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New York Times, Monday, August 22, 1994

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 163 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0822 ( 16,358 )
Across
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Day in Hollywood : DORIS
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Like a V.P. : ASST
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Hula hoops, mood rings, etc. : FADS
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Live : EXIST
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Talk drunkenly : SLUR
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Revise : EDIT
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Like Macaulay Culkin, in a 1990 movie : LEFTATHOME
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Mr. Mostel : ZERO
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Diner signs : NEONS
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The Boston _____ : POPS
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Sense of self : EGO
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_____ Moines : DES
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One of the Greats : ALFRED
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Loathed : DETESTED
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Zilch : NIL
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Egyptian deity : AMON
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Jeanne d'Arc and others: Abbr. : STES
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Asp : COBRA
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Straddler's spot : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
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Ordinary talk : PROSE
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Roman "fiddler" : NERO
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Composer Thomas : ARNE
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Western Indian : UTE
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Hair curls : RINGLETS
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Cheerleader's prop : POMPOM
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Kind of nut or brain : PEA
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Live : ARE
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Verne captain : NEMO
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Cut in a hurry : SLASH
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Poses : SITS
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Intersection concern : RIGHTOFWAY
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Mound : HEAP
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Tickled-pink feeling : GLEE
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Declaim : ORATE
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Confederate : ALLY
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Paradise : EDEN
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Big books : TOMES
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N.J. neighbor : DEL
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Plow pullers : OXEN
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Abundant : RIFE
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Ratio words : ISTO
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Bleachers : STANDS
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Mary Kay of cosmetics : ASH
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Hog filler? : SLOP
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Certain wrestler : SUMO
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Boring tool : TREPAN
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Turk topper : FEZ
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Run like _____ : ADEER
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Somber tune : DIRGE
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Remained firm : STOOD
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Trypanosome carrier : TSETSE
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Divide the pie : SLICE
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_____ fire (ignite) : SETON
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Certain wallpaper design : FLORAL
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Dewy : DAMP
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Eastern V.I.P. : EMIR
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Fuss : TODO
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Finishes : ENDSUP
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Postpone : DEFER
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Not a one-panel cartoon : STRIP
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Yawn inducer : BORE
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Go into hysterics : RANT
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Soft drinks : ADES
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Pretend : LETON
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"I'm telling the truth!" : HONEST
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Appear : EMERGE
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Awkward bloke : GALOOT
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Bygone title : PASHA
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Kind of detector : METAL
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Fine, temperature wise : MILD
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Convex/concave molding : OGEE
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Dated hairdo : AFRO
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Did laps in the pool : SWAM
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Abhor : HATE
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Mata Hari, e.g. : SPY
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Hatcher : HEN
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Favorable vote : YES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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