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New York Times, Wednesday, January 10, 1996

Author:
M. Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 16,864 )
Across
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Stir-fry need : WOK
4
Angelic headwear : HALOES
10
Saudi Arabia neighbor : OMAN
14
Nigerian language : IBO
15
Country on Lake Victoria : UGANDA
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Baseball squad : NINE
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Tales of woe : SOBSTORIES
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Delivery vehicles : VANS
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Command to Spot : HEEL
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Noble name part : VON
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Cap : LIMIT
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Ottoman dynasty founder : OSMAN
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Organizations : BODIES
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In : ATHOME
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Moolah : KALE
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Bowed tree : WEEPINGWILLOW
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Polar worker : ELF
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Purchasing option : LAYAWAY
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Holed up : HID
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Best Picture nominee of 1992 : THECRYINGGAME
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"Gotcha" : ISEE
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Opera set around Seville : CARMEN
45
Lite-rock radio fare : BALLAD
48
1941 Leningrad event : SIEGE
50
X-rated : ADULT
51
Autograph seeker's accessory : PEN
52
O.K. Corral fighter : EARP
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Linda Ellerbee's "And___Goes" : SOIT
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"Terms of Endearment" e.g. : TEARJERKER
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Therefore : ERGO
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What bargain hunters look for : ASTEAL
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Altar Words : IDO
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Impertinent one : SNIP
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Harrelson and Woodpecker : WOODYS
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Doze (off) : NOD
Down
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What precedes a blowout? : WISH
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Melancholy instrument : OBOE
3
1995 earthquake site : KOBE
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Pizza___ : HUT
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In the past : AGO
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Baby bug : LARVA
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Garden item appropriate for this puzzle : ONION
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Jeannie portrayer : EDEN
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KLM rival : SAS
10
Taped, in a way : ONVIDEO
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Dolphin home : MIAMI
12
Andrea McArdle Broadway role : ANNIE
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Branch headquarters? : NESTS
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Single-masted vessel : SLOOP
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Goof off : LOLLYGAG
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Is friendly to : SMILESAT
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Terrorized : MENACED
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Checkbook column : BALANCE
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Wow : AWE
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___Aviv : TEL
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Weight : HEFT
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New Zealander : KIWI
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Circular motion : GYRE
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Give___(yield) : WAY
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Kapow! : WHAM
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"___Mine" (Beatles song) : IME
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Reading room : DEN
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Castle site, often : HILLTOP
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"Mrs. Miniver" star Garson : GREER
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Diamond corners : BASES
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Festoon : ADORN
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One of the Mario Brothers : LUIGI
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Bygone pact : SEATO
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1935 hit "The Lady___" : INRED
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South-of-the-border money : PESO
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Related : AKIN
54
Make over : REDO
55
Encourage : PROD
57
Playing marble : TAW
58
Rival of Dave : JAY
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Chicago trains : ELS

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

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