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New York Times, Thursday, August 10, 1995

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0810 ( 16,711 )

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Across
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City west of Montgomery : SELMA
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Machine-repair pros : TECHS
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Any ship : SHE
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One way to read : ALOUD
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Provide with gear : EQUIP
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Frisbee, e.g. : TOY
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1960's movie or song : YELLOWSUBMARINE
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Dark side : EVIL
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Word of lament : ALAS
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Wassailers' song : CAROL
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Like Gen. Schwarzkopf : RET
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Russian river : URAL
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Bring up to code, electrically : REWIRE
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Hang-ups : SNAGS
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Greenspan's domain, with "the" : FED
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____ offensive : TET
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"Brand New Key" singer, 1971 : MELANIE
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Stick in the rec room : CUE
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Excessive idolatry : HEROWORSHIP
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Darlin' : HON
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Vegetarian's bane : REDMEAT
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Scooby-____ : DOO
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Tooth puller's deg. : DDS
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Fit for a king : REGAL
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Talk-show fodder : ISSUES
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Three-card monte, e.g. : SCAM
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Was a consumer : ATE
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First-stringers : ATEAM
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Alda colleague : FARR
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Olympic skating gold medalist Gustafson : SVEN
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Office napper of note : DAGWOODBUMSTEAD
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Self-importance : EGO
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Bronze finish : THIRD
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It comes with a pad : MOUSE
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Kitty comment : MEW
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Alex Trebek, e.g. : EMCEE
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Amphetamine : UPPER
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Mystery writer Dorothy : SAYERS
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Cricket squad : ELEVEN
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Nabokov creation : LOLITA
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Think : MULL
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Shakespearean fuss : ADO
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U.S.-Croatian inventor : TESLA
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Jury member : EQUAL
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1907-08 World Series champs : CUBS
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"That guy?" : HIM
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Out of touch with reality : SPACED
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Classic 1973 Bob Marley song : STIRITUP
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One who's toasted or roasted : HONOREE
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Small hole : EYELET
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Card game for two : WAR
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Eddie Murphy movie : RAW
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Computer owner : USER
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"Don't You Know" singer : REESE
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J. Edgar Hoover underlings : GMEN
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Grisham thriller, with "The" : FIRM
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Some nobility : LORDS
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Knocks the socks off : AWES
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Land of ____ : NOD
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Recognize : CITE
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Poky : HOOSEGOW
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Detriment : HARM
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Terrorist's insurance : HOSTAGE
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Crown : DIADEM
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Knock down a peg : DEMOTE
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Threw in the towel : GAVEUP
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1967 Eisenhower book : ATEASE
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Bank, often : LENDER
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Detroit grp. : UAW
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Buffalo skater : SABRE
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Oil-field oil : CRUDE
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Branch : ARM
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Bank letters : FDIC
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Point on a bus map : STOP
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Some resistance : OHM
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Dallas sch. : SMU

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

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