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New York Times, Monday, January 29, 1996

Author:
G. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQWZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0129 ( 16,883 )
Across
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Excommunicates : BANS
5
Marine's meal : MESS
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Computer symbols : ICONS
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Very much : ALOT
15
Buffalo's lake : ERIE
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Lehar's "The___Widow" : MERRY
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Koh-i-___diamond : NOOR
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San Francisco or Denver facility : MINT
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Lend___ (listen) : ANEAR
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"Lassie" actress : JUNELOCKHART
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Shiller's "___Joy" : ODETO
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Cassandre, e.g. : SEERESS
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Barbershop items : COMBS
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Yalta participant : STALIN
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One of the "Little Women" : BETHMARCH
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Venetian resort : LIDO
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Charlottesville sch. : UVA
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Sacred beetles : SCARABS
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That girl : HER
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Parts of eyeglasses : RIMS
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Burt Reynolds TV title role : DANAUGUST
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Knights' horses : STEEDS
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Cutting utensil : PARER
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Heartfelt : EARNEST
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Maynard's pal in 60's TV : DOBIE
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"Deep Purple" singer, 1963 : APRILSTEVENS
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Thrill : ELATE
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The Beatles' "Magical Mystery___" : TOUR
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Memorable times : ERAS
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Yellowstone Park animal : BISON
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Learning : LORE
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Artist Magritte : RENE
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Vandyke, e.g. : BEARD
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35-inch blade : EPEE
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River to the underworld : STYX
Down
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"Oh! Susanna" instrument : BANJO
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Not silently : ALOUD
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Nary a person : NOONE
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Start calisthenics : STRETCH
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Written reminder : MEMO
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___the Red : ERIC
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Drown : SINK
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Clockmaker Thomas et al. : SETHS
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Istanbul inn : IMARET
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Main : CENTRAL
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Metal to be refined : ORE
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Shooters' org. : NRA
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Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
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Weaving machines : LOOMS
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D.D.E. opponent : AES
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Yale of Yale University : ELIHU
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Edges : SIDES
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Quick drink : SNORT
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Raincoat, for short : MAC
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Wire nail : BRAD
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Metal to be reprocessed : SCRAP
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Pouch : BURSE
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Patti LuPone Broadway role : EVITA
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Worker with lions : TAMER
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Tennis's Mandlikova : HANA
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Butter unit : BAR
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Shoe material : SUEDE
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One of 100 : SENATOR
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___Corners ("Our Town" town) : GROVERS
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Bank (on) : DEPEND
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Byelorussia, e.g.: Abbr. : SSR
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Deed : TITLE
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Flat cap : BERET
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___case (regardless) : INANY
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County next to London : ESSEX
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Aerobatic maneuver : LOOP
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Confident : SURE
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Genealogy chart : TREE
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Kind of tide : EBB
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Baldfaced___ : LIE
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Simile's center : ASA

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

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