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New York Times, Wednesday, August 24, 1994

Author:
Robert Herrig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Herrig

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Herrig. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0824 ( 16,360 )
Across
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Speleology topic : CAVE
5
Plane egresses : RAMPS
10
Pedestal topper : BUST
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C.I.A. profiler Philip : AGEE
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Paradigm : IDEAL
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Savvy about : ONTO
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Canine laryngitis? : HUSKYVOICE
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Mutant heroes of modern comics : XMEN
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Not gross : NET
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Gain : EARN
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Fanciful : DREAMY
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Doubtful story : TALE
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Fancies up : ADORNS
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Record lists : CHARTS
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Uses a cheat-sheet : CRIBS
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"The Many _____ of Dobie Gillis" : LOVES
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Watkins _____, N.Y. : GLEN
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Gridiron period : HALF
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Candid : OPEN
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First-aid contrivance : SLING
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Stage curtain : OLIO
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Encircle : GIRD
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Way with words : TACT
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Sneak preview : PROMO
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Posh : SWANK
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Like some hair : RATTED
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Words preceding film credits : THEEND
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Kingsley et al. : BENS
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Warned with a horn : TOOTED
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South of France : MIDI
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Shocking word : BOO
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The least concern : HOOT
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Experimental canine? : PHYSICSLAB
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Adjective for an antique store : OLDE
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TV exec Spelling : AARON
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Hors d'oeuvre spread : PATE
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Former empire : USSR
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Acknowledge : THANK
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Like certain trays : ASHY
Down
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"Three Coins in the Fountain" lyricist : CAHN
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Chills : AGUE
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Third piece of three : VEST
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"A mouse!" : EEK
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Richard Sheridan play, with "The" : RIVALS
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Be gaga over : ADORE
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Chow _____ : MEIN
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Lobbying acronym : PAC
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Winter sport : SLEDDING
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Canine underwear? : BOXERSHORTS
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Frighten to the core : UNMAN
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Cut flowers : STEMS
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"West Side Story" beau : TONY
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Lady Gregory cohort : YEATS
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Deprive (of) : ROB
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Stylish canine? : TRENDSETTER
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"_____You Glad You're You?" (1946 hit) : ARENT
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Stop (up) : CLOG
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Snake dancers : HOPI
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Maintain : AVER
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Succeed, informally : CLICK
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Endocrine, e.g. : GLAND
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Loads : ALOT
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Juice flavor : LIME
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Rations : FOOD
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Not get hit? : STANDPAT
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Dither : PANIC
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Miniature : WEE
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Failing business's woe : REDINK
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Trunk items : TOOLS
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Gangsters : HOODS
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Plains critter : BISON
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Commandment word : THOU
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Vidal's Breckinridge : MYRA
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"Gil _____" : BLAS
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Courtroom ritual : OATH
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Comply with : OBEY
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Contemptuous cry : HAH
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Bath, for one : SPA

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

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