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New York Times, Wednesday, September 14, 1994

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0914 ( 16,381 )

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Across
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Hunter's prey : GAME
5
Batter's woe : SLUMP
10
They're big for conceited folks : EGOS
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General under Dwight : OMAR
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Resort lake : TAHOE
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Author Emile : ZOLA
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Cabdrivers do this : TAKEYOUFORARIDE
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Start for step or stop : ONE
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Fix, as in gambling : RIG
22
Wild talk : RANT
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Uganda's Amin : IDI
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Show biz routine : SCHTICK
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Rummy cry : GIN
30
Repetitious : TATA
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Simile center : ASA
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"What Kind of Fool _____" : AMI
34
Its symbol is five rings : OLYMPICS
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Write : PEN
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Optometrists do this : LOOKYOUINTHEEYE
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Silent communication : ESP
45
Tributes : EULOGIES
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Expert : ACE
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Kind of room : REC
48
Animal stomach : CRAW
52
Stole : FUR
53
Battery's partner : ASSAULT
57
Show to a seat, informally : USH
58
What you pay at sales : LESS
60
Way of Lao-tzu : TAO
61
World traveler of note : BLY
62
Lip readers do this : WATCHWHATYOUSAY
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Conductor Klemperer : OTTO
68
Friend of Mercutio : ROMEO
69
Cabin wood : PINE
70
Unmixed, at a mixer : NEAT
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Hanker : YEARN
72
Busy bodies : ANTS
Down
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"Get cracking!" : GOTOIT
2
Blake of "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
3
Succeed : MAKEIT
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Before : ERE
5
Having a stiff upper lip : STOIC
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Har-de-har-har : LAUGH
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TV band : UHF
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Stock response : MOO
9
Each : PER
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Metrical Pound : EZRA
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Flipping : GOINGAPE
12
Nostalgic : OLDTIMEY
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Enclosure with a MS. : SAE
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'93, '94, etc. : YRS
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Aquatic zoo : ARK
25
Pudding ingredient : TAPIOCA
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"Of Thee _____" : ISING
27
Big stickers : CACTI
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Diamond digit : NINE
31
Fine, to a pilot : AOK
35
Caustic agent : LYE
36
Letter sign-off : YOURS
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Slippers for the stubborn? : MULES
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1989 comedy "_____ -Devil" : SHE
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Page (through) : LEAF
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Kiss : OSCULATE
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Victor Herbert work : OPERETTA
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Computer key abbr. : ESC
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Emphasizes, as an embarrassing error : RUBSIN
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Obliquely : ASLANT
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"Certainly!" : WHYYES
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Lenten symbol : ASH
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Absolute : UTTER
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Imperative to Macduff : LAYON
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Overly : TOO
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Dundee dweller : SCOT
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Persuaded to marry : WON
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Not straight : WRY
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Millet's "Man With the _____" : HOE
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Put _____ fight : UPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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