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New York Times, Monday, August 8, 1994

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 162 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 16,344 )
Across
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Brazilian dance : SAMBA
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Teen woe : ACNE
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Loot : SWAG
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"The Tempest" sprite : ARIEL
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Avoid : SHUN
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Sherwood Anderson's "Winesburg, _____" : OHIO
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Letter turner : VANNAWHITE
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Home for some crocodiles : NILE
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Crimson foes : ELIS
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Ones who brood : HENS
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Sees socially : DATES
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Artist Magritte : RENE
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Measured (out) : METED
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Sir Isaac : NEWTON
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Teeter : SEESAW
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Singer Merman : ETHEL
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Beauty's companion : BEAST
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Oklahoma city : ADA
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Comedian Jerry : STILLER
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Neck artery : CAROTID
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Tit for _____ : TAT
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Destroy for fun : TRASH
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Tip over : UPEND
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Storied Plaza girl : ELOISE
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Alarms : SCARES
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Square, e.g. : SHAPE
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Help in mischief : ABET
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Makes a mess : SLOPS
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Off base, maybe : AWOL
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Use a letter opener : SLIT
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Papal name : PIUS
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"Perils of Pauline" star : PEARLWHITE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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First name in mysteries : ERLE
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Movado rival : ROLEX
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Not natural : DYED
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Olympian's quest : GOLD
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You'll get a rise out of this : YEAST
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Pack rat's motto : SAVE
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Asia's _____ Sea : ARAL
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60's fashion : MINI
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Writer Hecht and others : BENS
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Pie _____ mode : ALA
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Wan : ASHEN
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One-fifth of humankind : CHINESE
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Goofy : NUTS
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Opposite WSW : ENE
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"Moonlight," e.g. : SONATA
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Arkansas location : WHITEWATER
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Felt below par : AILED
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"Here _____!" : GOES
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Invitation info : WHEN
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Ruin : DESTRUCT
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Stylish desks : ROLLTOPS
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Tableland : MESA
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Egg container : NEST
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Ms. Kett of old comics : ETTA
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Executive branch : WHITEHOUSE
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Part of ITT: Abbr. : TEL
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Per : EACH
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Women's support group? : BRAS
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Eat well : DINE
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Puts two and two together : ADDS
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Admiral Perry victory site : ERIE
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W.W. ll agcy. : OPA
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Beach protector : SEAWALL
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Like an unpaid policy : LAPSED
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Wall Street order : SELL
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In a foxy way : SLILY
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Yawning? : BORED
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Raced : SPED
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Space prefix : AERO
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Tree locale : SHOE
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Valentino co-star _____ Lei : LILA
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Residents: Suffix : ITES
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Not pictures : TEXT
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"_____ o' My Heart" : PEG
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Kind of humor : WRY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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