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New York Times, Friday, February 16, 1996

Author:
M. Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJVWZ} Scrabble average: 1.87 This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 16,901 )
Across
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Fowl entrees : SQUABS
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Minolta rival : LEICA
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Fingernail crescent : LUNULA
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Hard rock : DIAMOND
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Filmdom's "My Sister___" : EILEEN
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Duck hunter's scope : GUNRANGE
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Permanently abroad, maybe : EXILED
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Load : ONUS
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Alphabetic run : QRS
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___-Tiki : KON
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Games people play : PRANKS
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Computer function : QUIT
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When ecoles let out : ETES
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Firefighting equipment : AXES
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Odd : QUEER
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Furniture wood source : REDALDER
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Fred Flintstone's workplace : QUARRY
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"Joyeux___" : NOEL
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Actor Ke Huy___ : QUAN
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Meal maker? : PESTLE
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Bee workers : QUILTERS
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Match : EQUAL
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Thigh muscle, informally : QUAD
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Without___(riskily) : ANET
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"Sister Act" extras : NUNS
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Old and charming : QUAINT
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Article in Die Welt : DER
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Tease : RIB
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One of a fivesome, for short : QUIN
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Cologne's Church of St.___ : URSULA
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Milk purchase : ONEQUART
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Chokers : NOOSES
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"The Cannonball Run" actor : DELUISE
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Computer programmers : CODERS
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Infection cause : STAPH
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Hardly dense : SPARSE
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Comparatively smooth : SLEEKER
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Don of fiction : QUIXOTE
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Like most stationery : UNLINED
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"The Mammoth Hunters" author : AUEL
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Censor : BLEEP
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Gidget in "Gidget" : SANDRADEE
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"Peanuts" character : LINUS
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Jug___ : EARS
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Start of "The Yankee Doodle Boy" chorus : IMA
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Overcome : CONQUER
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More sore : ANGRIER
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Easy 2-pointers : DUNKS
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1939 movie lawman : DESTRY
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Dead duck : GONER
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"The Fusco Brothers" dog, in the funnies : AXEL
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Amounts : QUANTA
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Christmas temps : SANTAS
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Kind of analysis: Abbr. : QUAL
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Take it easy : LOLL
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Busybodies : QUIDNUNCS
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Le Havre lading place : QUAI
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Tarkington opus : PENROD
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Zebras, e.g. : EQUINES
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Population boom area : SUNBELT
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Dress designer Mary : QUANT
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Ultimate consumer : ENDUSER
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Sots, at times : REELERS
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Road in the Ruhr : STRASSE
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Stationery amount : QUIRE
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Suppress : QUASH
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Go as a group : TROOP
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Wilde comment : QUIP
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Fountain potable : SODA
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In the capacity of : QUA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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