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New York Times, Wednesday, February 12, 1997

Author:
M. E. Skolsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Elliot Skolsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0212 ( 17,263 )

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Across
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Wingding : BASH
5
Commoner : PLEB
9
Rabbit : LAPIN
14
"What have you been ___?" : UPTO
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Hideout : LAIR
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"Home ___" : ALONE
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Rabbit's title : BRER
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1 for H, or 2 for He : ATNO
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Poet who wrote "The Sonnets to Orpheus" : RILKE
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Line from a Copland "Portrait" : BORNINKENTUCKY
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Darrow of "King Kong" : ANN
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Pilot's heading: Abbr. : NNE
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Plains Indian : CREE
26
Political suffix : ITE
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"Looky here!" : OHO
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Hydroelectric project : DAM
31
Line from a Copland "Portrait" : RAISEDININDIANA
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Versifier Nash : OGDEN
38
Teachers' grp. : NEA
39
McDowall of "Planet of the Apes" : RODDY
40
Line from a Copland "Portrait" : LIVEDINILLINOIS
43
Married : ONE
44
"My mama done ___ me" : TOL
45
Eggs : OVA
46
Year Justinian II regained the throne : DCCV
48
Clothing size: Abbr. : LGE
49
Certain brain size : PEA
52
Subject of Copland's "Portrait" : ABRAHAMLINCOLN
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"Go ahead and ask" : SHOOT
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Sound system brand : TEAC
58
Over : ANEW
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Kind of boom : SONIC
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
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Site of the fabled forges of the Cyclopes : ETNA
62
"Christina's World" painter : WYETH
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Navy diver : SEAL
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Close : NEAR
Down
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Good ole boy : BUBBA
2
It keeps a cook tied up : APRON
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Rudder's locale : STERN
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Telephone, slangily : HORN
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Outlined : PLANNED
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Potato pancake : LATKE
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"___ kleine Nachtmusic" : EINE
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Kind of tube : BRONCHIAL
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Lash of old westerns : LARUE
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"A Town Like ___" (Nevil Shute novel) : ALICE
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11th President : POLK
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Like an octopus's defense : INKY
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Bio word : NEE
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Have in view : INTEND
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1982 cyberfilm : TRON
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"Uh-huh" : ISEE
27
Newsman Roger : ONEIL
28
Carpenter's groove : DADO
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Como's "___ Love You So" : ANDI
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Baseball's "Say Hey Kid" : MAYS
31
Hershey candy : ROLO
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Not fer : AGIN
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"If I Knew You Were Comin' ___ Baked a Cake" : IDVE
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Pioneers : INNOVATES
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Motivated : DRIVEN
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Suburban New York college : IONA
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Hankering : ITCH
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Like Mr. Spock's answers : LOGICAL
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French right : DROIT
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Fisherman's take-home : CATCH
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Cousin of a camel : LLAMA
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Florence's ___ Vecchio : PONTE
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
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Tar hail : AHOY
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Archeological find : BONE
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A ___ bagatelle : MERE
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Normandy city : CAEN
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24-Across's opposite : SSW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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