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New York Times, Friday, December 6, 1996

"The Wreck of the Mary Deare" author Hammond ___

Author:
M. Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times12/6/96 ( No. 17,195 )

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Across
1
Monopoly property next to Community Chest : STJAMES
8
Fill the bill : SATISFY
15
Old-fashioned contraction : TWERENT
16
Scott novel or Sullivan opera : IVANHOE
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Most upbeat : ROSIEST
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Jurassic Park terrors : RAPTORS
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Money in the bank : ASSET
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Start of a laugh : HAR
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Seeded : SOWED
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Elec. company, e.g. : UTIL
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Fictional salesman : LOMAN
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Sassy : WISE
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N.Y.S.E. regulator : SEC
28
In a way : SOMEHOW
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Teachers' grp. : NEA
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It's touched by the thumb : SPACEBAR
33
Noodge : NAGGER
35
Squander : DISSIPATE
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Kiddingly : INJEST
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Succeeded, as a wish : CAMETRUE
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Pasture plaint : MAA
45
Dangerous one : MENACER
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___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
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Little introduction : MINI
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Olympic milieus : RINKS
51
"The War of the Worlds" base : MARS
52
News subject : EVENT
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It rides the rails : CAR
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City dept. : SANIT
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Christmas light? : REDNOSE
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Say yes : APPROVE
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Certain cordial : SLOEGIN
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Detective : TRACKER
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Graffiti or litter : EYESORE
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Actress Ann who played Maisie : SOTHERN
Down
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"Vienna Blood" composer : STRAUSS
2
Fox trot, e.g. : TWOSTEP
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"Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" rabbit : JESSICA
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Sylvia Plath title : ARIEL
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Face up to : MEET
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Dash sizes : ENS
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Charlotte Amalie's island : STTHOMAS
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Shakespearean term of address : SIRRAH
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Night music : TAPS
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Being led : INTOW
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Obviously pregnant : SHOWING
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Emulate Cassandra : FORESEE
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Spouse's assent : YESDEAR
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Britannica alternative : AMERICANA
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Maine export : LOBSTER
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Obscurities : NONAMES
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Earthquake : SEISM
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No-cal drink : WATER
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Alphabet trio : CDE
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Pick up : GET
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Collectors, informally : PACKRATS
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Dunk : IMMERSE
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Without understanding the consequences : NAIVELY
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Anonymous lady : JANEDOE
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Island where Virginia Dare was born : ROANOKE
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Like St. Paul, vis-a-vis St. Louis : UPRIVER
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Washington time : EASTERN
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Christians' ___ Creed : NICENE
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"The Wreck of the Mary Deare" author Hammond ___ : INNES
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Drillmaster's command : MARCH
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Like some deli orders : TOGO
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Little row : SPAT
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Herr, here : SIR
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Adept : PRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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