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New York Times, Friday, October 11, 1996

Author:
F. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BFJQUWXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1011 ( 17,139 )
Across
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Lilliputian : SMALL
6
"Delirious" co-star, 1991 : EMMASAMMS
15
Where the Gia Lan International Airport is : HANOI
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Drop-in? : PARATROOP
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Attachment : ADDON
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Owing money : INTHEHOLE
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Kind of china : DRESDEN
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Popular stuffed carnival prize : PANDA
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"Very well" : YES
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Londoner's sour brew : ALEGAR
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Pilgrimage : TREK
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More icy, informally : SLIPPIER
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Dander : IRE
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Pa. hub : PHILA
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Star of a one-woman Broadway hit, 1980-82 : HORNE
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Itinerary word : VIA
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Exceeded : RANOVER
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Drives insane : MADDENS
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Onion bits? : ENS
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One of a Chekhov trio : IRINA
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Gershwin hero : PORGY
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Subject of a 1973 ban : DDT
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It's in the "I" column in bingo : NINETEEN
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Crocus or freesia : IRID
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Primp : NEATEN
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Jacuzzi site : SPA
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Beats : CANES
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Entertainment center : RECROOM
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Where one draws the line? : TICTACTOE
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Site of ancient Ephesus : IONIA
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Sources of plumes : OSTRICHES
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Butchers' offerings : LOINS
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Scalpers : RESELLERS
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Age and weight, e.g. : STATS
Down
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Questionable : SHADY
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Member of the familia : MADRE
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Mount Aconcagua's locale : ANDES
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Creator of Lorelei Lee : LOOS
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Vic Tayback's sitcom co-star : LINDALAVIN
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Asthma sufferer's relief : EPINEPHRINE
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"Whew!" : MAN
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"D.C. Cab" actor : MRT
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Word to a doctor : AAH
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Part of an Army chant : STEP
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Enlightened Buddhist : ARHAT
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Mancini masterpiece : MOONRIVER
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Crumbling : MOLDERING
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"Blind tiger" : SPEAKEASY
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Ransom ___ Olds : ELI
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Major mail ctr. : GPO
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Inflatable camping item : AIRMATTRESS
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"General Hospital" regular Sofer : RENA
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___-mo : SLO
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Censors : REDPENCILS
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Jeane Dixon, for one : PREDICTOR
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Bring up, as an orphaned animal : HANDRAISE
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Nature guides? : INSTINCTS
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Land of poetry : ERIN
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Family head? : DON
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Teachers' advocate, for short : NEA
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Letters on a shoe box : EEE
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Raison ___ : DETRE
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Braga of "Kiss of the Spider Woman" : SONIA
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Word with dew or view : POINT
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Squirrel away : AMASS
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Windmill blade : SAIL
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Kind of canal : ROOT
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Year in Fabian's papacy : CCL
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Everyday article : THE
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Burns's "___ the Water to Charlie" : OER

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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