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New York Times, Friday, July 8, 1994

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 16,313 )

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Across
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"Alas" : SOSAD
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"Chariots of the Gods" author Erich Von _____ : DANIKEN
13
John Denver's "_____Song" : ANNIES
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Iridescent : OPALINE
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Jordan River's outlet : DEADSEA
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Extirpates : UPROOTS
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Yodeler's perch : ALP
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Apt to fall apart : CRUMBLY
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Astuteness : WIT
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Start of a classic question : TOBE
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Twinkle-toed : AGILE
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Size up : RATE
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Abraham's wife in Genesis : SARAI
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Ship's heading : ENE
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Husky-voiced singer from Vienna : LENYA
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Post-kickoff game status : FIRSTANDTEN
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Rudolph Valentine, e.g. : MATINEEIDOL
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Kind of suit : CLASSACTION
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Israel's Arens : MOSHE
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"My mamma done _____ me" : TOL
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Welles of the Mercury Theater : ORSON
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Play money? : ANTE
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Fire fighter : WATER
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God of destruction : SIVA
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Reagan program: Abbr. : SDI
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1966 musical featuring 30-Across : CABARET
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Calif. neighbor : NEV
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Food preservative : TINFOIL
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Get cozy : SNUGGLE
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Mark a marker? : ENGRAVE
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House Speaker, 1977-86 : ONEILL
58
Some car deals : RESALES
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Singer James and others : ETTAS
Down
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Former AI-Qubbah Palace residents : SADATS
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15 slices, maybe : ONELOAF
3
Visored hat style : SNAPBRIM
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Go to bat for : AID
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Family tree abbr. : DESC
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Traitorous ones : DOUBLEDEALERS
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Beatles record label : APPLE
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_____ a one : NARY
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1969 Nobel Peace Prize winner: Abbr. : ILO
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Of a Plains people : KIOWAN
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Something or someone : ENTITY
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Lipton competitor : NESTEA
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Word repeated in a Doris Day song : SERA
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Site of one of Hercules's labors : AUGEANSTABLES
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's birthplace : MINNESOTA
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Otologist's case : EARACHE
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Impressionist collection : RENOIRS
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Carpet fiber : ISTLE
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Resulted in : LEDTO
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Argentine aunt : TIA
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Mannerism : TIC
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Blowing one's cool : LOSINGIT
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"Billy Budd," e.g. : NOVELLA
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Chess or bridge ranking : MASTER
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Sir Frederick Ashton ballet : ONDINE
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Smarts : STINGS
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Adam and Eve lacked them : NAVELS
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Give up : WAIVE
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Where exes are made : RENO
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Scuttle load : COAL
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Adjust : TUNE
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Brother : FRA
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Pick up : GET

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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