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New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 1996

"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Tony winner

Author:
A.J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 210 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times1/6/96 ( No. 16,860 )
Across
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Cut and filed : MANICURED
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Lay up : AMASS
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Poker-faced : UNEMOTIVE
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Hardly wimpy : MACHO
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Orbital rendezvous point : MIRSPACESTATION
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Like 17-Across, once: Abbr. : SOV
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Sister of Erato : THALIA
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Crime boss : DON
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Site of a Hercules task : NEMEA
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Underling : DEPUTY
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Vernaculars : ARGOTS
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___Plummer (Dickens character) : CALEB
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Defensive weapons, for short : SAMS
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River rising in the Cantabrian Mountains : EBRO
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"The Last Command" locale : ALAMO
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Pop singer Tori : AMOS
38
Things : NOUNS
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Vingt-___ (casino game) : ETUN
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___Prospekt (old thoroughfare) : LENIN
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Head start : EDGE
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Cult film "___Man" : REPO
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Found riches : TROVE
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Gambler's secret : SYSTEM
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Copies : MIMEOS
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Stomached : STOOD
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Nail down : ICE
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Mystery woman : AGATHA
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Author Wallace : LEW
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Time-off time : NATIONALHOLIDAY
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Hot time in Santiago : ENERO
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Some antibodies : GLUTININS
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Writer ___Orne Jewett : SARAH
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Unmanly quality : SISSINESS
Down
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Flowers, for short : MUMS
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Hydroxide particle : ANION
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Steadfastness : NERVE
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Architect Pei and others : IMS
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Traffic reporter's transport : COPTER
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"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Tony winner : UTAHAGEN
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Costa follower : RICA
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Stuntman Knievel : EVEL
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Big name in 50's comedy : DESI
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M.D. group : AMA
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Ring covering : MAT
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Embitter : ACIDULATE
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Typical western : SHOOTEMUP
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California Congressman : SONNYBONO
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Bit : TAD
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Huge : MASSIVE
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Novelist ___de Queiroz : ECA
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Frank Capra's birthplace : PALERMO
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Ensemble instruments : OBOES
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Hubert's wife, in the funnies : TRUDY
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"Maria" and "Marie" : SONGS
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Place of drudgery : SALTMINES
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World Book rival : AMERICANA
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One-foot line of verse : MONOMETER
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Two-handed hoops : SETSHOTS
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Revived: Prefix : NEO
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List abbreviator : ETALII
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Antonio, e.g. : SAN
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"Maria" or "Marie" : OLDIE
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Ecclesiastical officials : DEANS
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Silences : GAGS
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"For___know..." : ALLI
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Accordingly : THUS
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"Swiss Family Robinson" writer : WYSS
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L.A. lawyer Reiner : IRA
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Cry of wonderment : OOH
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B and B : INN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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