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New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 1996

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0215 ( 16,900 )
Across
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Shoelace end : AGLET
6
They have arches : FEET
10
Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
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Follow back to the source : TRACE
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Nullify : UNDO
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It follows deuce in tennis : ADIN
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Reason to wear a hat? : BADHAIRDAY
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Grandmother : NANA
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Working : ATIT
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Replay feature : SLOMO
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Midwest university town : AMES
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Japanese cabbage : YEN
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Ones with cases : DAS
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Lover of Pyramus : THISBE
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Phrase of agreement : SODOI
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Cote de___ (French entree) : VEAU
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Tore : RAN
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Lined up : INAROW
34
Train company stocks : RAILS
36
Leader of 1547 : IVANTHETERRIBLE
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"Mother Goose Suite" composer : RAVEL
41
Focus (on) : ZEROIN
42
"Aladdin" prince : ALI
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Certain kitties, for short : IRAS
45
Fistfight : SETTO
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Less of a mess : NEATER
50
TD's are worth 6 : PTS
51
Rap sheet abbr. : AKA
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Having as a hobby : INTO
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Jose Cruz, notably : ASTRO
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Croat, e.g. : SLAV
58
Having a pH value of less than 7 : ACID
59
Bewitching stare : THEEVILEYE
61
Spanish boy : NINO
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Seemingly forever : EONS
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Schlemiel : LOSER
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Can't stand the weight : SAGS
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Popular pencil-and-paper game : DOTS
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English music festival site : LEEDS
Down
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Held off : ATBAY
2
Problems for high heels : GRATES
3
Judeo-Spanish : LADINO
4
Real: Ger. : ECHT
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British break : TEA
6
Rolls up : FURLS
7
Opposite of exo- : ENDO
8
Kind of cheese : EDAM
9
Car since 1935 : TOYOTA
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___City, Hawaii : LANAI
11
Eve, biblically : ADAMSRIB
12
Pool hall game : NINEBALL
13
From one perspective : INASENSE
18
Whence the line "For unto us a child is born" : ISAIAH
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"Be honest!" : DONTLIE
26
Goes chop-chop : HURRIES
28
Banquet : DINE
29
Democratic doings : VOTES
30
Pitcher : EWER
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___Pahlevi, former Shah : REZA
35
Four Tops hit "__No Woman" : AINT
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33-Down's subjects : IRANIANS
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Variety of orange : VALENCIA
38
Flying : AVIATING
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Russian city on the Don : ROSTOV
44
Unfit for kids : RRATED
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"Honor Thy Father" author : TALESE
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Confirmed : OKAYED
49
Fusses : TODOS
50
Weightroom choice : PRESS
52
States : AVERS
55
Word to a fly : SHOO
56
Scout shelter : TENT
57
Liqueur flavor : SLOE
60
Poorly : ILL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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