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New York Times, Sunday, May 28, 1995

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 71 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0528 ( 16,637 )
Across
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Bearded world leader : ARAFAT
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"_____ Poems" (Sandburg's first book) : CHICAGO
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Overstate one's case : BRAG
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Vatican II pontiff : PAULVI
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Unpleasant sentiment : IHATEYOU
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One of the Horae : IRENE
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BAY : INDIANAGOVERNOR
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An Allman brother : DUANE
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"..._____ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
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Boot one : ERR
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"Unbelievable" rock band : EMF
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1992 Clinton rival : TSONGAS
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Like most music sold nowadays : ONCD
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_____ marshal (British officer) : EARL
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Tons : ALOT
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Effortlessness : EASE
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Rear, informally : HEINIE
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Twisted, as a bulb : SCREWEDIN
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"Encore!" : BIS
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DOUG : SLANGFORMONEY
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Asian coin : SEN
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Statement : AVOWAL
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In the wee hours : EARLY
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Really nice : DELUXE
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Re religious meetings : SYNODIC
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Norman Chandler's paper, briefly : LATIMES
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Controversial execution of 1927 : SACCO
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Some Spanish religious paintings : ELGRECOS
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Assyrian capital : NINEVEH
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Token : ICON
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Soundhole shape : ESS
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Rap star/actor : ICET
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Dotty : GAGA
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German article : DER
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Free-trade measure of '94 : GATT
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Straight for : TOWARDS
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Stupor : NARCOSIS
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Meanies : OGRES
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Nods : ASSENTS
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_____ support (alimony) : SPOUSAL
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Coat materials : SUEDES
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Some tides : NEAPS
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Altogether : INTOTO
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Men : HES
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MARC : TYPEOFPROTEST
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Graycoat : REB
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Lucy's love, in the comics : SCHROEDER
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Italian opera house : TEATRO
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Zoophilist's org. : SPCA
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Bugs : IRKS
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"Raiders of the Lost Ark" creatures : ASPS
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Pronto : ASAP
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Scarring events : TRAUMAS
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TV schedule letters : TBA
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Sault _____ Marie : STE
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Sudden noise : CLAP
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Dissect, in a way : PARSE
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PERT : CITYINAUSTRALIA
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"Doe, ______, a female..." : ADEER
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Connected : HOOKEDUP
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_____ Australis (southern constellation) : CORONA
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Tops, e.g. : TOYS
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Colleague of Calliope : EUTERPE
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Scarlet letter wearer : HESTER
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Samoan capital : APIA
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Sought support from : RANTO
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Frost contemporary : AUDEN
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Draw back : FLINCH
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Rock video award : AVA
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Spearer, of sorts : TINE
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"All-American Girl" star Margaret : CHO
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"A Private View" playwright : HAVEL
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Entry : ITEM
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Writer who co-founded Random House : CERF
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"Atlas Shrugged" name : AYN
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Muck : GOO
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Play set in Grover's Corners : OURTOWN
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Country on Borneo : BRUNEI
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BUS : REAGANSUCCESSOR
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Trollope lady and namesakes : ANNAS
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Simpletons : GEESE
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King Arthur's mother : IGRAINE
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Familiar vow : IDO
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Sphere of struggle : ARENA
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Mount : STEED
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Infamous French soldier : DESADE
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Splendid : REGAL
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Mannequin part : ARM
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Felis _____ (lion) : LEO
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Backdoor : ILLICIT
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Long-time Windy City orchestra leader : SOLTI
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"It's a _____ shame" : CRYIN
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Salon supplies : DYES
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Groundwork : BASE
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Kind of education : IVYLEAGUE
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MARIA : SONGSTRESSCAREY
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QB Tarkenton : FRAN
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Denounce harshly : EXCORIATE
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Vegas gas : NEON
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Beat : WORSTED
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Arrayed : LAIDOUT
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Shade of brown : COCOA
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One of the "Little Women" : MEG
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Welsh "John" : EVAN
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Not Nintendos : SEGAS
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Ices, with "up" : SEWS
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Angel, perhaps : HARPIST
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Helpers of profs. : TAS
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"Holy cow!" : GOSH
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Spanish railway company : RENFE
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Kiev's river : DNEPR
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Guiding light? : STAR
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'80s guerrilla : CONTRA
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Bachelor, stereotypically : SLOB
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Third son of Adam : SETH
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Descries : SPOTS
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Neighbor of Turkey : SYRIA
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Accelerates : STEPSUP
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Fast wheels : PORSCHE
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Cry of alarm : EEK
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Has too much, informally : ODS
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Some bridge players : EASTS
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Subjects of investigations : CAUSES
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Spring event : OSCARS
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March 17 honoree : STPAT
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It has many 61-Across : PRADO
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Grocery chain : AANDP
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Set aside : ALLOT
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"Common Sense" pamphleteer : PAINE
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_____ des Caraibes (Martinique locale) : MER
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Young 'un : TYKE
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Oktoberfest serving : BIER
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Work like Durer : ETCH
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Comic Jack : PAAR
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Bettor's note : IOU
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Young 'un : TOT
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Consonantless German city : AUE
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Wade opponent : ROE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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