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New York Times, Saturday, August 19, 1995

Author:
Bryant White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bryant White

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {VZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0819 ( 16,720 )
Across
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Dearth : LACK
5
Junk, e.g. : WATERCRAFT
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Pastel : AQUA
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In a strange twist : IRONICALLY
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Lace loop : PURL
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1959 spy novel : GOLDFINGER
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Volley : FIRE
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Knightwear? : MAIL
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Showroom model : DEMO
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Maupassant’s “_____ Vie” : UNE
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Brilliantly colored marine fish : WRASSE
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_____ Tin Tin : RIN
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Crow’s-nest cry : LANDHO
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Seal Harbor site : MAINE
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Oscar-winning composer Max et al. : STEINERS
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“To _____ and a bone...”: Kipling : ARAG
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Former Italian secret criminal group : BLACKHAND
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D-Day ships: Abbr. : LSTS
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G.I. Joe’s milieu : TOYSTORE
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Kind of star : GUEST
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Cue-shaped : TERETE
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Portuguese novelist _____ de Queiroz : ECA
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A Nielsen : LESLIE
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Business message : FAX
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Unite : WELD
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Wonder Woman’s friend _____ Candy : ETTA
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Ambush : JUMP
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Gardener’s attribute : GREENTHUMB
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Area named after a Greek nymph : ASIA
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Excessive attachment to English customs : ANGLOMANIA
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“The Magic Mountain” novelist : MANN
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Darjeeling’s area : WESTBENGAL
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Coast : SLED
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Squirming baby, sometimes : LAPFUL
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The Angelic Doctor : AQUINAS
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Shock wave? : CURRENT
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Cabbage : KALE
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Secret locks? : WIG
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Essence : AROMA
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Indian weights : TOLAS
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“The _____ near” : ENDIS
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Ransack and rob : RIFLE
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Year in Severus’s reign : CCI
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Foreign currency : RAND
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Berber home : ALGERIA
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1945 Nobelist in Medicine : FLEMING
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Power of Hollywood : TYRONE
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At the same time : WHILST
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She’s “a Hedda” of her time : RONA
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Liabilities : DEBTS
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Bogart in “The Petrified Forest” : MANTEE
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Passion : ARDOR
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Without: Prefix : ECT
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“King Kong” studio : RKO
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Retiring : SHY
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Wine region : ASTI
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Swiss lake : LUCERNE
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Good sailors have them : SEALEGS
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Turndown : REFUSAL
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Loosely woven cotton : ETAMINE
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Gingerbread : GEWGAW
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Dilate : EXPAND
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Newton-John’s “_____ Be There” : LETME
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Actor Hawke : ETHAN
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Overcharged : STUNG
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Keats poem : LAMIA
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Shoulder muscle, briefly : DELT
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Ties up : JAMS
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One-point cribbage knave : NOB
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Where to dance the gavotte : BAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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