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New York Times, Saturday, October 26, 1996

Former East German secret police

Author:
D. Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BJQXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times10/26/96 ( No. 17,154 )
Across
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A way the wind blows : LEEWARD
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Skyscraper, e.g. : EDIFICE
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Columbus discovery of 1493 : ANTIGUA
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Successful detective : LOCATOR
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Tea of fabled powers : GINSENG
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Quintessence : EPITOME
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Mt. Rushmore site : SDAK
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Unschooled, as an artist : NAIVE
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Britain's ___ Douglas-Home : ALEC
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One who works on a horse : GYMNAST
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It starts in Apr. : DST
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Colorful food fish : OPAH
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"God Save the Queen," e.g. : ANTHEM
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Shake : TREMOR
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Had one's ups and downs : SEESAWED
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Home of Carthage College : KENOSHA
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1984 World Series winners : DETROIT
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Threadbare excuse : OLDSTORY
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Yellowstone range : TETONS
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It's all the same : TEDIUM
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Loaded : RIFE
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Expression of comfort : AAH
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Animals related to shrews : DESMANS
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Former East German secret police : STASI
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Rumors : TALK
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Ancient Roman coins : DENARII
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Composer Dvorak : ANTONIN
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As a preferred alternative : INSTEAD
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Heroine of Irish legend : DEIRDRE
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Shipping channel : SEALANE
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Movable cupboard : ARMOIRE
Down
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Jet effects : LAGS
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Children's author Blyton : ENID
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Lab item : ETNA
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Rival of Fab : WISK
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Personnel datum : AGE
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Like Brie : RUNNY
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Noted Portuguese navigator : DAGAMA
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Chicago Loop feature : ELEVATED
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Inside info provider : DOPESHEET
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French place : ICI
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___ morgana (illusion) : FATA
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"___ you so!" : ITOLD
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Shows up : COMES
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Put up : ERECT
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They can put you up : INNS
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Wrote anonymously : GHOSTED
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Lab personnel : TESTERS
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Russia's ___ Region : OREL
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Hang fire : PEND
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"It's ___ Unusual Day" : AMOST
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Cuban patriot : MARTI
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Ring decision : TKO
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___ ridgeback (hunting dog) : RHODESIAN
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Canine comment : WOOF
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German article : EINE
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Withdrawal syndrome : DTS
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Caribbean leader elected in 1990 : ARISTIDE
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City on the Colorado River : YUMA
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Dead Sea fortress : MASADA
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Quattros : AUDIS
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Medieval guild : HANSA
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Certain San Franciscan : NINER
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Abbr. In many org. names : NATL
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Ring combatant : TORO
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The Beatles' "___ Love Her" : ANDI
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Transportation to N.Y.C. : LIRR
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Spot for a scrape : KNEE
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New Deal prog. : REA
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Director Burton : TIM

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

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