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New York Times, Thursday, September 7, 1995

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0907 ( 16,739 )
Across
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Plant pest : APHID
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Family member, for short : GRAM
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Surgery souvenir : SCAR
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Break : PAUSE
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Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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"____ want for Christmas..." : ALLI
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Craving of a kind : SWEETTOOTH
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Apprehends : NABS
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Stimulate affection for : ENDEAR
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Unsympathetic Simon : LEGREE
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Harsh cry : CAW
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Child of Loki, in Norse myth : HEL
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Author Follett : KEN
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Tempting : MOUTHWATERING
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Tolstoy's Karenina : ANNA
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N.Y. commuter's transport : LIRR
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Big name in hotels : HYATT
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Checks : REINS
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Fasten : TIE
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Shade : UMBRA
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Like sharp cheddar : TANGY
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New Orleans and Boston, e.g.: Abbr. : SPTS
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____ fours : PLUS
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Not serious : TONGUEINCHEEK
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____ wolf : SHE
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Limit : CAP
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Affectionate sound : COO
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Tithes : TENTHS
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Took in : REAPED
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Opie's dad, on 60's TV : ANDY
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Insincere talk : LIPSERVICE
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Ontario native : CREE
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Notion : IDEA
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Conceal : CACHE
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Much-discussed 1995 movie : KIDS
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Hamlet : TOWN
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Bar, legally : ESTOP
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Church area : APSE
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Cat's-paw : PAWN
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Tinged : HUED
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Cousin of "uh-huh" : ISEE
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Clip : DETACH
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Muck : GOO
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Onetime Hollywood letters : RKO
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Knack : ART
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"Das Lied von der Erde" composer : MAHLER
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Warbled : SANG
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Subject of "Long Live the King" : CLARKGABLE
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"The Zoo Story" playwright : ALBEE
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Ascended : RISEN
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Fish, in a way : TRAWL
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Peace Prize recipient Root : ELIHU
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Sits by the window, e.g. : WAITSUP
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Dissident : HERETIC
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Agora : MART
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Draft classification : ONEA
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Accidental : UNINTENDED
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Ballroom dance : TANGO
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Second-rate material : TRIPE
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Attendant of Apollo : NYMPH
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Quiz answer : TRUE
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Chore : TASK
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Out of ____ (not together) : SYNCH
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Night noise : SNORE
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Illuminated, as old streets : GASLIT
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Force : COERCE
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Arrange neatly : STACK
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Artist Toulouse-Lautrec : HENRI
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Parts of topsails : TYES
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Rock video awards : AVAS
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Ancient Briton : PICT
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Canyon sound : ECHO
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Abstruse : DEEP
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Promising words : IDO
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Kind of bench : PEW
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Jose or Juan preceder : SAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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