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New York Times, Saturday, September 17, 1994

9-Down : Try out

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JWXYZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Norris.
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© 1994, The New York Times9/17/94 ( No. 16,384 )
Across
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Shadowy : SOMBER
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Throe : SPASM
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Informant : SQUEALER
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Brownish grays : TAUPES
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Presumed : PUTATIVE
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Female water spirit : ONDINE
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Agronomists' studies : EARTHS
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N.C.A.A.'S Cavaliers : VIRGINIA
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Collect : AMASS
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Depression : FUNK
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Greenish blue : TEAL
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Scold : RAG
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Mountain sign: Abbr. : ELEV
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Seating request : AISLE
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Summer abroad : ETE
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Sporting org. with three million members : NRA
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___ jure (by operation of law) : IPSO
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Like Errol Flynn : DASHING
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80 winks? : CATNAPS
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Little, e.g. : APER
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Musical syllable : TRA
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Ventured : BET
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Elysian abodes : EDENS
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Plane starter : AQUA
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Allow the use of : LEND
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Burden : ONUS
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Antipasto ingredient : OLIVE
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Oldest city in Ohio : MARIETTA
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Friendly : AMICAL
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Bring out : ELICIT
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Benedict Arnold, for one : RENEGADE
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Fix, as a chair : RECANE
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Inducted, in a way : KNIGHTED
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Norman Fell role in "Three's Company" : ROPER
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On cloud nine : ELATED
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Snakes and lizards, taxonomically : SQUAMATA
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Causes great resentment : OUTRAGES
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Deli offerings : MEATS
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Spa features : BATHS
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Some Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
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Stimulate, with "up" : REV
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One who makes special deliveries? : STORK
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Twinge : PANG
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Try out : AUDITION
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Echidna features : SPINES
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Like some jobs : MENIAL
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Skewered : SPEARED
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Theatrical event : REVUE
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Black Panthers leader : SEALE
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Poem that ends "I am the captain of my soul" : INVICTUS
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Egregious : FLAGRANT
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River to Donegal Bay : ERNE
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Cinematic pooch : ASTA
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Tiny portions : NIPS
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Legal lead-in : PARA
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Golfer's concern : HANDICAP
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Relinquish : ABDICATE
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Saturated : PERVADED
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Made resolute : STEELED
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Gyrocompass inventor Sperry : ELMER
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Merchant : DEALER
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First name among tenors : ENRICO
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Modern physics particle : QUARK
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Mink relative : OTTER
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Ending : OMEGA
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Frothy : LIGHT
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Der Spiegel article : EINE
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Shade of blue : ANIL
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Chemical ending : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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