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New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 1994

Author:
Arthur S. Ash
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Arthur S. Ash

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {BFJQ} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ash. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0524 ( 16,268 )
Across
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Razor sharpener : STROP
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Health resort : SPA
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More than a mere success : SMASH
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Mussolini's notorious son-in-law : CIANO
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Assist : AID
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With uneven gait : LIMPY
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Mink's poor cousin : OTTER
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Ushered : LED
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Truism : AXIOM
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Item to cut for dessert : WHOLEWATERMELON
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Late-night star : LENO
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President Manuel, ousted by Franco : AZANA
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TV rooms : DENS
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New Rochelle institution : IONA
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Game show sound : DING
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Princess Diana's family name : SPENCER
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Bedecked : ADORNED
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Mea _____ : CULPA
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Get repeated value from : REUSE
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Replaceable shoe parts : INSOLES
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Agrees : ASSENTS
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Carry on : RANT
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30's and 40's actress Anna : STEN
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Porcine cry : OINK
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Kind of system : CASTE
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Weakens : SAPS
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Popular poultry entree : CHICKENTARRAGON
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_____ hiIt (fully) : TOTHE
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"Le veau _____" ("Faust" aria) : DOR
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Roomy dress cut : ALINE
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Chef's attire : APRON
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Consume : EAT
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Noted name in Bosnian talks : VANCE
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Oceans, to Longfellow : DEEPS
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Season on the Riviera : ETE
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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"Bad mood" look : SCOWL
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Small obligation : TITHE
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Snitch about : RATON
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Entree for a solitary diner : ONELOINPORKCHOP
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Scrutinize, with "over" : PORE
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Marathoner Alberto : SALAZAR
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Michelangelo work : PIETA
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Afterthoughts : ADDENDA
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Bridge desideratum : SLAM
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Dieter's dish : MIXEDGREENSALAD
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A miss's equivalent : AMILE
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Dish's companion in flight : SPOON
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Songs of glory : HYMNS
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Diminish : WANE
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Foray : RAID
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Florida city : OCALA
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Like Eric the Red : NORSE
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H.S. subject : SCI
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So-called "lowest form of wit" : PUN
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Bygone trains : ELS
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Sally Field TV role : NUN
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Erhard's training : EST
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_____ Plaines, III. : DES
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Prefer follower : ENCE
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Latecomer to a theater, maybe : STANDEE
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Ancient fertility goddess : ASTARTE
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Suffix with young or old : STER
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Santa's reindeer, e.g. : OCTAD
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"_____ you're happy!" : IHOPE
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Potassium salt : NITRE
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Summer ermine : STOAT
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Geriatric process : AGING
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_____ de Leon : PONCE
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Lip curl : SNEER
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Understands : KENS
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Pan's opposite : RAVE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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