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New York Times, Thursday, November 7, 1996

Hercule Poirot's home on Farraway Street

Author:
G. R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times11/7/96 ( No. 17,166 )
Across
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Shoulder of a road : BERM
5
Magician's word : POOF
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Succotash ingredients : LIMAS
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Sneaking suspicion : IDEA
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Wheels of fortune? : LIMO
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Dove rival : DIAL
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Forefather of the Edomites : ESAU
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Jane Smiley's "A Thousand ___" : ACRES
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Place for picky people? : STRAWBERRYPATCH
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Audio systems, for short : PAS
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Blended ___ : TEAS
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Noted Arctic explorer : PEARY
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London terminus : HEATHROW
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Nut favored in Chinese cooking : ALMOND
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50's political inits. : AES
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Gaelic "Oh my!" : OCH
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Friend of Charlie Brown : PEPPERMINTPATTY
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Ariz.-to-Kan. dir. : ENE
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Suffix with resident : IAL
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Algonquian chief : SACHEM
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One in a million : RARAAVIS
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Make a temporary stitch : BASTE
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Writer Silverstein : SHEL
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Monte Rosa, e.g. : ALP
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Diet setback, maybe : CHOCOLATEMOUSSE
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A feather in one's cap : HONOR
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Delft, e.g. : WARE
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"The Talmadge Girls" author : LOOS
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Goes up against : ABUTS
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African despot : AMIN
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Find fault : CARP
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Sworn body : POSSE
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Blathers : YAKS
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Up for grabs : OPEN
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Two hearts and others : BIDS
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Touch up, in a way : EDIT
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Backside : REAR
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Language blooper : MALAPROP
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Commoners : PLEBS
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Department north of Paris : OISE
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First name in Persian poetry : OMAR
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Hercule Poirot's home on Farraway Street : FOURTEEN
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Go for : LEAPAT
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One way to pay : INCASH
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Cartoonist Walker : MORT
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Novelist Waugh : ALEC
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Pane holder : SASH
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"McQ" star : WAYNE
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Bakers' supplies : YEASTS
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First-anniversary gift : PAPER
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Turgenev lady : ELENA
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Swelling, in England : AMPER
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Loudly commends : HAILS
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Authors Henry and Philip : ROTHS
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Mendelssohn's ___ in E flat major : OCTET
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Lamenter's question : WHYME
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Gibberish : DRIVEL
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Send (for) : MAILAWAY
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Poet Neruda : PABLO
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Mexican cruise port : ACAPULCO
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Scarves worn to the races : ASCOTS
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Exchange for "my kingdom" : AHORSE
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Church cries : AMENS
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Bloke : CHAP
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King of the road : HOBO
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Burden : ONUS
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Janowitz who wrote "Slaves of New York" : TAMA
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QB Kramer : ERIK
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Bar stuff : SOAP
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Needing liniment : SORE
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Armchair athlete's channel : ESPN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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