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New York Times, Monday, October 14, 1996

Author:
R. White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rose White

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. White. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1014 ( 17,142 )
Across
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Close of a musical composition : CODA
5
Cancer, zodiacally : CRAB
9
Bit of dust : SPECK
14
Wall ___ (furniture item) : UNIT
15
Tramp : HOBO
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Vietnam's capital : HANOI
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Bart Simpson catch phrase : DONTHAVEACOWMAN
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Artist's stand : EASEL
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One side in baseball negotiations : OWNERS
22
Manet or Monet : PAINTER
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Part of m.p.h. : PER
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NNW's opposite : SSE
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Avoid : EVADE
28
Deli sandwich : HERO
29
"Watch out!" : HEY
30
Prefix with byte : GIGA
31
"Saturday Night Fever" locales : DISCOS
33
Classic cowboy song : DONTFENCEMEIN
38
Capital of Taiwan : TAIPEI
39
Jolly good fellow : CHAP
41
Coolio's music : RAP
44
Cole Porter's "___ Do It" : LETS
45
Aspiring actor's major : DRAMA
46
Inventor Whitney : ELI
47
Suffix with child or fiend : ISH
48
One going 75, e.g. : SPEEDER
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Approach intrusively : ACCOST
52
Diamond measure : CARAT
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"Ha!" : DONTMAKEMELAUGH
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Musical with the song "Buenos Aires" : EVITA
59
"___ delighted!" : IDBE
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"The ___ of the Lock" : RAPE
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Scout's work, for short : RECON
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Faculty V.I.P. : DEAN
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1775 or 2001 : YEAR
Down
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Cow's chew : CUD
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Lennon's lady : ONO
3
Racket : DIN
4
Coatroom employee : ATTENDANT
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Fox hunt, e.g. : CHASE
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Friend for Fido : ROVER
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Cain's victim : ABEL
8
Jungle snake : BOA
9
Part of an auto dealership : SHOWROOM
10
Chess sacrifice, often : PAWN
11
Tangle up : ENMESH
12
Unrefined : COARSE
13
40's sex researcher : KINSEY
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Loathe : HATE
19
Engage in arm-twisting : COERCE
22
Coatroom hook : PEG
23
Keen : AVID
24
"Othello" villain : IAGO
25
"GoodFellas" Oscar winner Joe : PESCI
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Dancer Gregory : HINES
31
The third dimension : DEPTH
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Last-week-in-April honoree : SECRETARY
34
Lucky charm : TALISMAN
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Party, south of the border : FIESTA
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"If ___ a Hammer" : IHAD
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Reputation : NAME
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Score to beat, in golf : PAR
41
Library patron : READER
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Nook : ALCOVE
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Ant-attracting activity : PICNIC
45
Start of a card game : DEAL
48
Brazilian dance : SAMBA
49
Groom : PREEN
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"Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
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Surrender : CEDE
54
Baby goat : KID
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Abu Dhabi's country: Abbr. : UAE
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Student's 4.0, e.g. : GPA
57
Him's partner : HER

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

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