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New York Times, Friday, November 8, 1996

Author:
M. Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQVXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1108 ( 17,167 )
Across
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Wheedles : CAJOLES
8
Complete and orderly system : COSMOS
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Kind of board : MONOPOLY
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Army threats? : OCTOPI
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Not shaded : INTHESUN
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Heavy : LEADEN
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Been angered : SEENRED
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Loud : BLARING
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Pottery : WARE
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Homecoming? : RUN
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Labor Dept. section : OSHA
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Glum : SAD
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"___ Boy" ("Tommy" song) : ITSA
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Noted Washington address : STATEOFTHEUNION
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City on the Clark Fork River : MISSOULAMONTANA
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"Interview With the Vampire" actor : ANTONIOBANDERAS
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Laser element : NEON
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Ladies of the house : MAS
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Chemistry Nobelist Onsager : LARS
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Lucrative : FAT
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Actor Jannings : EMIL
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Facing : TOWARDS
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37-Across, e.g. : RAREGAS
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___-Romagna (region of Italy) : EMILIA
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Atlanta corporate giant : COCACOLA
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Turn in : REDEEM
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Peg : IDENTIFY
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Existing : INESSE
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Stops : DESISTS
Down
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Retina part : CONE
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Amount to be raised? : ANTE
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Sherlock Holmes's chronicler : JOHNWATSON
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"Orfeo," e.g. : OPERA
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Vanquished : LOSER
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Dodge : ELUDE
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Dict. listing : SYN
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Plan jointly, as a prank : COLLUDEON
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Great quantity : OCEAN
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Military award : STAR
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___ operandi : MODI
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Sports event : OPEN
13
Produce strains : SING
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Wrong beginning : MIS
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The Creator, in Hinduism : BRAHMA
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Ottoman dynasty founder : OSMAN
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"Goosebumps" creator R. L. ___ : STINE
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Must : HASTO
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Guesstimates : STABS
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Brains : INTELLECTS
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Coronet : TIARA
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Sub standard? : SONAR
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Jawbone of ___ : ANASS
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Phanerozoic, for instance : EON
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Reply in a French salon : OUIMADAME
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Malt shop orders : FLOATS
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Hamburger's connection : UND
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Hamburger accompaniment : FRIES
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Shorelines do it : ERODE
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Fends off, in a way, as a mugger : MACES
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From Esfahan : IRANI
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She plays Lois on "Lois & Clark" : TERI
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Augur : OMEN
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All-inclusive : WIDE
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Half pints, maybe : ALES
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___ alone (fly solo) : GOIT
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Swedish actor Kjellin et al. : ALFS
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For example : SAY
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11th-century hero : CID

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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