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New York Times, Wednesday, October 2, 1996

"Nearer, My God, to Thee" writer ___ Adams

Author:
K. Hodge
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen Young Bonin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times10/2/96 ( No. 17,130 )

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Across
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Zeus's wife : HERA
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"Nearer, My God, to Thee" writer ___ Adams : SARAH
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See 59-Across : SALT
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Tiptop : APEX
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Critical : ACUTE
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10 C-notes : THOU
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Person next door in Honolulu? : HINEIGHBOR
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Aretha Franklin's "___ No Way" : AINT
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Tough nut : ACORN
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Clothes hamper in Gary? : INBASKET
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Lace with liquor : SPIKE
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Word on a French valentine : CHERI
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Musical sets : STEREOS
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Dapper one : DAN
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Tea holder in Pittsburgh? : PAKETTLE
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Make new furrows : REPLOW
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They can take a yoke : OXEN
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Wyeth's "___ Pictures" : HELGA
43
Fictional slave girl of Egypt : AIDA
44
Fidget : TIDDLE
46
Circus employee in Cambridge? : MABARKER
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Tide alternative : ERA
50
Tex and John : RITTERS
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Tend to the turkey : BASTE
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200 milligrams : CARAT
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Pen in Tulsa? : OKCORRAL
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Weapons limited by 10-Across : ICBMS
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It means nothing to Nanette : RIEN
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Jewelry in Pocatello? : IDBRACELET
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Belly-button type : INNY
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Family relation : NIECE
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Grammy : NANA
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Certain NCO's : SGTS
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Author Richard Henry and others : DANAS
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Goon : THUG
Down
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A little laughter : HAHA
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Kind of proportions : EPIC
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Cabinet member Janet : RENO
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Canner? : AXER
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Droop : SAG
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"Oh my," to Ohm : ACH
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Cube creator : RUBIK
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Made up (for) : ATONED
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Sage or thyme, e.g. : HERB
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Secret supply : STASH
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"Take ___!" ("Scram!") : AHIKE
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Recluse : LONER
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___-frutti : TUTTI
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Little map on a big page : INSET
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Dermatologist's case : ACNE
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Commotion : POTHER
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Land in the ocean : ISLE
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Difficult situation : SPOT
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Danza/DeVito sitcom : TAXI
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Scraped (out) : EKED
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Rip : REND
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Yemen's peninsula : ARABIA
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Blight victim : ELM
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Take different paths : PART
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Go for : LIKE
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Baltic feeder : ODER
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Treaties end them : WARS
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1974 N.L. batting champ Ralph : GARR
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Once-over, maybe : LEER
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Hideout for Anne Frank : ATTIC
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Evangeline's home : ACADIA
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First name in the Kremlin : BORIS
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Fit for ___ : AKING
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Chanel product : SCENT
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Awards for Neil Simon : TONYS
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Veep Barkley : ALBEN
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Orange exterior : RIND
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Penny : CENT
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Hardly exciting : BLAH
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Diner's card : MENU
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Dateless : STAG
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Nipper's co. : RCA
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D.D.E.'s '52 and '56 rival : AES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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