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New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 1994

Author:
Bryant White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bryant White

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JKQWXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0507 ( 16,251 )
Across
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Foretell : BODE
5
Recipe ingredient : DASHOFPEPPER
14
Greedy, in Grenoble : AVIDE
16
Backward: Fr. : ENARRIERE
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Carpenter's aid : LEVEL
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Exiles : RELEGATES
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Oil containers : DRUMS
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Child's measures: Abbr. : TSPS
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Do : ACT
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Poet _____ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
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Dress necklines : VEES
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Gridiron positions: Abbr. : RTS
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Scold : RAG
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District in Arabia : ASIR
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Rock musician _____ Vicious : SID
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Name in detective fiction : DASHIELLHAMMETT
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''Naked Gun'' hero : DREBIN
35
_____ of troubles (beset on all sides) : INASEA
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Short race : HUNDREDYARDDASH
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Use cross hairs : AIM
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1980's TV police comedy : ENOS
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Hold up : ROB
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Postgraduate science deg. : SCD
46
Comic Gilliam and namesakes : STUS
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''The Godfather'' figure : CAPO
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''Mazel _____!'' : TOV
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Venetian blind component : SLAT
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Tropical ray : MANTA
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Fig marigolds : ICEPLANTS
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Deposit in a tomb : INTER
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Wicked one : CORRUPTER
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Color television inventor : BAIRD
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Bowler merchants : HABERDASHERS
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Damsel : LASS
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Nonsense : BALDERDASH
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Surmounted, as with gold : OVERLAID
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Stool pigeon : DIVULGER
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Swelling : EDEMA
5
Part of Santa's team : DASHER
6
What Bush served : ONETERM
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Like crocodile tears : FALSE
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Trains, informally : PREPS
9
Parts of joules : ERGS
10
Songstress Zadora : PIA
11
Firecracker : PETARD
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Uplift : ERECT
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Half and whole, e.g. : RESTS
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Discontinued trains : ELS
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Article of food : VIAND
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Philatelist's need : ALBUM
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Climb a pole : SHIN
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Sea dog's ropes : STAYS
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''_____ boy!'' : ITSA
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Utah town : LEHI
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Looks : MIENS
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Skeleton's head : ENDO
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Free-swimming worms with developed sense organs : ERRANTIA
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Some parents : ADOPTERS
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Say again : REUTTER
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Instrument panels : DASHBOARDS
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Quickly, to a grammarian : ADVERB
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Line of poetry : STICH
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Hot beverage : COCOA
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Haphazardly : SLAPDASH
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''La Plume de Ma _____'' : TANTE
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Waterway : CANAL
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Put-down : SLUR
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Kid's marble : MIB
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Early starter : PRE
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Promgoers: Abbr. : SRS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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