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New York Times, Tuesday, September 12, 1995

Northern Ireland's ___ Paisley

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {HJQWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Paul.
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© 1995, The New York Times9/12/95 ( No. 16,744 )
Across
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"How sad!" : ALAS
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Sources of milk : GOATS
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Unhealthy air : SMOG
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When hot cross buns are eaten : LENT
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Buick model : REGAL
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One of the Jackson 5 : TITO
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Simone Signoret role : MADAMEROSA
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Italian wine city : ASTI
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Genesis mountain : ARARAT
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Western hat : STETSON
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Vagabond : TRAMP
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Big birds : EMUS
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Lady at a ball : BELLE
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Attention : EAR
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Bartletts : PEARS
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Welcome : ACCEPT
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Northern Ireland's ___ Paisley : IAN
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California fort : ORD
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Ship's medical facility : SICKBAY
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Car in a 1964 song : GTO
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Stocking stuffer : TOY
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Barton and others : CLARAS
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Othello, e.g. : MOOR
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"Ragged Dick" author : ALGER
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Plunked oneself down : SAT
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"Death Be Not Proud" poet : DONNE
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Not written : ORAL
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Dakota Indian : TETON
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Aïda's love : RADAMES
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Portuguese West Africa, today : ANGOLA
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Relative of the heron : IBIS
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Robin Hood's love : MAIDMARIAN
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Word after take or high : FIVE
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"Golden" song : OLDIE
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Bulldogs : ELIS
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Panic : FEAR
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Hornets' homes : NESTS
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Muse's instrument : LYRE
Down
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Michigan college : ALMA
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Limerick man : LEAR
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"___ partridge in..." : ANDA
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Surprise : STARTLE
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Miss Garbo : GRETA
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Above, to Key : OER
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Gone by : AGO
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Moscow news name : TASS
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Roofing tile : SLATE
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Public square decoration : STATUE
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1991 Broadway smash : MISSSAIGON
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Palindromic name : OTTO
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Enter : GOIN
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Stable mate : MARE
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Gas gauge level : EMPTY
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Places that draw crowds : MECCAS
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Hoarder : PACKRAT
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Life of a region : BIOTA
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Swashbuckler Flynn : ERROL
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"Bareback" rider : LADYGODIVA
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Money back : REBATE
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Boca ___, Fla. : RATON
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Saw wood : SNORE
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Be ill : AIL
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Audio systems, for short : PAS
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"Beat it!" : SCRAM
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Not purebred : MONGREL
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Pencil part : ERASER
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Senhora : DONA
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Tart flavor : LEMON
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Subdues : TAMES
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Repeated musical phrase : RIFF
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Lover of an Irish Rose : ABIE
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Store news : SALE
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Unctuous : OILY
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Hideout : LAIR
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"As I Lay Dying" character : ANSE
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Wallet items : IDS
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Dah's partner : DIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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