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New York Times, Tuesday, December 12, 1995

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJXYZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1212 ( 16,835 )
Across
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Type of novel : DIME
5
Knucklehead : CLOD
9
Continuing thought : THEME
14
Greek Mars : ARES
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"____ Rebel" (1962 song) : HESA
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Vacillate : WAVER
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Harangue : RANT
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MTV prizes : AVAS
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Old toy company : IDEAL
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Wyoming's motto : EQUALRIGHTS
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Postal worker's path: Abbr. : RTE
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Pick on : TEASE
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"____, Brute?" : ETTU
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Bank (on) : DEPEND
30
Skyline sight : STEEPLE
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Language suffix : ESE
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Belief : TENET
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More inexperienced : RAWER
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Mighty bit : ATOM
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Cut off : SEVER
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Mt. Etna flow : LAVA
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Mt. Everest locale : NEPAL
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Stitched : SEWED
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Matter at court : RES
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Abandon one's principles for money : SELLOUT
50
Hawk : PEDDLE
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One, to Hans : EINS
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String quartet member : VIOLA
55
Drum site : EAR
57
Arizona's motto : GODENRICHES
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Say abruptly, with "out" : BLURT
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Premed course: Abbr. : ANAT
65
Hillbilly's belt : ROPE
66
"The Hobbit" hero : BILBO
67
Frank Herbert sci-fi novel : DUNE
68
Mayberry boy : OPIE
69
Ale vessel : STEIN
70
Nostradamus, e.g. : SEER
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Shirt measurement : NECK
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Bell the cat : DARE
2
Gulf war foe : IRAQ
3
Carte du jour : MENU
4
Probate concern : ESTATE
5
Party picker-upper, maybe : CHARADES
6
Some jeans : LEVIS
7
Plains Indian : OSAGE
8
Recipe amount : DASH
9
Chubby Checker, for one : TWISTER
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"It ____ to Be You" : HAD
11
New York's motto : EVERUPWARD
12
Entree, often : MEAT
13
____ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Pre-Easter time : LENT
22
Hanoi holiday : TET
26
Dabbling duck : TEAL
27
____ list : DEANS
28
First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
29
Arkansas's motto with "The" : PEOPLERULE
30
Brunswick, e.g. : STEW
31
Carpenter's tool : LEVEL
32
Clear a cassette : ERASE
35
Snuggery : NEST
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Mom's opposite : EVE
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French Sudan, today : MALI
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Newsperson : REPORTER
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2,240 pounds : LONGTON
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Takeout shop : DELI
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Grp. that puts the show on the road : USO
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Wrinkle-resistant fabric : DACRON
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Trial's locale : VENUE
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Ludicrous : INANE
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Declines : EBBS
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Touched down : ALIT
58
Root beer brand : DADS
59
Rhode Island's motto : HOPE
60
Not just an ordinary novel : EPIC
61
Dig for : SEEK
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Slugger's stat : RBI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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