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FROM STOVE TO VOTES

New York Times, Sunday, August 20, 1995

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.582184
Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 17 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 16,721 )
Across
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French dessert : GLACE
6
Desktop buy : LAMP
10
Percussion instrument : GONG
14
Tender : OFFER
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Race form : RELAY
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Race form : OVAL
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Bar at the dinner table : OLEO
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Nord department capital : LILLE
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Feeling for Tosca : AMORE
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___ Lee : SARA
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Dressage factor : GAIT
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Crammer's headaches : EXAMS
27
Start of a verse : SUFFRAGISTSOFLONGAGO
31
Mlle.'s pen pal, maybe : SRTA
32
Kilmer of "Batman Forever" : VAL
33
Minerva's symbol : OWL
34
Tahini, e.g. : PASTE
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Unearth, with "up" : ROOT
37
Taro dish : POI
38
Rorschach test image : BLOT
40
Jejuna neighbors : ILEA
43
Line 2 of the verse : PAVEDWOMENSWAYTOPOLLS
49
Pulitzer biographer Winslow : OLA
50
Plus : ASSET
51
Headlight? : HALO
52
Cold-shoulders : SNUBS
53
Support meeting : RALLY
55
Bert Lahr's sign : LEO
57
First woman Supreme Court Justice, ___ Day O'Connor : SANDRA
60
Straw product : MAT
61
Floor piece : TILE
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1-Across, literally : ICE
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Polaris bear : URSA
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Anne Lindsay's "___ Robin Gray" : AULD
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Measure marking its 75th anniversary on 8/26/95 : NINETEENTHAMENDMENT
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Iditarod sight : SLED
75
Yours, in Tours : ATOI
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Flushed : RED
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Some are blue : LAWS
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Use carets : ADD
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Women's rights advocate Bloomer : AMELIA
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Writer Deighton : LEN
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Euripides drama : MEDEA
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Swallow perch : ROOST
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Annual Epsom race, with "the" : OAKS
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Do the hustle : DISCO
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Bother : IRK
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Line 3 of the verse : NOWWECANDECIDETOSHAPE
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D-Day river : ORNE
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Till's bills : ONES
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Women's rights periodical of 1853 : UNA
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Department : AREA
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Pigment from cuttlefish : SEPIA
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Jan. 15 honoree : MLK
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Simpson judge : ITO
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What Lucy Stone kept at her 1855 wedding : NAME
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End of verse : NOTONLYROLLSBUTROLES
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Cabal successes : COUPS
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Vacillate : YOYO
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Part of SEATO : EAST
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Ward off : AVERT
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Slangy timetable : SKED
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___-Ball (pay-to-play game) : SKEE
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Use a pen or sword : FENCE
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"Paganini" composer : LEHAR
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Hardy girl : TESS
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They demand an expiation : SINS
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Unexciting bridge holdings : TREYS
Down
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Bamboo, for one : GRASS
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Nocturnal primate : LEMUR
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Up : ALOFT
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Cost of a ride : CARFARE
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Checker of a sort : EYER
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City near San Jose : LOSGATOS
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Advantage : AVAIL
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Snickers company : MARS
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Troop group : PLATOON
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"Taras Bulba" author Nikolai : GOGOL
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Patron saint of Norway : OLAF
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Harris of "Doogie Howser" : NEIL
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Deteriorate : GOTOPOT
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Cosmonaut Atkov et al. : OLEGS
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Obsession : FIXATION
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Whiplike cell part : FLAGELLUM
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One of the Muppets : ELMO
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Legal matter : RES
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Owns : AVOWS
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Rustling sound : SWISH
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Defense grp. since 1949 : NATO
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Jazz singer Anita : ODAY
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St. ___ (vacationer's mecca) : PETE
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Biblical prophet on a mount : BALAAM
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Mount Holyoke founder Mary : LYON
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Island east of Corsica : ELBA
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Second: Abbr. : ASST
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Left on board? : PORT
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French actor Delon : ALAIN
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"Grease" singer : VALLI
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Row : MELEE
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Christmas spirit? : WASSAIL
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Hymn : PSALM
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Cataract site : LENS
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Film cut : OUTTAKE
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Claudius subject : DANE
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Late newsman Hughes ___ : RUDD
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People tidbit : ITEM
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Sign away : CEDE
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Fraternity letter : RHO
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Take a letter? : DELE
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Cheer : ELATE
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Aquatic nymphs : NAIADS
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Banks of Chicago : ERNIE
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Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
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Dweeb : TWERP
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Advantage : SAKE
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Big-bang physicist Penzias : ARNO
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Kind of prize : DOOR
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Where some Yankees winter : DOWNSOUTH
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Unattended : LONE
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Early work of mythology : EDDA
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Jazz pianist Allison : MOSE
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Climbing legume : SWEETPEA
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Row : SCULL
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Legal references : STATUTES
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"Orphee" painter : COROT
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Susan B. Anthony is on one : COIN
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Panel expert : ANALYST
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Out of the blue, perhaps : INKLESS
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Dartmouth site : HANOVER
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Riddle : POSER
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Verbs and people have them : MOODS
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"Rosmersholm" playwright : IBSEN
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Coeur d'___ : ALENE
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Dobbs Ferry college : MERCY
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1956 ticket name : ESTES
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Tracking power : NOSE
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Hook up : YOKE
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Deli selections : RYES
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"The Square Egg" author : SAKI
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Piece of toast, in dinerese : RAFT
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Animation unit : CEL

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

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