : TAMALES
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Giant stele : OBELISK
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Disturber of the peace : WAR
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Hibernia : ERIN
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Rimsky-Korsakov opera opener : LECOQ
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Park art : STATUE
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Definitely not a know-it-all : AMNESIAC
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Fannie ___ : MAE
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Steep : BREW
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Venerable one : ELDER
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Legal O.K. : RELEASE
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Abettor of Brutus : CASCA
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Rubber stamps : YESMEN
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March honoree (with an aptly numbered clue) : STPAT
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Free of duties : TAXEXEMPT
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Balance : POISE
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"___the bag!" : ITSIN
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Fussbudgets : PRIGS
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"Dragonwyck" author : SETON
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Nail's companion : TOOTH
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"Discus Thrower" sculptor of ancient Greece : MYRON
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With worry : UNEASILY
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Rip off : FILCH
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Eyepiece, in jargon : OCULAR
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Bounce back : RECOVER
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Ballroom dance : TWOSTEP
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Nylons : HOSIERY
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Toots : SPREES
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Pulls apart : RENDS
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Get around : EVADE
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Streisand title role : YENTL
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Detroit River's destination : ERIE
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Runners try to pick it up : PACE
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Just a bit : TAD
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Amigo of Fidel : CHE

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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