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New York Times, Monday, May 8, 1995

Author:
Deborah Trombley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Deborah Kathryn Trombley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVWXYZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Trombley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0508 ( 16,617 )

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Across
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Fold of cloth : PLAIT
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Puts a lid on : CAPS
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Oats for horses : FEED
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Main artery : AORTA
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Came to earth : ALIT
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"_____ silly question..." : ASKA
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Unravel : COMEUNDONE
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Brings up the rear : LAGS
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Come into view : EMERGE
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O'Hare abbr. : ETA
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Luxuriant, as vegetation : LUSH
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Secreted : HID
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Amo, _____, amat : AMAS
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"A Hard Day's Night" group : BEATLES
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Fits and _____ : STARTS
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Natural inclination : BENT
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Pouches : SACS
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"Carmen," e.g. : OPERA
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5 1/2-point type : AGATE
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Distance from the equator: Abbr. : LAT
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Hysteria : PANIC
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Café order : MOCHA
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Ensnare : TRAP
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Smell to high heaven : REEK
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Say under oath, with "to" : ATTEST
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Was coquettish : FLIRTED
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Fawn's father : STAG
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Reverse of WSW : ENE
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Saunter, with "along" : POKE
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Pistol-packing org. : NRA
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One who calls balls : UMPIRE
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Unravel : GOTOPIECES
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Coconut's source : PALM
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Come to earth : LAND
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Eyeglasses : SPECS
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Mont Blanc site : ALPS
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Nephew of Abel : ENOS
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Brawl : SETTO
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It may be picked up or set : PACE
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Weaving machine : LOOM
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Épeé ou pistolet : ARME
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Anatomical passage : ITER
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Schooled : TAUGHT
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Ne'er-do-well : CAD
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Healing plant : ALOE
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One of a Columbus trio : PINTA
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Prepares, as rice : STEAMS
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With 29 Down, unravels : FALLSAPART
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Ticker tapes? : EKGS
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Hyphen's cousin : DASH
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Sedaka and Armstrong : NEILS
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Handed out : DEALT
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Over : ATOP
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Fathered : BEGOT
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Pass, as legislation : ENACT
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See 10 Down : ATTHESEAMS
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Babushka : SCARF
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"Walk Away _____" (1966 hit) : RENEE
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Endeavored : TRIED
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Fire : SACK
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Tuscaloosa university, informally : BAMA
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Like old potato chips : STALE
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Steinbeck's "_____ of Eden" : EAST
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Calendar girl : PINUP
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Snarl : TANGLE
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Derelict : REMISS
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Response to a pun : GROAN
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Hemingway nickname : PAPA
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Face-to-face exam : ORAL
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Health food from the sea : KELP
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_____ time (never) : ATNO
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_____ Le Pew : PEPE
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"Body Count" rap star : ICET
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Quadrilateral fig. : RECT
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Bygone gas brand : ESSO
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"_____ bodkins!" : ODS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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