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New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 1996

Author:
A. D. Cover
Editor:
Will Shortz
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37/29/199410/30/19960
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A. D. Cover

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXY} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Cover. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1030 ( 17,158 )
Across
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Mah-jongg pieces : TILES
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Van adjunct : RAMP
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Catered : FED
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Locale of Prince Albert and Prince George : CANADA
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Golden ___ (century plant) : ALOE
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Crew member : OAR
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Start of an old song lyric : ABCDEFGHIVE
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U.S. 101, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
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Visitor to Venus : MARINER
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Nothing : NIL
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"___ better to have loved..." : TIS
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Cat Nation : ERIES
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Kind of arch : OGEE
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Tie up : BIND
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Moon vehicles, for short : LEMS
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Ren and Stimpy et al. : DUOS
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Minotaur's home : CRETE
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Dorothee, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Type set : FONT
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Prayer : ORISON
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Lively dances : FANDANGOS
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Sales lure : REBATE
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Snack of nuts, raisins, etc. : GORP
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Part of H.M.S. : HER
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In reserve : ONICE
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Fabled racer : HARE
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Small bag : POKE
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Stuffing herb : SAGE
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Peace : CALM
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Tended, with "for" : CARED
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Period of decline : EBB
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Pasty : WAN
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Annul : ABOLISH
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Recipe title part : ALA
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End of the lyric : INKALAMAZOO
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Half a score : TEN
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Christmas : NOEL
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Not take part in : SITOUT
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Byrnes of "77 Sunset Strip" : EDD
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"First Knight" star : GERE
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Lilac, e.g. : SCENT
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Upholstery fabric : TABARET
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How some partners work : INCRIME
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Word on a door : LADIES
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Ideal sites : EDENS
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Hotel convenience : SAFE
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Cheerleader's cheer : RAH
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Dress styles : ALINES
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Multiplex offering : MOVIE
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Rind : PEEL
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Decade of this puzzle's theme song : FORTIES
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Erode : EATINTO
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Zwinger Museum site : DRESDEN
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Alternative to Marlboros : CAMELS
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Electric wire feature : GROUND
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Middle of the lyric : GOTAGAL
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Jewish ritual : BRIS
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Ready : DONE
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Cut, as a picture : CROP
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Kismet : FATE
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Meanie : OGRE
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Stand up to : FACE
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Routine : NORMAL
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Optimistic : ROSEATE
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Aided : ENABLED
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Player of this puzzle's theme song : BIGBAND
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O'Neill's "Beyond the ___" : HORIZON
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Manages : EKESOUT
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Cinnamon candy : REDHOT
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Yearn : HANKER
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Gourmet's sense : PALATE
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Birchbark : CANOE
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Work in panels : COMIC
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Fly : WING
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With 53-Down, a beverage brand since 1777 : BASS
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See above : ALE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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