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New York Times, Tuesday, December 10, 1996

"___ which will live in infamy": F.D.R.

Author:
D. Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FWXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Niles.
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© 1996, The New York Times12/10/96 ( No. 17,199 )
Across
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Charlie Chan portrayer Warner : OLAND
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Letters after a proof : QED
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1908 Peace Nobelist Fredrik : BAJER
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Auger or drill : BORER
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___ Today : USA
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A McCoy, to a Hatfield : ENEMY
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747 and DC-10 : JUMBOJETS
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"___ which will live in infamy": F.D.R. : ADATE
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Greek earth goddess : GAEA
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British submachine gun : STEN
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Temporary stay : SOJOURN
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Literally, face to face : VISAVIS
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Accents in "resume" : ACUTES
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Precooking solution : MARINADE
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18-wheelers : SEMIS
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Founder of a French dynasty : CAPET
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Meadow : LEA
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Ninnies : SAPS
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Seeker of the Golden Fleece : JASON
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Take ___ at (criticize) : AJAB
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Singer Kamoze : INI
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Spanish gent : SENOR
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"Zorba the Greek" setting : CRETE
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Genius : EINSTEIN
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Attired for a frat party : TOGAED
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Convertibles : RAGTOPS
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Additional helpings : SECONDS
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Moonshine containers : JUGS
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Phnom ___ : PENH
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Old adders : ABACI
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Nickname for DiMaggio : JOLTINJOE
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Italian bowling game : BOCCE
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Record speed: Abbr. : RPM
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Role for Valentino : SHEIK
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Some sharks : MAKOS
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Caribbean, e.g. : SEA
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Circumvent : ELUDE
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Goal: Abbr. : OBJ
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Singer Rawls or Reed : LOU
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Pitcher's pride : ARM
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Lincoln's state: Abbr. : NEB
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Small parachutes : DROGUES
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Wicked "Snow White" figure : QUEEN
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"Como ___ usted?" : ESTA
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Prosecutors, for short : DAS
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Skedaddles : BEATSIT
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Like the Incas : ANDEAN
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"Les Miserables" protagonist : JEANVALJEAN
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C.P.R. administrant : EMT
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Deli bread : RYE
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See 30-Down : JARS
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Theda Bara, e.g. : SIREN
22
With more attitude : SASSIER
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Pacific islands, collectively : OCEANIA
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Single calisthenic : JUMPINGJACK
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Big name in elevators : OTIS
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Gaseous mist : VAPOR
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Conceptualized : IDEATED
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Where oysters sleep? : SEABEDS
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With 18-Down, home canning items : MASON
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___ Major (southern constellation) : CANIS
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Army vehicles : JEEPS
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35-Across's vessel : ARGO
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Cheap cigars : STOGIES
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Apache chief : COCHISE
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Plaster finish : STUCCO
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Camp sight : TENT
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Alabama city : SELMA
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Pontiff : POPE
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Defense syst. : ABM
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Feathered stole : BOA
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Some namesakes, for short : JRS
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Gretzky's grp. : NHL
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Game, in France : JEU
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Ending with human or planet : OID
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Supplement, with "out" : EKE

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

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