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New York Times, Monday, January 22, 1996

Author:
E. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5430225
Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXY} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0122 ( 16,876 )
Across
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Corporate head, for short : CEO
4
Scotch or masking, e.g. : TAPE
8
Disco light : STROBE
14
Patient care grp. : HMO
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Food gelling agent : AGAR
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Home on the reservation : TEEPEE
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"Apollo 13" actor : EDHARRIS
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Tough time : ORDEAL
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Come back into, as the atmosphere : REENTER
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Lifesaving skill, for short : CPR
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14-Across employees : DRS
23
Sumatra's land : INDONESIA
25
Alley___ : OOP
27
___Moines : DES
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Crier of "Wolf!" : ALARMIST
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Yields : CEDES
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"When___Loves a Woman" : AMAN
36
Gymnastics coach Karolyi : BELA
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Follower of Mar. : APR
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Meetings of presidents : SUMMITS
41
Pussy : CAT
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Bridle part : REIN
44
Noel Coward and others : SIRS
45
Pet___ : PEEVE
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Borrowing as a financial tool : LEVERAGE
49
It's south of Ga. : FLA
50
Greek letter : ETA
51
Mail recipient : ADDRESSEE
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All-out fight : WAR
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Hypodermic amts. : CCS
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Magazine deal : RENEWAL
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Attack : ASSAIL
63
Modern college lodging : COEDDORM
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"Burnt" Crayola color : SIENNA
65
Auto maker Ferrari : ENZO
66
Bullfight cry : OLE
67
Like football clothes : PADDED
68
___-do-well : NEER
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Part of m.p.h. : PER
Down
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"Mon___" : CHERI
2
German city : EMDEN
3
Expressed wonderment : OOHED
4
Feature of Granny Smiths : TARTNESS
5
Concurs (with) : AGREES
6
Skating couples : PAIRS
7
Uhs' kin : ERS
8
Halt : STOP
9
Fright : TERROR
10
Crimson : RED
11
Newspaper essay, maybe : OPEDPIECE
12
Chicago footballer : BEAR
13
Wrigglers : EELS
18
Battery part : ANODE
21
French port city : CALAIS
24
60's TV sign-off, straight from the horse's mouth : IAMMRED
26
Fed. money overseer : OMB
29
Picnic ruiner : ANT
30
Czech or Pole : SLAV
31
London's___Gallery : TATE
32
Runner Lewis : CARL
33
Fencing rapier : EPEE
34
Where to learn parallel parking : DRIVERSED
35
Some computers : AMIGAS
39
"Surfin'___" (1963 hit) : USA
40
Magnificence : SPLENDOR
43
Center court sight : NET
46
Facilitated : EASED
48
Molière contemporary : RACINE
49
Police yell : FREEZE
52
Talk on and on : DRONE
53
In one fell___ : SWOOP
54
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
55
Mr. Fudd : ELMER
56
Hornet : WASP
57
Pacific rim region : ASIA
59
Bedecked : CLAD
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Plus : AND
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100 yrs. : CEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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