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World War True!

New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 1995

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 162, Blocks: 90 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0507 ( 16,616 )
Across
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Actor Cage : NICOLAS
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Mosaic piece : TESSERA
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Belabors : HARPSON
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"Hubba-hubba!" to Henri : OOHLALA
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Accepted as payment : HONORED
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Poe poem set in a "ghoul-haunted woodland" : ULALUME
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Put out : STEAMED
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Ran out : ELAPSED
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To the extent that : SOFARAS
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The German troops' marching song was adapted from _____ : HARVARDSFIGHTFIGHTFIGHT
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Purposive : TELIC
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Miss-named : NEE
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Rose hip and Red Zinger, e.g. : TEAS
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Chekhov's "Uncle _____" : VANYA
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Goddess of night : NOX
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Province of Latium : ROMA
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'60s satellite series : ESSA
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Lock horns with : OPPOSE
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Poison antidotes : EMETICS
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Bedroom community : EXURB
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Hitler's blitzkreig theory was based on the _____ : WORKOFABRITISHHISTORIAN
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"_____ go, into the..." : OFFWE
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Switch : LASH
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_____ Miss : OLE
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Bara contemporary : NEGRI
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Gaping opening : MAW
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Ruins : UNDOES
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Field marshal Rommel : ERWIN
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Play by e.e. cummings : HIM
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Author Robbe-Grillet et al. : ALAINS
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Puts away : EATS
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Common Market money : ECUS
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Page of music : PATTI
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The first non-British to receive Britain's Dickin Medal for Gallantry was a _____ : CARRIERPIGEONNAMEDGIJOE
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Din : BABEL
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Glamour competitor : ELLE
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Hooks up : WEDS
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Leaning : ASLANT
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Solecize : ERR
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Model's makeup, often : BALSA
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One who neatens a bed : WEEDER
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Ottoman V.I.P. : BEY
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Quarter back : TAILS
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Letter from Athens : ETA
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Red letters : USSR
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Author James and others : AGEES
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Negotiations leading to the surrender of German troops in Italy _____ : HADTHECODENAMECROSSWORD
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Plenty angry : FEDUP
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"CHiPs" chap : ESTRADA
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Capital on the Tanshui River : TAIPEI
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Okinawan seaport : NAHA
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Blue hue : CYAN
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White pages abbr. : RES
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1976 Beach Boys tune : ITSOK
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Refuges : ARKS
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"Prince _____" ("Aladdin" song) : ALI
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Pretend to be : ACTAS
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The BBC promoted V-for-Victory in musical Morse code by frequenty broadcasting _____ : BEETHOVENSFIFTHSYMPHONY
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Pennsylvania Railroad city : ALTOONA
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Flower petals, collectively : COROLLA
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'60s TV western : LARAMIE
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French auto : CITROEN
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Biblical liar : ANANIAS
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Blue books? : EROTICA
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Here and there, to Pierre : ICIETLA
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Nerve impulse point : SYNAPSE
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Fishermen's patron : STPETER
Down
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Raid the refigerator : NOSH
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Tiniest bit : IOTA
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Oscar winner as Loretta Castorini : CHER
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One of five Norwegian kings : OLAV
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Priest of the East : LAMA
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Argus-eyed : ALERT
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Turn blue? : SADDEN
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Bernard Malamud Pulitzer winner, 1967 : THEFIXER
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Wind-borne : EOLIC
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Catch : SNAG
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Year in school: Abbr. : SOPH
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Once, once : ERST
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Wreck of the Hesperus cause : REEF
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Mix with, as seasonings : ADDIN
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Sudden silences : HUSHES
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Gobs : ALOT
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Disreputable people, for short : RAFF
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Pigtail : PLAIT
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Groundswell : SURGE
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D-Day beachhead : OMAHA
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They're for the birds : NESTS
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Cautionary sign : SLO
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"I didn't know that!" : GEE
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Profession : VOW
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V-mail address : APO
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"All Things Considered" network : NPR
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Julian's stepmother : YOKO
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Starting : ASOF
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Try, try again? : RETASTE
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Safety elevator inventor : OTIS
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_____-Mokwa ("Hiawatha" bear) : MISHE
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"Oh!" de Cologne : ACH
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Clique : SET
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Nerve impulse conduit : AXON
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Pour forth : EFFUSE
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Rental checks? : MILEAGES
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"The Price Is Right" display : SHOWCASE
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Scottish actress Mary : URE
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Part of a combination : RIGHTJAB
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Figaro in "The Barber of Seville" : BARITONE
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Bristle : AWN
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Nap sack? : BED
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Pelvis part : ILIUM
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Brains : SENSE
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Overabundance : NIMIETY
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King Duncan's killer : MACBETH
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Title poem of a Poe book : ALAARAAF
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Marrier in haste, maybe : WARBRIDE
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Amorous glance: Fr. : OEILLADE
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Depicted : RENDERED
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High dudgeon : IRE
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Zilch : NIL
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Foment : SOW
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Some movie ratings : PGS
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Languish : AIL
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Old fiddle : REBEC
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Dialogue writer : PLATO
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Anchor, perhaps : NEWSMAN
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"_____ Thou Now O Soul" (Whitman poem) : DAREST
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Unc's mate : AUNTY
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Patriotic org. : DAR
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Maniacal leader : EGO
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Former Ford : LTD
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Opposite of seek : SHUN
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Hall and Oates' "_____ Smile" : SARA
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Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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"M*A*S*H" Emmy winner : SWIT
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Fuel efficiency rater: Abbr. : EPA
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Helpful PC key : ESC
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Clichéd climax of a movie thriller : CARCHASE
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Photo _____ : OPS
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Stutz Bearcat contemporary : REO
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Cartoonist Browne : DIK
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Morro Castle site : HAVANA
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Brighton brew : ALE
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Visitors from afar : ETS
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"Eight Men Out" director John : SAYLES
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They're to be counted on : ABACI
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Collector's item : RELIC
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"Look Homeward, Angel" dramatist _____ Frings : KETTI
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Accumulation : STORE
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Kon-Tiki worshipers : INCAS
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Oversized library volume : ATLAS
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Like some bombs : SMART
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Laugh and a half : HOOT
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Scott Turow book : ONEL
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Company co-founded by Akio Morita : SONY
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Ollie's biggest friend : FRAN
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Impertinent : FLIP
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Plaything : PROP
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"I have seen war...I _____ war": F.D.R. : HATE
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Strike out : OMIT
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Congenial : NICE
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1945, for one : YEAR

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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