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New York Times, Friday, March 8, 1996

Author:
R. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0308 ( 16,922 )
Across
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Like a propaganda war : IDEOLOGICAL
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Al Pacino film : SCENTOFAWOMAN
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Al D'Amato, e.g. : ITALIANAMERICAN
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Like most highways : LANED
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Morass : MIRE
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Paris's___de Rivoli : RUE
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Donne's "last lamenting" thing : KISS
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Lange in "Sweet Dreams" : CLINE
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Ring game : TOSS
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Modern art : ARE
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Source of strength, symbolically : LOINS
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Put back to zero : RESET
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Effaced : ERASED
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Kind of fin : DORSAL
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Feigns : AFFECTS
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Diana, for one : SUPREME
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Boring lecturers : DRONES
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Girl with a crook : BOPEEP
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Hazarded : DARED
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Kind of nest : MARES
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Illegal manufacture : LSD
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Kool-Aid flavor : LIME
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Cavalry equipment : SABER
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Entrance : GATE
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Cole Porter song "Bingo___Yale" : ELI
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Cuatro + cuatro : OCHO
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Yucatec language family : MAYAN
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Famous Franklin : DELANOROOSEVELT
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Library purchase : REFERENCEWORK
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Cardiologists give them : STRESSTESTS
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1967 hit by the Who : ICANSEEFORMILES
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Strikes out : DELES
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Model of loyalty, in Arthurian legend : ENID
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Hiroshima's river : OTA
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Ban-___ (synthetic yarn) : LON
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So inclined : OFAMIND
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Urchins : GAMINS
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"If___you..." : IWERE
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Geologist's sample : CORE
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French date : AMI
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Noted Johns Hopkins athletes : LACROSSEPLAYERS
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Word with well or way : STAIR
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Ad___ : NAUSEAM
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First name in the "Now, Voyager" cast : ILKA
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Goobers maker : NESTLE
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Overhead and others : COSTS
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Is positioned : LIES
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Land of Louis XIV : TERRE
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Corsetlike : LACED
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Bobstays : ROPES
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Actress Adoree : RENEE
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Con artist : DUPER
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Fuzzy : ADDLED
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Less robust : FRAILER
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Steamed : SORE
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Simian subset : BABOONS
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Noted skiing brothers : MAHRES
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Hunt down : STALK
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More than a ding : DENT
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Oscar category : SCORE
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Dance of France: Var. : GAVOT
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Marvel : ONER
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Residential alley : MEWS
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Aeronautical direction : AFT
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When U.N. Day comes : OCT
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"Didn't I tell you?" : SEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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