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New York Times, Tuesday, January 16, 1996

Author:
R. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVWX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0116 ( 16,870 )
Across
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Start of an auctioneer's windup : GOING
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"Fairy tales" : LIES
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Grump : CRAB
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Moving about : ASTIR
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Bobcats of college football : OHIO
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1983 De Niro film : THEKINGOFCOMEDY
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Musical ability : EAR
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Lament : MOAN
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Meth-amphetamine : SPEED
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Toward sunup : EAST
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Scintilla : IOTA
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1981 Sidney Lumet drama : PRINCEOFTHECITY
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Petite's opposite : LARGE
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"Losing My Religion" rock group : REM
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Birch or larch : TREE
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Bambi's aunt : ENA
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Bridge feats : SLAMS
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Fed. air quality org. : EPA
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Book after John : ACTS
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Charged particle : ION
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More sensible : SANER
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1951 Hepburn-Bogart adventure : THEAFRICANQUEEN
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Mortgage : LIEN
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Magician Henning : DOUG
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Like a $3 bill : BOGUS
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Arias : SOLI
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Soupy Sales faceful : PIE
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1995 kids' film : ALITTLEPRINCESS
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Shoebox datum : SIZE
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Green land : ERIN
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Charlie Chaplin persona : TRAMP
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Rime : HOAR
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___ and crafts : ARTS
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Wimp : SISSY
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Field entrance : GATE
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Govt. watchdog grp. : OSHA
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Road to ancient Rome : ITER
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Suffix with beat or peace : NIK
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Pained look : GRIMACE
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Smooth, musically : LEGATO
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Fe, in chemistry : IRON
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One with a Claus in his contract? : ELF
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"Wait a ___!" : SEC
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Purse item : COMPACT
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Korea's Syngman ___ : RHEE
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Gofer : AIDE
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Hopalong Cassidy portrayer William : BOYD
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Rocket's front : NOSE
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Our lang. : ENG
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Detail : ITEM
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___ law (electricity principle) : OHMS
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Skirt fold : PLEAT
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Ponderosa, e.g. : RANCH
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More than peeved : IRATE
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Coin in Cannes : FRANC
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Dancer Castle : IRENE
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"Dances With Wolves" home : TEPEE
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Pine (for) : YEARN
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Equine parent : SIRE
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Cut of beef : LOIN
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Private, often : SALUTER
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Looks into the sun, e.g. : SQUINTS
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Sept. predecessor : AUG
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Boxer's weapon : FIST
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Embellishes : ADORNS
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___ me tangere : NOLI
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Gala : BASH
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Sphinx site : GIZA
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Barbecue bar : SPIT
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Like ___ in a pod : PEAS
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Tenets : ISMS
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Spot : ESPY
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Grassland : LEA
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Slip up : ERR
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Dernier ___ : CRI

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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