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New York Times, Friday, March 22, 1996

Author:
F. A. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0322 ( 16,936 )
Across
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Dairy treats : CHOCOLATESHAKES
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Cotopaxi and Hekla, e.g. : ACTIVEVOLCANOES
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Novel featuring Jake Barnes : THESUNALSORISES
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Makes an archeological error : MISDATES
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List shortener : ETAL
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Hard hitter : SLEDGE
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Pout : MOUE
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Org. in which Jordan is a member : NBA
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Get hip : WISEUP
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Screen siren : BARA
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Rabbit whose ears stick out at right angles to the head : OARLOP
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Year in Benedict IV's papacy : CMI
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Over : ATOP
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___pactum (simple contract) : NUDUM
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Shreds : BITS
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Capek classic : RUR
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Knock down a peg : DEMOTE
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River to the Mediterranean : EBRO
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Like a good egg : GRADEA
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Half a cartoon duo : REN
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"The Brady Bunch" regular : REED
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Assaults : ONSETS
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Unaccompanied part song : GLEE
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Flower's distinguishing feature : PETALAGE
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IV drips, often : SALINESOLUTIONS
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Cozy cover : ELECTRICBLANKET
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Colorado, with "the" : CENTENNIALSTATE
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Tiger : CAT
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Methylene group, chemically : HCH
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Taxonomic suffix : OTE
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U.S.S.R.'s successor : CIS
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Egg : OVUM
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Director Riefenstahl : LENI
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Gardner and others : AVAS
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Let the cat out of the bag : TOLD
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Old socialite Maxwell : ELSA
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Lerwick ladies : SCOTSWOMEN
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Ellie May Lester feature, in "Tobacco Road" : HARELIP
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Drink flavorings : ANISES
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Sends to the canvas : KOS
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Shoe-store letters : EEE
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Conscription org. : SSS
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Prohibition : EMBARGO
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Perfectly : TOATURN
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Dawns : AURORAS
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Intuitive step : LEAP
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Acoustic unit : DECIBEL
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Eucalyptus : GUMTREE
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Installment : EPISODE
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Occidental : NONEASTERN
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"Father Goose" author : BAUM
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Passion : ARDOR
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Renaissance instrument : LUTE
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"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
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Absence of war : DETENTE
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Characterize : DEPICT
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Q-queen connector : ASIN
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Places : LOCI
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Terra___ (powdery substance) : ALBA
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Wing shape : GULL
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Airport approximations, familiarly : ETAS
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Brief moment? : SEC
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Leicester libation : ALE
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Writer Deighton : LEN
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Passbook abbr. : INT
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Volga feeder : OKA
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Bottom line? : NET
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Catherine, e.g.: Abbr. : STE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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