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New York Times, Thursday, November 28, 1996

Author:
B. Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1128 ( 17,187 )
Across
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Hospital status : COMA
5
1816 novel made into a 1996 film : EMMA
9
Pulitzer-winning columnist Mike : ROYKO
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Churchill's "___ Country" : AFAR
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Lick : BEAT
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Swimming gold medalist Janet : EVANS
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Parents to teen-age child, part 1 : IFYOUWANT
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Scylla or Charybdis : PERIL
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"Concentration" puzzle : REBUS
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Parents to child, part 2 : TOLEARNTO
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"Potemkin" setting : ODESSA
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Brings up : REARS
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First name in mystery : ERLE
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Prizes : ESTEEMS
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Puts it to : ASKS
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Jung's opposite : ALT
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Prepared for a drive : TEEDUP
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Blow away : AWE
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Parents to child, part 3 : DRIVEWE
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Blow it : ERR
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Redeem, in a way : RANSOM
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___-cone : SNO
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Very dark : INKY
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Vanity case? : EGOTRIP
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N.Y. neighbor : CONN
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Lovers' lane? : AISLE
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Relative of Icelandic : DANISH
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Parents to child, part 4 : WONTSTAND
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Vice cop : NARCO
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Viva voce : ALOUD
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Parents to child, part 5 : INYOURWAY
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"The Turn of the Screw" girl : FLORA
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Couple : DUAD
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Soup flavoring : DILL
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Chief Justice after Marshall : TANEY
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Trig figure : SINE
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Snicker follower : SNEE
Down
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Where "Aida" premiered : CAIRO
2
Slew, in slang : OFFED
3
Gershwin song of 1926 : MAYBE
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Fires up : AROUSES
5
"Charlotte's Web" inits. : EBW
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Ham, lamb or Spam : MEAT
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Mount Vernon, for one : MANOR
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Postwar P.M. : ATTLEE
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Clever conversation : REPARTEE
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Supervise : OVERSEE
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Shaggy-dog story : YARN
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Interlock : KNIT
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1952 Olympics host : OSLO
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1980 Olympics host : USSR
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"The Outlaw Josey Wales" director : EASTWOOD
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Chicken Little, for one : ALARMIST
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Biblical high priest : ELI
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Land west of Nod : EDEN
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Darkness : MURK
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Peppy : SPRY
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It has banks in Bern : AARE
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Booty : SWAG
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Numbers game : KENO
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Cable outlets : TVS
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Calamity Jane actress, 1953 : DORISDAY
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Abbr. at the bottom of a letter : ENC
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Height : STATURE
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Guts : INNARDS
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Tartans : PLAIDS
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Part of Mork's goodbye : NANU
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Taedium vitae : ENNUI
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"Professor" Corey : IRWIN
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Plate of salmon, e.g. : SCALE
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Game expert Edmond : HOYLE
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Blow gently : WAFT
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Paella pot : OLLA
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Deadline for Sheriff Kane : NOON
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Actress Cannon : DYAN
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Words of honor? : ODE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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