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New York Times, Thursday, February 1, 1996

Author:
L. Sidway
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5510067
Lois Sidway

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0201 ( 16,886 )
Across
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Anderson of rock's Jethro Tull : IAN
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Gruesome : LURID
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Rose's fella : ABIE
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It's full of ginger : SNAP
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Keen : ACUTE
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Bears' adversaries : RAMS
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Clear finish? : ANCE
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Reform : GOSTRAIGHT
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"Good job!" : WELLDONE
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Sam Spade portrayer : BOGIE
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Oz traveler : LION
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Great-grandma's picture, maybe : TINTYPE
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"Dallas" star : HAGMAN
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First-class : AONE
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Architect Saarinen : ELIEL
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Like some old fashion : EDWARDIAN
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Mobster's lady : MOLL
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"Murphy Brown" housekeeper : ELDIN
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Verge : EDGE
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Withdrawn : PULLEDOUT
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Efforts : TRIES
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Land of the Midnight Sun dweller : LAPP
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Plains Indians : OSAGES
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Reckon : PRESUME
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Ireland's___Islands : ARAN
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Fix, as golf greens : RESOD
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Former Pirate slugger Willie : STARGELL
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Square-shooting : ONTHELEVEL
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I-79 terminus : ERIE
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Bingo call : BTEN
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Roger of NBC News : ONEIL
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Goes pfft : DIES
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Slip (into) : EASE
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Minimum payment : PENNY
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Appeal : SUE
Down
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What "vidi" means : ISAW
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Green Gables girl : ANNE
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Salt : NACL
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Snorkeling site : LAGOON
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Huskies of coll. basketball : UCONN
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Subterfuge : RUSE
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Conglomerate founded in 1920 : ITT
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___Spiegel (German magazine) : DER
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Running amok : ARIOT
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Like some trousers : BAGGY
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1965 Frishberg-Dorough tune : IMHIP
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Lauder lady : ESTEE
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Confusedly : PELLMELL
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A Yokum : ABNER
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Lever 2000 competitor : DIAL
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Viz. : TOWIT
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___instant : INAN
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Fiber source : HEMP
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Felipe of the Expos : ALOU
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Breathing organ : GILL
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Seem reasonable : ADDUP
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Split to get spliced : ELOPE
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Psycho : DERANGED
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"Gotcha" : IDIG
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Baseball's Tommie : AGEE
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Nitti's nemesis : NESS
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Imported cheese : EDAM
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Shake off : ELUDE
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Red foe : TSAR
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One way to take medicine : ORALLY
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Investigation : PROBE
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Oscar de la___ : RENTA
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Sen. Kefauver : ESTES
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Frau's boys : SOHNE
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Had a traditional dinner : ATEIN
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Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
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Sister of Ares : ERIS
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Place : LIEU
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___-majeste : LESE
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Cut (off) : LOP
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Storm heading : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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