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New York Times, Saturday, July 9, 1994

Author:
Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0709 ( 16,314 )

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Across
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Certain sled riders : BOBBERS
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Gabber : WINDBAG
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Dish with toast : RAREBIT
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Played the coonhound : OVERATE
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Spaghetti sauce seasoning : OREGANO
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Quips : RETORTS
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Friend of Theodore and Simon : ALVIN
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D.C. insider : POL
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Diagonal spar : SPRIT
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Slay : DOIN
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Practicer : HONER
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A bit : SOME
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It might need to be cleaned up : ACT
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Informal phrase of endearment : LOVEYOU
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Gunslinger Hardin : WES
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One ready to take a fall? : SKYDIVER
33
Felicity : BLISS
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Ad infinitum : EVER
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Site of Jesus' first miracle : CANA
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Brand outlet? : STEER
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Puccini opera : TURANDOT
43
Enclosure with a MS : SAE
44
Filmdom's Brandon : DEWILDE
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It's east of the Atl. : EUR
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Unionize : ALLY
49
Legal papers : DEEDS
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Held up : LATE
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Attended : WASAT
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Thirst quencher : ADE
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Blackbirds : MERLS
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As planned : ONTRACK
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Women's society : SOROSIS
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Intended : FIANCEE
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Constituent of DNA and RNA : ADENINE
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''Where Angels Fear to Tread'' novelist : FORSTER
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Like shaked roofs : CEDARED
Down
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New England speech feature : BROADAS
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Gunwale feature : OARLOCK
3
Pithiness : BREVITY
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Get going : BEGIN
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''Invoice of Israel'' author : EBAN
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Old Kobe coin : RIN
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Drop in : STOPOVER
8
Jo Anne of ''Laugh-in'' : WORLEY
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Suffix with correct or collect : IVE
10
Captures : NETS
11
Fumbles : DROPS
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One-wheeled vehicles : BARROWS
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Occasionally : ATTIMES
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Daring deeds of yesteryear : GESTES
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Nonpareil : ONER
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Hung over : HOVERED
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Actor who played Howard in ''Melvin and Howard'' : ROBARDS
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Experienced : LIVED
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They connect to carpi : ULNAE
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Aberdeen's river : DEE
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Writer Buruma : IAN
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Quiet street : CULDESAC
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Friend of Antonio in ''The Merchant of Venice'' : SALANIO
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Launch of 1962 : TELSTAR
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Bound : TIED
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Letter opener : DEARSIR
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Preliminary sketch : OUTLINE
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Done up in braids : TRESSED
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Sever, in a way : SAWOFF
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More diluted : WEAKER
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''The one that got away'' and others : YARNS
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Woman's name meaning ''lionlike'' : LEONA
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Way with words : TACT
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TV palomino : MRED
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Passing mark : CEE
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Pope's ''_____ on Solitude'' : ODE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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