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New York Times, Wednesday, September 21, 1994

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0921 ( 16,388 )
Across
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Tick off : MIFF
5
Jerry Herman musical : MAME
9
Scarf : STOLE
14
Tennis's Ivanisevic, often : ACER
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"Fatal Attraction" villain : ALEX
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Bust finds : KILOS
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Diner's card : MENU
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1953 Leslie Caron role : LILI
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Long time : YEARS
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#1 song for Robert Palmer : ADDICTEDTOLOVE
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At that point : THEN
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Bookbinding leather : ROAN
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At regular intervals : SPACED
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Innocent one : LAMB
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Entirety : ALL
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Communion table : ALTAR
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TV's "Batman," e.g. : CAMP
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Oil of _____ : OLAY
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Learning method that "works for me" : HOOKEDONPHONICS
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"Indecent Proposal" director Adrian : LYNE
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Jokesters : WAGS
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One quadrillionth: Prefix : FEMTO
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Vane dir. : SSE
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Ill will : HATE
43
#, & or % : SYMBOL
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Either star of "Tea and Sympathy" : KERR
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To you, to Yves : ATOI
46
Empty-calorie lover : JUNKFOODJUNKIE
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Craze : MANIA
53
Novel featuring Doctor Long Ghost : OMOO
54
Bear in the sky : URSA
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Keats or Wordsworth : ODIST
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Mash preceder : MISH
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Sardine containers : TINS
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Wash : BATHE
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Light submachine gun : STEN
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Noted Renaissance name : ESTE
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Doll's cry : MAMA
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Like some tea : ICED
3
Ward (off) : FEND
4
Yuletide snack : FRUITCAKE
5
Ice cream treat : MALTED
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Xenophobe's fear : ALIEN
7
Pinochle combo : MELD
8
Turnoffs : EXITRAMPS
9
It fell in 1979 : SKYLAB
10
Attach, as a feed bag : TIEON
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King Harald's father : OLAV
12
Folk tales : LORE
13
Slalom shape : ESS
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Beloved : CHERE
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Energy : OOMPH
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Humorist Mort et al. : SAHLS
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Artful dodges : PLOYS
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Pay the penalty : ATONE
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"Tootsie" Oscar winner : LANGE
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Out on _____ : ALIMB
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Milk: Prefix : LACTO
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Popular disinfectant : LYSOL
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Checking places : COATROOMS
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"Hold on ..." : ONEMINUTE
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Happy, for one : DWARF
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1934 song "The Very Thought _____" : OFYOU
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Goddess of Hades : HEKATE
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One of the Virgin Islands : STJOHN
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Filled turnover : KNISH
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Give _____ of one's own medicine : ADOSE
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Nonsense song of 1918 : JADA
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Hand or foot : UNIT
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Exclude : OMIT
49
Mr. Kristofferson : KRIS
50
Does not exist : ISNT
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Crowd around : MOB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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