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New York Times, Tuesday, July 25, 1995

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CFQUXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0725 ( 16,695 )

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Across
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Tijuana's locale, informally : BAJA
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Pro ____ (proportionately) : RATA
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Amount bet : STAKE
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Pagan god : IDOL
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Decorative pitcher : EWER
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Electrical pioneer Nikola : TESLA
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Valley : DELL
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Witch's blemish : WART
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"All hope abandon, ye who ____ here!" : ENTER
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Home addition : ELL
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Century-old time : GAYNINETIES
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Polk's successor : TAYLOR
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Auction : SALE
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McGuffey book : READER
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Kind of measles : GERMAN
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Scrooge's visitor : GHOST
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Circus employee : TAMER
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Sooner than : ERE
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Furor : RAGE
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Bates, for one : MOTEL
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Barbra's "A Star Is Born" co-star : KRIS
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Secret ending : IVE
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Jockey rival : HANES
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Buenos ____ : AIRES
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Fright : TERROR
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Exquisite : DAINTY
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Ancient land east of the Tigris : ELAM
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Prepared, as tomatoes : STEWED
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Roy Rogers's theme song : HAPPYTRAILS
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"Sweet as apple cider" girl : IDA
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TV soldiers of fortune : ATEAM
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N.F.L. coach Jim : MORA
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Tennis score : ADIN
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Newswoman Shriver : MARIA
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____ even keel : ONAN
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Investor's purchase : BOND
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Rear : STERN
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Darn : MEND
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Influence : SWAY
Down
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Bathroom fixture : BIDET
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____ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Blackbeard flew one : JOLLYROGER
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Totality : ALL
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Finder's fee : REWARD
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"Begone!" : AWAY
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Sea swallow : TERN
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Cager Gilmore : ARTIS
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Three Rivers Stadium player : STEELER
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Campground denizen : TENTER
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____ spumante : ASTI
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Swiss painter : KLEE
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Roasting items : EARS
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One with kids : GOAT
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Conrad of "The Kiss" : NAGEL
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____ majesté : LESE
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Thames town : ETON
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Appraised : RATED
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Lehár operetta, with "The" : MERRYWIDOW
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Indy 500's Luyendyk : ARIE
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Eliot of "The Untouchables" : NESS
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It's stuck in beach sandals : GRIT
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Contain : HAVE
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Miniplateau : MESA
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Corday's victim : MARAT
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Pass, as a forged check : KITE
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Francis of Assisi, e.g. : HOLYMAN
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Aardvark's meal : ANTS
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Fix : REPAIR
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Hispaniola, e.g. : ISLAND
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1983 Michael Keaton film : MRMOM
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Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
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Beaut : DANDY
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Easter dinners : HAMS
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Rat-____ : ATAT
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Balzac's "Le ____ Goriot" : PERE
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Tiptop : AONE
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Kurdish home : IRAN
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Stomach muscles, for short : ABS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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