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Nestlings

New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 1994

Author:
Ted Fulton
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ted Fulton

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fulton. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 16,357 )
Across
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Panchen _____ (spiritual leader) : LAMA
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Overload : SWAMP
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Fail to mention : OMIT
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Short end of the stick : STUB
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Spirit : ELAN
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Locked passageway : CANAL
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Mr. Agnew : SPIRO
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Diminish : WANE
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Which came first, the chicken or the egg? : NEITHERONE
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Subject of 1962's Best Picture : TELAWRENCE
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Lowered : DEMEANED
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Bird hunter's shelter : BLIND
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Intensify : HEATUP
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_____ generis : SUI
31
Writer O'Faolain et al. : SEANS
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"Sorry, I can't come" : REGRETS
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Spicy cuisine : CAJUNCOOKING
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Experiences : FEELS
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Grow accustomed : ADAPT
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Noted war story : ILIAD
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Pet rocks, once : CRAZE
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Extinct bird : MOA
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Warship of old : RAM
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Property may have these : LIENS
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Lawn care product : LIME
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Curse : JINX
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Out of favor : INBADODOR
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End of a fitting phrase : ATEE
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Hash : MINCE
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More cowlike? : BOSSIER
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Convenient : ATHAND
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Provoked : EGGED
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Persisted : ENDURED
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Castigates : INDICTS
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Overhead : ABOVE
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Some parties : MIXERS
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Crusades combatant : SARACEN
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Sir Freddie of Skytrain : LAKER
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Kudzu, e.g. : VINE
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Zap : MICROWAVE
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Open slightly : AJAR
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Third man : ABEL
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Golfer Calvin : PEETE
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Northernmost city of ancient Palestine : DAN
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Right to decide : SAY
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_____ tectonics : PLATE
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Record : ENTER
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"Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'" county singer : PRIDE
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Enjoys, with "in" : BASKS
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Takes to heart : INTERNALIZES
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_____ Springs, Colo. : MANITOU
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Histrion : ACTOR
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_____-o'-shanter : TAM
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Click beetle : ELATER
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Geometrical solid : PRISM
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Emulate Voltaire : SATIRIZE
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Gainsay : CONTRAVENE
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Flabbergasted : BOWLEDOVER
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It needs to be broken : CODE
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Polite refusal : NOSIR
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Some cheeses : EDAMS
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Miracle site : CANA
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Distantly : AFAR
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Flowering shrub : SLOE
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Coup _____ : DETAT
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Scout's handiwork : KNOT
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Impart : LEND
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Ship's direction : ALEE
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Impair : MAIM
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Kicks in, initially : ANTESUP
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Suitable for a postcard : SCENIC
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Sale item : WARE
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It was given by St. Nicholas : ANOD
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Staff, in a way : MAN
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Common : PLEBEIAN
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Bids one club : OPENS
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Temperate : MILD
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A Gershwin : IRA
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Allergy victim's fate : TOWHEEZE
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Asseverates : SWEARS
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"La plume de ma _____" : TANTE
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Intact : UNCUT
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Page noises : BEEPS
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Abscam, for one : STING
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Frequent : HAUNT
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Groove for a sliding door : REGLE
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Orbiting photographer : LANDSAT
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One who gets a lift? : SKIER
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Clear of debris : REAM
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Antilles native : CARIB
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"A Bell for _____" : ADANO
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House supports : JAMBS
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Crude container : OILDRUM
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Melange : OLIO
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One response to a challenge : FRIEND
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Scrub : CLEAN
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Flash Gordon's foe : MING
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Previously : ONCE
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Canceled : AXED
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Puzzle type : JIGSAW
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Letter closing : ASEVER
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Nostalgic film of 1982 : DINER
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Multivolume ref. : OED
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Tommy Dorsey's "_____ Is It" : THIS
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Transport to the Tuileries : METRO
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Gulf of _____ : ADEN
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Make out : DISCERN
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Fixes firmly : RIVETS
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Baby Doc Duvalier, e.g. : EXILE
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DeSoto or Hudson : CAR
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Sadly : ALAS
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Californian's vacation spot, informally : BAJA
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Approve : OKAY
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Thinks better of : REPENTS
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Port NW of Gibraltar : CADIZ
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Get clear of : EVADE
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Barcelona babies : NENES
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Foot pattern? : METER
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Passage : ITER
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Losers : ALSORANS
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Kasparov's birthplace : BAKU
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Holed up, in a way : ENTOMBED
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Dad : PATER
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Black Watch, for one : PLAID
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Canyon's edge : RIMROCK
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Acrimonious : BITTER
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More slippery : ICIER
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Corroborate : ATTEST
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Hajj objective : MECCA
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Cool : ALOOF
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_____ Devi (second-highest peak in India) : NANDA
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Football Hall-of-Famer Herber : ARNIE
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Coin of Chihuahua : PESO
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Kind of team : SWAT
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Heroine of Tennessee William's "Summer and Smoke" : ALMA
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Mr. Lendl : IVAN
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Paradoxical philosopher : ZENO
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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TV knob abbr. : VOL
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Jonson wrote one to himself : ODE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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