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New York Times, Wednesday, November 27, 1996

Author:
R. Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1127 ( 17,186 )

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Across
1
Stumble : TRIP
5
1962 Best Picture setting : ARABIA
11
Eye : ORB
14
Layers : HENS
15
Party items : FAVORS
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Partner of neither : NOR
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The "E. B" of E. B. White : ELWYNBROOKS
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Car heater setting : DEICE
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Opposed : ANTI
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Shack : SHED
23
All things considered : ATTHAT
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___ fell swoop : INONE
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The "H. G." of H. G. Wells : HERBERTGEORGE
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Overfill : SATE
33
Rakes : ROUES
34
Sonnet measure : IAMB
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On again : RELIT
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Stomach woe : KNOT
42
Relationship : TIEIN
44
"Mi chiamano Mimi," e.g. : ARIA
46
The "A. A." of A. A. Milne : ALANALEXANDER
51
Chief Bolshevik : LENIN
52
Having visions in one's head? : ADREAM
55
"I Love Rock 'n Roll" singer Joan : JETT
57
Queen's home : NEST
60
Sister of Urania : ERATO
61
One called "The Lion of God" : ALI
62
The "J. D." of J. D. Salinger : JEROMEDAVID
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S.A.S. competitor : KLM
65
Philly team : EAGLES
66
Unabridged, e.g. : TOME
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Shoe width : EEE
68
"The Other" author and others : TRYONS
69
Wows : AWES
Down
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Silents actress Bara : THEDA
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Get a new tenant for : RELET
3
On the good side of : INWITH
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Cupid's love : PSYCHE
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Andrews or Maguire, e.g.: Abbr. : AFB
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___ avis : RARA
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Bard's river : AVON
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Flub a grounder : BOOTIT
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Bothering : IRKING
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Ninny : ASS
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Busy-busy : ONTHERUN
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Wine choice : ROSE
13
Raised : BRED
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Approaches : NEARS
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Catch for a Florida fisherman : SNOOK
24
Skier's aid : TBAR
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Atop, poetically : OER
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Automne preceder : ETE
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Chill, so to speak : RELAX
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Car since 1989 : GEO
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Sum, es, ___ : EST
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"Make ___ good one!" : ITA
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Be sick : AIL
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When to ring a bell, maybe : MEALTIME
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Intelligence test developer : BINET
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Money for an A.A.R.P. member : IRA
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Louise of "Gilligan's Island" : TINA
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A Bobbsey twin : NAN
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Like a certain attraction : ADDED
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2-D : LINEAR
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Power : ENERGY
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Goofs : ERRATA
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Admit again : REAVOW
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Words before "to rend" and "to sew" : ATIME
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Manners : MODES
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The Fatman's TV partner : JAKE
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Glamour rival : ELLE
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Alone : SOLO
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U.S. Govt. agents : TMEN
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"West Side Story" gang member : JET
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Kind of curve : ESS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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