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New York Times, Wednesday, August 16, 1995

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Judith Perry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Perry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0816 ( 16,717 )
Across
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L.A.-to-Seattle dir. : NNW
4
Afrikaner : BOER
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Explorer's aids : MAPS
12
Honolulu's island : OAHU
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Lofty home : AERIE
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Pavarotti selection : ARIA
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Gyrate : SPIN
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Magnificent Julia? : GRANDCHILD
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Recalcitrant Lucille? : HARDBALL
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Duck's gait : WADDLE
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Master of unsavory film roles : LORRE
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Geometric shapes : TORI
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Johns of "Mary Poppins" : GLYNIS
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Out-of-sorts Clara? : CROSSBOW
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Renaissance fiddle : REBEC
31
Cowl : HOOD
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French miss, for short : MLLE
33
Black cuckoo : ANI
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Self-absorbed person : EGOTIST
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"____ hail!" : ALL
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"____ Breckinridge" : MYRA
40
Miner's quest : ORES
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Spanish soldier-hero : ELCID
43
Blue Jeremy? : SADIRONS
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Volleyball shots : SPIKES
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X-ray units : RADS
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Scale : CLIMB
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Vacillate : SEESAW
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Happy Eliot? : GLADNESS
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Coy Joey? : ARCHBISHOP
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Yugoslav hero : TITO
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Isn't upright : LEANS
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Attracted : DREW
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TV problem : SNOW
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Like the White Rabbit : LATE
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Longing : YEN
Down
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Snack : NOSH
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California wine region : NAPA
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Spinning Larry? : WHIRLYBIRD
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Uncle Miltie : BERLE
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Kind of surgery : ORAL
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German article : EIN
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Sunburned James? : REDWOODS
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Muslim messianic belief : MAHDISM
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Nonfertile : ARID
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Disagreeable person : PILL
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"Smooth Operator" singer : SADE
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Ruined : UNDONE
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Culture mediums : AGARS
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What lots have lots of : CARS
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Fanny of vaudeville : BRICE
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____-Rivières, Que. : TROIS
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Lab weights : GRAMS
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Austrian singer : LENYA
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Pigeon coops : COTES
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Mournful Chuck? : BLACKBERRY
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Dragon puppet : OLLIE
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Fuses : WELDS
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Satanic feature : HORNS
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Angelic George? : GOODWILL
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Not too hot : TEPID
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Fliers' performance : AIRSHOW
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Delineated : LIMNED
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Postwar Austrian chancellor : RAAB
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Rebuffs : SLAPS
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Splitting image : CLONE
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Coll. entrance exams : SATS
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Leprechaun's turf : ERIN
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Steps leading down to the Ganges : GHAT
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Snick and ____ : SNEE
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Stitched : SEWN
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Vast expanse : SEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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