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New York Times, Friday, December 1, 1995

"A hillside near ___ farm" (opening "Peer Gynt" scene)

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWY} This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 1995, The New York Times12/1/95 ( No. 16,824 )
Across
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Diet-breaking dessert : BANANASPLIT
12
End of the Tudor line? : ZED
15
High-"grossing" film of 1978 : ANIMALHOUSE
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Prefix with biology : EXO
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"Amadeus" director : MILOSFORMAN
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Desktop items : PCS
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Transvaal trekkers : BOERS
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Social : TEA
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Per unit : APOP
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Fitting measurement : INSEAM
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One way to get captured : ONCAMERA
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P.G. & E. and Con Ed : UTILS
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Where heros are made : DELIS
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Third of three : LAST
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D.C. record-keeping org. : GSA
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English actress Johnson et al. : CELIAS
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When the swallows leave Capistrano : OCTOBER
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Met : RANINTO
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Kitties : STAKES
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Arg. neighbor : BOL
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"A hillside near ___ farm" (opening "Peer Gynt" scene) : ASES
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Trevanian's "The ___ Sanction" : EIGER
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Apostles' follower? : CREED
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"Trilby" character : SVENGALI
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Pickled, in a way : BRINED
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Small fry : TADS
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Balloon filler : GAS
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"___ time!" : ONEMO
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Admiral Yuko ___ : ITO
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Exchange : MARKETPLACE
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1995 Jane Smiley novel : MOO
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It gives the going rate : SPEEDOMETER
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Be off base : ERR
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Party : GETTOGETHER
Down
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Disney character : BAMBI
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Electrolysis particle : ANION
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Ohio birthplace of William McKinley : NILES
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"That's ___" : AMORE
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___ Hall (historic Princeton site) : NASSAU
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80's sitcom : ALF
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Yokums' "Yes, indeed" : SHO
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California explorer Gaspar de ___ : PORTOLA
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Light measures : LUMENS
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Shorthand inventor Pitman : ISAAC
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Perfection, to some : TEN
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Airships : ZEPPELINS
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Tongue-lash : EXCORIATE
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Lost Generation writer John : DOSPASSOS
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First name in aviation : AMELIA
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Bank holdings: Abbr. : MTGES
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Old British colony : ADEN
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Leb. neighbor : ISR
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Falls behind : LOSESTIME
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Catalyst : ACTIVATOR
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Broadway hangout : STAGEDOOR
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Appreciation units? : TOKENS
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Biblical spy : CALEB
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"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
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Potential perch : ROE
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Braised dish : BRISKET
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Deep red : CLARET
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"___ a line" : DROPME
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Patently amazed : AGAPE
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Bay : INLET
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Not o'er : NEATH
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Roast leader : EMCEE
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Harriet ___, author of "Stones for Ibarra" : DOERR
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Controversial flavor enhancer : MSG
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Conductor de Waart : EDO
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Dress (up) : TOG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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