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A Lot of Hogwash

New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1995

Hayley Mills role in "The Parent Trap"

Author:
Dean Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Niles.
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© 1995, The New York Times12/17/95 ( No. 16,840 )
Across
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Crack : ADEPT
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Current choice : ACDC
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Latch (onto) : GLOM
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Knock hard : SMITE
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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First name in Websters : NOAH
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___ Nui (Easter Island) : RAPA
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Film director Forman : MILOS
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Hogwash : FLAPDOODLE
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Vim : ELAN
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Capital, e.g. : ASSET
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Seat on the aisle : PEW
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Early nuclear org. : AEC
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Hogwash : BALDERDASH
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Golden time : JUBILEE
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Had down : KNEW
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Miles per hour, e.g. : RATE
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Susan Sontag's "___ as Metaphor" : ILLNESS
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"Apologia pro vita ___" : SUA
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Bangers : SAUSAGES
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Tumbler : GLASS
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Hogwash : POPPYCOCK
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Centers of activity : LOCI
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Academic benchmark : SAT
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Rim supports : SPOKES
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Ruins : ASHES
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Physique, slangily : BOD
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Turkish title : AGHA
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Northamptonshire river : OUSE
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Pizazz : BRIO
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Kind of pie : HUMBLE
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Farm vermin : WEEVILS
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Most thirsty : DRIEST
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Mosslike growth on marine rock : OBELIA
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Eastern court members : RANEES
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It may have a big head : ALE
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Cylindrical : TERETE
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Badge : ENSIGN
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Refugee, for one : EMIGRE
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Scenic balcony : MIRADOR
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Small sea bird : AUKLET
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It may really smell : NOSE
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Hayley Mills role in "The Parent Trap" : TWIN
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Wolf: Prefix : LYCO
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Nolan Ryan, notably : ASTRO
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Beachwear : THONGS
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Old Pontiac : GTO
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"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
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Hogwash : MOONSHINE
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Frothy : AFOAM
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Hide among pioneers? : DEERSKIN
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Chest muscle : PEC
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Opposite of all : NOTAONE
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Gone but not forgotten : AWOL
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Hoodwinked : TRICKED
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Hogwash : APPLESAUCE
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Seemly : APT
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Celestial Altar : ARA
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___ sine qua non (requisite) : CAUSA
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Dental exam part : XRAY
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Hogwash : TARADIDDLE
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Snowy ___ : EGRET
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Borderline : EDGE
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Mountain denizen : IBEX
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Foreign assembly : SENAT
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Shelve : DELAY
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"Laugh-In" regular Alan : SUES
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Anniversary item : CAKE
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Boris Godunov and others : TSARS
Down
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Franklin's 1936 foe : ALF
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Atl. coast state : DEL
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Feminist measure : ERA
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Banks family nanny : POPPINS
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Not rising or falling, as a sea : TIDELESS
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"Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANO
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Musician's ___ mark : CODA
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Common town name ending : DALE
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Physicals : CHECKUPS
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Diving bird : GREBE
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McKenzie, Brackman TV series : LALAW
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Form of silica : OPAL
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Herb once thought to be an aphrodisiac : MANDRAKE
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Street ___ : SMARTS
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Bridge boo-boo : MISDEAL
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Rick's film love : ILSA
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Low digits : TOES
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O.T. book : ESTH
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Has a tab : OWES
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___ Claire, Wis. : EAU
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Fitting work : JIGSAW
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Empty portion of a bottle : ULLAGE
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Hogwash : BLATHERSKITE
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Champion : ESPOUSE
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No for an answer : NAY
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Film specification : SPEED
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Reds' owner Marge : SCHOTT
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Hogwash : GOBBLEDYGOOK
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Escherich's medical discovery : ECOLI
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The hit, usually : SIDEA
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Endorses : OKS
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Go full-bore : CAREER
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Medical suffix : OSIS
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Thick mush of cornmeal : POLENTA
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Dry-dock support : SHORING
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Have efficacy : AVAIL
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Hogwash : BILGE
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Above, in Berlin : UBER
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Get a lode of this! : METAL
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1953 Pulitzer playwright : INGE
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Answer to "Pourquoi?" : RAISON
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Forwarded : SENTON
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High-ranking : EMINENT
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Let up : EASED
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Infirmary call : NURSE
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70's Italian P.M. : MORO
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Group value : ETHIC
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93, e.g. : OCTANE
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Stayed (with) : ROOMED
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Took the spoils : WON
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Popular potted plants : SMILAXES
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Pertaining to the subject : THEMATIC
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Juvenal, for one : SATIRIST
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Amu Darya's outlet : ARALSEA
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Baden-Baden is one : SPA
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Exteriors : FACADES
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Sudoriparous : SWEATY
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Clobbers : KOS
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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"Nor iron bars ___": Lovelace : ACAGE
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Spanish royalty : REYES
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Scored 100 on : ACED
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Summon : PAGE
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Knitting stitch : PURL
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Language in Lahore : URDU
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Coppertone ingredient : PABA
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Take a hike : TREK
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Pink-slip : AXE
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Some trial evidence : DNA
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Roman domestic deity : LAR
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French connections : ETS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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