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Theme: Thanksgiving Shopping List

New York Times, Sunday, November 17, 1996

Author:
N. N. Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 78 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1117 ( 17,176 )
Across
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Perfume : ATTAR
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Tie : CRAVAT
12
Individually, in a way : ALACARTE
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Truman biographer Miller : MERLE
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Sub feature : SALAMI
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Ups and downs : VAGARIES
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TURKEY : BROADWAYFLOP
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SWEET POTATOES : OCARINAS
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Town near Oakland : ORINDA
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Closeout : SALE
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Home in the woods : NEST
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Words of acquiescence : YESSES
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Rose fancier : ABIE
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Kind of chair : EAMES
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SQUASH : RACKETANDBALLGAME
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Some Dadaist works : ARPS
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"Voila!" : THERE
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Conduct : GUIDE
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Funny ones : RIOTS
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"That ___ lie!" : ISA
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Gathering places : MECCAS
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Henry ___ : VIII
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Regulars : USUALS
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Suffix with Rock : ETTE
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Skill tested with Zener cards : ESP
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Resounds : PEALS
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BRUSSELS SPROUTS : BELGIANYOUTHS
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The Way : TAO
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Lobster part : ANTENNA
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Pen noise : BAA
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Big name in sportswear : ELLESSE
75
Kind of jet : GAS
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STUFFING : TAXIDERMYNEED
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Stings : SCAMS
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One who looks at books : CPA
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"Flash Gordon" originator ___ Raymond : ALEX
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Rival of Athens : SPARTA
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Separated : LONE
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Equips with better materiel : REARMS
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Sound-stage cry : CUT
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Theater drop : SCRIM
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Scope : AREA
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Soul : ANIMA
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What wine shouldn't be : CORKY
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Earth tones : TANS
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GRAVY : KINDOFTRAINORBOAT
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Stage direction : ENTER
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Hoof sound : CLOP
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Kind of ground : BURIAL
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Bali Ha'i, in "South Pacific" : ISLE
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Iranian money : RIAL
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"My Left Foot" Oscar-winner Fricker : BRENDA
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CHESTNUTS : OLDJOKES
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APPLE PIE : AMERICANICON
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Band attraction : VOCALIST
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San ___ : MARINO
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Harden : ENURE
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Dinner ender : ANISETTE
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Atlas features : INSETS
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Father-and-daughter Hollywood duo : DERNS
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Perth ___, N.J. : AMBOY
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Opposite of eau : TERRE
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Dumas's ___ Mousquetaires : TROIS
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King and others : ALANS
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More rubicund : REDDER
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Civil War inits. : CSA
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They may be caught at the shore : RAYS
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Italian sports car, informally : ALFA
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Bordered by a ridge : VALLATE
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Protozoan : AMOEBA
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Pointer : TIP
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"Sweet Swan of ___!": Jonson : AVON
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Valenciennes, e.g. : LACE
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Eastern V.I.P.'s : AGAS
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Business combine : CARTEL
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Uris hero ___ Ben Canaan : ARI
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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Hot spot, in lunch counter lingo : TEA
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Tee predecessor : ESS
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Attended : WASAT
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"Where's Daddy?" playwright : INGE
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Elicits : EDUCES
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Sisal or yucca : AGAVE
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"West Side Story" song : MARIA
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Send : EMAIL
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Rigs : SEMIS
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X, to Xenophon : CHI
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"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" author : KESEY
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Goddess with a lyre : ERATO
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Some pens : BICS
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Screenwriter, often : ADAPTER
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Bandleader Baxter : LES
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Curacao neighbor : ARUBA
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Up : RISEN
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Young fowl : POULT
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Rocket section : STAGE
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Hamlet's "___ and arrows" : SLINGS
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Greek brandies : METAXAS
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Mideast capital : SANA
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March need : TUBA
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Sea anemones, e.g. : POLYPS
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Dawning : NASCENT
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Salute : HAIL
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Beggar's quest : ALMS
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Do a legislator's job : ENACT
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Missionary Junipero ___ : SERRA
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Kind of sleeve : SETIN
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Red-coated cheeses : EDAMS
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Airstrip : TARMAC
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Style of furnishing : DECOR
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Part of a metropolitan region : EXURB
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Satisfy : SLAKE
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Actor Redgrave : CORIN
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About : ANENT
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Gettysburg general : MEADE
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Hosiery purchase : PAIR
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"A Yank in the ___" (1941 movie) : RAF
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Knightwear : MAIL
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W.B.A. result : TKO
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Office machines : COPIERS
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"___ dabba doo!" : YABBA
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Baltimore's ___ Park : ORIOLE
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Saxon's foe : NORMAN
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Deflected : TURNED
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Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
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Bring on : INCUR
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Beautify : ADORN
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Spare locales : LANES
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It's a put-on : SKIT
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Kipling's "___ we forget!" : LEST
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Direction in Durango : ESTE
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Auto racer Luyendyk : ARIE
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Reason for a brushoff? : LINT
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Gametes : OVA
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Cambodia's ___ Nol : LON
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Seventh-century date : DCI
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N.T. book : JAS
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Bon ___ : AMI
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Nasdaq listings: Abbr. : COS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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