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New York Times, Monday, September 12, 1994

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 164 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0912 ( 16,379 )
Across
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Hypothetical eccentricities in time : WARPS
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Competition : RACE
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Jail unit : CELL
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"_____ man with seven wives" : IMETA
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Miss Cinders of old comics : ELLA
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Brightly sunburned : REDASABEET
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Leaning : BIAS
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60's space chimp : ENOS
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Heroic legends : SAGAS
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Teen woe : ACNE
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Beelzebub : SATAN
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Aware of : ONTO
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French painter Jean : COROT
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Hesitation sounds : ERS
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_____ -di-dah : LAH
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Sports sites : ARENAS
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Mr. Whitney : ELI
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Slippery one : EEL
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Calms medically : SEDATES
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Car gear : REVERSE
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Mount St. Helens spew : ASH
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"How dry _____" : IAM
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Cylindrical : TERETE
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Self : EGO
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Pass receiver : END
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"M*A*S*H" character : RADAR
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Flake material : BRAN
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Boors : LOUTS
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Cordial : WARM
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They get smashed : ATOMS
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Clumsy ships : ARKS
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One of five : ERIE
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Oscar winner for "Sayonara" : REDBUTTONS
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Lease : RENT
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_____ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Boundary : AMBIT
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Advantage : EDGE
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Philosopher A.J. _____ : AYER
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Versifiers : POETS
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Use Western Union : WIRE
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Prayer's closing : AMEN
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Effect a makeover : REDO
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School orgs. : PTAS
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Airline to Stockholm : SAS
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Cash back : REBATE
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Sour brew : ALEGAR
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Under-the-sink item : CLEANSER
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Sups : EATS
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Poolside hut : CABANA
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Greenland settler : ERICTHERED
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Grassy plain : LLANO
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Mislay : LOSE
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Depot : STATION
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Hardy and North : OLIVERS
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Pedro's house : CASA
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Silver holders : ORES
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It misleads : REDHERRING
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Broadway's "Three Men _____ Horse" : ONA
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Ocean : SEA
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Permit : LET
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This, in Barcelona : ESTA
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Amorous gaze : LEER
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Place of refinement : SMELTERY
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Baseball stat : ERA
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Reproductive cell : GAMETE
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Kind of soup : NOODLE
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Not so clever : DUMBER
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Exposed : BARED
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Houston sch. : TSU
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Had been : WERE
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Length x width, for a rectangle : AREA
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Prefix with sphere : ATMO
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Judicial cover? : ROBE
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Mend, as bones : KNIT
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Speedy planes : SSTS
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Spigot : TAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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