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New York Times, Monday, May 29, 1995

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bernice Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {HJQV} This is puzzle # 131 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0529 ( 16,638 )
Across
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Skewered dish: Var. : CABOB
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Knifes : STABS
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Bus. name ending : INC
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Bout site : ARENA
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Lose one's head : PANIC
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Prefix with natal : NEO
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, formerly : LEWALCINDOR
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Designer Claiborne : LIZ
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Mauna _____ : LOA
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Ungracefully thin : LANKY
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Post, of etiquette : EMILY
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Divorce demand : ALIMONY
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Hamlet, e.g. : DANE
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French greeting : SALUT
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Wonderland creature : DORMOUSE
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Rabin's people : ISRAELIS
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"_____ the ramparts we watched..." : OER
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Bryn _____, Pa. : MAWR
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Friend of Fran : OLLIE
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In the distance : AFAR
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"_____ Believer" : IMA
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Fiancée : INTENDED
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Domed rooms : ROTUNDAS
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Dumas's "La Tulipe _____" : NOIRE
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Hence : ERGO
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Make damp : MOISTEN
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Nobelist Marie : CURIE
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Jail door sound : CLANG
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Clio honorees : ADS
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Rock's _____ Rose : AXL
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Old-time dancing song : SKIPTOMYLOU
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Ranch call : MOO
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Trace of color : TINGE
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Ecclesiastical wear : AMICE
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Old hand : PRO
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Linksman Sam : SNEAD
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Quarterback tackles : SACKS
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Soprano Maria : CALLAS
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Anatomical ring : AREOLA
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Grieve : BEWAIL
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Put _____ show : ONA
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Votes : BALLOTS
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Like porcupines : SPINY
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Word with gas or Sherman : TANK
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English prince's nickname : ANDY
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Celebrity book : BIO
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Fun house sounds : SCREAMS
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Rather than : INLIEUOF
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Playwright Simon : NEIL
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Cover for a teapot : COZY
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Preserve, as vegetables : CAN
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L-P connection : MNO
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"The Ghost and Mrs. _____" : MUIR
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Toweled off : DRIED
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Excises, as text : DELES
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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Sargasso, e.g. : SEA
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Flub : ERR
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Sonata section : RONDO
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Neighbor of Sask. : ALTA
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Russian space station : MIR
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Amas preceder : AMO
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Final defeat : WATERLOO
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Hubbubs : ADOS
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Consumes : INGESTS
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Posers : ENIGMAS
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Spoon-bender Geller : URI
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Type of type : ITALIC
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Lay to at another marina : REDOCK
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Follows : ENSUES
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Coupled : MATED
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Warbler Yoko : ONO
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Woody home : CAMP
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Wife, in old Rome : UXOR
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Motion picture : CINE
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Org. overseeing courses for women? : LPGA
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Blood, so to speak : KIN
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Singer Sumac : YMA

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

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