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Famous Dieters

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 1994

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0724 ( 16,329 )
Across
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Yacht spot : MARINA
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Greenspan's domain : THEFED
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Haifa hi : SHALOM
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Coordinates : ALINES
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Eastern European nation : ROMANIA
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Mexican state south of Jalisco : COLIMA
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Get a grip on : CLENCH
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Dieting Supreme Court Justice : OWENDELLHOLMES
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Telly on the telly : KOJAK
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Aesir member : ODIN
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Springfield family, with "The" : SIMPSONS
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Radio choice : STATION
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Teach : EDIFY
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Damage, so to speak : COST
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Add aroma to : CENSE
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Hardly art : SHLOCK
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River through Leeds : AIRE
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Set the price : ASK
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Gaps to be bridged : GULFS
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Dieting comic : MORESTERDAM
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Not too badly : SOSO
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Physicist Georg : OHM
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April mailing : RETURN
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Word with ad or gay : LIB
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Pedestal figure : IDOL
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Festival of deliverance : PURIM
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On _____ with : APAR
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Nationality suffix : ESE
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Amandine Dupin's pen name : SAND
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Mother of Salome : HERODIAS
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No good : VOIDED
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Dieting industralist : ELIUSVANDERBILT
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Sucker seeker : BARNUM
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Officially, Alcatraz had none : ESCAPEES
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Cubemeister Rubik : ERNO
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Live : ARE
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1935 Cagney film : GMEN
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Miss Webb of "Our Town" : EMILY
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Speaking role for Rocky Lane : MRED
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Fisher's gear : BOB
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Virgil hero : AENEAS
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Manuscript encl. : SAE
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Big rig : SEMI
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Dieting actor : ESEARLJONES
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March honoree, for short : STPAT
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Part of Italy : TOE
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Individual : SELF
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Recorded : ONTAPE
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Greek god's blood : ICHOR
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Wear out : FRAY
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Some type: Abbr. : ITALS
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Winter Olympics sight : SKIJUMP
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Overwhelms : BESIEGES
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Actress Swenson : INGA
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Cassette top : SIDEA
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Dieting Founding Father : ALEXANDERILTON
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With 114 Down, ship of song : ROBERT
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A hairline can do it : RECEDE
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"Happy Hooker" Hollander : XAVIERA
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One way to lie : INWAIT
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Ross and others : BETSYS
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Socialites : JETSET
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Miss Universe, e.g. : BEAUTY
Down
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McLarty and the Knife : MACKS
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Dispense carefully : ALLOT
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Dieting baseball player : RIEJACKSON
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Born : INNATE
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Bit of romance : NECKING
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Refuse : ASH
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Like taken paths : TROD
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Denzel "St. Elsewhere" co-star : HOWIE
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Touches up : EMENDS
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Cool off : FAN
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Word before and after "to" : END
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Do alternative : DIE
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Jerk : SCHMO
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Basketball, slangily : HOOPS
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Selected athlete : ALLSTAR
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Fancy wheels : LIMO
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Dodona message : OMEN
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Physics calculation : MASS
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Michaels and Martino : ALS
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Laps : LICKSUP
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Scott Turow book : ONEL
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Midwest megacampus: Abbr. : OSU
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German pronoun : IHM
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"Dona _____ and Her Two Husbands" : FLOR
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Knight time : YORE
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Govt. program for the unemployed : CETA
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Unemployed : IDLED
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Hike : RAISE
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Lay (in) : EMBED
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Sale condition : ASIS
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Kind of water : SODA
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Quartets : FOURS
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Tuesday type : SHROVE
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Heartthroub singer Randy : TRAVIS
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Matriculate : ENROL
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Former : OLDEN
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Touchy one : MIDAS
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Little: Fr. : PEU
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Kind of meat : MINCE
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Where Gott resides : HIMMEL
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"Careless Love" novelist Alice : ADAMS
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Art photos : SEPIAS
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New couples : ITEMS
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Indiana Senator Richard : LUGAR
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Got a new roomer : RELET
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Bygone notable : BEY
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Start of a Victor Herbert title : BABES
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Revolted : AROSE
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Revolter : REBEL
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Dieting Prime Minister : RRETRUDEAU
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Nobody, in ancient Rome : NEMO
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Garfield's pal : ODIE
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Benefited from : ENJOYED
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Bright, colorwise : NEON
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Nay sayer : ANTI
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Pants part : SEAT
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Adds on : AFFIXES
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Karlovy Vary is one : SPA
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City north of Livorno : PISA
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Cry of horror, in the comics : ACK
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1989 Paul McCartney song : THISONE
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Ruling groups : ELITES
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Algonquin language : OJIBWA
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Set : READY
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"_____ of God" : AGNES
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Insomnia cause : SNORE
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Kind of system : MERIT
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Barbecued item : PATTY
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Biting comment : BARB
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See 124 Across : ELEE
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Branch : SECT
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Driver's license info : SEX
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Relative of the midge : GNAT
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Onetime Indian government : RAJ
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"_____ got it!" : IVE
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Aflame : LIT
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Kid : RIB

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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