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New York Times, Tuesday, December 26, 1995

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {PXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1226 ( 16,849 )
Across
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"The Cryptogram" playwright : MAMET
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Like most workhorses : SHOD
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"____ you know!" : ALOT
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Calculating snake? : ADDER
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Hockey great Gordie : HOWE
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Shoreline recess : COVE
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Versatile one : JACKOFALLTRADES
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"____ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
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Announcer's call on a pitch : WIDE
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Slot cars, e.g. : RACERS
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"A _____' clock scholar" : TENO
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Comic Jacques : TATI
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Jimmy Doolittle, for one : WORLDWARIIACE
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Food writer Rombauer et al. : IRMAS
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Up ____ good : TONO
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Topper : HAT
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Paper quantity : REAM
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Guitar ridges : FRETS
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____ Marie Presley : LISA
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Japanese honorific : SAN
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Bellicose Olympian : ARES
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Dumb mistake : BONER
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Hobo : KINGOFTHEROAD
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Geologic time divisions : EONS
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Lie next to : ABUT
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Parasitic grub : MAGGOT
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Some nest eggs: Abbr. : IRAS
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Slugger's stat : RBI
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1951 Oscar film for Bogart : THEAFRICANQUEEN
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Intl. business accord : GATT
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Perfume : ODOR
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Deprive of courage : UNMAN
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Being, to Brutus : ESSE
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Grow dim : WANE
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Bridge positions : EASTS
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Goya's "Naked ____" : MAJA
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First of all : ADAM
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Start of the 17th century : MDCI
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Comic strip shriek : EEK
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Bricklayers' tools : TROWELS
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Peter Pan's loss : SHADOW
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Golfer's object : HOLE
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Athena's symbol : OWL
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Gets off a Pullman : DETRAINS
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Locust : ACACIA
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Prospector's bonanza : LODE
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Out's partner : OVER
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"Guarding ____" (1994 movie) : TESS
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Discover : FIND
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Price-earnings ____ : RATIO
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Trolley : TRAM
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Harness race : TROT
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Inflict : WREAK
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Muscat native : OMANI
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Bikini blast : ATEST
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Sèvres or Wedgwood : CHINA
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Relieved : EASED
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4/15 inits. : IRS
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Driveway cover : TAR
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Best seats in the house : FRONTROW
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Arbitrators, for short : REFS
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Pirate's recompense : LOOT
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Make ____ (err) : AGOOF
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Curt : BRUSQUE
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Nullify : NEGATE
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Capital of Zimbabwe : HARARE
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Israel's Abba : EBAN
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Homeowner's payment: Abbr. : MTGE
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Cries of discovery : AHAS
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Secure : GETS
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Screen symbol : ICON
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X-ray measurements : REMS
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____ Generation (Kerouac et al.) : BEAT
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Hostelries : INNS
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Wash. neighbor : IDA
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Spenserian heroine : UNA

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

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