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New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 1994

15-Across : Tour follower

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JMQVXYZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Estes.
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© 1994, The New York Times8/25/94 ( No. 16,361 )
Across
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Jam maker : TRAFFIC
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Mounds of arms : BICEPS
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Facsimile : REPLICA
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Tour follower : GROUPIE
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Occupy : INHABIT
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Treadmill : RATRACE
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They may try you : PEERS
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RR depot : STA
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Borders : ABUTS
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Look up and down : OGLE
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"No bid" : IPASS
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Curve between musical notes : SLUR
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Crustacean catcher : CRABPOT
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Before : ERE
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Scopes Trial defender : DARROW
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Fit into the schedule : SLOTTED
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Coal container : BIN
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Razor-billed bird : AUK
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Reindeer relative : CARIBOU
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Like this answer : ACROSS
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Constellation next to Scorpius : ARA
44
Membership fee for 39-Down? : SUBDUES
46
Shipping letters : PPD
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"___ Was a Rollin' Stone" (1972 hit) : PAPA
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Picker-uppers : TONGS
51
Stories : LORE
52
Uses a knife : SLITS
54
Sullivan Award grp. : AAU
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Sommelier's offerings : WINES
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"Four Quartets" poet : TSELIOT
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Temporary : STOPGAP
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Sprays, perhaps : AERATES
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Ruin, as plans : TORPEDO
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Naguib's successor : NASSER
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Originally : ATFIRST
Down
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Shooter supporter : TRIPOD
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Took back : RENEGED
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Highest orbital points : APHELIA
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Get wider : FLARE
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Whopper juniors : FIBS
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Henri's here : ICI
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Dupe : CATSPAW
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Bathing suit top : BRA
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Bit : IOTA
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Takes to the street edge : CURBS
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Uniform attachment : EPAULET
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Visualize : PICTURE
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Is incensed : SEESRED
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Comprehends : GRASPS
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Drink opener : TAB
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Resolve, as differences : IRONOUT
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Consoles : SOLACES
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Kid corrals : CRIBS
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City on the Loire : TOURS
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Baseball stat : RBI
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Ring result : TKO
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Where nautical rope is wound : CAPSTAN
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Uzbek lake : ARALSEA
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Duelers' equipment : RAPIERS
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W.W. II craft : UBOATS
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Masters tournament location : AUGUSTA
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Freeloader : SPONGER
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Cracker toppers : SPREADS
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Certain code carrier : DNA
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Ruthless ruler : DESPOT
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Book containing legends : ATLAS
51
Florentine painter : LIPPI
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Spot : SITE
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"Star Trek" Klingon : WORF
57
Finish'd : OER
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Youngster : TOT

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

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