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Hush!

New York Times, Sunday, May 8, 1994

Author:
Ralph G. Beaman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ralph G. Beaman

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 74 Missing: {FVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Beaman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0508 ( 16,252 )
Across
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Waltzed : DANCED
7
Unrefined petroleums : CRUDES
13
Overshadow : UPSTAGE
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One of the Dionnes : EMILIE
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Famous flight, A.D. 622 : HEGIRA
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Took turns : ROTATED
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Ashtray emptiers : SILENTBUTLERS
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Wall Street worries : CRASHES
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Think of it! : IDEA
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Step 2 for a marksman : AIM
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Citizens: Suffix : ITES
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Kingdom's worth, to Richard III : HORSE
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Shaving mishap : NICK
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Bassoon, e.g. : REED
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Stopped talking, finally : LISTENED
36
Cabalist's caution : MUMSTHEWORD
40
"From Here to Eternity" author James : JONES
41
Steam : IRE
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Duelers' equipment : EPEES
43
Dashboard reading, for short : RPM
44
Kind of cross : TAU
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He wrote "The Postman Always Rings Twice" : CAIN
46
Actor Beatty and others : NEDS
47
Part of Longfellow's forest primeval : MURMURINGPINES
53
Magician's name suffix : INI
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Police support org. : PBA
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Revolutionary Trotsky : LEON
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Kind of geometry : SOLID
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Byron's "calculating" daughter : ADA
60
Twaddle : ROT
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Old Mideast inits. : UAR
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Sorry folks : ATONERS
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Beatles lyric of 1964 : LETMEWHISPERINYOUREAR
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Merchants : DEALERS
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Much of "Deck the Halls" : LAS
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Supreme ruler: Abbr. : EMP
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Status follower : QUO
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1960 NASA launch : TIROS
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Microscopic organism : ALGA
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Baseball's Cobb and others : TYS
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Dieci minus nove : UNO
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1942 Joe E. Brown comedy : SHUTMYBIGMOUTH
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River isle : AITS
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Word before and after "against" : HOPE
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Border : LIP
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Colorful moths : IOS
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Stop, in Quebec : ARRET
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Double twist : ESS
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Masquerades : BALLS
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Kitchen contraptions : DUMBWAITERS
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Court player : ATTORNEY
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Loudness unit : SONE
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160 square rods : ACRE
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Calibrate : ALIGN
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Ersatz bankers : ATMS
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Kind of lamp : ARC
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Ethnic music : RAGA
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Jot : SMIDGEN
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1955 Graham Greene novel, with "The" : QUIETAMERICAN
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Terrestrial : EARTHLY
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Not close, once : UNNEAR
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In disgrace : SHAMED
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Nash contemporaries : DESOTOS
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Pronto : ATONCE
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Alone : SOLELY
Down
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First name in TV comedy : DESI
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During : AMID
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"Cleopatra" setting : NILE
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Scours : CLEANSES
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"A" as in Aachen : EIN
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Separate : DETACH
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Playmate : CHUM
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Emeritus: Abbr. : RET
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More hostile : UGLIER
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Followed the Pritikin plan : DIETED
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Made slips : ERRED
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Be disrespectful to : SASS
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Imp : URCHIN
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Full of tiny holes : POROSE
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Blasts off : STARTS
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Cafe order : TASSE
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Pericles or Socrates : ATHENIAN
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Right command : GEE
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Actor Harris and others : EDS
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Hell's Angel : BIKER
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"_____ So Easy" ('77 pop hit) : ITS
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Wolf boy? : ROMULUS
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St. _____ (Missouri native) : LOUISAN
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Enemy of the Iroquois : ERIE
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Libraries : DENS
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Servant : MENIAL
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Capsized : UPENDED
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Settle : MEDIATE
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Typist's speed: Abbr. : WPM
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Cookie _____ : JAR
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Cask : TUN
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It may be hard or sweet : CIDER
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Bring in : REAP
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Sour cherry : MORELLO
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Answer to "Are we there?" : NOTYET
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Like Poe settings : GLOOMY
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Barracks items : PINUPS
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Heat, of a sort : PRELIM
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Big Apple area : BOWERY
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Pulsating : ATHROB
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Lack : REQUIRE
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Stroll : SAUNTER
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Photo option : MATTE
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Clowns around : ISSILLY
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Prego competitor : RAGU
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"There _____ and place for everything" : ISATIME
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Sleeping spots : ROOSTS
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Bit of gear for a rock tour : AMP
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Queens stadium : SHEA
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Party fellow : HOST
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In the brain, so to speak : UPSTAIRS
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Dogfaces : GIS
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Play _____ with (make trouble for) : HOB
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Major, as a road : ARTERIAL
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Throng : SWARM
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Auto option, informally : AIR
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Brainy : BRIGHT
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Boxing trainer _____ Dundee : ANGELO
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Bruce and others : LENNYS
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One in line for a fall : DOMINO
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Invisible : UNSEEN
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Public _____ : ACCESS
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"You're never too _____ learn" : OLDTO
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Evel Knievel act : STUNT
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A pastel : AQUA
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Bern's river : AARE
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Ne plus ultra : ACME
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Highlander : GAEL
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Humorist Rooney : ANDY
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But: Lat. : SED
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Investor's Ginnie _____ : MAE
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Middle X or O : TAC
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Fraternity letter : RHO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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