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New York Times, Monday, December 16, 1996

Author:
S. Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.540008
Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {DJVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1216 ( 17,205 )
Across
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One-named supermodel : IMAN
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Ready and willing's partner : ABLE
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One praised in Mecca : ALLAH
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Attorney General Janet : RENO
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Paris's Rue de la ___ : PAIX
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French valley : LOIRE
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Tiny tunnelers : ANTS
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Ingrid's "Casablanca" role : ILSA
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Not evenly padded, as a mattress : LUMPY
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Like an animal... : QUIETASAMOUSE
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Historical period : ERA
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Use a crowbar : PRY
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Cream puff, for one : PASTRY
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Miles per hour, e.g. : RATE
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At the present : NOW
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In the future : AFTER
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O. Henry's "The Gift of the ___" : MAGI
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___ Gigio (frequent Ed Sullivan guest) : TOPO
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...vegetable... : COOLASACUCUMBER
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Pulled to pieces : TORE
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Ontario tribe : CREE
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Blabs : TELLS
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Muddy home : STY
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The former Mrs. Bono : CHER
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Better than better : FINEST
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Texas patriot Houston : SAM
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Buddy : MAC
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...or mineral : STRONGASAROCK
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Assign, as a portion : ALLOT
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Polly, to Tom Sawyer : AUNT
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"The Andy Griffith Show" role : OPIE
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River by the Louvre : SEINE
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Manuscript encl. : SASE
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What a cowboy calls a lady : MAAM
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Flute player : PIPER
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New World abbr. : AMER
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Alka-Seltzer sound : PLOP
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Mideast hot spot : IRAQ
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Bill of fare : MENU
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The "A" of ABM : ANTI
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Pinocchio's giveaway : NOSE
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Bee colony : APIARY
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Light wood : BALSA
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One of "The Simpsons" : LISA
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Test : EXAM
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Magnetism : ALLURE
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Stinky : LOUSY
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7-Up ingredient : LIME
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Dadaist Hans : ARP
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"Yo!" : HEY
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___ cotta : TERRA
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Of the eye : OPTIC
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Treaties : PACTS
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"The game is ___": Holmes : AFOOT
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Tale : STORY
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Prefix with photo or phone : TELE
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Indy entrant : RACER
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Tropical fever : AGUE
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Lofty : NOBLE
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Foreign-made General Motors cars : OPELS
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Deserving the booby prize : WORST
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Stallion's mate : MARE
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Federal agents, informally : TMEN
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Noodlehead : SCHMO
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New York city : UTICA
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Reagan's predecessor : CARTER
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Speed demon's cry : FASTER
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Precious ___ : STONE
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Parson's home : MANSE
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Accident on ice : SLIP
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"The Right Stuff" org. : NASA
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U.S. Pacific territory : GUAM
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Frolic : ROMP
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October gem : OPAL
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"See you," in Sorrento : CIAO
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1996 running mate : KEMP
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Nile viper : ASP
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Maui garland : LEI

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