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New York Times, Monday, February 12, 1996

Author:
S. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BFJXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 191 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0212 ( 16,897 )
Across
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Tempest : STORM
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Ace of spades, e.g. : CARD
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Potatoes' partner : MEAT
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Prophet after Daniel : HOSEA
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Region : AREA
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"___la Douce" : IRMA
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Heroine's cry in silent movies : UNHANDMEVILLAIN
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Plow animals : TEAM
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"Absolutely!" : YES
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Grand pursuits : QUESTS
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Dover's state: Abbr. : DEL
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Actress Hepburn : AUDREY
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Inebriated : SOUSED
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Painter's stand : EASEL
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___out? (pet's choice) : INOR
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Baden-Baden and Ems : SPAS
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Frequent subtitle in silent movies : THEPLOTTHICKENS
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Feeling insulted : HURT
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Prefix with legal or medic : PARA
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Laughing : RIANT
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Christmas : YULE
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Flings : TOSSES
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Punctual : TIMELY
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Saying : SAW
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House's counterpart : SENATE
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Sum total : ALL
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"___ it the truth?" : AINT
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They killed silent movies : TALKINGPICTURES
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
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Group with roles to play : CAST
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Bakery byproduct : AROMA
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Soaks, as flax : RETS
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Ogles : EYES
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Wayne___(Batman's home) : MANOR
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Close : SHUT
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Color quality : TONE
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Job hazard regulator: Abbr. : OSHA
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500 sheets : REAM
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"___overboard!" : MAN
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R.J. Reynolds brand : CAMEL
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War deity : ARES
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Gun, as an engine : REV
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Blender-mixed cocktail : DAIQUIRI
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Distance runner : MILER
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Wipe out : ERASE
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Friendship : AMITY
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Makes leather : TANS
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Artificially blonde, say : DYED
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Illicit drug, in slang : LUDE
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Wooded valley : DELL
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Shalom in Honolulu : ALOHA
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Genesis son : SETH
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Honolulu's site : OAHU
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Employer : USER
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Aug.-Oct. divider : SEPT
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___nous : ENTRE
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Country on a continental tour : ITALY
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Takes to the slopes : SKIS
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Stew vegetables : PEAS
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Prince Charles's sister : ANNE
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Fast planes : SSTS
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Conspicuous wealth : OPULENCE
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Brag : CROW
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Abominable Snowman : YETI
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Baby powder : TALC
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Taunt : TEASE
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Shore recess : INLET
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Auto brands : MAKES
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Small cuts : SLITS
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Agitate : STIR
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Church nook : APSE
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Surrounding glow : AURA
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De-wrinkle : IRON
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Verne captain : NEMO
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Nicholas, e.g. : TSAR
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Like old Paree : GAY
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Highlands hat : TAM

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

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