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New York Times, Tuesday, March 5, 1996

Old World animal with a ringed tail

Author:
G. E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQUXZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times3/5/96 ( No. 16,919 )
Across
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Reply to an insult : SLAP
5
Fleece : SHEAR
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On vacation : AWAY
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Prefix with scope : PERI
15
Robert of "G.E. College Bowl" : EARLE
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Toasty : WARM
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Stratford's river : AVON
18
Jargon : ARGOT
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Philosopher Hoffer : ERIC
20
Franklin aphorism : TIMEISMONEY
23
Gilbert & Sullivan princess : IDA
24
Grab : SNATCH
25
Cagney's portrayer on 80's TV : GLESS
27
Leading : AHEAD
30
Pirate's punishment : LASHES
33
Ski lift : TBAR
36
Capri currency : LIRA
38
Hardly Mr. Cool : TWERP
39
Looking peaked : ILL
40
Marzipan ingredients : ALMONDS
42
Command to Rover : LIE
43
Intestine part : COLON
45
Practice pugilism : SPAR
46
Extorted from : BLED
47
Is hip : SWINGS
49
Actor Martin : STEVE
51
"Peter and the Wolf" bird : SASHA
53
Protracted battles : SIEGES
57
Conclude, with "up" : SEW
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Reply to a boaster : TALKISCHEAP
62
Miss Marple discovery : CLEW
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Motionless : STILL
65
Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
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City south of Lillehammer : OSLO
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Comedienne Fields : TOTIE
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Change course : VEER
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Hoof it : WALK
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Late bloomer : ASTER
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French 101 verb : ETRE
Down
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Shoe covers : SPATS
2
"Rosemary's Baby" author : LEVIN
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Redolence : AROMA
4
Stickum : PINETAR
5
Beach memento : SEASHELL
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Abuse : HARM
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Thus : ERGO
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Beside : ALONG
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Update, as a story : RETELL
10
Overwhelm : AWE
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Shermanism : WARISHELL
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Waterless : ARID
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Community org. : YMCA
21
First person in Bavaria : ICH
22
Dublin-born dramatist : YEATS
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Dallas-to-Austin dir. : SSW
28
Prepares to fire : AIMS
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Eye soothers : DROPS
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175-year-old canal : ERIE
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Hightailed it : SPED
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Quirks : TICS
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Gale : BLOW
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Night watchman's cry : ALLISWELL
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Premed course: Abbr. : ANAT
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Fear and trepidation : ANGST
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Oscar winner Marie, 1931 : DRESSLER
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"Put___Happy Face" : ONA
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Apiary unit : BEEHIVE
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Soft drink brand : SHASTA
50
Singer Damone : VIC
52
Some choristers : ALTOS
54
Old World animal with a ringed tail : GENET
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Gung-ho : EAGER
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Frame score : SPARE
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Flatboat : SCOW
58
"Lohengrin" miss : ELSA
60
Eartha of song : KITT
61
Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
63
Stir-fry fryer : WOK

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