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New York Times, Saturday, September 9, 1995

Whence the line “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation”

Author:
Daniel R. Stark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel R. Stark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Stark.
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© 1995, The New York Times9/9/95 ( No. 16,741 )

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Across
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Makes one’s hair stand on end : TEASES
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Fourposter, e.g. : BEDSTEAD
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Current measure : AMPERE
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Small and unimportant : ONEHORSE
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Italy’s ___ Islands, north of Sicily : LIPARI
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“The Call of the Wild” dog : MALAMUTE
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Russian epic hero : IGOR
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Small ear of corn : NUBBIN
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Alternative to Crisco : PAM
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Sahib’s address : SRI
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Petal base : SEPAL
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French prefix : ENTRE
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“Dejeuner sur l’herbe” painter : MANET
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Warm-up : PREP
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Wont (to) : USED
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Reached : ATTAINED
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Money dispenser : ATM
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Got cozy : NESTLED
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Censored : BLEEPED
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Common Market inits. : EEC
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9-Down item : PASTRAMI
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Have on : WEAR
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Wavy-bladed dagger : KRIS
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Ring boundaries : ROPES
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“O come, ___ ...” : ALLYE
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Minnesota city : EDINA
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Tidbit for Fido : ORT
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Trim the tree : LOP
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Without emotion : COLDLY
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Delta House attire : TOGA
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Short cut, maybe : DIAGONAL
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Humbles : ABASES
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Mount : ESCALATE
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Dormant : LATENT
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Put in order : NEATENED
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Carol opener : ADESTE
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Amulet : TALISMAN
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Change citizenship : EMIGRATE
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Names : APPOINTS
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Brand : SEAR
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Goof up : ERR
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___ Maritime (Rouen’s department) : SEINE
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Pepper : BOMBARD
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Capacitate : ENABLE
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Fast-food place : DELI
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1953 film gunslinger : SHANE
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Back-fence yowler : TOM
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Comes out in a hurry : ERUPTS
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Poetically gaping : ASTARE
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Considered : DEEMED
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Hiked : UPPED
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Crooked site in a nursery rhyme : STILE
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It may be due overseas : NUMERO
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Greasy spoon : EATERY
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Inner circle members : PALS
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Spoon : NECK
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Neon ___ : TETRA
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Sherlock portrayer : BASIL
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Bundles of joy? : PAPOOSES
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Coming to light : EMERGENT
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Aversion : DISTASTE
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Wasted time : PIDDLED
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Whence the line “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation” : WALDEN
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Fictional Plaza Hotel brat : ELOISE
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Guanaco relative : ALPACA
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Divulge : RELATE
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Maitre’s domain : ECOLE
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Striped antelope : NYALA
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___ even keel : ONAN
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“Soap” family name : TATE
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Godfather’s piece : GAT
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Sequel to “Thriller” : BAD

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

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