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New York Times, Tuesday, March 19, 1996

Author:
P. Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0319 ( 16,933 )
Across
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Grant's successor : HAYES
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Play, as a ukulele : STRUM
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Mil. command centers : HQS
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Henry Ford's only son : EDSEL
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Half of Hispaniola : HAITI
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Not at home : OUT
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"The Winds of War" actress : POLLYBERGEN
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British "relief station" : LOO
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Zip, to Zapata : NADA
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___the good (beneficial) : ALLTO
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Nags : BADGERS
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Digressed : STRAYED
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Stimulate, as curiosity : AROUSE
30
Oration : SPEECH
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Register receptacles : TILLS
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Ball-and-socket, for one : JOINT
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Conversational fillers : UMS
36
"S O S!" : HELP
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Casts off the skin : MOLTS
38
Have memorized : KNOW
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TV Tarzan Ron : ELY
40
"Land___!" : SAKES
41
Led Zeppelin's "Whole___Love" : LOTTA
42
Jigsaw components : PIECES
44
Corset material, once : BALEEN
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More hair-raising : SCARIER
47
Hits the road : DEPARTS
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Goods for sale : WARES
49
Russian river : URAL
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Aardvark's treat : ANT
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"Sweet" girl of Irish song : MOLLYMALONE
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Pasture plaint : MOO
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Senseless : INANE
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Eminent : NOTED
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Wayfarer's stop : INN
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Pencil wood, usually : CEDAR
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Companions : DATES
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Cool, in the 50's : HEP
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Hue and cry : ADO
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Fashionable initials : YSL
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Sinuous swimmer : EEL
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Reynard's quality : SLYNESS
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Houses for hoses and hoes : SHEDS
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Scarlett's home : TARA
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Fix the outcome : RIG
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Mosque adjunct : MINARET
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"The Piano" player : HOLLYHUNTER
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Stock market stat : QUOTE
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Endured : STOOD
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Unclothed : BARE
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Fond du___, Wis. : LAC
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Scrub in the tub : BATHE
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Disney mermaid : ARIEL
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"Here You Come Again" crooner : DOLLYPARTON
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Eat greedily : GULP
27
Roasting rods : SPITS
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Addition column : TENS
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Feet bottoms : SOLES
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One getting lost in the shuffle? : JOKER
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Sacred song : MOTET
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Graceful paddlers : SWANS
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Riot queller : MACE
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Soft drink nut : KOLA
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Like fault-line activity : SEISMIC
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Northern European region : LAPLAND
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Wrath : IRE
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Grin broadly : BEAM
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Hindu teacher : SWAMI
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Church law : CANON
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Salon apparatus : DRYER
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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It's "for the money" : ONE
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Terhune dog : LAD
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Mauna___ : LOA
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Baseball's Mel : OTT
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Prenuptial indicator : NEE
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Begleys Sr. and Jr. : EDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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