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New York Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1994

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0817 ( 16,353 )
Across
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Funeral stand : BIER
5
Lick : TAN
8
A little night music : TAPS
12
Like matzoh : UNLEAVENED
16
Della's creator : ERLE
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18th-century monarch, too familiarly? : FREDDIETHEGREAT
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Tributary : FEEDER
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Residents of Meshed : IRANIANS
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Still : YET
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Miss Merkel : UNA
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Baby food : PAP
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Items that are piled : RUGS
29
Overwhelms : SWAMPS
34
Shah Jahan's building site : AGRA
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Salve base : ALOE
38
Ennoble : EXALT
39
Lake Ontario outlet, too familiarly? : SAINTLARRYRIVER
42
Indian follower : HINDU
43
TV's Ricky : DESI
44
Tangent's cousin : SINE
45
Shenanigans : ANTICS
47
Frond holder : STEM
49
It makes towels plushy : NAP
50
lndy 500 advertiser : STP
52
Actress Thompson : LEA
54
Available, as retail goods : ATSTORES
59
Bill collector : DUNNER
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Architectural refinement, too familiarly? : QUEENANNIESTYLE
65
Press for : URGE
66
Took orders, in a way : WAITRESSED
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By and by : ANON
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Bygone platters : LPS
69
Those for : YEAS
Down
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Bare skin : BUFF
2
Concerning, at law : INRE
3
Robt. _____ : ELEE
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Singer Helen : REDDY
5
Athletic supporter? : TEE
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Against : ANTI
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Indian leader : NEHRU
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Actress Garr : TERI
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Vicinage : AREA
10
Map out : PLAN
11
Goes down : SETS
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"Do, _____, a female..." : ADEER
14
Kind of reality : VIRTUAL
15
Academic heads : DEANS
18
Beaver, for one : GNAWER
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Turkish bigwig : PASHA
24
In addition : AGAIN
25
Art sale item : PRINT
27
Wrap name : GLAD
28
Chafed places : SORES
30
W.W.II foe : AXIS
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Know-it-all : MAVIN
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Full assemblies : PLENA
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Pharyngeal invader : STREP
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"The King _____" : ANDI
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Aforetime : ERST
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University of Arizona site : TUCSON
41
Surrenderer : YIELDER
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Last item? : STRAW
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Verdun's river : MEUSE
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Jail-related : PENAL
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Overeager : ANTSY
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Greenish-blue : AQUA
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Crank : TURN
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Utah's state flower : SEGO
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Adult-to-be : TEEN
58
Small cut : SNIP
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Letters from Wall Street : NYSE
61
Parmenides's birthplace : ELEA
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Stop lights : REDS
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Como's "_____ Impossible" : ITS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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