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New York Times, Saturday, February 10, 1996

Author:
John R. Conrad
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John R. Conrad

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 43 Missing: {BJKQVXY} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Conrad. NYT links: Across Lite
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WATER
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P
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O
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W
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E
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R
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G
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R
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O
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U
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N
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D
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WATER
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C
R
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A
S
E
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T
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T
E
E
S
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R
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D
D
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N
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R
O
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T
T
I
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E
L
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D
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R
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W
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S
C
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S
A
P
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A
P
T
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O
N
E
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S
T
U
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S
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D
I
S
H
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WATER
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U
S
E
S
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E
S
P
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I
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D
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S
L
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A
N
T
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A
C
E
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O
D
D
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L
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E
T
U
P
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S
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O
O
Z
I
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N
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G
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F
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WATER
H
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E
N
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D
O
N
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S
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L
G
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R
A
M
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D
O
W
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O
U
R
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S
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R
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S
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H
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O
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N
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M
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E
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M
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D
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L
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WATER
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F
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H
WATER
© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0210 ( 16,895 )
Across
1
Turbine turner : WATERPOWER
7
Spring source : GROUNDWATER
14
Wrinkle : CREASE
15
Fiduciaries : TRUSTEES
16
Blush : REDDEN
17
"Dante's Dream" painter : ROSSETTI
18
Ivy League team : ELIS
19
Pulls : DRAWS
21
Gulf war menace : SCUD
22
Fall guy : SAP
23
Given : APT
24
Late late movie hour : ONE
25
Comic Gilliam et al. : STUS
27
Epitome of dullness : DISHWATER
29
Administers : USES
30
Saw : ESPIED
32
Angles : SLANTS
34
War hero : ACE
35
Miscellaneous : ODD
36
Pauses : LETUPS
39
Basement problem : OOZING
42
Emotional outbursts : FITS
43
American coots : WATERHENS
45
Cambridge academics : DONS
47
T-shirt size: Abbr. : LGE
48
Computer capacity : RAM
49
Investor's concern, with "the" : DOW
50
"_____ is a great wild country": Browning : OURS
52
Bull markets : RISES
54
"A Treatise of Human Nature" writer : HUME
55
Doodad : ORNAMENT
57
Voltaire's love : EMILIE
59
Pets : DEARONES
60
Up-to-date : LATEST
61
Amusement park attractions : WATERSLIDES
62
Kind of fish : FRESHWATER
Down
1
Salad ingredient : WATERCRESS
2
Ecclesiastic : PRELATE
3
Complex individual : OEDIPUS
4
Great sums of money : WADS
5
Naut. heading : ESE
6
Tear : REND
7
Progressions : GROWTHS
8
Wisconsin Senator Feingold : RUSS
9
Old spy grp. : OSS
10
Enemies of the Navajo : UTES
11
Actual amount : NETCOST
12
Fouls up, as a radio receiver : DETUNES
13
Lifeguards' domains : WATERSIDES
15
Staples of crossword clues : TRAPS
20
Gamblers' fear : RAID
26
Old-fashioned fashion : SPATS
27
Area of danger : DEEPWATER
28
Routs : WATERLOOS
29
Reversed : UNDID
31
Hosp. ward : ICU
33
Cooper's tool : ADZ
36
Biblical gemstones : LIGURES
37
Ceaseless : ETERNAL
38
Memorials : SHRINES
39
"The joke's _____!" : ONME
40
Lumps : NODULES
41
Troll-like : GNOMISH
42
Corps of Engineers concern : FLOODWATER
44
Bridge hands : EASTS
46
Northwest Texas city : SWEETWATER
51
Madras dress : SARI
52
Peace Nobelist _____ Cassin : RENE
53
Egotist's concern : SELF
54
"The _____ Report" (1976 best seller) : HITE
56
Up-to-date : MOD
58
Disfigure : MAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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