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New York Times, Friday, July 22, 1994

Magistrate in Dryden's "Absalom and Achitophel"

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {XYZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times7/22/94 ( No. 16,327 )

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Across
1
Grinder : PEPPERMILL
11
Magistrate in Dryden's "Absalom and Achitophel" : AGAG
15
Sultry star of "A Man and a Woman" : ANOUKAIMEE
16
Western wolf : LOBO
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Copying, with "after" : PATTERNING
18
Shake, in away : LOSE
19
911 abbr. : EMS
20
Splinter group : SECT
21
Brown baggers? : WINOS
22
Old Portuguese coins : REIS
24
Pet nickname : DEARIE
27
Dockworkers' grp. : ILA
28
Postman's challenge : SLEET
30
1981. Rolling Stones hit : STARTMEUP
32
Short-bodied dog : PUG
34
Franck detective ___ Clovis Desire Pel : EVARISTE
35
It won't go along for the ride : JETSAM
38
Make balance : EQUATE
39
Reflecting reality as a single unit : MONISTIC
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Prefix with metrics : ISO
42
Shelf coverings : OILCLOTHS
44
1961 fad, with "the" : TWIST
48
Messenger ___ : RNA
49
Lauder et al. : ESTEES
51
Unescorted : SOLO
52
Brand advertised as "two mints in one" : CERTS
54
Proceedings : ACTA
56
Ruckus : DIN
57
Sharpen, as a knife : EDGE
58
Would-be journeyman : APPRENTICE
61
Actor Mischa : AUER
62
Sponge : FREELOADER
63
Passe hairstyle : UPDO
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Not the reigning champs : CONTENDERS
Down
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Print media : PAPERS
2
Canine's coat : ENAMEL
3
Richie's TV buddy : POTSIE
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Shot or well follower : PUT
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Squeezes (out) : EKES
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Stood up, in dialect : RARED
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Walks primly : MINCES
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Look like : IMITATE
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Dawson of football : LEN
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Part of a journey : LEG
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1973 hit "___ Know" : ALLI
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Most thuggish : GOONIEST
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Sheer : ABSOLUTE
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Gets overexcited : GOESAPE
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Half a coin motto : WETRUST
23
Type of tank : SEPTIC
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Like some reviews : RAVE
26
Kirkuk denizen : IRAQI
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Scraps : TUSSLES
31
Cat cries : MIAOWS
33
Los ___, Calif. : GATOS
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Enlisted : JOINEDUP
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Swollen : ENLARGED
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Chef's protector : MITT
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Passage of poetry or music : MORCEAU
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Depreciate : CHEAPEN
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Like some identities : SECRET
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Silver ___ (cloud seed) : IODIDE
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Kitchen gadget : SLICER
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Cosmetic preparations : TONERS
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Stone marker : STELE
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Mr. T's real name : TERO
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Pretty soon : ANON
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Half the N.F.L.: Abbr. : AFC
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Turn ___ (start making money) : PRO
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Tiny bit : TAD

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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