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Look Both Ways

New York Times, Sunday, May 29, 1994

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0529 ( 16,273 )
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Subject of the film "Sweet Dreams" : CLINE
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Nonpoisonous : SAFE
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Showed contempt : SPAT
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Move, in a way : AWE
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Facilitated : AIDED
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Encumber : CRAMP
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Colin Dexter's inspector : MORSE
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Grazing ground : LEA
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Why Mr. Martin isn't popular on Memorial Day? : STEVELAMSMALEVETS
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Fish with long jaws : GAR
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Coach : TRAINER
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Drift : TENOR
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"Maisie" star : SOTHERN
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Successfully persuade : SELL
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Michaels and McGuire : ALS
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Hoglike critters : TAPIRS
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Mountain home : AERIE
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Pro : ADEPT
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Plantation homes : MANORS
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"Hogwash!" : LIES
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Impolite goodbye : SCRAM
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What the quality control chief did at the Japanese auto plant? : TRAPATOYOTAPART
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Allan Folsom's "_____ After Tomorrow" : THEDAY
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"The King" portrayer : YUL
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Some cocktails : SOURS
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_____ scale : RICHTER
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Arthur Murray lesson : SAMBA
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Brit. honorary initials : MBE
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Where "Hatikvah" is sung: Abbr. : ISR
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Bonne _____ (clever thought) : IDEE
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Disparity : GAP
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Impends : NEARS
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Vice President John _____ Garner : NANCE
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Why Mr. Beatty's fragrant herbs get trampled? : NEDRAGESINANISEGARDEN
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Esurience : GREED
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Vogue : TREND
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Jihad : WAR
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Dryer residue : LINT
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Radiator sound : SSS
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"_____ now!" : ACT
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Romance scene : TRYST
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Pink : ROSEATE
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Take in : SNARE
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W.W. I inits. : AEF
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Person in a circle, maybe : WINNER
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What the tipsy Oscar artist couldn't do? : DRAWALEVELAWARD
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Infers : READS
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Ethnic music : RAGA
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Agnew and others : SPIROS
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City west of Manchester : KEENE
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Oven brand : AMANA
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Magnet alloy : ALNICO
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Stowe's Little _____ : EVA
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Shot : DRAM
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Shine : GLISTEN
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Uneven : EROSE
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Extra : OVERAGE
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"A Spy in the House of Love" author : NIN
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Why the Burbank train derailed? : LENOSETAGATESONEL
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Nav. rank : ENS
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"_____ you glad...?" : ARENT
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Go smoothly : SKATE
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Adm. Byrd book : ALONE
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Eastern holiday : TET
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Soft drink : SODA
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Soft drinks : ADES
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Arms supplies? : ULNAE
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Signature sites : CASTS
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Petrol quantity : LITRE
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Pinnacle : IDEAL
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Novelist Shute : NEVIL
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Old New York tourist site, _____ Musee : EDEN
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Showing deep embarassment : SCARLET
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Inlet : ARM
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"Spartacus" author : FAST
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Ant : EMMET
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Supreme ruler: Abbr. : SOV
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Part of the White House : PRESSROOM
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Regarding : ASTO
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Seed cover : TESTA
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Berber's home : ALGERIA
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Not as energetic : WEARIER
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Pledge money, at law : EARNEST
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Summer hat : PANAMA
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Fine yarn : MERINO
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Hindrance for Superman : LEAD
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Pitchy Steady Eddie : LOPAT
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Subsidizes : HELPS
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Still active : SPRY
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Orbison and Rogers : ROYS
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Latin I verb : AMAT
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Elementary particles : TAUS
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Proof of purchase, maybe : STUB
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"Elevator music" music : STRINGS
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Faultfinders : CHIDERS
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Abates : RECEDES
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Stick : ADHERE
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Filofax : PLANNER
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Bout locale : ARENA
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Old-fashioned criminal : YEGG
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Actress Charlotte : RAE
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A successor to Gompers : MEANY
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Shop tool : BANDSAW
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Biblical lion : ARI
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Archeologist Jones : INDIANA
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Like some candles : SCENTED
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Share-croppers : RENTERS
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"Hey!" : PST
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Compass dir. : SSW
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Actress Francis : ARLENE
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Turkish city : ADANA
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N.Y.C. subway : IRT
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Canal site : EAR
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Mushroom : GROW
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Hall-of-Famer Hubbard and others : CALS
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Used a surgical saw : TREPANNED
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Shipbuilder's choice : TEAK
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King : SIRE
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Spenser's bird "of goodly hue" : SWANS
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Kind of eye : EVIL
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Exempt : FREE
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Fishing device : DRAGNET
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Nautical rope : RAMLINE
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Facing : AGAINST
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English poet Dowson : ERNEST
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Nantes's river : LOIRE
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Annual racing events : ASCOTS
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Allocates : DEVOTES
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Pew locale : NAVE
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Africa's _____ Mountains : ATLAS
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City known for its puppet theater : OSAKA
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Comical : DROLL
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Wouldn't stop : RANON
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Satellite launcher : AGENA
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Brawl : MELEE
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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"Holy moly!" : EGAD
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Genesis name : ESAU
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Three _____ match : ONA
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Had : ATE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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