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New York Times, Monday, July 17, 1995

Author:
Kenneth Witte
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kenneth Witte

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Witte. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0717 ( 16,687 )

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Across
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Word before "of health" or "of directors" : BOARD
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Adroit : DEFT
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Notion : IDEA
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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Lamb's nom de plume : ELIA
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Netting : MESH
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Makes a good start : GETSTOFIRSTBASE
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Understand : SEE
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Mr. Onassis : ARI
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Celebrity : STARDOM
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Bearing : MIEN
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Common Market money : ECU
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Isolated : OUTINLEFTFIELD
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Peter and Paul, e.g., but not Mary : TSARS
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Defeat decisively : ROUT
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Eggs : OVA
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It marches on : TIME
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Bar seat : STOOL
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Nasty, as a comment : ACID
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____ of a kind : ONE
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Caesar and Vicious, e.g. : SIDS
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Radarange maker : AMANA
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Attempt to win approval : GRANDSTANDPLAY
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Enemy : FOE
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Lasses' mates : LADS
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Blueprint : DIAGRAM
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Letter before omega : PSI
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Jiang Qing's husband : MAO
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Trying hard : INTHEREPITCHING
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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Intend : MEAN
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Architectural style : TUDOR
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Light for serenaders : MOON
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Terrier type : SKYE
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Parisian river : SEINE
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Catches, as game : BAGS
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S-shaped curve : OGEE
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Jovial Johnson : ARTE
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Legal matter : RES
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Holds in custody : DETAINS
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Emulate Webster : DEFINE
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Evergreens : FIRS
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Not gross : TASTEFUL
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Stain : IMBRUE
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Conked out, as a battery : DEAD
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Conoco competitor : ESSO
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"Pardon me..." : AHEM
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Oka River city : OREL
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Unspoken : TACIT
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Bog : MIRE
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"Beetle Bailey" pooch : OTTO
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Taking advantage of : USING
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Not as wild : TAMER
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"The Road Not Taken" poet : FROST
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Besides : TOO
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Like the 11:00 news, usually : LOCAL
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Gulf of Riga tributary : DVINA
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Call it ____ (stop working) : ADAY
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Pistols, swords, etc. : SIDEARMS
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N.F.L. scores : TDS
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Sound equipment : AMPS
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Sleep loudly : SNORE
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More than devotees : ADDICTS
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Kabul native : AFGHAN
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Type of skiing : ALPINE
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Boss Tweed nemesis : NAST
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Carpe ____ : DIEM
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Division word : INTO
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____ time (never) : ATNO
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Earth inheritors, with "the" : MEEK
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The south of France : MIDI
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Forthwith : ANON
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Folklore villain : OGRE
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Remunerate : PAY
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Cry's partner : HUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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