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New York Times, Wednesday, October 4, 1995

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {Z} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1004 ( 16,766 )

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Across
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National park in Alberta : BANFF
6
"Reversal of Fortune" star : IRONS
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Black shade : JET
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January in Juarez : ENERO
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Alter a film : RECUT
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Adam's madam : EVE
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Man of La Mancha : SENOR
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Media worker's union : AFTRA
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Wood of the Rolling Stones : RON
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Parlor game : TWENTYQUESTIONS
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Hide the gray, maybe : DYE
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Tours summer : ETE
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K-P interval : LMNO
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Candidate to like : IKE
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Seasonal songs : NOELS
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Big name in sports cards : FLEER
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1,000 percent : TENTIMES
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Wrong: Prefix : MIS
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Number in a series : ORDINAL
36
Pulitzer novelist Oliver : LAFARGE
40
Winter quarters : DEN
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Like some billing periods : SIXTYDAY
42
Washington's ____ House : BLAIR
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The silent dwarf : DOPEY
46
Biographical datum : AGE
47
Comfort : EASE
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Pam Tillis's pop : MEL
49
Mil. advisory grp. : NSC
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1987-91 TV drama : THIRTYSOMETHING
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Symbol of school punishment : ROD
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Evocative smell : AROMA
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Eagle's home : AERIE
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"Chances ____" : ARE
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Dramatist Joe : ORTON
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Dogie catcher : REATA
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"By all means!" : YES
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Cast light : SHONE
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Asparagus unit : SPEAR
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Unsurpassed : BEST
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Freshly : ANEW
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Piece of palm : FROND
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Gold rush participant : FORTYNINER
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Jordan neighbor : IRAQ
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Tanks up : REFUELS
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Musical eights : OCTETS
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Breastfeed : NURSE
10
Sports figure : STAT
11
Saint honored on September 30 : JEROME
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Tennis's Goolagong : EVONNE
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Tightening muscle : TENSOR
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Navy clerk : YEOMAN
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"Couldn't agree with you more" : ILLSAY
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"How was ____ know?" : ITO
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Plunk preceder : KER
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Wrap up : END
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Cave-dwelling fish : EEL
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Old Glory feature : FIFTYSTARS
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Less cluttered : TIDIER
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Andrews sister : MAXENE
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Verbal defiance : LIP
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Nutrition abbr. : RDA
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(What an awful joke!) : GAG
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Ogle : EYE
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Biblical sage : SOLOMON
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Sell out : BETRAY
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Pakistani city : LAHORE
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Comments to the audience : ASIDES
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Old Chrysler make : DESOTO
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Gift of the Magi : MYRRH
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Chick's cry : CHEEP
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New Mexico art colony : TAOS
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Mare's hairs : MANE
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"Dies ____" : IRAE
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Actress Naldi : NITA
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Reverse, e.g. : GEAR

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

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