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PARTING WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, March 10, 1996

Author:
F & L Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lou Sabin

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 121 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite
In a 2019 interview for the Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project, Lou Sabin noted that his late wife, Fran, was only listed as a co-constructor on his New York Times crosswords for business purposes.
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0310 ( 16,924 )
Across
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Place for a heeler (or a healer) : WARD
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Understanding : GRASP
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Condo ad abbr. : RMS
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"Northern Exposure" setting : ALASKA
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Art forger's aid : AGER
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Bluffs : HILLS
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Gobble : EAT
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Prepared horses' hooves for shoeing : RASPED
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F IDE LIT Y : DIVIDEDLOYALTY
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Like a dame : TITLED
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Takes up : ELEVATES
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Bomb vestige : CRATER
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Colorless people : DRIPS
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Yields : RELENTS
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Jazz trumpeter Baker et al. : CHETS
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Wooer of Merope, in myth : ORION
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Generous and strong-willed one, supposedly : LEO
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Nightclub : BOITE
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Bulwark : MAINSTAY
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Donkey's uncles : ASSES
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A CTO RS : MINCEDHAMS
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Hurricane heading : ESE
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Schubert composition : LIED
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Algid : COLD
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Part of a three-weapon competition : EPEE
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Counterpart of a Mlle. : SRTA
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Weisshorn, e.g. : ALP
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SA LL Y : BROKENFIELD
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Decathlete Johnson : RAFER
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Procrastinators : STALLERS
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Flee with a flame : ELOPE
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Grinders : MOLARS
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Disturb : ROUSE
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"Skedaddle!" : GIT
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Parisian puffing stuff : TABAC
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Percussion sticks that accompany dancing : CLAVES
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San Diego founder Junipero : SERRA
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New Jersey statehouse name : CHRISTIE
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Redirect : ALTER
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FIL T ER : SPLITSCREEN
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Tick off : IRE
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He KO'd Carnera, 6/14/34 : BAER
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To___(precisely) : ATEE
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"ER" medic : ROSS
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1935 Rodgers and Hart song : SOON
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Question in a defensive reply : AMI
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C LI NCH : CRACKEDICE
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Backside : FANNY
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"Stag at Bay" painter : LANDSEER
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Sayyid's subjects : ARABS
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Spare unit : PIN
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Leave off : CEASE
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Hornless cow : ANGUS
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Part of Jesus' attire : SANDALS
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Wear : SPORT
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Transfer : PASSON
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Maine symbol : PINETREE
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Mailer's "The___of the Night" : ARMIES
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FA NT AS Y : SHATTEREDDREAM
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Den box : TEEVEE
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Perfect, in a way : TEN
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Ecole-ite? : ELEVE
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MCI and CCC : ANNI
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Monk of yore : ESSENE
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Light conditions : ONS
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Closer to maturity : RIPER
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Puppy pleasers : PATS
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Twinkletoed : AGILE
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Live it up : REVEL
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Talked childishly : DRIVELED
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Isolated area : GHETTO
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Luna Park attractions : RIDES
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"___right with the world!": Browning : ALLS
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Road alert : SLO
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___Friends Network : PSYCHIC
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Familial : RELATED
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Dillon and others : MATTS
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Ocular woe : STYE
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Bach's "The___of the Fugue" : ART
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Stored : LAIDIN
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Lone Star pros : ASTROS
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CLI Q UE : SPLINTERFACTION
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Castle section : KEEP
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Dubs in : ADDS
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Ophelia and Laertes : DANES
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Geological feature : ARETE
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Peregrinated : ROAMED
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___Nast : CONDE
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Shine's partner : RISE
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Scams, in a way : BILKS
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Common street name : MAPLE
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It has a yellow disk : ASTER
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Vineyard data : YEARS
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Gloomy Gus's expression : ALAS
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Delta builder : SILT
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SA LA RIES : SEPARATEINCOMES
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"Roger & Me" creator Michael : MOORE
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Smarmy Dickens character : HEEP
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Peppery green : CRESS
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Palacio divisions : SALAS
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Further down? : BLUER
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Mischievous miss : FLIRT
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Bits : IOTAS
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Falstaff's page in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" : ROBIN
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One in St. Valentine's care : LOVER
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Parts of stable families : MARES
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"___Foolish Things" : THESE
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Conspiracy : CABAL
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Zoo animal : LLAMA
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Fish in a way : SPEAR
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Volta's subj. : ELEC
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Swamp swimmers : CROCS
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Part of multivitamin : IRON
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Counter's opening : EENY
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1979 and '82 Oscar winner : STREEP
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Plagiarizes : CRIBS
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Blackjack bases : ACES
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Bogey territory : SANDTRAP
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Amelia Earhart and Mort Walker, e.g. : KANSANS
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Crop problem : ERGOT
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Intimidating sort : DAUNTER
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Let off easy, maybe : FINED
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Infer : DERIVE
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Lustrous fabric : SATEEN
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Cater (to) : PANDER
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Looking scared : ASHEN
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Not much of a blockade : SIEVE
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Circus site : ARENA
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Canted : LEANT
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Tourney stage : SEMIS
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Fill : SATE
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C.E.O. : PRES
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Regarding : ASTO
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Attend Andover, e.g. : PREP
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Meet a raise : SEE
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Cantab's rival : ELI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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