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New York Times, Monday, September 26, 1994

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 165 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0926 ( 16,393 )
Across
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Extreme point in an orbit : APSIS
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"Hogan's Heroes" extra : NAZI
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Cole _____ : SLAW
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Hayes's predecessor : GRANT
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Arabian sultanate : OMAN
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_____ colada : PINA
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Cecil B. DeMille epic, with "The" : TENCOMMANDMENTS
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Prohibition oasis? : SPEAKEASY
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Pilgrim John : ALDEN
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What a ring lacks : ENDS
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"Finally!" : ATLAST
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On ship : ABOARD
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Plate scrapings : ORTS
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In a moment : SOON
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Peculiar : EERIE
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Fast plane : SST
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English-French conflict beginning 1337 : HUNDREDYEARSWAR
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Greek vowel : ETA
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Prefix with pilot : AUTO
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"Scram!" : SCAT
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Went in a hurry : ZOOMED
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South American plains : CAMPOS
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Shock : STUN
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_____ acid : OLEIC
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Jerk : SCHLEMIEL
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What 17-Across had : CASTOFTHOUSANDS
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Tooth pain : ACHE
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Los Angeles 11 : RAMS
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Skater's figure : EIGHT
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"The _____ the limit" : SKYS
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Relative of the heckelphone : OBOE
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Teacher's charge : CLASS
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10-percenters: Abbr. : AGTS
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Get ready, informally : PREP
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Of sound mind : SANE
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Native Peruvian : INCA
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"Dracula" author Bram : STOKER
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Wanderer : NOMAD
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Gather : AMASS
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Wacky : ZANY
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Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
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Takes part in a bee : SPELLS
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One of the McCartneys : LINDA
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Opening bets : ANTES
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Jimmy Dorsey's "_____ It You?" : WASNT
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Repair : MEND
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Make a difference : MATTER
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Sills song : ARIA
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Late tennis V.I.P. : ASHE
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Title _____ : BOUT
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Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
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Also : AND
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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Revise copy : EDIT
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Potato feature : EYE
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Done laps : SWUM
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Surfeit : SATE
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Trampled : TROD
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Florid : ROCOCO
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Times to write about : ERAS
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_____ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Treats with malice : SPITES
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Bantu people : ZULU
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"Just a moment..." : ONESEC
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Drug-yielding plants : COCAS
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"Alas and _____" : ALACK
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Netted : MESHY
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Sad sack : SCHMO
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The ones over there : THOSE
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Knife : STAB
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Drop in a letter box : MAIL
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Actress Swenson : INGA
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Old English letters : EDHS
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Beach-storming vessels: Abbr. : LSTS
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To and _____ : FRO

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