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New York Times, Saturday, June 4, 1994

It's usually white when it's little

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQYZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times6/4/94 ( No. 16,279 )
Across
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Not quite tithes : ELEVENTHS
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Miles Archer's partner of fiction : SPADE
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Friml operetta of 1924 : ROSEMARIE
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Advance rudely : ELBOW
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Lifeless : INANIMATE
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Wide-eyed : NAIVE
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Noncombatant group : NEUTRALS
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Bust maker : RAIDER
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___ loss for words : ATA
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Testifier : WITNESS
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Greatest extent : LENGTH
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Word with golf or grass : WIDOW
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"Payment ___" : ISDUE
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Broad-minded : TOLERANT
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Actor Morales : ESAI
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Plant bulbs : CORMS
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Southwestern Indians : TAOS
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1943 Agnes de Mille work : OKLAHOMA
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Palermo party : FESTA
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Some coll. tests : LSATS
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Outer layer : CORTEX
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Germane : APROPOS
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Try : TAX
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Whips : BASTES
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Heliolater : SUNLOVER
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Second cranial nerve : OPTIC
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Singer born Clara Ann Fowler : PATTIPAGE
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Brag : VAUNT
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Commemorating : INTOKENOF
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Fairy tale figures : ELVES
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Stealthy : NOISELESS
Down
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William Drennan poem of 1795 : ERIN
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Kind of wolf : LONE
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Birthright seller : ESAU
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Air out : VENT
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Mideast princedom : EMIRATE
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1969 Super Bowl M.V.P. : NAMATH
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Skipping sounds : TRALA
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Slugs : HITS
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Get the point : SEE
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One in 100 : SENATOR
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Bourbon cutter : PLAINWATER
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"___ with Me" (old hymn) : ABIDE
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Antiwar group : DOVES
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Rose holders, maybe : EWERS
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Midway sights : RIDES
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Role for Elizabeth Perkins : WILMA
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It's usually white when it's little : LIE
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Bygone motoring brand : ESSO
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Minn. neighbor : NDAK
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Bourbon cutter? : GUILLOTINE
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Payoff for early birds : WORMS
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Sweetums : TOOTS
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Tweed's thorn : NAST
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Carry-along : TOTE
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Most ancient of Greek gods : CHAOS
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Alto ___ : SAX
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Features : ASPECTS
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Sly : FOXLIKE
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Pound measures? : CANTOS
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Foregoing : ABOVE
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Kind of cross : PAPAL
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Block of rows toward the back : RSTUV
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Flavor start : TUTTI
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Healthy: lt. : SANO
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Auto import from Europe : OPEL
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Farm pointer? : VANE
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Conceits : EGOS
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Arbiters of plays : REFS
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Immobilize : PIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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