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New York Times, Friday, February 9, 1996

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0209 ( 16,894 )

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Across
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Knack : APTNESS
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Pettifogger : SHYSTER
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Before : PRIORTO
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Bust used as an architectural adornment : PROTOME
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Helping : PORTION
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Will subject : LEGATEE
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Fine service : ACE
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Regular alternative : SANKA
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"F Troop" corporal : AGARN
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Inconsiderate : RUDE
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Last frame : TENTH
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Cut : SLIT
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Jagged : EROSE
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Emblem : TOTEM
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Stetted : LEFTIN
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Like an eagle, e.g. : BELOWPAR
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Mild epithet : EGAD
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Abounding : RIFE
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Made roomier, as a sleeve : GUSSETED
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Paranormal TV fare, with "The" : XFILES
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Genetic material : RNA
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Dig find : RELIC
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Mass vestment : ORALE
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Rich person's suffix : AIRE
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Asian capital : SEOUL
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Stained : DYED
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Approve, in a way : STAMP
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Eminent : GREAT
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Gregory's "On the Beach" co-star : AVA
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Catania's island : SICILIA
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Target, as with a ball : THROWAT
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View from Darjeeling : EVEREST
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Remind, in a way : ITERATE
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Feeling : SENSATE
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Smashed : PIEEYED
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Wear : APPAREL
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Come by : PROCURE
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No longer interested in : TIREDOF
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Satiric riposte : NOT
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Mother of battles, in myth : ERIS
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Brown fur : STOAT
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Shelley's "Ozymandias," for one : SONNET
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Deep-fryer's concern : SPLATTER
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Charlemagne's reign: Abbr. : HRE
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Spiritual discipline : YOGA
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Forest males : STAGS
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Aggregate : TOTALUP
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Retired : EMERITA
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Join anew : REENTER
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Door feature : KNOB
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Actor Rob of "Silk Stalkings" : ESTES
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Coil : HELIX
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Peak in a Trevanian title : EIGER
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Diva Anna : MOFFO
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N.B.A.'s Archibald and Thurmond : NATES
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Odd : WEIRD
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Assign : DELEGATE
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Sorghum and others : GRASSES
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Promoting togetherness : UNITIVE
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Crusades fighter : SARACEN
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Big name in fashion : DIOR
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Kind of plan : LAYAWAY
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Promote : ELEVATE
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Under medication : SEDATED
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Chalk site : CUETIP
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Arab chieftains : EMIRS
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Actress Christine : LAHTI
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Defense___ : PLEA
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Corner : TREE
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Adherent : IST
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Tramful, maybe : ORE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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