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New York Times, Sunday, September 17, 1995

Author:
Stanley Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 66 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0917 ( 16,749 )
Across
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Problem for the wheelchair-bound : STEPS
6
Dread : FEAR
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Cry of dread : OHNO
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_____ a pig : FATAS
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Most common inert gas : ARGON
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Intensity : ZEAL
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"______ Wanna Cry" (Mariah Carey hit) : IDONT
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LABOR ACTIVIST : SEANOCASEY
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GOVERNESS : ANNEBRONTE
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Pattern of behavior : SYNDROME
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Mountain transport : BURRO
30
Idle : ATREST
31
French 101 verb : ETRE
32
Clear as mud : MURKY
33
Urgent message : WIRE
34
Do in the evening : SOIREE
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Periphery : VERGE
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Embassy need : SHREDDER
42
Indy winner in 1992 and '94 : UNSER
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PIANIST : JOHNERSKINE
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Relative of -arian : ITE
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Guide on the dance floor : LEAD
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Enticement : BAIT
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Snooty attitude : AIRS
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Sore spot : ACHE
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Transportation Dept. agcy. : FAA
51
TAXI DRIVER : VACLAVHAVEL
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Competed in the Tour de France : BIKED
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One of the Aleutians : AMCHITKA
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Felt off : AILED
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Persistent pest : GADFLY
60
Reunion goers : AUNTS
61
Paths to success? : RUNGS
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More steady-handed : SURER
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Mr. C. portrayer on "Happy Days" : BOSLEY
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Ancient British monument : HENGE
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Break in a baseball schedule : OPENDATE
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Oratorio solos : ARIAS
70
JAZZ DRUMMER : GUNTERGRASS
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Brady Bill opponent : NRA
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Lens holders : RIMS
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Things to eat : FARE
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Airport counter name : AVIS
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How a fool and his money are parted : SCAM
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Hiss partner : BOO
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NURSE : WALTWHITMAN
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Clear, in a way : DEICE
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Bills : INVOICES
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Magic star : ONEAL
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Zoo denizens : BEASTS
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Russian pancake : BLIN
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Historical record : ANNAL
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Butch's "Our Gang" pal : WOIM
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The Scourge of God : ATTILA
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"God _____" : BLESS
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Conservatives : THERIGHT
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SCHOOLMASTER : LEOTOLSTOY
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LANDSCAPE PAINTER : EDWARDLEAR
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Old wine _____ bottles : INNEW
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Nightclub number : TUNE
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Elbow grease : TOIL
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Like some clothing styles : RETRO
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Yarn : STORY
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Put to work for oneself : USED
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Understanding : SANE
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Westphalian city : ESSEN
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Get smart with : SASS
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Poker card : TREY
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Alaska's first governor : EGAN
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Mulled over : PONDERED
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Doozy : SNORTER
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Sweetheart : FLAME
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Life of Riley : EASE
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"All the Things You _____" : ARE
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L.B.J. mentor : RAYBURN
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Northern Arkansan : OZARKER
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Shakespearean king : HENRY
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Second start : NANO
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Flamenco shout : OLE
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Telephone pole source : FIRTREE
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Honored : ADORED
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Kind of poem : TONE
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Six-footers : ANTS
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Retain, in a way : STET
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James Farmer's org. : CORE
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Scots' tots : BAIRNS
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Itch : URGE
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Conductor from Bombay : MEHTA
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Dizzying itinerary : WHIRL
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Antibiotics' ancestor : SULFA
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When "S.N.L." ends, in most places : ONEAM
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BIOCHEMIST : ISAACASIMOV
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"And there you are!" : VOILA
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Tackled moguls : SKIED
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JOCKEY : DICKFRANCIS
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Mrs. Mertz : ETHEL
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Like some marshes : REEDY
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Openers, at times : JACKS
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Relievers' rewards : SAVES
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Nuts : BATTY
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Gave a hand to : AIDED
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Tarzan's transportation : VINES
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Speak boastfully : VAUNT
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Elbow, essentially : HINGE
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"Luck and Pluck" writer : ALGER
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Old dance sites : BARNS
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Pantomime dances : HULAS
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Calvin Klein competitor : GUESS
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Magazine's exhortation : RENEW
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"For Whom the Bell Tolls" setting : SPAIN
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Singer Benton : BARBI
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Where Rigel is : ORION
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Smarts : HURTS
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'50s governor Faubus : ORVAL
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Swift's "A Modest Proposal," e.g. : TRACT
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Furniture designer Charles : EAMES
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Second-century physician : GALEN
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Anwar's predecessor : GAMAL
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Salon job : FACIAL
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Navigation units : SEAMILES
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Tall and graceful : WILLOWY
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Dulcet : HONEYED
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British legal societies : INNS
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Restaurant services : TEASETS
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Synge title character : DEIRDRE
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_____ dictum : OBITER
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Combatant of 1899 : BOER
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Byrd book : ALONE
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Moby-Dick : WHALE
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Author Ahmed and others : ALIS
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Part of a backpacker's pack : TENT
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"_____-Bungay" (Wells novel) : TONO
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Cooling capacity : BTUS
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Artemis, to Apollo : TWIN
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Comes by : GETS
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Chinese calendar animal : HARE
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Video-game film of 1982 : TRON
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Queue after R : STU
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Edmond O'Brien classic : DOA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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