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New York Times, Tuesday, June 14, 1994

Like an inept photographer's subject?

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times6/14/94 ( No. 16,289 )

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Across
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Mercury or Mars : GOD
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Good old boy : BUBBA
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Double-crosser : SNEAK
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1979. film "Norma ___" : RAE
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W.W.I battle site : YPRES
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Pomme de ___ (French potato) : TERRE
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Modern bank "employee": Abbr. : ATM
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"___ in Venice" : DEATH
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Feeling regret : RUING
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Night photographer's work, with "a"? : SHOTINTHEDARK
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Common connectors : ANDS
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Bother : ADO
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Wears well : LASTS
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Kind of budget : BALANCED
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Dustin, in "Midnight Cowboy" : RATSO
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Actress Ward of "Sisters" : SELA
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Exist : ARE
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Like an inept photographer's subject? : OUTOFTHEPICTURE
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Christina's dad : ARI
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Snoop Doggy Dogg songs : RAPS
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Ploys : RUSES
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Indy and Daytona : RACEWAYS
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Classified : RATED
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Sleep stage: Abbr. : REM
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Family member : AUNT
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Photojournalists' choices? : SNAPDECISIONS
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"___ Paradiso" (1966 film) : HOTEL
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Catalyst : AGENT
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Mining area : PIT
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"___ of robins in her hair" : ANEST
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San ___, Calif. : MATEO
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Mill, to a cent : TENTH
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Embellish : ADORN
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___ Guinea : NEW
Down
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Fat, in France : GRAS
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Vow : OATH
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Floor model : DEMO
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Owing to : BYDINTOF
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Defeats : UPENDS
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Imps : BRATS
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One of the March sisters : BETH
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Netman Arthur : ASHE
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Road, in Roma : STRADA
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Reflex messenger : NEURON
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Composer Satie : ERIK
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Prince Valiant's son : ARN
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Fraternity party staple : KEG
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"Jerusalem Delivered" poet : TASSO
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Author Esquivel : LAURA
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Greek : ATTIC
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Computer sounds : BEEPS
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Swiss range : ALPS
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Trigger : CAUSE
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Fumbled : ERRED
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Grades below the curve : DEES
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Surf sound : ROAR
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Open carriage : SHAY
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Chaplin persona : TRAMP
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Shadow-y surname? : CRANSTON
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___ -frutti : TUTTI
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One of the Gallos : ERNEST
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Affluence : WEALTH
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Spoiler : RUINER
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Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
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British gun : STEN
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Lady of Spain : DAMA
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"Holy moly!" : EGAD
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Unrestricted : OPEN
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Supreme Court complement : NINE
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Brood : STEW
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Topper : HAT
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Single : ONE

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

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