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New York Times, Saturday, September 16, 1995

Author:
Bryant White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bryant White

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0916 ( 16,748 )
Across
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Martyr of first-century Rome : STPETER
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Shoot over : RETAKE
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Former Iranian gold coins : PAHLAVIS
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Stymied : INAFIX
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Ear examination instrument : OTOSCOPE
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Ludlum's "The _____ Identity" : BOURNE
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Sports page abbrs. : OTS
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"Lamia" poet : KEATS
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Not the sort to share : PIGS
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Tie fabric : REP
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Rooster's roost : PERCH
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Outer intro : ECT
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Former Korean president and family : RHEES
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Middle-earth mutant : ORC
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Strauss's "Ariadne _____ Naxos" : AUF
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Worship : ADORE
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Bozo : TWIT
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Naysayer : ANTI
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House extension : VERANDA
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Exceedingly variable : PROTEAN
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Ciardi's "_____ a Man" : IMET
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Actress Thurman et al. : UMAS
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"The Red House Mystery" author : MILNE
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_____ office (part of county government) : DAS
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768 tsps. : GAL
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"Meteor" writer : CAPEK
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Familiar math abbr. : LCD
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_____ geranium (garden flower) : LEMON
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Nth degree : PHD
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Stadium area : TIER
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Carville, La., patient : LEPER
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1949 song "Bali _____" : HAI
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French artist Daumier : HONORE
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Continuously changing scene : PANORAMA
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Opposite of moderne : ANCIEN
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Bon mot : ONELINER
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Trypanosome carrier : TSETSE
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1981 N.H.L. Rookie of the Year : STASTNY
Down
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Animal track : SPOOR
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Ragamuffins : TATTERDEMALIONS
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Ignis fatuus, e.g. : PHOSPHORESCENCE
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They loop the Loop : ELS
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Part of a game win : TAC
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Brings to mind : EVOKES
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Not so green : RIPER
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Needles : RIBS
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Serutan alternative : ENO
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Shade of gray : TAUPE
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Ivory source : AFRICANELEPHANT
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Subject of an 11/26/22 discovery : KINGTUTANKHAMEN
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Twins of Xerxes : EXES
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Sirenian : SEACOW
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Crop-eating insects : THRIPS
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Hammerhead : PEEN
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Middle: Abbr. : CTR
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Mulct : FINE
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Eager : AVID
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Mexican dish : TAMALE
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On one's toes : ATIP
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Understood, slangily : DUG
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Land on the Arabian Sea : OMAN
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Syria's second-largest city : ALEPPO
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Navy signal pennant : CORNET
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Legal claim : DROIT
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Method : MEANS
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Date-filled item : DIARY
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Object of finger-pointing? : THAT
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Unaspirated, in old phonetics : LENE
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_____ gestae : RES
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Ending for pay or play : OLA
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_____ de veau (sweetbread) : RIS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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