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New York Times, Monday, March 11, 1996

Presidential aide Scowcroft

Author:
R. Zimmerman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Zimmerman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Zimmerman.
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© 1996, The New York Times3/11/96 ( No. 16,925 )
Across
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Bed support : SLAT
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Race prelim : HEAT
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Austere : STARK
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Story : TALE
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Cooking pot : OLLA
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Golfer Palmer, to his pals : ARNIE
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Author unknown, for short : ANON
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Money for a poor box : ALMS
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Actress Jessica or Hope : LANGE
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Basketball tactic : FASTBREAK
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"Let's Make___" : ADEAL
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Goes angling : FISHES
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Identical : SAME
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Action word : VERB
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Longtime convicts : LIFERS
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Like some vegetables : LEAFY
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Parched : ARID
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On the main : ASEA
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"Figaro" song : ARIA
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Actress Anderson : LONI
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Not one red___ : CENT
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Hang loosely : DRAPE
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Of the stars : ASTRAL
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Dog in Oz : TOTO
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Faithful : TRUE
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Where les enfants learn : ECOLES
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Measure of petrol : LITRE
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Morning meal : BREAKFAST
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French spa : EVIAN
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Forbids : BANS
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Speechless : MUTE
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Henry or Jane of film : FONDA
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View from Buffalo : ERIE
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"Pretty Maids All in___" : AROW
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Classic Kilmer poem : TREES
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Fathers : DADS
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Gets some quick Z's : NAPS
Down
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Flagpole : STAFF
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Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
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At___for words : ALOSS
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Decimal portion : TENTH
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Raspy-sounding : HOARSE
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Mademoiselle : ELLE
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___mater : ALMA
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Chores : TASKS
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Sandwich meat : SALAMI
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Product exhibition : TRADEFAIR
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William III's successor : ANNE
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Latvia's capital : RIGA
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Boat's bottom : KEEL
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Flock : BEVY
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Actor Alan : ALDA
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Storm : RAGE
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Presidential aide Scowcroft : BRENT
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"Como___usted?" : ESTA
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Harvest : REAP
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Shoppers' thrill : SALE
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Song syllables : LALA
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Greek love god : EROS
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"That___hay!" : AINT
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Market principle : FAIRTRADE
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"___the valley of Death..." : INTO
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Rights org. : ACLU
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Pier : DOCK
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Sports venues : ARENAS
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Razzes : TEASES
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Waned : EBBED
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Paine's "The Rights___" : OFMAN
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1944 Tierney title role : LAURA
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Impede legally : ESTOP
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Mulligans : STEWS
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Remaining : LEFT
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Actor Novello : IVOR
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Prong : TINE
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___avis : RARA
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Novelist Bagnold : ENID

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later.

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