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New York Times, Wednesday, November 6, 1996

Author:
M. E. Skolsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Elliot Skolsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1106 ( 17,165 )

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Across
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Inside the foul line : FAIR
5
Like Ionesco's soprano : BALD
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Romantic actor Charles : BOYER
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It parallels the radius : ULNA
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Perlman of "Pearl" : RHEA
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A month in Madrid : ENERO
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Robin : REDBREAST
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Actress Shire : TALIA
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Wall Street order : BUY
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Brain test results, for short : EEGS
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Some linemen: Abbr. : LTS
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Hopes : ASPIRES
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School failure : DROPOUT
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Alphabetic run : STU
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Kind of summit : ARAB
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All over : ANEW
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Pinkish color : CORAL
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Custard tart : FLAN
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Longtime Israeli foreign minister : EBAN
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Rock concert equipment : AMPS
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See 32-Down : BEARD
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Start of a Latin boast : VENI
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___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
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Mobil rival : ARCO
46
E-mail predecessor : TELEX
47
Oklahoma city : ENID
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1995 earthquake site : KOBE
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Potash : LYE
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Conniver : SCHEMER
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Having deep pockets : MONEYED
57
Miler Sebastian : COE
58
French tire : PNEU
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Shot over the head : LOB
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D-Day beach : OMAHA
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Legal-tender bill : GREENBACK
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Situation for Pauline? : PERIL
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Ice cream thickener : AGAR
70
Industrial show : EXPO
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Mother of Apollo : LETO
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___ ex machina : DEUS
Down
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Raccoon, e.g. : FUR
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Bitter : ALE
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Not the party type: Abbr. : IND
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Browning's Ben Ezra, e.g. : RABBI
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Supreme Court Justice Stephen : BREYER
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"Gotcha!" : AHA
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___-majeste : LESE
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Saw : DATED
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Trusts : BETSON
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___ roll : ONA
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Chicken, so to speak : YELLOWBELLY
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"A Masked Ball" aria : ERITU
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Friars Club event : ROAST
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Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
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Super-duper : GRAND
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Royalties org. : ASCAP
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Pore in a leaf : STOMA
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Service award : PURPLEHEART
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"60 Minutes" newsman : SAFER
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Irk : PEEVE
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With 42-Across, a famous pirate : BLACK
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Together : ASONE
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Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
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Words before and after "for" : ANEYE
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Forbade : NIXED
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When doubled, a German city : BADEN
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Mortise's mate : TENON
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Stick : IMPALE
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Ravel composition : BOLERO
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Sub's eye, for short : SCOPE
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Shows up : COMES
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Buick model : REGAL
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Fell off : EBBED
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Feel the ___ : URGE
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Make haste : HIE
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Dinner table exhortation : EAT
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Fire : AXE
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Computer's heart, for short : CPU
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Dempsey stat : KOS

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

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