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New York Times, Tuesday, August 22, 1995

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0822 ( 16,723 )
Across
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Lullaby : SONG
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"Betty ____" (1930 hit) : COED
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Tin Pan Alley grp. : ASCAP
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"It's a Sin to Tell ____" : ALIE
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Proficient : ABLE
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Billow : SURGE
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Camera's eye : LENS
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Italia's capital : ROMA
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Look of scorn : SNEER
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William Randolph Hearst's home : SANSIMEON
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Like neon : INERT
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"Who has an answer?" : ANYONE
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No sweat : EASY
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Pleased : GLAD
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"Hey, ____!" : MISTER
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Wood shaper : LATHE
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Rock's ZZ Top, e.g. : TRIO
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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It's west of Wales : EIRE
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Out of place : AMISS
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Feet : DOGS
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Nonesuch : ONER
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Start for a hero : ROLL
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Wiesbaden's state : HESSE
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Thwart : STYMIE
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Majesty lead-in : LESE
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Savings plans, for short : IRAS
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Silent's successor : TALKIE
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Disciple of Socrates : PLATO
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Michael Jackson's home : NEVERLAND
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Salesman Willy : LOMAN
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One who's adored : IDOL
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"Snug as ____..." : ABUG
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Words of wisdom : ADAGE
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Medicine tablet : PILL
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Polyhymnia, e.g. : MUSE
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KNO : NITER
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Kett of the comics : ETTA
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Ballantine and others : ALES
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Party dip : SALSA
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City SSE of Buffalo : OLEAN
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Fool : NINNY
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Plaster painting surface : GESSO
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Mount ____, Israel : CARMEL
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Bassoon relative : OBOE
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Adm. Zumwalt : ELMO
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Patriot Silas : DEANE
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Saintly city : ASSISI
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Washington Irving's home : SUNNYSIDE
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Algonquian Indian : CREE
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Ending with teen or golden : AGER
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Saucy : PERT
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Pulitzer playwright : INGE
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Biblical prophet : AMOS
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Prefix with sphere : ATMO
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Prospect for oil : DRILL
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Southwestern art colony : TAOS
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Hatchery items : EGGS
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Blush shade : ROSE
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Composer Janácek : LEOS
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Grammarian's eyebrow raiser : AINT
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Deuce topper : TREY
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Andrew Jackson's home, with "The" : HERMITAGE
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Man, e.g. : ISLE
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Vicinity : AREA
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Consider, as a case : HEAR
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Laundry worker : IRONER
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"A Streetcar Named Desire" name : STELLA
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Long-billed bird : SNIPE
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Incan transport : LLAMA
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Afghan capital : KABUL
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Occupied : INUSE
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Fringes : EDGES
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Keogh, for one : PLAN
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Felician College site : LODI
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Latin 101 verb : AMAT
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Rework, as copy : EDIT
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Bit of a shock : VOLT

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

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