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New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1996

Author:
B. Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bernice Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKWXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 134 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1016 ( 17,144 )
Across
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Hertz rival : AVIS
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Rug fiber : SISAL
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"Walk Like ___" (1963 hit) : AMAN
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Lincoln or Madison : CITY
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Gay refrain : TRALA
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Olympic vehicle : LUGE
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Tied : EVEN
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Single-celled organism : MONAD
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Item in a carpenter's kit : TNUT
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FRIENDS : DAMONANDPYTHIAS
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Plays (around with) : PALS
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Co., in Cannes : CIE
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Collect $200, in Monopoly : PASSGO
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Elizabeth's sister : MARGARET
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Foil's kin : EPEE
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Mother of Perseus : DANAE
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Devoured : ATE
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ROMANS : CAESARANDBRUTUS
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Scrap for Fido : ORT
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Hunter's lure : DECOY
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Director Jordan : NEIL
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Brief stay : STOPOVER
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Ukrainian port : ODESSA
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Zoo attraction : APE
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Desert Storm target : IRAQ
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COUNTRYMEN : FLATTANDSCRUGGS
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Hideout : LAIR
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Dog walker's need : LEASH
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51-Down highlight : ARIA
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Reverse, as damage : UNDO
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World-weary feeling : ENNUI
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Easter flower : LILY
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Noggin : BEAN
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Removed from print : DELED
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Resorts, of sorts : SPAS
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Completed effortlessly : ACED
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Cheer for Zapata : VIVA
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Particular : ITEM
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Summaries : SYNOPSES
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Fortified French resort : STMALO
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They're kept in the keep : IRONS
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Kind of trap : SAND
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Gain ___ on : ALAP
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Brightly speckled crustacean : LADYCRAB
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Tennis champ Gibson : ALTHEA
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Pasteur portrayer Paul : MUNI
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Water, in Oaxaca : AGUA
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Takes home : NETS
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Derby also-ran : NAG
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Ty Cobb, e.g. : TIGER
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Legendary cowboy ___ Bill : PECOS
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To one side : APART
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Take care of : SEETO
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House of lords : MANOR
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Hardy boy : ANDY
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Is worthy of : RATES
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Small needle cases : ETUIS
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Unit of induction : TESLA
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Carp's kin : DACE
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Take in, on or up : ADOPT
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Divulged : REVEALED
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Peerless people? : UNEQUALS
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Supporter of the arts : PATRON
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Hothouse flower : ORCHID
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Patriotic org. : DAR
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Mint or print : ISSUE
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Bungle : FLUB
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Tony winner Nathan : LANE
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Verdi opera : AIDA
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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Frontiersman Boone, informally : DANL
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Stagehand : GRIP
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___ monster : GILA
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States : SAYS

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

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