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New York Times, Monday, October 7, 1996

Author:
S. Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1007 ( 17,135 )
Across
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Wolf, in Juarez : LOBO
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Little bit : IOTA
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At the acme of : ATOP
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Desert caravan stops : OASES
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Londoner, e.g. : BRIT
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1984 film "___ Man" : REPO
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"Au revoir" : TILLWEMEETAGAIN
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Hot, so to speak : STOLEN
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Framework : GRID
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Gypsy Rose's last name : LEE
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"___ Plenty O' Nuttin'" : IGOT
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Close loudly : SLAM
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Jewel : GEM
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Belonging to us : OURS
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Ancient : AGEOLD
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Dangerous March date : IDES
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Firearms : GUNS
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Mosaic, e.g. : INLAY
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"Au contraire" : JUSTTHEOPPOSITE
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Autumn color : OCHRE
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Energetic one : DOER
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Declare positively : AVER
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Winnie-the-Pooh companion : EEYORE
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Speaker's platform : DAIS
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___ gratia artis : ARS
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Prefix with cure : PEDI
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Harvest : REAP
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Attack riotously : MOB
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Warble : SING
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Yell : SCREAM
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"Au courant" : ABREASTOFTHINGS
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Shipbuilder's wood : TEAK
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Word-of-mouth : ORAL
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Mideast leaders : EMIRS
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Jekyll's alter ego : HYDE
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Nothing, south of the border : NADA
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"See, I did it!" : TADA
Down
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Cafe au ___ : LAIT
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Sonja Henie's hometown : OSLO
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Attorney Melvin : BELLI
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Upstate New York city : OSWEGO
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Blue chip co. : IBM
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Portland's state: Abbr. : OREG
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Wedding cake layers : TIERS
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Well-known Hun : ATTILA
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Evita's country: Abbr. : ARG
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Greenish blue : TEAL
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Ronny Howard TV role : OPIE
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Corn bread : PONE
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Extra playing periods, for short : OTS
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"That will do!" : ENOUGH
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Slowly, in music : ADAGIO
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Lined up perfectly : TRUED
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High I.Q. society : MENSA
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W.W. II soldier : GIJOE
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Draw out : EDUCE
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Netted : MESHY
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Headband : SNOOD
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Baseballer Tony : OLIVA
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"See ya!" : LATER
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Easter egg colorers : DYERS
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Barber's razor sharpener : STROP
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Canape picker-upper : SPEAR
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Actress Wright or singer Brewer : TERESA
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Churchman : PRIEST
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Phonograph's inventor : EDISON
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Little perfumed bag : SACHET
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The "I" in IV : INTRA
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___ donna : PRIMA
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Arith. : MATH
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Do what you're told : OBEY
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Actor Pitt : BRAD
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Egg on : GOAD
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Sir Geraint's wife : ENID
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Ed.'s documents : MSS
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___ out a living (get by) : EKE
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St. Augustine's state : FLA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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