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New York Times, Wednesday, October 23, 1996

Author:
R. Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1023 ( 17,151 )
Across
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Cry for "poor Yorick" : ALAS
5
Brothers' keeper? : ABBOT
10
Chase flies : SHAG
14
Fountain choice : COLA
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Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
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Not well : ILLY
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Nafta fighter : HROSSPEROT
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Fed : GMAN
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Uneven : EROSE
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Related : PERTINENT
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Gets the better of : DEFEATS
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Paradise : EDEN
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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Like an old record : SCRATCHY
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Blond shade : ASH
34
One place to find Franklin : CNOTE
36
___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
37
Duffer's goal : PAR
38
Creator of the Morlocks : HGWELLS
41
Important period : ERA
42
"___ first..." : IFAT
44
Kind of chart : NATAL
45
Hide-hair connector : NOR
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It's all in the family : NEPOTISM
49
Decks : KOS
51
Limey : BRIT
52
Goes off : DEPARTS
56
Sign-reading site : HOROSCOPE
60
Get used (to) : ENURE
61
Frequent caller? : AVON
62
Noted 1973 resignee : HRHALDEMAN
64
Eye of ___ (witch's item) : NEWT
65
The best and the brightest : ELITE
66
Starts a lawn : SODS
67
Part of A.D. : ANNO
68
Tamerlane sacked it in 1398 : DELHI
69
Shoe insert : TREE
Down
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Throbbed : ACHED
2
Greenstreet cohort in "The Maltese Falcon" : LORRE
3
Removed : ALOOF
4
Disrespects : SASSES
5
Gran Paradiso, e.g. : ALP
6
Summons, in a way : BEEPS
7
Crashing type? : BORE
8
___ off (switch choice) : ONOR
9
Rip to shreds : TATTER
10
Official seals : SIGNETS
11
"The American Language" author : HLMENCKEN
12
Ex-Sen. Cranston : ALAN
13
"Peer ___" : GYNT
18
Kind of party : SEARCH
22
Lupino of film : IDA
24
Bite : TANG
27
Power source for Fulton : STEAM
28
Scot, for one : CELT
29
Sub : HERO
30
Wine label info : YEAR
31
"...hear ___ drop" : APIN
32
Ump's call : SAFE
33
Black activist of the 60's : HRAPBROWN
35
Has : OWNS
39
Charles or George, e.g. : LAKE
40
Inclined : SLOPED
43
SkyDome locale : TORONTO
47
"___ the season..." : TIS
48
Yearned : ITCHED
50
Most level-headed : SANEST
52
Ruination : DEATH
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Kind of mill : RUMOR
54
Vocation : TRADE
55
Taste, e.g. : SENSE
56
Mandlikova of tennis : HANA
57
Hot spot : OVEN
58
Heraldic charge : ORLE
59
One of the Everly Brothers : PHIL
63
Ring around the collar? : LEI

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

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