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New York Times, Friday, November 29, 1996

Author:
B. White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bryant White

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite
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F
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A
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C
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E
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L
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O
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D
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G
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E
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N
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O
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S
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H
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A
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P
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A
P
I
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N
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O
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H
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B
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M
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M
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D
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H
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C
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H
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NOSE
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O
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P
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A
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L
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R
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A
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O
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B
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A
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R
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T
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T
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P
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EAR
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P
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E
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E
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EYE
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N
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O
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H
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A
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B
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J
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O
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H
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LIPS
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O
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U
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L
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P
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S
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B
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N
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1129 ( 17,188 )
Across
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Site of this puzzle's thematic features : FACE
5
Nixon's running mate in 1960 : LODGE
10
Nibble : NOSH
14
Crowning : ATOP
15
Bee-fitting description? : APIAN
16
Bone: Prefix : OSTE
17
Red Skelton persona : HOBO
18
Stood for : MEANT
19
Epouse's mate : MARI
20
Perform, as one's duties : DISCHARGE
22
Colorado, e.g. : CIGAR
23
Is rather like Rather : HASANOSEFORNEWS
25
Shaking : PALSY
28
U.S.D.A. power agcy. : REA
29
Pizarro's prize : ORO
30
Juicy fruit : BARTLETTPEAR
37
Pig's place : POKE
39
Els with tees : ERNIE
40
Yeats's land : ERIN
41
Courtroom figures : EYEWITNESSES
43
"Hurrah!" : OLE
44
Comics word spelled between asterisks : HIC
45
Lucifer and Pansy's boy : ABNER
47
Noted band conductor : JOHNPHILIPSOUSA
54
"Henry & June" character : ANAIS
55
They give a ship increased speed : STUNSAILS
59
Orch. section : PERC
60
Cat's eyes, at times : SLITS
61
Torment : BAIT
62
Rectangular pier : ANTA
63
"Le ___ du printemps" : SACRE
64
Arthur of "Hoop Dreams" : AGEE
65
Present time : NOEL
66
Glacial formation : ESKER
67
When the French go en vacances : AOUT
Down
1
King of Saudi Arabia : FAHD
2
Yours, in Tours : ATOI
3
Pens' mates : COBS
4
Long stretches : EPOCHS
5
Prayer wheel users : LAMAS
6
Beethoven wrote just one : OPERA
7
Identify : DIAGNOSE
8
Thief, in Yiddish : GANEF
9
Fangorn Forest dweller : ENT
10
Put forward : NOMINATE
11
River to the Missouri : OSAGE
12
Float accessory : STRAW
13
They get what's coming to them : HEIRS
21
It's pitched on a field : HAY
22
Old buffalo hunter : CREE
24
Heraldic bands : ORLES
25
Thimble Theater star : POPEYE
26
Queued up : AROW
27
Hel raiser? : LOKI
30
Tree with triangular nuts : BEECH
31
___ artium (logic): Lat. : ARS
32
Clinic workers, for short : RNS
33
Kind of dye : TIE
34
1982 Boxleitner film : TRON
35
Nap : PILE
36
Breadwinner : EARNER
38
Peculiar to a population : ETHNICAL
42
Lifts : NIPS
45
Fathead : ASS
46
Sheepish reply? : BAABAA
47
Black lacquer : JAPAN
48
Bridge bid, informally : ONENO
49
Creator of Truthful James : HARTE
50
Mallorca y Menorca : ISLAS
51
Purse item : LIPSTICK
52
Eccentric : OUTRE
53
Andretti adversary : UNSER
56
Cassio's rival : IAGO
57
Place : LIEU
58
"Don't delete this" : STET
60
180 degrees from a Hitchcock classic? : SSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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