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New York Times, Saturday, May 6, 1995

Seuss title character and namesakes

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Ross.
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© 1995, The New York Times5/6/95 ( No. 16,615 )
Across
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Bush HUD Secretary : JACKKEMP
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Southwestern tribe : HOPIS
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Monopoly avenue next to Chance : ORIENTAL
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No sweat : ACINCH
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Portal : ENTRANCE
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Abdominal prefix : VENTRO
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Part of a journey : LEG
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Trooper’s opening : PARA
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Less strict : EASIER
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Prunus spinosa plants : SLOES
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Country singer K.T. ___ : OSLIN
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It’s at one’s doorstep : MAT
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Case : LAWSUIT
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___-shanter : TAMO
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Instant : TRICE
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Fordham athletic : RAM
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Bingo call : BTEN
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Resounded : SHOOKTHERAFTERS
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Paris station Gare de ___ : LEST
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Wine descriptor : SEC
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Busy folks : DOERS
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Brothers of song : AMES
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Grammarians, at times : PARSERS
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Rim : LIP
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Abed : NOTUP
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School collars : ETONS
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Kind of band : ONEMAN
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Bank offerings : IRAS
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Sneaky laugh sound : HEH
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Toning down : MUTING
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Oscilloscope picture : SINEWAVE
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Batter’s concern : STANCE
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Made loved : ENDEARED
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Actress Sommer et al. : ELKES
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Brandy cocktails : STINGERS
Down
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McCrea and Grey : JOELS
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Synthetic fiber : ARNEL
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Gulf rival : CITGO
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Plop preceder : KER
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Hitchhiker’s load : KNAPSACK
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Lab equipment : ETNA
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Large lenses : MACROS
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Caribbean vacations : PLEASURECRUISES
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Be sure of success : HAVEITMADE
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Continental divider : OCEAN
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Kegler’s count : PINS
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One who hints : INTIMATER
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Some roller coaster riders : SCREAMERS
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Seuss title character and namesakes : HORTONS
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George and T.S. : ELIOTS
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Polygraph flunker : LIAR
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Carwash supplies : WETSPONGES
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It’s administered on the forearm : TBTEST
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What TV reporters are up to? : THEMINUTE
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Source of attar : ROSEPETAL
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Downhill events : SLALOMS
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Pressure : HEAT
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Predicted : FORESEEN
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AT&T rival : SPRINT
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Vice-presidential middle name : NANCE
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Chicago hub : OHARE
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When donkeys fly : NEVER
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Molts : SHEDS
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Precious fur : MINK
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Como’s “___ Love You So” : ANDI
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Droll fellow : WAG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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