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New York Times, Friday, March 29, 1996

"That's what___for..." ("Stupid me!")

Author:
C. Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times3/29/96 ( No. 16,943 )

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Across
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Expire : LAPSE
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Dismissive interjections : BAHS
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It's often wiped : BROW
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Lightsome : AGILE
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"That's what___for..." ("Stupid me!") : IGET
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Rockies animal : LOBO
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Ditty about a retired city official? : THEOLDGRAYMAYOR
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Dwell (on) : HARP
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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Frau's iron : EISEN
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Spanish step : PASO
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Thomas Gray's alma mater : ETON
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Some horses? : NEIGHERDOWELLS
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Country rocker Steve : EARLE
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St. Bernards' beat : ALPS
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Caveman from Moo : OOP
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Unpretentious carriage : SHAY
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Japanese electronics brand : SANYO
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Nonsense : JIVE
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On a date : OUT
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Mil. option : ROTC
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Like some skirts : GORED
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Howling leader of the Miracles? : SMOKEYTHEBAYER
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Campus sports org. : NCAA
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___dire (court oath) : VOIR
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It's a good thing : ASSET
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Start of some restaurant names : CHEZ
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Meaning : IDEA
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Do a veterinarian's task? : BEWEIGHEROFDOGS
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Napoleon biographer Ludwig : EMIL
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Cousin of the pintail : TEAL
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The king of Champagne? : LEROI
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Nasty remarks : DIGS
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Avion destination : ORLY
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Religious figure : ORANT
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Builder's backing : LATH
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Turkish bigwig : AGHA
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Berth place : PIER
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Sans precision : SLOPPILY
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Smoked or jellied dish : EEL
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Hallux : BIGTOE
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Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
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With vehemence : HEATEDLY
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Neatnik's horror : STY
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Bogart's role in "Casablanca" : BLAINE
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Popular fast-food chain, informally : ROYS
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Wide-range reed : OBOE
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Frayed : WORN
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Track event : DASH
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Kit chat : MEOWS
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Historic period : AGE
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___Gigio (Ed Sullivan mouse) : TOPO
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Poet laureate___Tate : NAHUM
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Calliope colleague : ERATO
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House dressing? : RANCH
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River of Tours : LOIRE
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"-phile" meaning : LOVER
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Hotfooted it : SPED
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Those, Madrid : ESOS
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High-protein bean : SOYA
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Welder, e.g. : ATTACHER
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Car thief, maybe : JOYRIDER
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Straight: Prefix : RECTI
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Moo goo___pan : GAI
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Prepares to be knighted : KNEELS
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Singer Phil or Don : EVERLY
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Jerk : BOZO
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Laid up : ABED
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Conductor's start? : SEMI
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Take a shot? : SWIG
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Mend : HEAL
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Mrs. Copperfield : DORA
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Designer von Furstenberg : EGON
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___were : ASIT
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Car of '64 song : GTO
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"Alice" spinoff : FLO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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