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New York Times, Saturday, December 16, 1995

Author:
Bryant White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bryant White

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1216 ( 16,839 )

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Across
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Keel afterpart : SKEG
5
Pole, e.g. : SLAV
9
Quarrel : TIFF
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Galileo's birthplace : PISA
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It articulates with the talus : TIBIA
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Mend : HEAL
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Pitchfork wielders : IMPS
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Silly trick : APERY
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Seneca foe, 1653 : ERIE
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SPRING : COILEDSTEELWIRE
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Extreme mental deficiency : ANOIA
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Five books of Moses : TORAH
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SUMMER : SONGSTRESSDONNA
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New Testament ruler : HEROD
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Superior to, briefly : OER
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Interwoven with twigs : WATTLED
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Sweet amber wine : MALMSEY
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"_____ live and breathe!" : ASI
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Its official flower is the ula-fala : SAMOA
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FALL : SUCCUMBTOATTACK
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Diva Lucine _____ : AMARA
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Patty Hearst's S.L.A. alias : TANIA
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WINTER : GUITARISTJOHNNY
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Monopoly token : IRON
58
"Gulliver's Travels" brute : YAHOO
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"Sweet Liberty" star : ALDA
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Cousin of rigatoni : ZITI
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Hagar the Horrible's dog : SNERT
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Smell : REEK
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Posthaste : ASAP
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Medals for Tommy Atkins: Abbr. : DSOS
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Cash conclusions : IERS
Down
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Figure-eight-shaped bandages : SPICAS
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Cio-Cio-San attire : KIMONO
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French secret agent : ESPION
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Old street fixture : GASLIGHT
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South African village : STAD
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Kissers : LIPS
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Assisted : ABETTED
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Green-and-yellow birds : VIREOS
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"Quadrophenia" quartet : THEWHO
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Opposite of domani : IERI
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Objective : FAIR
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Run : FLEE
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Australia's _____ Rock : AYERS
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Blackboard backing : EASEL
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Shaver that doesn't shave : LAD
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Roman crowd? : TRE
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Heater : ROD
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Rebuffs : NOS
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Originally : NEE
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Suffix with budget : ARY
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Isn't now : WAS
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Montgomery sch. : ASU
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Fixation : TIC
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Warhol serigraph subject : MAO
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Professional org. since 1847 : AMA
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Activity with quite a drawing : LOTTO
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W.W. I villain : MATAHARI
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Hides : STASHES
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Old-fashioned colic remedy : CATNIP
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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St. _____ River (Michigan-Ontario divider) : MARYS
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1928 pact name : BRIAND
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Shakers founder in America : ANNLEE
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Hot coal : CINDER
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Sporting craft : KAYAKS
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City near the Sphinx : GIZA
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"Battle Cry" author : URIS
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Tittle : IOTA
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Arena contender : TORO
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Tittles : JOTS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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