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New York Times, Friday, September 30, 1994

The "her" of "Leave Her to Heaven"

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXY} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times9/30/94 ( No. 16,397 )

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Across
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Comic strip pianist : SCHROEDER
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Defraud : SCAM
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London district : CHEAPSIDE
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Bond man : MOORE
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Andrew Jackson's home, with "the" : HERMITAGE
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The "her" of "Leave Her to Heaven" : ELLEN
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Entanglement : WEB
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Incites : URGESON
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Man of tomorrow : LAD
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Roman art : ARS
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"The French Connection" locale : MARSEILLE
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Recipe words : ADDA
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Discards : SLOUGHS
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Gulf and jet, e.g. : STREAMS
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Legislature : DIET
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Koln's river : RHEIN
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Bow to gravity : SAG
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"Blubber" writer : BLUME
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They're charged : IONS
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Thanksgiving services : TEDEUMS
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Dutch statesman Hugo : GROTIUS
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Blue Jays or Cardinals, e.g. : TEAM
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High-up apparatchik : COMMISSAR
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Medical suffix : OMA
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Basketball's Manute ___ : BOL
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Trumpet blast : TANTARA
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Stylus : PEN
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Eocene, for one : EPOCH
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Finally had some luck : GOTABREAK
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Corner : NICHE
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Three-time U.S. Open tennis champ : IVANLENDL
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Common dog's name : ZEKE
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Volunteer's place : TENNESSEE
Down
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Pronunciation symbol : SCHWA
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Bronx ___ : CHEER
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Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme : HERBS
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Piston : RAM
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Site of Eastern iniquity : OPIUMDEN
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"CHiPs" star : ESTRADA
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Parses, in a way : DIAGRAMS
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Just beats : EDGES
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___ Pieces : REESES
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The sun : SOL
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Body of members of equal authority : COLLEGIUM
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Field : AREA
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Darn : MEND
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___ Park, N.J. : MENLO
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Upton Sinclair novel : OIL
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"The Icarus Agenda" author : LUDLUM
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Prefix with "crat" : ARISTO
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Fixes the length of : HEMS
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
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Coffee break time : TENOCLOCK
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Didn't stir : SAT
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Predetermine the outcome : RIG
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Sunbathes : GETSATAN
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Not worth quitting over : BEARABLE
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Advice column start : DEARANN
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"Oh, now ___ bad guy!" : IMTHE
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Choir director's exhortation : SINGIT
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Range : STOVE
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Says "one club," maybe : OPENS
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Fort ___, Fla. : MEADE
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Talus site : ANKLE
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Automotive pioneer : BENZ
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One of TV's Taylors : OPIE
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1969 Broadway hit : CHE
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Legal matters : RES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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