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New York Times, Tuesday, January 23, 1996

Author:
B. Lubbers
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Lubbers

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Lubbers. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0123 ( 16,877 )
Across
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Reindeer herder : LAPP
5
Wilson's predecessor : TAFT
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Public spat : SCENE
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Take on : HIRE
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Midwest Indians : IOWAS
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Tilt : LEAN
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Dash : ELAN
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Wine sediment : DREGS
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Without warning : ALLOFASUDDEN
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Opposite of black-tie : CASUAL
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Hobby room : DEN
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Talon : CLAW
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Green hazard : TRAP
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Daily dread : RATRACE
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Mind-reading : ESP
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Government agt. : TMAN
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Frost-covered : RIMED
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Kit and caboodle : THEWHOLESHEBANG
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Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
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Chinese dollar : YUAN
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Where swine dine : STY
46
Asmara is its capital : ERITREA
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Computer unit : BYTE
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___-majesté : LESE
52
Bikini top : BRA
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Lathered : SOAPED
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The Queen of Country : REBAMCENTIRE
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Diving bird : GREBE
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Craftiness : WILE
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Unexpected trouble : SNAG
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Titian's tripod : EASEL
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Military sch. : ACAD
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"___deal!" : ITSA
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City on the Aire : LEEDS
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Howard and Maynard : KENS
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Refusals : NOES
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Perfume scent : LILAC
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___Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Rings : PEALS
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Succeed in the end : PANOUT
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Texas shrine : THEALAMO
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Feels bad : AILS
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Consumer affairs topic : FRAUD
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Somewhat sore : TENDER
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Team : SIDE
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Farm storage site : CORNCRIB
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Meadow mom : EWE
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Henpeck : NAG
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Double curve : ESS
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More distant : FARTHER
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Gene ID : DNA
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Fernando or Lorenzo : LAMAS
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Without___to one's name : ACENT
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Like pie slices : WEDGY
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Buddy : PAL
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1776 battle site : TRENTON
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Singer Merman : ETHEL
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Prop (up) : SHORE
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Persian sprites : PERIS
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Napoleonic general : NEY
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It can rock you to sleep : WATERBED
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Hero : SUB
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Rubes : HAYSEEDS
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Recede : EBB
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Caribbean native : ARAWAK
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Dines at home : EATSIN
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Liturgical scarf : AMICE
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Colorful horse : PINTO
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Rub clean : ERASE
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"The Ballet Class" painter : DEGAS
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Congers : EELS
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Family : CLAN
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Hair preparation : GEL
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"Norma___" : RAE
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WNW's opposite : ESE

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

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