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New York Times, Saturday, October 12, 1996

Like some inventory, for accounting purposes

Author:
R. Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FV} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Norris.
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© 1996, The New York Times10/12/96 ( No. 17,140 )
Across
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Chop phenomenon : WHITECAP
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South American prairie : PAMPA
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Deli order : HAMONRYE
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1983 N.B.A. champs : SIXERS
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Satellites : ORBITERS
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Folds paper, as for packing : QUIRES
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Eight-time Norris Trophy winner : ORR
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Candy : SWEETS
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Curtain-parting time : ACTI
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Show petulance : POUT
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Actor Erwin : STU
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Binds : GLUES
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Is nervous : SWEATS
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Ship built from trees on Pelion : ARGO
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Cable inits. : TNT
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Track feature : CROSSTIE
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Suffix with expert : ISE
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Marquis de Sade novel : JUSTINE
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Caught, in a way : LASSOED
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Galoot : APE
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Salad ingredient : PIMIENTO
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Green target : PIN
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Cafe cooler : LAIT
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Overthrow : TOPPLE
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"You ___ both!" : ANDME
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___ Hay (Israeli memorial) : TEL
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Mare's-nest : HOAX
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G.O.P. elephant's creator : NAST
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Actress Lee : REMICK
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Rockies zone: Abbr. : MST
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Beethoven's "___ Variations" : EROICA
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Swamp : INUNDATE
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Blurred : SMUDGY
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Took dead aim : ZEROEDIN
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These, in Toledo : ESTAS
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Lined up : ENDTOEND
Down
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Expresses jubilance : WHOOPS
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Anguish : HARROW
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Stain : IMBRUE
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French pronoun : TOI
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Tolkien tree giants : ENTS
6
Deckhands : CREW
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English romance writer Ruby : AYRES
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They're tender in una tienda : PESETAS
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More, in music : PIU
10
Kind of symmetry : AXIAL
11
1936 John Barrymore role : MERCUTIO
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Cover : PRETENSE
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Opposite of frustrated : ASSISTED
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Geometric figs. : SQS
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Chocolate treat : TURTLE
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Miss Manners subject : TACT
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Seeks advice from : GOESTO
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Quite a hit : TRIPLE
28
The merry widow in "The Merry Widow" : SONIA
30
Edna Ferber work : GIANT
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Arab, e.g. : SEMITE
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Kind of beetle : JAPANESE
36
Like an angry mob : UPINARMS
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Posts : SENDSOUT
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Certain high schooler, for short : SOPH
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List : ITEMIZE
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Perfumed ointment : POMADE
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Like some inventory, for accounting purposes : LASTIN
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Offer : EXTEND
50
Peak of ancient Troy : MTIDA
52
Tablecloths, e.g. : LINEN
55
Light line : RAY
56
Kind of cheese : CURD
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Clove hitch, e.g. : KNOT
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Light wts. : CGS
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___ volente : DEO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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