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HIGHS AND LOWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 5, 1994

Author:
Dean Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 59 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0605 ( 16,280 )
Across
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Soprano Teresa : STRATAS
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Relieves : SALVES
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Jalopies : CRATES
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Get along peacefully : COEXIST
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Common sweetener : PLEASE
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Oust : REMOVE
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Trattoria serving : ANGELHAIRPASTA
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Choice word : EITHER
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Pied-a-_____ : TERRE
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Die _____ (German elite) : REICHEN
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Bambi's aunt : ENA
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"_____ right with the world" : ALLS
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At least R-rated : STEAMY
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Inoperative : VOID
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Kind of joint : CLIP
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Nightclub : BOITE
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1955 Disney dog : LADY
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Cheviot sounds : BAAS
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"When We Were Very Young" writer : MILNE
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Shaped roughly, as stone : SCABBLED
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Laws-to-be : BILLS
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Prison camps : GULAGS
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Out for the night : ABED
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Ballet move : PLIE
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_____ the saddle (proud) : TALLIN
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Site of the Piltdown man hoax : SUSSEX
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Cliche-in-the-making : TRUISM
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Chinese porcelain : CELADON
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Highlanders pattern : PLAID
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Word among Friends : THEE
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Waistbands : SASHES
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Buddy : BRO
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Part of I.L.G.W.U.: Abbr. : INTL
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Everglade : MARSH
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Novel conclusions : ETTES
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Hustler from Minnesota : FATS
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Dept. of Transportation agcy. : FAA
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Stand for : DENOTE
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Things to pay : DUES
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Java flavoring : MOCHA
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Olympics event since 1896 : FENCING
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John Wayne productions : OATERS
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Starter of a sort : CARKEY
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Brutalize : ILLUSE
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On the qui _____ : VIVE
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Outfit : TOGS
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Vehicle stickers, e.g. : DECALS
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Tractor name : DEERE
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Certain acid salts : BROMATES
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Widely sighted figure : ELVIS
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"_____ for All Seasons" : AMAN
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Sports org. : NCAA
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Shumagin islander : ALEUT
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Part of A.F.L.-C.I.O.: Abbr. : AMER
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Sorority letters : TAUS
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Kind of humor : ETHNIC
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To be, to Babette : ETRE
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June bug : DOR
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Railroad mechanism : SHUNTER
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TV workers' union, for short : AFTRA
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Step on the gas : REV
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Store fodder : ENSILE
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Popular dessert : DEVILSFOODCAKE
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Help around the office : STENOS
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Ogata Korin painting : IRISES
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Tutsi or Hutu national : RWANDAN
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One who's quizzed : TESTEE
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Tardy arriving : INLATE
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Man-becomes-cobra flick of 1973 : SSSSSSS
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Egyptian symbols : SCARABS
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"Wild Thing" rapper : TONELOC
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Royal duds : REGALIA
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Jack's tool : AXE
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Pinball goof : TILT
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Residue : ASHES
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All shook up : STARTLED
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Difference between prices bid and asked : SPREAD
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High point : ALP
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60's tripper Timothy : LEARY
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Amphora : VASE
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Summery : ESTIVAL
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Littoral : SEACOAST
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Something to believe in : CREED
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Harness part : REIN
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Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
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1955 Audie Murphy flick : TOHELLANDBACK
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Prime-time time : EVENING
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Shawls : SERAPES
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"_____ the news today, oh boy" (Beatles lyric) : IREAD
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Welcome words : HIS
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Fourth-century church father : STBASIL
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Gene Austin's five-million seller : MYBLUEHEAVEN
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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Fell off : EBBED
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Birth, so to speak : BLESSEDEVENT
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Meditates : MULLS
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Superman foe Luthor : LEX
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Three, of a kind : III
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Chorus songs : GLEES
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"Shazam!" : PRESTO
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Feels (for) : ACHES
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Neaten, with "up" : SPIFF
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Forearm bones : ULNAE
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1989 best seller, with "The" : SATANICVERSES
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"Comin' _____ the Rye" : THRO
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Full-fledged : MATURE
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One _____ other : ORTHE
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Have _____ in the matter : NOSAY
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Strong flavors : TANGS
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Starts of many Quebec place names : STES
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Screen lists : MENUS
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Moving words : FORSALE
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Particular pickles : DILLS
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Source of igneous rock : MAGMA
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Filmmaker Rene _____ : CLAIR
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French shooting match : TIR
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Whisper sweet nothings : COO
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English king called Ironside : EDMUNDII
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Quislings : TRAITORS
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Least exciting : DEADEST
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Los Angeles suburb : ELMONTE
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American rival, once : EASTERN
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Rocky Mountains park : BANFF
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Double duos : TETRADS
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Some vacuum cleaners : EUREKAS
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Ginsburg colleague : STEVENS
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Sports org. : AAU
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Gliding step : CHASSE
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"_____ Dream" (1986 pop hit) : THESE
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1974 pension provision: Abbr. : ERISA
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Plains people : CROWS
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_____-eyed : SLOE
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Infamy : EVIL
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Nabokov heroine et al. : ADAS
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Savings acct. abbr. : INT
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Permit : LET
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Brain and spinal cord: Abbr. : CNS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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