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New York Times, Monday, November 25, 1996

Author:
M. Huret
Editor:
Will Shortz
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111/25/19960
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Marilynn Huret

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Huret. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 17,184 )
Across
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Dish of leftovers : HASH
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Ink problem : BLOT
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Ill-tempered woman : SHREW
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Turkish official : AGHA
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Money to buy a car, maybe : LOAN
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Kind of fairy : TOOTH
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1981 Treat Williams film : PRINCEOFTHECITY
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Followers of Xerxes : PERSIANS
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Socks cover them : ANKLES
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Nevertheless : YET
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Weep : CRY
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Groups entering Noah's ark : TWOS
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Yield, as a dividend : PAY
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Actress Arthur and others : BEAS
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Taxi : CAB
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Knight's horse : STEED
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Middling : SOSO
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1945 Mel Torme song : ASTRANGERINTOWN
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Thin : LANK
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Start of a counting-out rhyme : EENY
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Like an old bucket of song : OAKEN
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Memorable period : ERA
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E-mail, e.g. : SEND
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"It's freezing!" : BRR
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Fountain order : SODA
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Butt : RAM
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___ Vegas : LAS
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Mail-related : POSTAL
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Spy for the U.S. : CIAAGENT
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1996 Hillary Clinton best seller : ITTAKESAVILLAGE
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Purloined : STOLE
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More than ajar : OPEN
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___ of Man : ISLE
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Crossed one's fingers : HOPED
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Ice block : BERG
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Toot : BEEP
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One of the Seven Dwarfs : HAPPY
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Go along (with) : AGREE
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Polo or tee : SHIRT
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Storied boy with silver skates : HANS
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Not sharp, as eyesight : BLEARY
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Off one's rocker : LOONY
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Clods : OAFS
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Explosive : TNT
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Ones copying from Dictaphones : STENOS
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Pawns : HOCKS
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Disturb : ROIL
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Suffix with kitchen : ETTE
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Philosophers' questions : WHYS
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Loud insect : CICADA
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Michener best seller : HAWAII
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Moist-eyed : TEARY
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Job benefit : PERK
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Mixture : BLEND
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Boil or broil : COOK
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"___ forgive our debtors" : ASWE
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Former German capital : BONN
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Enticing store sign : SALE
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Ivan or Nicholas : TSAR
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Sicilian mount : ETNA
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Lead player : STAR
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Compass part : NEEDLE
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Everyday : NORMAL
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Wet through and through : SOAKED
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Sheep noise : BAAING
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Unfresh : STALE
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Missouri or Delaware : RIVER
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Renter's paper : LEASE
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Polygon's corner : ANGLE
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At quite an incline : STEEP
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"Nonsense!" : PISH
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Palindromic emperor : OTTO
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Halt : STOP
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Superman attire : CAPE
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Silver-tongued : GLIB
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Weep : SOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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