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New York Times, Wednesday, January 3, 1996

Myers, formerly of the White House

Author:
W. R. Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJKQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Williams.
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© 1996, The New York Times1/3/96 ( No. 16,857 )
Across
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Corridors : HALLS
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1968 U.S. Open winner : ASHE
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"Count___!" : MEIN
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Author of "Daniel Deronda" : ELIOT
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Secure, in a way : MOOR
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Sharpness : EDGE
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Thrifty maxim : WASTENOTWANTNOT
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Take a load off : SIT
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Denials : NOES
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Graduating classes : YEARS
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Sign of healing : SCAB
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Irwin Shaw novel : RICHMANPOORMAN
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Cold-cuts section : DELI
33
Z-zebra link : ASIN
34
Snacked : ATE
35
One Italian : UNO
36
Saddle parts : POMMELS
39
Kind of kite : BOX
40
R&B's Boyz II___ : MEN
41
Mayberry lad : OPIE
42
Whip mark : WELT
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Ultimate thing : BEALLANDENDALL
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Model Macpherson : ELLE
49
Accomplishes : DOES
50
Stag : ALONE
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Frigid suffix : AIRE
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Alphabet trio : STU
57
Joke category : GOODNEWSBADNEWS
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Level : RAZE
62
Seed bed : SOIL
63
Spine-tingling : EERIE
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U.S. : AMER
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Stance : POSE
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Former London Times editor Harold : EVANS
Down
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Fells : HEWS
2
Jai___ : ALAI
3
Schindler's aid : LIST
4
Building site : LOT
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Cause for nose-holding : STENCH
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One-celled organism : AMOEBA
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Drunkards : SOTS
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Know-___ : HOW
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Memorable time : ERA
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Kind of shower : METEOR
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Author O'Brien : EDNA
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Borodin's prince : IGOR
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Meadowlands Arena team : NETS
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Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
19
Hose : NYLONS
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Sch. class : SCI
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Church recess : APSE
25
Muddy waters : ROIL
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"Walk Away___" (60's hit) : RENEE
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Massey of "Love Happy" : ILONA
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Dubbed : NAMED
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Actress Normand : MABEL
30
Trans-Pacific refueling spot : ATOLL
31
Waiting room word : NEXT
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Speechless : DUMB
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Allergy stimulant : POLLEN
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Fire___ : OPAL
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Miser's pronoun : MINE
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Used to be : WAS
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Bank, at times : LENDER
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Like some mushrooms : EDIBLE
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Mrs. Charles : NORA
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Myers, formerly of the White House : DEEDEE
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Indian tourist mecca : AGRA
51
Clayey soil : LOAM
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Seep : OOZE
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Sale tag phrase : ASIS
54
Hospital supplies : SERA
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Identical match : TWIN
56
Functions : USES
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Psychic power : ESP
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Court : WOO
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Ore. neighbor : NEV

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

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