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New York Times, Monday, March 25, 1996

Author:
F. & L. Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lou Sabin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 122 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0325 ( 16,939 )
Across
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Knife wound : STAB
5
Stair part : STEP
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Clear the blackboard : ERASE
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Like linoleum floors : WAXY
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West Virginia export : COAL
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Banister post : NEWEL
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Cake decorator : ICER
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Facility : EASE
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Kind of preview : SNEAK
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Oscar : GOLDENSTATUETTE
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On, as a lamp : LIT
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Panhandle : BEG
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Inlaid design : MOSAIC
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"___whillikers!" : GEE
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Feasts upon : EATS
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Sailor's "Stop!" : AVAST
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Alan of "The Four Seasons" : ALDA
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Fraternity letter : PHI
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Oscar : JIMHENSONMUPPET
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Singer-poet Yoko : ONO
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Other: Sp. : OTRA
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"That's the truth!" : NOLIE
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Paper quantity : REAM
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Serenade the moon : BAY
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Sweet and hard drinks : CIDERS
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Runner Sebastian : COE
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"Full," at a theater : SRO
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Oscar : JACKKLUGMANROLE
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Love affair : AMOUR
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Many a Disney character : TOON
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Caesar's worst day : IDES
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___face (grimace) : MAKEA
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Poker payment : ANTE
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Jump : LEAP
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British guns : STENS
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Pay mind to : HEED
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"That was no___. That..." : LADY
Down
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Gulp down : SWIG
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South-of-the-border sandwich : TACO
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Ice show jump : AXEL
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Polar explorer Richard : BYRD
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Eye-pleasing, as a view : SCENIC
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"To your health!" is one : TOAST
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Asia, with "the" : EAST
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Courtroom bargain : PLEA
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Follow : ENSUE
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Go back on one's word : RENEGE
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Mad as ___ hen : AWET
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Plane reservation : SEAT
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Haves : ELITE
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Letter-shaped girder : TBEAM
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College concentration : MAJOR
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Mead's "Coming of Age in___" : SAMOA
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Cigar tip : ASH
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Denzel Washington's 1989 Oscar film : GLORY
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Author Ferber : EDNA
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Computer firm : APPLE
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Not your or our : THEIR
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Locations : SITES
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"The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
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Annual prize : NOBEL
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Teamsters, e.g. : UNION
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Place for peas : POD
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Poet Rod : MCKUEN
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Strained to see : CRANED
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Gumbo vegetables : OKRAS
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Whomped a la Samson : SMOTE
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Plays extemporaneously : JAMS
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Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
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Pepsi rival : COKE
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Mormon stronghold : UTAH
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Out of sight : GONE
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Streamlet : RILL
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Concert halls : ODEA
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X-ray vision blocker : LEAD
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Catch sight of : ESPY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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