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New York Times, Thursday, November 23, 1995

Author:
Dorothy Elliott
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dorothy Elliott

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Elliott. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1123 ( 16,816 )

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Across
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Fox terrier of film : ASTA
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Music org. since 1914 : ASCAP
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Disney's "____ and the Detectives" : EMIL
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Morning TV host : ZAHN
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Single-named music star : CHARO
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Loopy : GAGA
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Yaks : OXEN
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Get down to basics : TALKTURKEY
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Name for a gobbler : TOM
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Cheek by ____ (close) : JOWL
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Low power hands : SKEETS
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Captivates : ENAMORS
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Gorge : CHASM
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Saline septet : SEAS
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Kind of table or room : DRESSING
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1924 hit "____ to Be You" : ITHAD
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River called Liger by the ancients : LOIRE
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Religieuse : NUN
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Hurler Hershiser : OREL
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Finely adjusted : TUNED
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Bankroll : WAD
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Put punch in the punch : LACED
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"____ of robins in her hair" : ANEST
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Symbol of Americanism : APPLEPIE
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Skelton's Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
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Sculled : OARED
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Adjective for Snow White : FAIREST
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Team of Texans : ASTROS
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Nary a soul : NONE
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First-rate : ACE
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Source of easy money : GRAVYTRAIN
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Little matter : ATOM
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"____ boy!" : ATTA
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Charlotte ____ : RUSSE
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First in a group leader to 28 Down : SOUP
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Reading, e.g. : GAOL
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"The Fiddler of Dooney" creator : YEATS
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Bouffant do : AFRO
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Nitrogen, once : AZOTE
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Anglo's partner : SAXON
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60's dance : THEMASHEDPOTATO
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Novelist Radcliffe : ANN
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Equity members : ACTORS
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Irwin and G.B. : SHAWS
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Summon : CALL
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Neighbor of La. : ARK
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Earthenware fragment : POTSHERD
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Way out : EGRESS
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Beat badly : MAKEMINCEMEATOF
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Beach Boys' "____ Around" : IGET
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Alternative to Ruffles : LAYS
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Edict : UKASE
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"The Grapes of Wrath" name : JOAD
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Farina : MEAL
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Wailed : CRIED
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Gifted one : DONEE
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See 56 Across : NUTS
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Annoying buzzer : GNAT
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"The Music Man" locale : IOWA
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Links hazard : TRAP
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Crystal-clear : LUCID
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Classic Carole King album : TAPESTRY
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Knockout : ONER
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Conductor Anderson : LEROY
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"I cannot tell ____" : ALIE
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Immature : LARVAL
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Where the Palme d'Or is awarded : CANNES
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Impose (on) : FOIST
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Look high and low : SCOUR
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Adagio, e.g. : TEMPO
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King slain by Samuel : AGAG
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Mlle. from Manzanares : SRTA
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Apollo acronym : NASA
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Feel remorse : RUE
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____ rule : ASA

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

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