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New York Times, Monday, March 18, 1996

Author:
S. L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.47000153
Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 192 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0318 ( 16,932 )
Across
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Blockheads : CLODS
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Late tennis V.I.P. : ASHE
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Dirty literature : SMUT
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Evangelist___Semple McPherson : AIMEE
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Wander : ROAM
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El___, Tex. : PASO
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With 36- and 56-Across, an announcer's plea : STAYWITHUS
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"Leaving on___Plane" : AJET
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Rooster's mates : HENS
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Melee : RIOT
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Stingless bee : DRONE
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Female deer : DOE
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Woman in charge of a prison : MATRON
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Keep : RETAIN
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What a dinner partner might pick up : THETAB
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European autos : OPELS
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Came up : AROSE
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Louis XVI, e.g. : ROI
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See 17-Across : WELLBERIGHTBACK
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Observe : SEE
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Eggs on : URGES
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Reach in total : RUNTO
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Left-hand pages : VERSOS
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Sinew : TENDON
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In the center of : AMIDST
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Fish eggs : ROE
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Count with an orchestra : BASIE
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Profit : GAIN
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Kind of processing : DATA
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Cecil B. DeMille work : EPIC
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See 17-Across : DONTGOAWAY
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"Thanks___!" : ALOT
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Comic Johnson : ARTE
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Flee to wed : ELOPE
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Department store department : MENS
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Army chow : MESS
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Irritates : RILES
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Bills and coins : CASH
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Lower-calorie beer : LITE
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Mideast sultanate : OMAN
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Old Tunisian rulers : DEYS
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Stitch : SEW
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Shaw of "Star Dust" : ARTIE
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Big Apple area : SOHO
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___monde (high society) : HAUT
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German spa : EMS
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Ancient Greek city : SPARTA
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Like many advertised appliances : MAJORBRAND
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"___hooks" : USENO
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"On a scale of one___" : TOTEN
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Golf club : IRON
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Oasis sight : DATETREE
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Spend : DISBURSE
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Netting : MESH
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Tiers : ROWS
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Fencer's sword : EPEE
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Much-used advertising medium : TELEVISION
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Sum total : ALL
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Endeavors : TRIES
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Doesn't share : HOGS
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Numerical prefix : OCTO
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Sacred image: Var. : IKON
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Formerly, once : ERST
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Burger roll : BUN
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Decrees : EDICTS
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Chinese secret society : TONG
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90 degrees from fore-and-aft : ABEAM
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Shade tree : MAPLE
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Religious observances : RITES
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Clinton's Veep : GORE
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Picnic pests : ANTS
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Limp watch painter : DALI
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Army deserter : AWOL
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Stock ticker output : TAPE
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Nays' opposites : AYES
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Hoover, e.g. : DAM
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"___the ramparts we..." : OER

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

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