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New York Times, Thursday, October 10, 1996

Author:
D. J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1010 ( 17,138 )
Across
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Tobacco pipe : BRIAR
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Emulate Lorelei : TEMPT
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Platters, now : CDS
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"Help!" co-star : RINGO
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Keep ___ to the ground : ANEAR
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Circus exclamation : AAH
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"Where's my watch?" asked Captain Hook ___ : OFFHANDEDLY
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Nautical chain : TYE
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Burning : AFLAME
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Buffalo area : UPSTATE
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Actor Gulager : CLU
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1955 Kentucky Derby winner : SWAPS
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Wyoming peak : TETON
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Prefix with -gram : HEXA
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Penpoint style : BROAD
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Emaciated : BONY
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Toast : SKOAL
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Old toothpaste brand : IPANA
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"Get lost, Toto!" shouted the Tin Man ___ : HEARTLESSLY
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Stop by unexpectedly : POPIN
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1961 Heston role : ELCID
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TV detective Houston : MATT
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Start of a fast break, often : STEAL
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"Like ___ not..." : ITOR
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Circular : ORBIC
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"It's ___ in the face" : ASLAP
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Soul, in St.-Lo : AME
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Summons, e.g. : PROCESS
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Straightened (out) : IRONED
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Snaps : PIX
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"I'm a beauty," said Venus de Milo ___ : DISARMINGLY
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Like big shoes to fill? : EEE
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Designer Simpson : ADELE
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Donnybrook : MELEE
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Giants make them, briefly : TDS
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"Chill!" : RELAX
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Inge contemporary : ODETS
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Open up, in a way : BROACH
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Turn hastily : RIFFLE
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Continuous arrival : INFLUX
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Foreign title of honor : AGHA
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Goes without purpose : ROAMS
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Bit : TAD
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Dir. heading : ENE
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One beheaded by Perseus : MEDUSA
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Insect's sense organ : PALP
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"Romeo and Juliet" event : TRYST
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Trancelike state : CATATONY
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___ 500 : DAYTONA
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Lustrous : SHEENY
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Nursery arrivals : NEWBORNS
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"Tosca" soprano : TEBALDI
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Roper subjects : POLLEES
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Germfree : ASEPTIC
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Deny : DISCLAIM
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Trombonist Winding : KAI
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___ phenomena : PSI
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Steam rooms : HOTBOXES
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Mideast flier : ELAL
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Deflected, as a question : PARRIED
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Child : MOPPET
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Cordlike ornament : TASSEL
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Hair problem : TANGLE
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Diner order : OMELET
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Goes back to brunette, e.g. : REDYES
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Durable wood : CEDAR
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Ensemble's leading part : PRIMO
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Team : SIDE
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Like a line : ONED
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In the manner of : ALA
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Popular name for a dog : REX

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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