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New York Times, Monday, January 1, 1996

Author:
A. Klaus
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Albert J. Klaus

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 119 for Mr. Klaus. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0101 ( 16,855 )
Across
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Beginning : ASOF
5
Served perfectly, in tennis : ACED
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"Can't take___" : AJOKE
14
Supermarket section : DELI
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Sub___ (secretly) : ROSA
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Apply thoroughly, as lotion : RUBIN
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Monopoly corner square : JAIL
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Sudden rush of air : GUST
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Lasses : MAIDS
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"JFK" co-star : TOMMYLEEJONES
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Race driver Yarborough : CALE
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"It must be him___shall die" : ORI
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"Spoon River Anthology" poet : EDGARLEEMASTERS
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Service club members : LIONS
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Put on, as clothes : DON
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Burn soother : ALOE
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Summer clock setting: Abbr. : DST
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Most arduous : HARDEST
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Burger cover : BUN
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Audio feedback problem : ECHO
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Architect I. M. : PEI
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Orchestra members : OBOES
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"The Cowboys" actor, 1972 : ROSCOELEEBROWNE
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Farming: Abbr. : AGR
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Communist Karl : MARX
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"Great Balls of Fire" singer : JERRYLEELEWIS
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Couric of "Today" : KATIE
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Blunders : ERRS
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"The Wizard___" : OFOZ
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Cowgirl Dale : EVANS
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Daft : GAGA
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"What's to become___?" (words of despair) : OFME
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Soirees : GALAS
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Flower stalk : STEM
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Used Miss Clairol : DYED
Down
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Modifying word: Abbr. : ADJ
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Stool or stoop : SEAT
3
Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Where a movie reel is stored : FILMCAN
5
Historic county of Scotland : ARGYLL
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Grand___ Dam : COULEE
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
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Biblical fruit : DATE
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Knights' clothes : ARMORS
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Spanish girl of old song : JUANITA
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Award for "Prelude to a Kiss" : OBIE
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Tykes : KIDS
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Nav. rank : ENS
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Swamp : MARSH
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Blondell and Baez : JOANS
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Tribal V.I.P. : ELDER
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70's dance place : DISCO
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Ancient Teutons : GOTHS
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Aviator Rickenbacker : EDDIE
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A Stooge : MOE
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Middle of a sleeve : ELBOW
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Where Jeanne d'Arc died : ROUEN
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Taste or feel : SENSE
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Mimicry : APERY
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Electrical unit : REL
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Yankee manager Joe : TORRE
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Sweet potato : OCARINA
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Material for engraver's blocks : BOXWOOD
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Evil woman : OGRESS
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Come from the shadows : EMERGE
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Fir tree : BALSAM
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Coffee, slangily : JAVA
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Table supports : LEGS
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Uncertain : IFFY
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Between all and none : SOME
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Beer container : KEG
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Last letter, in London : ZED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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