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New York Times, Thursday, October 3, 1996

Author:
J. R. Leeds
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James R. Leeds

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJVXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Leeds. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1003 ( 17,131 )
Across
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Close in on, old-style : ANEAR
6
Pioneer Dadaist : ARP
9
Command in a western : DRAW
13
Played : RECREATED
15
Sea duck : EIDER
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The king has drowned, in 33-Across? : LOUISCINQ
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Yarn : STORY
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___ whim : ONA
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She, to Chanel : ELLE
21
Spread : OPENED
22
Stable fare, in 33-Across? : HAUTECUISINE
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Bulbous glass vessel : AMPULE
27
Sports finales, for short : OTS
28
Gibraltar, e.g.: Abbr. : STR
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Statutory ___ : LIEN
30
Paddled : CANOED
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This puzzle's theme : FRACTUREDFRENCH
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Con men, in slang : HOSERS
40
Cauterize : SEAR
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Baths : SPA
44
Whisky Rebellion suppressor : LEE
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Noted family of philanthropists : ASTORS
47
Drag Miss DuBois to dinner, in 33-Across? : CARTEBLANCHE
51
Her cow set Chicago ablaze, 1871 : OLEARY
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Buggy : LOCO
53
Cousin of a Comanche : UTE
56
Naturalists' study : FLORA
57
Father finch, in 33-Across? : NESTCEPAS
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Seafood entree : FILET
60
Popular Christmas gift : ICESKATES
61
"___ Bones Gwine ter Rise Again" (old song) : DESE
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Psalms and Proverbs, e.g.: Abbr. : BKS
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Copped : STOLE
Down
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First name in folk : ARLO
2
Extra bright : NEON
3
Andean land: Abbr. : ECUA
4
"Exodus" hero : ARI
5
Put the lid back on : RESEAL
6
Not straight : ATILT
7
Newswoman Poussaint : RENEE
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A.S.A.P. : PDQ
9
Hater : DESPISER
10
Confirmation and others : RITES
11
Aphrodite's amour : ADONIS
12
"You ___ kidding!" : WERENT
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"I haven't ___" : ACLUE
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Mitch of 60's rock : RYDER
21
No longer stocking : OUTOF
22
Inkling : HUNCH
23
Orch. leaders : CONDS
24
Gov. Landon : ALF
25
Russian for "peace" : MIR
26
Princess' tormentor : PEA
30
Fishing basket : CREEL
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Atmospheric: Prefix : AER
32
Villa ___ : DESTE
34
Stand : TOLERATE
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Words on a freshness label : USEBY
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Revivalist, for short : NEO
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Skylark or Eagle, e.g. : CAR
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Divs. of a day : HRS
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Jeer : SCOFF
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Wan : PALLID
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Anatomical ring : AREOLE
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Ad salesmen have them: Abbr. : ACCTS
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Eyeopeners : SHOCKS
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Weight allowances : TARES
49
Smart one : ALECK
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Bouquets, to wine connoisseurs : NOSES
53
Doing, so to speak : UPTO
54
Asian unit of weight : TAEL
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In ___ (actually) : ESSE
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Writing tip : NIB
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Bother, with "at" : EAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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