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Scientific Nomenclature

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 1995

Author:
Naomi Geller Lipsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 170, Blocks: 98 Missing: {X} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Lipsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 16,686 )
Across
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Studied intently : PORED
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Villa features : ATRIA
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Hunt : TRACK
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"Rather!" : QUITE
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Cultural prefix : ETHNO
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Crazies : LOONS
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Anthropoid's cousin : HUMAN
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Drugged : UNDER
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Scientist featured in an adventure film? : THEJOULEOFTHENILE
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For the birds : AVIAN
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Long-necked distilling vessels : RETORTS
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Mullah's text : KORAN
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Snow vehicle : SLEDGE
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Superficially cultured : ARTY
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Telecommunications inits. : ATT
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Major oil corp. : ARCO
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Backscratch, politically : LOGROLL
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Liberal one : SHARER
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Fore-and-after : KETCH
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Number five iron : MASHIE
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"_____first you..." : IFAT
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With lines : RULED
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Prefix with angle or borough : TRI
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Austen title : EMMA
56
"Quo Vadis?" figure : NERO
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Yuletide : NOEL
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Decorates over : REDOES
61
Scientist featured in a Southern novel? : FREUDGREENTOMATOES
66
Pulitzer author Russel : NYE
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It's across the strait from Singapore : SUMATRA
68
Guru's home : ASHRAM
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Celestial firework : COMET
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"_____ live and breathe!" : ASI
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Number of dresses? : SIZE
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Type of shirt : TEE
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Mountain where Dionysus was hidden : NYSA
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Space, to poets : ETHER
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Bona fide : REAL
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By : PER
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B.&O. and others : RRS
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Sun : ORB
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Prototype, for short : DEMO
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Six-time Emmy-winning actor : ASNER
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Word with Georgia or high : TECH
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Stop on some art tours, with "the" : MET
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Gall : BILE
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Johnny _____ : REB
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Religious rationalist : DEIST
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Caribbean capital : HAVANA
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Tropical drinks : NECTARS
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Typist's stat. : WPM
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Scientist featured in a cliff-hanger series? : THEPERILSOFPAULING
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Golden years : HEYDAY
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Miss Horne : LENA
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Beckett's homeland : EIRE
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Cherub, at Notre Dame : ANGE
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Move laterally : EDGE
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"What's the _____?" : USE
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A Patriarch : ISAAC
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Resident suffixes : ITES
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Rubber : ERASER
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Gilder's undercoating : GESSO
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Grinding tool : MULLER
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Alluring girls : LOLITAS
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Except : SAVE
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Eur. airline : SAS
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Stimulating shrub : COCA
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Urban subsection : GHETTO
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Tool for Archimedes : LEVER
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Sits with bad posture : SPRAWLS
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Bouquet _____ (chef's bundle) : GARNI
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Scientist featured in an X-rated film? : IAMCURIEOUSYELLOW
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Nahuatl Indian : AZTEC
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Chosen : ELECT
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Endangered bird : CRANE
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Assemblies : PLENA
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British foes, 1899-1902 : BOERS
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Pick up on : SENSE
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Amateurs : TYROS
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Like some cereal : OATEN
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Edomite capital : PETRA
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Alternative : OTHER
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Role for Clark : RHETT
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Waiter's exclamation : ENJOY
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It comes with a catch : DOOR
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Kind of cast : ALLSTAR
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Low digit : TOE
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Dupe : ROOK
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Dope : INFO
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Second word of Kansas' motto : ASTRA
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From that place : THENCE
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Series : RUN
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"Lucky Jim" author : AMIS
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Cellular response? : CALL
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Kowtow (to) : KNEEL
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Ancestral zebra : QUAGGA
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Inexperienced : UNVERSED
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Uganda's Amin : IDI
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Leaves in the cup : TEA
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Directional suffix : ERN
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Mormon refuge : UTAH
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Refer, with "back" : HARK
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Champagne title : DOM
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More bona fide : TRUER
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Hassock : OTTOMAN
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Scientist featured in a cowboy tune? : OHMONTHERANGE
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Overseas sailor : LIMEY
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Business owner's paper : LEASE
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Brewery products : STOUTS
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Allure competitor : ELLE
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Give a new pew : RESEAT
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Peanut butter choice : CREAMY
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To the _____ (maximally) : HILT
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Steeps : INFUSES
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Scientist featured in a romantic ditty? : FERMIANDMYGAL
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Section : AREA
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More opaque : DENSER
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Easter preceder : NOR
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_____ Speedwagon : REO
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Salinger heroine : ESME
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Nerd : DRIP
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Newspaper : GAZETTE
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Insulating : THERMAL
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Wind instrument : OCARINA
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Title sister in an Eastwood film : SARA
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Schedule abbr. : ETD
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Before : ERE
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No-good bum : SOB
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Is revealed : EMERGES
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Rolls, so to speak : ROBS
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"School Daze" director : LEE
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Karate instructor : SENSEI
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Conte _____ (fairy tale): Fr. : BLEU
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Miss Hayworth : RITA
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Snap comment? : CHEESE
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Take control of : HARNESS
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Eastern philosophy : TAOISM
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Bakery goodie : ECLAIR
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Timid : SHY
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______ Dolorosa (Christ's path to the Cross) : VIA
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Shade : TINT
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Potter's aid : WHEEL
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Five of trumps, in card talk : PEDRO
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Advertisement : PLUG
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Lady of the Haus : FRAU
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Carillon sounds : PEALS
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Klein or Claiborne, e.g. : DESIGNER
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Marxist groups : CLASSES
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Law school course : ETHICS
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Actress _____ Dawn Chong : RAE
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Pay homage to : SALUTE
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Beyond : OVER
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Wordsmith Willard : ESPY
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Porcine locales : STIES
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Dispossess : EVICT
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Arum lily : CALLA
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Baby bird : OWLET
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Duplicate : CLONE
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Dam site : ASWAN
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"Peter Rabbit," for one : TALE
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Sign : OMEN
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Unnerving: Var. : EERY
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Surf sound : ROAR
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"_____ Man" (Estevez film) : REPO
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Jaw : GAB
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_____ dye : AZO
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Injection units : CCS
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One of the Spanish : UNO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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