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New York Times, Sunday, August 7, 1994

"It is a nipping ___ eager air": Shakespeare

Author:
Dean Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times8/7/94 ( No. 16,343 )
Across
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Quite the rage : CHIC
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"Throw ___ from the Train" : MOMMA
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Abbr. in car ads : APR
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Gilt : PLATED
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Top of the line : AONE
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Ne plus ultra : IDEAL
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Associate of Tigger the Tiger : ROO
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One of the Beverly Hillbillies : JETHRO
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1990 Craig Lucas play : PRELUDETOAKISS
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Rich fabric : SATEEN
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Go with : ASSENTTO
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Old-fashioned : MOSSY
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Galatea's beloved : ACIS
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Agathe and others: Abbr. : STES
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Lofty perch : AERIE
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Onetime Hershey's rival : BOSCO
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Contributing ___ : FACTOR
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"It is a nipping ___ eager air": Shakespeare : ANDAN
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Location of many bars : FORTKNOX
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Side petals of a flower : ALAE
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1966 Wilson Pickett hit : MUSTANGSALLY
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Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
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Skedaddles : LAMS
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___-distant (so-called) : SOI
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Good-sized : TIDY
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Sphinx site : GIZA
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Sample : SIP
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"Hurts So Good" singer : JOHNCOUGAR
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Dred Scott Justice : TANEY
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Purpose : END
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Worker, informally : PROLE
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Disposes of evidence, in a way : SHREDS
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Colorful perennial : ASTER
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Sculptor George : SEGAL
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Stone heap : CAIRN
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One of the twins in "Twins" : DEVITO
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___-ski : APRES
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Caramel-topped dessert : FLAN
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Copacetic state : AMITY
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Shelley work : TOASKYLARK
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___ glance : ATA
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Criticized : RODE
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L.B.J. biographer Robert : CARO
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Propeller : OAR
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France's ___ de Glenans : ILES
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Sorority letter : ETA
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1954 Kurosawa classic, with "The" : SEVENSAMURAI
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Give way : MOVE
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Boost the battery : RECHARGE
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Cache : TROVE
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Let down one's guard : NAPPED
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Tilts : CANTS
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Person with a mission : PADRE
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___ cosa (something else): Sp. : OTRA
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Small airport craft, for short : STOL
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First woman in the British Parliament : ASTOR
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Places for doctors' strikes? : KNEECAPS
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Author Raymond : CARVER
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Oklahoma group : CHEROKEENATION
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News interruption : UPDATE
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Chess champ Mikhail : TAL
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Certain addicts : WINOS
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Actress ___ May Oliver : EDNA
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Fit : MESHED
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Rte. 66, e.g. : HWY
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Feminist Lucy : STONE
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Baritone : DEEP
Down
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Bullfighter's red cloak : CAPA
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___ de combat : HORS
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___ de Castro (Spanish noblewoman) : INES
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Piano pedals that mute the strings : CELESTES
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College test : MIDTERM
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"Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
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"Take ___ your leader" : METO
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Much-quoted luminary : MAO
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San Francisco suburb : ALAMEDA
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Stemming : ARISING
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Group on horseback : POSSE
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Looking up : ROSY
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Nightwear, for short : PJS
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Wildflower site : LEA
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Onslaught : ATTACK
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Hammett character : THECONTINENTALOP
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"... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Capos : DONS
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Golden-rule word : UNTO
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It starts "In the name of Allah..." : KORAN
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Prank : ANTIC
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Not shrinking : BOLD
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Paris designation : ORLY
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Piggery : STY
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Disloyal : FALSE
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Novelist Robbe-Grillet : ALAIN
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Carter compact : CAMPDAVIDACCORDS
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Collectively : ASONE
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Laissez-___ : FAIRE
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Displayed, as charm : OOZED
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Dentist's shots : XRAYS
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House of Poe : USHER
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Stop running : STALL
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"Mr. Mom" co-star, 1983 : GARR
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Overhang : JETTY
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Low-fat alternative : OLEO
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"Yolanta," e.g. : OPERA
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Presses : URGES
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"___ Alice" (antidrug film) : GOASK
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"Just ___!" : THINK
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Mosel feeder : SAAR
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Spot : SITE
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Scoop (up) : SPOON
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David Copperfield's mother : CLARA
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Adventurous one : DARER
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Gush : EMOTE
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Up ___ (stuck) : ATREE
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Distress signal : FLARE
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Publisher Hoffenberg : STEVE
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Let up : EASED
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Porter's "___ Got That Thing" : YOUVE
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Legal writ from an appeals court, briefly : CERT
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Middle amts. : AVGS
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Influenced : IMPACTED
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___ Bruno, Calif. : SAN
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First word of "Ulysses" : STATELY
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Fire : ARDOR
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Times hence : MORROWS
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High-powered : INTENSE
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Honeyed Turkish confection : HALVAH
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Range of expertise : AREA
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"Fiddlesticks!" : PSHAW
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Tie ___ : ONEON
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Lowlife : SCUM
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Runner's goal : TAPE
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Pituitary hormone, for short : ACTH
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Vegas attraction : KENO
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Man Friday : AIDE
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Corn cake : PONE
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Cereal sound : SNAP
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When Paris sizzles : ETE
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Raw : RED
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Do-it-yourselfer's start : KIT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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