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New York Times, Tuesday, August 29, 1995

Author:
John R. Conrad
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John R. Conrad

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Conrad. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0829 ( 16,730 )
Across
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False arguments : SOPHISMS
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Most washed out : PALEST
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Esthetically pleasing : ARTISTIC
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1963 Broadway hit : OLIVER
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Beethoven opus in C-sharp minor : MOONLIGHTSONATA
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"____ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Served at a restaurant : WAITEDON
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Forest fledgling : OWLET
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Shopping place : MART
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Computer key abbr. : ESC
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Rumor : HEARSAY
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Midafternoon : THREE
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Mai ____ : TAI
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Throw, as a buckaroo : UNHORSE
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Infrequently : ONCEINABLUEMOON
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Squalid environment : RATHOLE
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Quadri- minus one : TRI
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Couldn't hit the broadside of ____ : ABARN
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Not given to schmoozing : ASOCIAL
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Dismiss abruptly : CAN
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Smallmouth fish : BASS
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Pedal : CYCLE
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Intestinal parasite : TRICHINA
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Bank adjunct, for short : ATM
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Brecht-Weill chorus line : OHMOONOFALABAMA
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Wandered : ROAMED
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Like some city railways : ELEVATED
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Tears along : SPEEDS
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Pittsburgh team : STEELERS
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Uncle ____ : SAM
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Cortez's gold : ORO
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School grp. : PTO
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Impede : HINDER
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Specks of land in the water : ISLETS
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Budge : STIR
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Russian-built fighter : MIG
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Unstressed vowel : SCHWA
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Set down as fact : POSIT
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Oodles : ALOT
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Motor vehicle bureau feature : LINE
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Dodger : EVADER
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Bristly : SETOSE
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Hypnotic spell : TRANCE
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Cigarette stat : TAR
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"____ be in England": Browning : OHTO
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Withdraw from a habit : WEAN
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Of churchgoers : LAIC
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One with nothing original to say? : MYNAH
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Polly, to Tom Sawyer : AUNT
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Mao ____-tung : TSE
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It may be taken up in sewing class : HEM
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Cable TV option : HBO
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Southwestern stews : OLLAS
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Regrets : RUES
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Be mistaken : ERR
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Author Fleming : IAN
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Pertaining to the ear : OTIC
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Exam type : ORAL
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"Cleopatra" setting : NILE
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Thespians : ACTORS
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Paint the town red? : BARHOP
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Souls: Lat. : ANIMAE
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Musical range : OCTAVE
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Crash maker : CYMBAL
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Ties up : BINDS
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Enero a diciembre : ANO
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Bank repositories : SAFES
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Arrive : COME
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Gardened, in a way : HOED
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Sheltered, nautically : ALEE
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Elev. : ALT
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Snacked : ATE
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____ Mediterranée : MER
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Madison Avenue offerings : ADS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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