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New York Times, Thursday, May 26, 1994

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.582184
Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQY} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0526 ( 16,270 )
Across
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Use a letter opener : SLIT
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Dadaist poet Tristan : TZARA
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Bus. bigwigs : CEOS
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Bear of "very little brain" : POOH
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Grant portrayer : ASNER
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Emerald City princess : OZMA
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Cogwheel comparison? : ASNEATASAPINION
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Skewers : STABS
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Nuke : ZAP
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Tool for Bo-Peep : CROOK
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Focuses : AIMS
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Emmy winner Arthur : BEA
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Totaled car, perhaps? : HONDAACCORDION
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Made a touchdown : LANDED
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Got ruined in the wash : RAN
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Manche capital : STLO
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Sci-fi regulars : ETS
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Quieted with Quaalude : SEDATED
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"Do _____ say!" : ASI
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Brews : ALES
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Palm (off) : FOB
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Financial success : SELLER
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Inflamed toe cause? : HOTCROSSBUNION
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Big Ben? : HUR
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Mayberry boy : OPIE
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Math discovery : PROOF
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Nameless one : WHO
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Nolan Ryan was one : ASTRO
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Mega-marathon? : RUNOFTHEMILLION
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Arabic name starter : ABUL
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Christmas Eve flier : VIXEN
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Eye at the beach : OGLE
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Botch : MESS
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Into pieces : APART
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Source of abundance : WELL
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Spring spots : SPAS
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Dropped, maybe : LOST
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Isle near Mull : IONA
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Bob Dylan back-up group : THEBAND
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Make lace : TAT
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Famed cop slapper : ZSAZSA
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Anatomical loop : ANSA
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Glean : REAP
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Dadaist painter Hans : ARP
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Aiken and Hilton : CONRADS
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Basso Pinza : EZIO
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"Typee" sequel : OMOO
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Dropped, maybe : SANK
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Stage remarks : ASIDES
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Bakery worker : ICER
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Words before "TV" or "each other" : MADEFOR
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Crams : BONESUP
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Hat-tipping cartoonist : HATLO
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Start : ONSET
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Curmudgeons : CRABS
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Eliot's "Jenny-anydots," e.g. : CAT
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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The Folger Lady, Mrs. _____ : OLSEN
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Jet, at Orly? : NOIR
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Levi's mother : LEAH
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Bashes : DOS
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Defense mechanism : DENIAL
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Swimming classes? : SCHOOLS
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Hides : LIESLOW
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Dennis the Menace's dog : RUFF
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Word with baby or schuss : BOOMER
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Surrey carriage : PRAM
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"Mike and Ike" creator Goldberg : RUBE
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Heavy load : ONUS
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It's most useful when it's cracked : WHIP
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Prefix re honeycombs : HEXA
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Buster Brown's bulldog : TIGE
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Kaiser, e.g. : ROLL
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Like Nash's lama : ONEL
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Public works inits. : TVA
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S.& L. accrual : INT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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