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New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1996

Author:
C. Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {HJQXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0118 ( 16,872 )
Across
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Bootlegging or extortion, e.g. : RACKET
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Enamored (of) : FOND
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Gullet : MAW
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Tropical lizard : IGUANA
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Surmounted : OVERCAME
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Actress d'Abo : MARYAM
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Like desert water, usually : RATIONED
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Missile's heading : VECTOR
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Subject of many an ode : SPRING
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Develops slowly, as an idea : GESTATES
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___mecum (handbook) : VADE
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Insurgent, briefly : REB
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Eyewear for Col. Klink : MONOCLE
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Not a science, but___ : ANART
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Trolley : STREETCAR
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Involving dispute : POLEMIC
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Smug : CONTENT
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Nobel-winning poet Quasimodo : SALVATORE
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Tooth, in Torino : DENTE
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Drink recipe words : ONEPART
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"___the season..." : TIS
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The "first martyr" : ABEL
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Retired : EMERITUS
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Erratic driver : WEAVER
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Bonsai gardener : PRUNER
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Medicinal herb : ANGELICA
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In a reverie : MUSING
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1994 Olympic rink star : KERRIGAN
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Covered with soft hair : PILOSE
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Somme season : ETE
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1972 pact : SALT
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Posture : STANCE
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Lip : RIM
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Muslim official : AGA
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Unexpected pitch : CURVEBALL
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Sammy and Danny : KAYES
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Make into law : ENACT
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Gong : TAMTAM
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Landlord's sign : FORRENT
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Eggs : OVA
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Trawlers' gear : NETS
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Radiator drainpipe : DRIP
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Craze : MANIA
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Modify : AMEND
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Doorstop, maybe : WEDGE
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Sporty Chevy : CORVETTE
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Ear doctor's device : OTOSCOPE
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___salami : GENOA
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Wizard : SORCERER
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Hip-hop hits : RAPS
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Capt. of industry : CEO
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Advance : LEND
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Russian roulette need : REVOLVER
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Fed : TMAN
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Roman army commander : CENTURION
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Those opposed : ANTIS
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66 and others: Abbr. : RTES
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Adherent: Suffix : ITE
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Widespread : RAMPANT
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One-ups : TRUMPS
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Attentive : AWAKE
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"Western Star" poet : BENET
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Tidal bore : EAGRE
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Greenland native : INUIT
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Magnetic induction unit : TESLA
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Some Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
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Baltic capital : RIGA
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Ripken Jr. or Sr. : CAL
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Pres. advisory grp. : NSC
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"Well, I'll be!" : GEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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