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New York Times, Wednesday, July 5, 1995

Start of a Wayne Gretzky quote

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norman S. Wizer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Wizer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times7/5/95 ( No. 16,675 )
Across
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"What ___ is new?" : ELSE
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The Bible's Kingdom of ___ : JUDAH
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Probability : ODDS
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Strange: Prefix : XENO
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Reckon : OPINE
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Needle : TWIT
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Start of a Wayne Gretzky quote : IDONTSKATEWHERE
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Sun. delivery : SER
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Limit 10 ___ (checkout sign) : ITEMS
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Fisherman in the Sargasso : EELER
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Railroad bridge : TRESTLE
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Existential writer : SARTRE
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Part 2 of the quote : THEPUCKIS
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Sharp irritation : PIQUE
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Stationery order : REAM
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Table leaving : TIP
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Opposite of flunked : ACED
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Word before box or proof : IDIOT
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Like a buck or boar : MALE
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British ending : ZED
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Covered walkway : STOA
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Arched ceiling : VAULT
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Part 3 of the quote : BUTWHEREI
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Affidavit taker : NOTARY
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Undertones : MURMURS
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Parroting : APING
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Palm leaf : FROND
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Enthusiast, slangily : NUT
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End of the quote : BELIEVEITWILLBE
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Loads from lodes : ORES
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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Ill temper : BILE
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Blowout : BASH
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Run-down : SEEDY
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"___ lively!" : STEP
Down
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Be real : EXIST
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Type of hosen : LEDER
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A little night music? : SNORE
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Long time : EON
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Jar : JOSTLE
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Maintenance : UPKEEP
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Cir. bisector : DIAM
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Soldiers of a sort : ANTS
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TV's "___ Haw" : HEE
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Them : OTHERS
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Resided : DWELT
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More ominous : DIRER
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Fief fee : TITHE
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"___ to please" : WEAIM
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Card game : STUD
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Card game : SKAT
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___ Heep : URIAH
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Corp. head : CEO
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Peace in Bolivia : PAZ
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Diamonds : ICE
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Geometry abbr. : QED
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Physics particle : TAU
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"___ be seeing you" : ILL
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Term of endearment : PET
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___-bitty : ITTY
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Wall Street figure, with "the" : DOW
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Impair : MAIM
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Kind of protector : SURGE
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Luisa Miller's creator : VERDI
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Kick out : BANISH
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Acted amateurishly : EMOTED
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Where models model : RUNWAY
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Daddy Warbucks, e.g. : NABOB
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Output of 42 Down : OPERA
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Mah-jongg pieces : TILES
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Not turned on : UNLIT
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Moscow moola : RUBLE
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Sheer : STEEP
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Wine and dine : FETE
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Skyrocket : RISE
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Duct : VAS
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Dieter's worries: Abbr. : LBS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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