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New York Times, Tuesday, September 26, 1995

Author:
Bob Klahn & Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
601/29/19945/22/201110
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1313121426
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.57011
Bob Klahn
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271/22/19946/19/20061
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3442446
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.60000
Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Klahn. This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0926 ( 16,758 )
Across
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Hard overhand shot : SMASH
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Interstate truck : SEMI
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Daisy Mae's creator : CAPP
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Chick of jazz : COREA
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Tournament for all : OPEN
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Double Stuf cookie : OREO
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End of the bridal path : ALTAR
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Burbot or turbot, e.g. : FISH
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Beat a retreat : FLEE
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Final try : LASTDITCHEFFORT
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Like zinfandel : DRY
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Howl at the moon : BAY
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____ the day : RUE
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Legendary Peter or piper : PAN
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Gilbert and Sullivan production : OPERETTA
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Tom of "The Seven Year Itch" : EWELL
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Valhalla dweller : ODIN
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Layered hairdo : SHAG
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Final moment : THEELEVENTHHOUR
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Pepsi, e.g. : COLA
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Beer variety : LITE
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Blood line? : AORTA
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Country bumpkins : HAYSEEDS
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Nada : ZIP
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Stowe's "Little" girl : EVA
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Mr. Sun : SOL
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Junior, to senior : SON
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Like a 20 Across that succeeds at 37 Across : INTHENICKOFTIME
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Pacific salmon : COHO
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Cousin of the English horn : OBOE
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Eponym of a New York island : RIKER
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Sinfulness : EVIL
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Boxing milieu : RING
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Interminably : ONEND
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Beach blanket? : SAND
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Quizzes : ASKS
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Not neat : MESSY
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Dump hot coffee on : SCALD
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Canine kin? : MOLAR
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Pretentious : ARTSY
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Straphanger's search : SEAT
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Ruthless tactics : HARDBALL
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Sentimental one : SOFTY
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Sweeping story : EPIC
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Interlock : MESH
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Native : INHERENT
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Central Perk, on TV's "Friends" : COFFEESHOP
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Mr. Guthrie : ARLO
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Duke or earl : PEER
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One who's well versed : POET
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Writer Fleming : IAN
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Hare hair : FUR
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Operator's request : PLEASEHOLD
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Playwright Clifford : ODETS
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Air freshener scent : PINE
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Explorer Heyerdahl : THOR
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Lacking slack : TAUT
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Imprint on glass : ETCH
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Horse's halter? : WHOA
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Wriggly : EELY
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Horace contemporary : OVID
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Billie Holiday's real first name : ELEANORA
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Are residents of : HAILFROM
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Christmas ____ : EVE
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Bronx attraction : ZOO
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Keel extensions : SKEGS
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"Oliver Twist" villain : SIKES
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Future signs : OMENS
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Dweebish : NERDY
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Ensures, slangily : ICES
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Temporary superstar : NOVA
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Skinny : THIN
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Tropical wading bird : IBIS
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Bop : CONK
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Fork point : TINE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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