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New York Times, Saturday, August 12, 1995

Author:
A.J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.52404185
A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FQWZ} This is puzzle # 207 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0812 ( 16,713 )

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Across
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Blue : DEJECTED
9
Mideast leader : ASSAD
14
"Catch-22" actor : ALANARKIN
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Ann Landers, to friends : EPPIE
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Watch : TIMEPIECE
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Scrap detente : REARM
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Shoshonean : UTE
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General Foods drink : POSTUM
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He, to Loren : EGLI
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Clutter : MESS
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"Bellefleur" author : OATES
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Fringe : HEM
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With smarts : ASTUTELY
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D.D.E. war area : ETO
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Whirlybird : EGGBEATER
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_____ voce : SOTTO
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Architectural rib : LIERNE
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Out-of-_____ (nonresident) : STATER
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Author Hammond _____ : INNES
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Blubber, so to speak : SPARETIRE
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Hamilton's prov. : ONT
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Tie breaker : OVERTIME
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Up to : TIL
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Focus : RIVET
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Foolhardy : RASH
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Grant criterion : NEED
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Attar source : PETALS
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Spawn : ROE
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Block : EMBAR
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Bomb targets? : RECEIVERS
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Composer Saint _____ : SAENS
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They let out air : EXHALANTS
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It sits in Paris : SENAT
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Precedent setter : TESTCASE
Down
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Statistic : DATUM
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Choice : ELITE
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Common butler's name : JAMES
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Compass point : ENE
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Andy of the comics : CAPP
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Lounge group, maybe : TRIO
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Barely wins : EKESOUT
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Call the shots : DICTATE
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Aviation prefix : AER
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Graf _____ : SPEE
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Insulating tubing : SPAGHETTI
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Piece of first-class mail : AIRLETTER
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"About Last Night..." actress : DEMIMOORE
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Asexual : NEUTER
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Sportscaster Allen : MEL
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Dueller's weapon : SABRE
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Process : SYSTEM
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Device connected to a control panel : SENSOR
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_____ kwon do : TAE
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1987 Kevin Costner role : ELIOTNESS
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Government bond : GINNIEMAE
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60's TV adventure : GENTLEBEN
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Western : OATER
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Mr., abroad : SRI
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Extreme : SEVERE
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Subterfuge : PRETEXT
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Case for a lawyer? : ATTACHE
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Kind of treatment : VIP
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Battlefield : ARENA
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Makes : SORTS
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1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
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"Red Roses for a Blue Lady" singer : DANA
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Grazing sites : LEAS
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Get choked up? : SILT
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Alphabet trio : RST
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Household appliance, for short : VAC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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