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Good Riddance!

New York Times, Sunday, July 17, 1994

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0717 ( 16,322 )
Across
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Declined : EBBED
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Sound of sawing wood : SNORE
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This isn't it : THAT
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Part of the second qtr. : APR
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Conger's cousin : MORAY
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Caught congers : EELED
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Land of ancient Ephesus : IONIA
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Rap's Dr. _____ : DRE
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At the office Mr. Ridder _____ : BOOTEDTHECOMPUTER
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Fondue, for one : DIP
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Shady bunch : ELMS
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Razor brand : ATRA
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To be, to Balzac : ETRE
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Marx born Leonard : CHICO
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''Agnus _____'' : DEI
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At the bank Mr. Ridder _____ : BOUNCEDHISCHECKS
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Woe : SADNESS
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Windward's opposite : ALEE
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Dwarfish : LITTLE
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Kempt : NEAT
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Gudrun's victim : ATLI
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Tours ''Sure!'' : OUI
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Procedure: Abbr. : SYS
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In the gym Mr. Ridder _____ : THREWHISBACKOUT
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LXVII x III : CCI
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Court king Arthur : ASHE
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Deco artist's pseudonym : ERTE
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Bungle : MISDO
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Back at work Mr. Ridder _____ : RANOFFSOMEMEMOS
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Wax-and-tint art form : BATIK
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Alchemical, astrological, etc. : OCCULT
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HBO alternative : AMC
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Home of Proteus and Valentine : VERONA
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Bobsledding track : CHUTE
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In the parking lot Mr. Ridder _____ : DROVEHISCARAWAY
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Type of twill : SERGE
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Rembrandt's ''The _____ of Europa'' : RAPE
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Where leopards get spotted : ZOOS
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Interjections : EHS
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At the restaurant Mr. Ridder _____ : ORDEREDFOODTOGO
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Case makers, for short : DAS
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Inlet : RIA
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Turturro of ''Angie'' : AIDA
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Like gentlemen's agreements : ORAL
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Inventor Otis : ELISHA
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Broker's tip, perhaps : SELL
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Lined, as a furnace hearth : FETTLED
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At the dessert bar Mr. Ridder _____ : MADEABANANASPLIT
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Arctic explorer John : RAE
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Black cats and others : OMENS
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Best Picture of '58 : GIGI
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Locale of Shakespeare's ''fiery portal'' : EAST
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Stolen item that's often returned : KISS
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Lt. Columbo, e.g. : TEC
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In his bedroom Mr. Ridder _____ : TURNEDOUTTHELIGHT
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Writer Leshan : EDA
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Some are gray : AREAS
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Astronomer Tycho : BRAHE
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Brand X : OTHER
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Patriotic women's org. : DAR
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Swallow hole? : NEST
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Pioneer in calculus notation : EULER
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Sweet girl of old song : BETSY
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Fixes firmly : EMBEDS
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Kind of algebra : BOOLEAN
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Cliche : BROMIDE
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Grub : EATS
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Give a new hue : DYE
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Rows : SETTOS
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''Toward Freedom'' autobiographer : NEHRU
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Short play? : REC
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Tokugawa shogunate capital : EDO
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_____ balance (have a decisive effect) : TIPTHE
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Muslim nymph : HOURI
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Kitties need them : ANTES
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Make equal : TIE
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More than devotees : ADDICTS
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Tingling : PRICKLY
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Calmly lies : REPOSES
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Primitive: Prefix : ARCHI
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Applies with cotton balls : DABS
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Ancient Iranian : MEDE
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Worked (up) : HET
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Colombian city : CALI
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Whiffenpoof Society members : ELIS
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Commercial award : CLIO
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Ernie Bilko creator Hiken : NAT
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Ordinal number ender : ETH
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Seuss's ''Horton Hears _____'' : AWHO
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1969 Oates novel : THEM
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Half of sedecim : OCTO
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''Under Hawaiian Skies'' accompanists : UKES
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Toast, in diner slang : RAFT
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Figure-eight half : ESS
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Tree good for carving on : BEECH
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Supply : ARM
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It's burnt or raw : UMBER
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Princess's need : TIARA
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Swamp critters, for short : CROCS
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Stash : CACHE
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Acquire : INCUR
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Simon Legree's creator : STOWE
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''Alice in Wonderland'' cat : DINAH
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Initials, maybe : OKAYS
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Expenditure : OUTGO
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Topps rival, to baseball card collectors : FLEER
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Like some roofs : EAVED
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Sra., across the Pyrenees : MME
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Glass: Sp. : VASO
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Vier preceded : DREI
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_____ avis : RARA
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Unveil, in poetry : OPE
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Alligator logo name : IZOD
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Ice cream _____ : SODA
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Narrow berth : COT
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Visually blah : DRAB
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F.D.R.'s dog : FALA
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Some are essential : OILS
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Was awarded : GOT
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Mere morsel : ORT
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Downgraded : DEMOTED
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San Francisco Bay city : ALAMEDA
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Brandy-Cointreau concoction : SIDECAR
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Acceptable, in some books : ALRIGHT
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Reins cats and dogs? : LEASHES
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Hill V.I.P.: Abbr. : SEN
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''_____ luego!'' : HASTA
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Most discerning : SAGEST
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Markey who played Tarzan's Jane : ENID
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''Mutt and Jeff'' cartoonist Bud : FISHER
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Little on the end : ETTE
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Movie title rider : DESTRY
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Share a view : AGREE
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Girls of Spain : NINAS
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Float decoration : PETAL
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Cousin of a potter's wheel : LATHE
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Graceful bird : KITE
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Coffee container : URN
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Brit. award : OBE
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Land on the Rio de la Plata: Abbr. : URU
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Stroke for Seles : LOB

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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