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New York Times, Saturday, February 17, 1996

Author:
Bob Sefick
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
108/7/19928/3/20000
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0010351
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1.450002
Bob Sefick

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Sefick. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0217 ( 16,902 )
Across
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Gallows : TREE
5
"___So Lonely" (1954 hit) : IGET
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Speck : ATOM
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Commendably : WELL
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NASA firing : RETRO
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Take it from the top : REDO
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"___a Male War Bride" (Grant flick) : IWAS
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Studio sign : ONAIR
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Footfall : CLOP
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Something to stand for : NATIONALANTHEM
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Environmentalists : GREENS
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Kind of order : DORIC
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Wheels of Fortune, for short? : EDS
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"Take___!" : THAT
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Some Russians : TATARS
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Smithy : SHOER
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Work stations : DESKS
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Amtrak employee : TICKETCOLLECTOR
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Andy of the early 60's "Bob Newhart Show" : ALBIN
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Baker's supply : YEAST
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Oppressor : DESPOT
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60's dance : SWIM
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Decide to leave, with "out" : OPT
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Smooths : EASES
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Washington persona non grata : CASTRO
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Unprepared : EXTEMPORANEOUS
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Suffix with poll : STER
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Kind of servitude : PENAL
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___country (natural rural area) : GODS
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Old record label : ATCO
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Ice cream order : SWIRL
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On the captain's good side? : ALEE
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Org. for Pele, once : NASL
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Judge's order : STAY
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Reduced : LESS
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Stab : TWINGE
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"Wanted" poster information : REWARD
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Delights : ELATES
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Oliver Wendell Holmes's "___Venner" : ELSIE
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Golfer's approach from the fairway : IRONSHOT
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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Enumeration shortener : ETAL
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F-A-C, e.g., in music : TRIAD
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One with plans : ARCHITECT
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Air : TELECAST
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Baseball's Blue Moon : ODOM
12
Casual hairdo : MOP
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"Like it___..." : ORNOT
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Exactly : ONTHENOSE
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Artisan : TRADESMAN
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N.R.C. predecessor : AEC
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Donahue and others : TROYS
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One of old Hollywood's Big Five : RKO
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Defunct pol. entity : SSR
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Winter resort assignment : SKIPATROL
34
Dollop : TAD
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Martinique, e.g. : ILE
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To whom Dan Rather reports : CBSEXECS
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Comedian Lehr : LEW
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By the flock : LAICALLY
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Fill-ins : TEMPS
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King Henry II portrayer of film : OTOOLE
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Crabapple Annies : PRUDES
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Discards : TOSSES
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Erupts : SPEWS
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Author Erich : SEGAL
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___Kett of old comics : ETTA
52
"Get___!" : ONIT
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Avis opener : RARA
54
___Sebastian, Spain : SAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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