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New York Times, Saturday, December 23, 1995

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1223 ( 16,846 )
Across
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Park, in a way : GARAGE
7
Breakfast order : SMALLOJ
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Grammy winner Franklin : ARETHA
15
It gets its kicks : SHINBONE
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Lays low : SMITES
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Oil : TEXASTEA
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Dick on TV : CAVETT
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Apple thrower of myth : ERIS
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Film director Roach : HAL
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"Be present," in a song : ADESTE
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Velvet finish : EEN
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1993 news site : WACO
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Gide's "La symphonie _____" : PASTORALE
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Estonia's second-largest city : TARTU
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Shiloh priest : ELI
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Has change : VARIES
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Assessing : TAKINGINVENTORY
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Dazed : INAFOG
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Ballyhoo : DIN
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Steppes settler : TATAR
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Follow as an unexpected result : SUPERVENE
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"South Pacific" role : LIAT
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Words of inquiry : EHS
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Fan : ROOTER
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Medit. land : ISR
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Skip : OMIT
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'50s tennis star Gibson : ALTHEA
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More impertinent : SNIPPIER
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Venetian assembly : BLINDS
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Like a Christmas tree : TINSELLY
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Metropolitan Opera V.I.P. James : LEVINE
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Poked along : SNAILED
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Puts up : ERECTS
Down
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Tank top? : GASCAP
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Navy group : ARMADA
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Robs, to Robert Burns : REIVES
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Give one's word : ATTEST
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"In the _____" (Presley hit) : GHETTO
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Hunter's object : EASTEREGG
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Actress North : SHEREE
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Add to the stewpot : MIXIN
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Common duck genus : ANAS
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Scale amts. : LBS
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Casanova : LOTHARIO
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"The Zoo Story" or "Riders to the Sea" : ONEACTER
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"Othello" topic : JEALOUSY
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Big Three supplier : STEELINDUSTRY
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Flaw : WART
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Thrilla in Manila fighter : ALI
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Whip but good : TAN
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Word for an archdeacon : VENERABLE
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Champs : TITLISTS
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Friend of Henry Miller : ANAISNIN
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First name in Olympic skating : KATARINA
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"_____ first you ..." : IFAT
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Part of Scand. : NOR
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Red carpet treader : VIP
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Protective layer : SHIELD
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It will curl your hair : ROLLER
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Like some church candles : VOTIVE
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Kind of cuisine : ETHNIC
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Doesn't have to : NEEDNT
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Takes the lead : ERASES
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Boxer Griffith : EMILE
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European auto : OPEL
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"_____ Love You" : PSI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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