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New York Times, Thursday, June 29, 1995

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.61004
Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0629 ( 16,669 )

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Across
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Artists' headwear : BERETS
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"So?" : WHOCARES
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1994 World Cup finalist : ITALIA
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Fort Shafter site : HONOLULU
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Indiana squad : PACERS
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Bad : INEDIBLE
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Bar fruit : OLIVES
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President pro ____ : TEM
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Not naturally colored : DYED
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Dough : DINERO
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Cable staple : ESPN
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Stops broadcasting : SIGNSOFF
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Reduced to shreds : TOREUP
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A new beginning : NEO
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Actress Mimieux : YVETTE
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Uxmal residents : MAYAS
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A sib : BRO
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Wow : AMAZE
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1988 Michener epic : ALASKA
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Moron's comment : DUH
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Himalayan area : SIKKIM
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Bobsled team member : BRAKEMAN
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Eagles do it : SOAR
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Uncivilized one : SAVAGE
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Greenish-yellow pear : BOSC
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Big-selling card game : UNO
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Famous landing site : ARARAT
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Sen. John McCain, e.g. : ARIZONAN
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Exemplar of cruelty : SADIST
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Like some differences : SEMANTIC
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Opposite of "Attention!" : ATEASE
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After-dinner order : ESPRESSO
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General reply : YESSIR
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Rifle stands : BIPODS
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And others : ETALII
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Stepping on it : RACING
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Football team : ELEVEN
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Ones who are getting weary : TIRERS
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Hairstylist Vidal : SASSOON
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Vehicle in the news, 1995 : WHITEFORDBRONCO
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Sharpens : HONES
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Bad way to run : ONEMPTY
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Cape ____ (Buzzards Bay locale) : COD
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"Put ____ on it!" : ALID
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Shade of red : RUBY
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Model Macpherson : ELLE
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Wooed : SUED
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Old Chevy model : NOVA
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Second of 12: Abbr. : FEB
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Rock group from Athens, Georgia : REM
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Sorority letter : ETA
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1989 Bruce Chatwin novel : UTZ
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It precedes cue : PEE
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Parents : MAS
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N.F.L. kicker ____ Haji-Sheikh : ALI
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Chatter : YAK
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Cross-examine : ASK
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Tommy Moe transportation : SKIS
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"____ Town" : OUR
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Comes (to) : AMOUNTS
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Expresses one's view : HASASAY
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Japanese for "empty hand" : KARATE
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Dodges : EVADES
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Shriver and others : MARIAS
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Chang rival : AGASSI
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Certain fisherman : NETTER
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Writer Nin : ANAIS
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Pyramid part : BASE
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Miner matters : ORES
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Easy mark : SIMP
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Old-time dictator : CZAR
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Countdown penultimate : ONE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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