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New York Times, Tuesday, March 12, 1996

Author:
R. J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0312 ( 16,926 )
Across
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Nosegay : POSY
5
Stared at : OGLED
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Mex. miss : SRTA
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Pro___ : RATA
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Stopped in one's tracks : FROZE
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Beatles' "Magical Mystery___" : TOUR
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Prince William's school : ETON
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British strand : FIBRE
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Hick : RUBE
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Type of sonnet : SHAKESPEAREAN
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J.F.K. jet : SST
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Avant-garde rocker Lou : REED
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Bill addition : RIDER
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Part of a B.A. : ARTS
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"Frasier" setting : SEATTLE
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Top-notch : PRIMO
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Conger : EEL
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Luftwaffe foe: Abbr. : RAF
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Hiking danger : RATTLESNAKEBITE
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Kimono sash : OBI
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Corporal punishment, with "the" : ROD
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Cowboy at roundup : ROPER
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Troughs : MANGERS
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Stockholm sedan : SAAB
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Brace (oneself) : STEEL
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Horse feed : OATS
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Boston baseball legend Williams : TED
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Crap shoot : ROLLOFTHEDICE
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Heartthrob actor Pitt : BRAD
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Set free : UNTIE
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Love, in Oviedo : AMOR
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Film director Clair : RENE
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Outboard motor's locale : STERN
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Part : ROLE
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Chooses : OPTS
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Sharpens : HONES
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Spock's voyage : TREK
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Fourth Estate : PRESS
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"Gosh darn!" and worse : OATHS
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Summer ermine : STOAT
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American : YANK
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Compensate : OFFSET
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Complains : GRIPES
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Like oak leaves : LOBED
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Pound of poetry : EZRA
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Bambi, e.g. : DEER
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Mariner's passage : STRAIT
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Here to there to here : ROUNDTRIP
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Not the sleekest ship : TUB
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"Odds___..." : ARE
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Swashbuckler Flynn : ERROL
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One of the history books : ERA
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Gladden : ELATE
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Direct elsewhere : REFER
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Qty. : AMT
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Coral___ : SEA
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Cousin of the moose : ELK
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They're full of dates : PROMS
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Morocco's capital : RABAT
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Traveling salesman : ITINERANT
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Curtains, with "the" : END
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Blow it : ERR
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...---... : SOS
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De-chalk : ERASE
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Bing's buddy in old films : BOB
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Hollow rocks : GEODES
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Building wing : ELL
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Juvenal's genre : SATIRE
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Acropolis locale : ATHENS
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Indonesian island : TIMOR
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Paris's___des Beaux-Arts : ECOLE
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Bo of "10" fame : DEREK
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Opulent : LUSH
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Cognizant of : ONTO
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Pub throw : DART
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Pal : BRO
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Newt Gingrich, e.g.: Abbr. : REP

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

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