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New York Times, Monday, January 8, 1996

Author:
N. Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0108 ( 16,862 )
Across
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"Greetings___..." : FROM
5
"Stop, sailor!" : AVAST
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Gets older : AGES
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Queue : LINE
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Knight's weapon : LANCE
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Command at the Iditarod : MUSH
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QE 2, e.g. : OCEANLINER
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"Do___others..." : UNTO
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Patina : SHINE
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Microscope part : LENS
22
Tiff : SPAT
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Guard : SENTRY
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Sound system : STEREO
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"Piggies" : TOES
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Newsman Newman : EDWIN
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"___jail" (Monopoly directive) : GOTO
35
Beast : ANIMAL
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Scooby___ : DOO
40
Volcano fallout : ASH
41
Ornamental work : TRACERY
42
Purpose : END
43
"Steady as___goes" : SHE
44
Eagerly wish : ASPIRE
45
Mars's Greek counterpart : ARES
46
Is wearing : HASON
48
Measureless : VAST
50
Actress Anjelica : HUSTON
54
"___17" : STALAG
58
"Shoo!" : SCAT
60
Breakfast restaurant chain, informally : IHOP
62
By oneself : ALONE
63
Pea holders : PODS
64
Mississippi riverboat stop : BATONROUGE
66
Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
67
Pickling solution : BRINE
68
Slinky fabric : SILK
69
Mr. Gingrich : NEWT
70
Christmas visitor : SANTA
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Understands : SEES
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Dental care item : FLOSS
2
Nouveau___ : RICHE
3
___a million : ONEIN
4
Had the intention : MEANTTO
5
Winner's take : ALL
6
Colorado ski town : VAIL
7
Rice and Bancroft : ANNES
8
Fragrance : SCENT
9
Succinct : TERSE
10
"We are not___" : AMUSED
11
Content of some shells : GUNPOWDER
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"Cómo___ usted?" : ESTA
13
Whisky glass : SHOT
18
Claudius's stepson : NERO
24
Calendar periods : YEARS
26
Depend (on) : RELY
28
Cinch : SNAP
30
Actress Skye : IONE
31
Signals assent : NODS
32
Knife wound : GASH
33
Dept. of Labor division : OSHA
34
Lamont Cranston : THESHADOW
36
Here, in Québec : ICI
37
TV's Griffin : MERV
38
Vicinities : AREAS
41
Cures, as leather : TANS
45
Befuddled : ATALOSS
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Beginning : OUTSET
49
Polaris, e.g. : STAR
51
Mr.___ (Poitier role) : TIBBS
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Name on the Tara deed : OHARA
53
Out : NOTIN
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Name repeated in a 1963 hit song : LOUIE
56
Prespective : ANGLE
57
Nerds : GEEKS
58
Bridge : SPAN
59
Composer Porter : COLE
61
French bridge : PONT
65
Cult. events funder : NEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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