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New York Times, Sunday, September 24, 1995

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0924 ( 16,756 )
Across
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Flagrant : GROSS
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Bradley cohort : SAFER
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N.B.A. statistic : ASSISTS
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Cover up : CLOTHE
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Radioactivity unit : CURIE
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Food grouping : STARCHES
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Boat or boy : HOUSECLOSING
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Conscious : SENTIENT
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Sits-up improve them : ABS
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Dark brews : STOUTS
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Object of disgust : TOAD
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_____ precedent : SETA
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Bud Fisher cartoon character : MUTT
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Breaker or zone : STRIKEBACK
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Hitch : SNAG
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Censor's sound : BLEEP
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Consonant (with) : INSTEP
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"This man is now become _____":"Julius Caesar" : AGOD
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Martian ET's : EARTHMEN
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_____ Miss : OLE
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Where seeds are sown : FURROWS
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Monopoly quartet: Abbr. : RRS
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Have more firepower than : OUTGUN
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Fighting force : ARMADA
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Chosen number : FEW
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Berlin's "_____ Lovely Day Today" : ITSA
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U.S.O. audience : GIS
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Audited : SATIN
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Singing syllable : TRA
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Baubles : DIDOS
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"Maria _____" ('40s song) : ELENA
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Roast repartee : NEEDLING
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:50 : TENOF
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Fix and cut : PRICETAGS
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Smog cause : FUMES
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Tower of Pisa, e.g. : INCLINER
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Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
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Cav competitor : SIXER
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Tokyo, once : EDO
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Rednecks have red ones : NAPES
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Equine mother : DAM
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Alternative to wax : WANE
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Mantelpiece piece : URN
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Cry of success : IDIDIT
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Pax _____ : ROMANA
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Partisan : FAN
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Stuffs : PACKSIN
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Unfamiliar : NEW
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Nathan Detroit's doll : ADELAIDE
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1939 Bolger co-star : LAHR
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Understands : GRASPS
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Soprano Berger et al. : ERNAS
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Told, as tales : SPUN
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Belly or barrel : BEERCHASER
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U.S.N. V.I.P. : CAPT
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Fresh words : SASS
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Pair : DUAD
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Like some suckers : ALLDAY
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Sports car of old : GTO
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H3-P-O4 and others : TRIACIDS
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Goer or maker : MOVIETRAILER
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Primitive time : STONEAGE
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1936 Olympic hero : OWENS
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Stream migrators : ELVERS
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Pump pads : INSOLES
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Frozen mountains : BERGS
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Oboes and bassoons : REEDS
Down
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Like beads : GLOBULAR
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Wharf workers : ROUSTERS
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Fifth qtrs. : OTS
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Mother and daughter : SHES
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Amish and Hasidim : SECTS
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Using elbow grease : SCOURING
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St. Edward's University site : AUSTIN
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Pats down : FRISKS
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Prussian pronoun : EIN
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Bylaw, for short : REG
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Part of N.A.A.C.P.: Abbr. : ASSOC
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Knife type : STEAK
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Dudevant's pseudonym : SAND
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N.Y.C. subway : IRT
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Cut out : SCISSOR
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Keeper or saver : THEENDOFTIME
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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Star _____ : CHAMBER
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Without women : STAG
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Sodom survivor : LOT
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Comes to a point : TAPERS
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Hanoi holiday : TET
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D.D.E. sphere : ETO
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Gymnastics coach Karolyi : BELA
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Graph or copy : PHOTOFINISH
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Murphy with medals : AUDIE
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Stand or mother : GRANDFINALE
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Tousle : MUSS
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Sched. approximation : ETA
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Trio of destiny : FATES
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Film director Herzog : WERNER
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Some window treatments : SWAGS
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Unattractive fruit : UGLI
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Maria, to Ted : NIECE
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Skin problem : MANGE
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Favorite : IDOL
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Three-time P.G.A. champ : SNEAD
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Nerve cell parts : DENDRA
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Law or let : INCONCLUSION
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Acted humanly : ERRED
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Flower oil : ATTAR
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Sumptuousness : LUXE
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Jam : TIEUP
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King called "The Short" : PEPIN
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BB's : AMMO
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Rock bottom : NADIR
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Anti-nuclear testing org. : SANE
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Not quite burned : SINGED
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Walletful : WAD
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Map abbr. : TERR
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Like pure energy : MASSLESS
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Schemed : FINAGLED
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AC/DC gadgets : ADAPTERS
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Wise counselors : NESTORS
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The Doles, e.g. : KANSANS
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B.Y.U.'s league : WAC
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Crescent line : ARC
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Tyke : SHAVER
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Yard fence : PALING
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Heathrow sights : SSTS
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Serial opener : PARTI
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Tennis legend Don : BUDGE
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Lets up : EASES
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D.C. clock setting : EDT
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Not so well done : RARER
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Numbered circle : DIAL
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Where the Clintons met : YALE
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Business V.I.P. : CEO
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Whom Antony addressed : MOB
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Be in for : OWE
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"_____ got it!" : IVE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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