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New York Times, Friday, June 2, 1995

"And Still I ___" (Maya Angelou poem)

Author:
Frank A. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times6/2/95 ( No. 16,642 )

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Across
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Gertrude Stein portraitist, 1906 : PICASSO
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Range : COMPASS
15
Comical : AMUSING
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Like some charged atoms : ANIONIC
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Sun blocker : PARASOL
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One way to row a boat : MERRILY
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Qabus bin Said's domain : OMAN
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"And Still I ___" (Maya Angelou poem) : RISE
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Kudos : ECLAT
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Meal starter : OAT
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Misters abroad : SENORS
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Fifth gear : HIGH
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Cousin of the spoonbill : STORK
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One who helps tie a knot : GROOM
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Once called : NEE
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More eldritch : EERIER
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Uncentered? : CORELESS
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With vehemence : VIOLENTLY
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Majesty : SPLENDOR
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Buckwheat plant : SORREL
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
46
Drain : SEWER
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Supermodel Campbell : NAOMI
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Homebuilder's supply : LATH
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Preoccupy : OBSESS
53
Asian holiday : TET
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Coins of minuscule value : LIRAS
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Write back : RSVP
57
Brusque : CURT
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Colombia-Venezuela border river : ORINOCO
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Orchestrate : ARRANGE
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Line of drying hay : WINDROW
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Snake : MEANDER
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Playground fixtures : SEESAWS
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Stalin's economic plans, e.g. : PENTADS
Down
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Babe in a bundle : PAPOOSE
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Yemen, before 1962 : IMAMATE
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Art professional : CURATOR
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Strong ___ ox : ASAN
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One in the family : SIS
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Insomnia cause : SNORE
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Flirting with, in a way : OGLING
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Yaoundé is its capital : CAMEROON
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"A Chorus Line" hit : ONE
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Muck : MIRE
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Swing site : PORCH
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Kind of dye : ANILINE
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Fermented fodders : SILAGES
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Hilts:swords::snaths:___ : SCYTHES
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Morgan le Fay, e.g. : SORCERESS
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Knitting bag items : SKEINS
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Alphabetizes : SORTS
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Cleave : RIVE
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Products of vines : MELONS
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Buckjumper's event : RODEO
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Neighbor of Cygnus : LYRA
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Hardly museumgoers : LOWBROWS
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Turns yellow : SALLOWS
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Kind of dog : PRAIRIE
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Camp sight : LATRINE
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Hotel lobby, sometimes : ROTUNDA
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Surfaced : EMERGED
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Ambulance equipment : LITTERS
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Overhaul : REVAMP
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Custody : HANDS
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River through Berlin : SPREE
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Marsh bird : SORA
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Insincere talk : CANT
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Bullyrag : COW
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Campaigned : RAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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