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Something Xtra

New York Times, Sunday, October 13, 1996

Author:
W. R. Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 65 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1013 ( 17,141 )
Across
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Of a leg bone : TIBIAL
7
Gardening device : TRIMMER
14
Slave driver's exhortation : FASTER
20
"Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
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Change the dimensions of : RESCALE
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Drag : INHALE
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More sore : ACHIER
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New addition to one's address book? : AFRIENDINDEXED
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___-mo : SLO
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Kind of dog : DEVIL
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Smooth : IRON
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Galsworthy genre : SAGA
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Blunt : DULL
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Casting out ___ (math procedure) : NINES
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Son of Judah : ONAN
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Memory unit : BIT
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Extra : ADDON
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Projected amount in a business forecast? : NEXTPROFIT
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Jubilant gaiety : GLEE
43
Ponderer's phrase : LETMESEE
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___ maison (indoors): Fr. : ALA
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Pungency : TARTNESS
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F : ESHARP
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City once named Eva Peron, with "La" : PLATA
51
Boito opera : NERO
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Suburbs? : EXTERNALCITY
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"Search for Signs..." Broadway comic : TOMLIN
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Butt : RAM
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Faint : SWOON
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Inner, in anatomy : ENTAL
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Bullyrag : TEASE
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"A pity!" : ALAS
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Tempter : SATAN
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Wingdings : GALAS
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Town of July 1944 fighting : STLO
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Man with a famous lap : SANTA
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Rolls dem bones : DICES
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Films : CINES
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Post-dusk : EEN
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Video image units : PIXELS
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The top of Bald Mountain? : THENAKEDAPEX
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Screenwriter Jack ___ Jr. : EPPS
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Idyllic spots : EDENS
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Dances in 4/4 time : MAMBOS
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Demand in court : SUBPOENA
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1970 Jagger film "___ Kelly" : NED
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Paris's Place de la ___ : BASTILLE
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"Tarzan" extras : APES
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Brooch watch? : CAMEOROLEX
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Scrape away at : ERODE
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T-shirt size: Abbr. : LGE
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Cooped (up) : PENT
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Legislative postscript : RIDER
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Marketed : SOLD
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Puccini's "Vissi d'___" : ARTE
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New sitcom star of 1988 : BARR
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"American Psycho" novelist : ELLIS
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Buddy : MAC
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Where the Politburo members studied? : MARXISTCOLLEGE
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Via ___ (Roman thoroughfare) : VENETO
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Conceive : IDEATE
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Renowned Big Apple restaurant : ELAINES
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Adviser in Roman myth : EGERIA
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Looked : SEEMED
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Craft : SLYNESS
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Forswears, in short : DOESNT
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"Let It Be Forgotten" poet : TEASDALE
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Comprises : INCLUDES
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"Ecce feles!" : BEHOLDTHEMANX
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"It ___" (reply to "Who's there?") : ISI
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Easily passed : ACED
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"The Millionairess" star, 1960 : LOREN
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Apprentice : TRAINEE
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It's automatic : REFLEX
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Country with a blue and white flag: Abbr. : ISR
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Sprint rival : MCI
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Pearl Bailey's middle name : MAE
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West Coast weather factor : ELNINO
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New version : REDRAFT
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A Mickey : FINN
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Not to mention : AND
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"___ the One" (1996 movie) : SHES
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Duty-bound? : TAXABLE
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"Adonais" and others : ELEGIES
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Corrects, as archeological records : REDATES
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Like some Greek islands : IONIAN
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Creeper : VINE
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Folk music historian John : LOMAX
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Buy time : STALL
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Panegyrics : ORATING
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"___ to you!" : NERTS
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Come in second : PLACE
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Garden figures : GNOMES
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Gushes : SPEWS
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Bring (out) : TROT
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Ornamental plume : PANACHE
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Campaign tactics : ATTACKS
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Kind of test : ROAD
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Untagged, in tag : NOTIT
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Bill Clinton, once : YALIE
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Rubber underclothes? : LATEXBLOOMERS
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Key : ISLE
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Storefront item : NEON
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Horseshoer's tool : RASP
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Asia's ___ Mountains : ALAI
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Coast, for example : LAND
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Precipitous slopes : STEEPS
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Don't have to : NEEDNOT
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Splitting points : SEAMS
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Rival rival : ALPO
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Mean mien : SNEER
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Flood : SPATE
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Work-order detail : SPEC
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Slashed words? : ANDOR
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OPEC leaders : EMIRS
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Respond to testily : SNAPAT
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Language in an etymology : OLDLATIN
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Aril : SEEDCOAT
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Pizzeria supplies : SALAMIS
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Stay current, computerwise : UPGRADE
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Hive location : BEETREE
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Punishes with arbitrary penalties : AMERCES
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Like an empty hospital : BEDLESS
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Jump with a twist : AXEL
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Sign up : ENROLL
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Feudal lords : LIEGES
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Split : RIVED
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Checkup : EXAM
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Teacher's deg. : BSED
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Kind of lily : SEGO
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Devotee's suffix : ITE
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Establish : LAY
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial designer Maya : LIN
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From La. to N.C. : ENE
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Born : NEE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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