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New York Times, Monday, October 21, 1996

Author:
J. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1021 ( 17,149 )

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Across
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Ornamental stone : JADE
5
Beige : ECRU
9
Play part : SCENE
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Yoke wearers : OXEN
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Diving bird : LOON
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Cinematography units : TAKES
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Pupils : TEACHERSCHARGES
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Versatile blackjack holdings : ACES
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Mideast export : OIL
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Changes actors in a play : RECASTS
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Narrow waterways : STRAITS
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Warns : ALERTS
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Butter servings : PATS
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"Mamma ___!" : MIA
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Brawl : MELEE
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Lima's land : PERU
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Serenade : SING
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Whites : VANNAANDBETTY
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1910's-20's art style : DADA
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Prefix with series : MINI
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"Cool" : NEATO
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Agile : SPRY
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Blockhead : CRETIN
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Cincinnati footballers : BENGALS
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"Sh" or "th," linguistically : PHONEME
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Grow old : AGE
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Trompe l'___ (optical illusion) : OEIL
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Irises : FLOWERINGPLANTS
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Sounds from a sty : OINKS
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Et ___ : ALII
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Aeronautical maneuver : LOOP
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Shivaree : BLAST
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Loretta who sang "You Ain't Woman Enough" : LYNN
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Hunter's quarry : PREY
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Tiny amount : JOT
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Lumberjack's tool : AXE
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Narcs' org. : DEA
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S.A.S.E., e.g. : ENC
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Votes into office : ELECTS
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Apple remains : CORES
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Betsy or Diana : ROSS
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Chapel Hill campus, for short : UNC
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Elevator alternative : STAIRS
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Rhea's role on "Cheers" : CARLA
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Cardiac readout, briefly : EKG
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Born : NEE
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Snaky curve : ESS
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Hightail it : HASTEN
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Whirlpool site : HOTTUB
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Dodge truck : RAM
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Raise : ELEVATE
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Gray-green : CELADON
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Boxing venue : ARENA
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Famed New York restaurateur : SARDI
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Do an impression of : IMITATE
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"God bless us every one" speaker : TINYTIM
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Droop : SAG
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Something "for your thoughts" : PENNY
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Skating event : PAIRS
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Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
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More capacious : AMPLER
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Join the class : ENROLL
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Small bit, as of cream : DAB
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Long distance call start : ONE
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Most wise : SAGEST
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Contribute, as to a poker pot : CHIPIN
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Stares stupidly : GAWKS
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A square ___ a round hole : PEGIN
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No more than : ONLY
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Watch pocket : FOB
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Capp's ___ Abner : LIL
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Out ___ limb : ONA
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Suffix with different : IAL
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Swiss peak : ALP
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Neither's companion : NOR
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Boot's end : TOE
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Snoop (on) : SPY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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