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New York Times, Tuesday, June 13, 1995

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0613 ( 16,653 )

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Across
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"_____ Breaky Heart" : ACHY
5
Mavens : BUFFS
10
Apple of discord contender : HERA
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Oxford, for one : SHOE
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Dicken's Heep : URIAH
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"_____ calling" : AVON
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Early TV western : HOPALONGCASSIDY
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State a new way : RESAY
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Near-homer : TRIPLE
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Hankers afer : WANTS
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"Doggone it!" : SHOOT
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Cessation : END
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"Xanadu" band : ELO
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Rose protector : THORN
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Memory unit : BYTE
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Goes to sea : SETSSAIL
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Former Attorney General Edwin : MEESE
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Flees after release : SKIPSBAIL
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Substantive : MEATY
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Arm of the sea? : TENTACLE
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Queen and workers : ANTS
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In the future : AHEAD
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_____ Tin Tin : RIN
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Giant Mel : OTT
49
Tennis Hall-of-Famer Chris : EVERT
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"_____, the final frontier..." : SPACE
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Doctored : HEALED
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Newsman Arledge : ROONE
55
Beginning : JUMPINGOFFPOINT
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African snakes : ASPS
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Extremely cold : GELID
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Luxuriant : LUSH
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_____ noire : BETE
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Idyllic spots : EDENS
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Captain Hook's right hand, so to speak : SMEE
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Cigarette tip : ASH
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Bach work : CHORALE
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Wish otherwise : HOPENOT
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Matzoh's lack : YEAST
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Underwater hazard marker : BUOY
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Vase : URN
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_____ Newtons : FIG
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Ingredient : FACTOR
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Former Israeli defense minister : SHARON
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Fastening device : HASP
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Hex sign : EVILEYE
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Mice, squirrels, etc. : RODENTS
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At least one : ANY
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_____ Vegas : LAS
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Take a load off : SIT
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Director Craven : WES
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Armada member : SHIP
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Gunfighter's wear : HOLSTER
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Scottish wear : DEE
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Mai _____ : TAI
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Mr. Lugosi : BELA
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Jet-set jets : SSTS
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Word with light or write : SKY
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Cal Tech rival : MIT
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Pooped : BEAT
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Charades "little word" : AND
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Long March participant : MAO
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Bubble over : ENTHUSE
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Endeavor : ATTEMPT
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A real head case? : CRANIUM
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Permit : LICENSE
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Pilot's heading : ENE
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Exact satisfaction for : AVENGE
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Was noncommittal : HEDGED
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Crimson rival : ELI
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Soak (up) : SOP
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Betting systems : POOLS
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Cathedral part : APSE
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Country mail systems, for short : RFDS
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Poke : JAB
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Flamenco cry : OLE
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Five-spot : FIN
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Charades "little word" : THE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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