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New York Times, Tuesday, October 29, 1996

Author:
R. J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 17,157 )

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Across
1
Pequod skipper : AHAB
5
Mizzen and jigger, e.g. : MASTS
10
Engine disks : CAMS
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Lascivious look : LEER
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Abbr. on a record label : ASCAP
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Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
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Song a k a "Somewhere, My Love" : LARASTHEME
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Noon, in Nantes : MIDI
20
Potbelly, e.g. : STOVE
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Society page word : NEE
22
Black, in poetry : EBON
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1982 Meryl Streep film : SOPHIESCHOICE
27
Gangsta ___ : RAP
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Gymnast's goal : TEN
30
Word before rod or staff, in Psalms : THY
31
Brother of Jacob : ESAU
33
Gallery display : ART
35
Prom couples : DATES
40
Popular mail order company : VICTORIASSECRET
44
Look of contempt : SNEER
45
Bit of paronomasia : PUN
46
Floor square : TILE
47
Patty Hearst's kidnap grp. : SLA
50
Foot in the forest : PAW
52
Nile viper : ASP
53
Saul Bellow's Pulitzer-winning novel : HUMBOLDTSGIFT
59
Out of port : ASEA
60
Hubbub : ADO
61
Cowardly Lion portrayer and family : LAHRS
64
Thanksgiving dishes : YAMS
65
"Anything that can go wrong will" : MURPHYSLAW
68
Freudian topics : EGOS
69
"Green ___" : ACRES
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Singer Tennille : TONI
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Lucy's partner : DESI
72
"Now you ___, now..." : SEEIT
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Pique : SNIT
Down
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"___ Well That Ends Well" : ALLS
2
Miami five : HEAT
3
Lockheed Martin field : AEROSPACE
4
Acclaim for Pavarotti : BRAVO
5
Pin location : MAT
6
Volcanic fallout : ASH
7
Vista : SCENE
8
Most docile : TAMEST
9
Cry at an awards ceremony : SPEECH
10
Minor role : CAMEO
11
Excuse : ALIBI
12
Oregon Indian : MODOC
13
English Channel feeder : SEINE
18
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month: Abbr. : SEPT
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"___ me out" : HEAR
25
Crucifix letters : INRI
26
Jekyll's counterpart : HYDE
27
Races, as a motor : REVS
28
Z ___ zebra : ASIN
32
Salt Lake City athlete : UTE
34
Spigot : TAP
36
Dramatize, with "out" : ACT
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Iron man event : TRIATHLON
38
Wriggly fish : EELS
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Escalator part : STEP
41
Approximately : ORSO
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Has dinner : SUPS
43
Hidden catch : SNAG
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Alpaca cousins : LLAMAS
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Bring forward as evidence : ADDUCE
51
Scheming : WILY
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Did fieldwork? : HAYED
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Grammarian's concern : USAGE
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Office notes : MEMOS
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Deep voices : BASSI
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Baseball manager Joe : TORRE
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Prison protests : FASTS
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Punjabi princess : RANI
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Hot Lips Houlihan player : SWIT
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Canton-born architect : PEI
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Former White House inits. : HST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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