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New York Times, Saturday, March 9, 1996

Author:
R. Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0309 ( 16,923 )
Across
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Falls, e.g. : WHITEWATER
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Short coats? : MACS
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Fall back : RECIDIVATE
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Rodin sculpture : ADAM
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Charged : ELECTRICAL
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Time past : YORE
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Directs : AIMS
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Mai___ : TAI
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Black nightshade : MOREL
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Popular campground initials : KOA
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Minutes taker, maybe : STENO
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Cowboys' org. : NFL
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[How boring!] : SNORE
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It might move you : VAN
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Dander : IRE
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Limit : RESTRICT
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Verne harpooner___Land : NED
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Place for bulls to run : STOCKEXCHANGE
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Honor society opening : PHI
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Tool sharpening device : OILSTONE
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Butt : RAM
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Sanders of the Celtics, familiarly : SATCH
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Wild : APE
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Kind of swing : PORCH
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Gym unit : REP
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Protests of a kind : YELPS
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"How soothing!" : AAH
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Flirt : MASH
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"What I Am" singer Brickell : EDIE
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Investigates : DELVESINTO
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Wee one : RUNT
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Share : ALLOCATION
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Graf___ : SPEE
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Prominent name in magic : BLACKSTONE
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Bring about : WREAK
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Sun god : HELIOS
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Clutch performer, in sports : ICEMAN
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Eccentricities : TICS
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Summer hours in Phila. : EDT
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1832 Presidential candidate William : WIRT
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Some athletic shoes : AVIAS
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Unsaid : TACIT
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J.F.K. guess : ETA
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Family member: Abbr. : REL
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Certain spread : MAYO
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Trimming : ADORNING
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Blithe : CAREFREE
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Was obviously not legit : SMELLED
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Where the Tongue River flows : MONTANA
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Run out : EVICT
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Crispy snacks : NACHOS
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Plata's partner : ORO
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Makes up : RECOUPS
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___Pie : ESKIMO
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Pertaining to anatomical tissue : TELAR
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Dr.'s orders : RXS
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Got one's act together, so to speak : SHAPEDUP
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Geological comparison : TIMELINE
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Realize : NET
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Requests : PRAYERS
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Head start? : CRANIO
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Moses portrayer : HESTON
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Flower with a pure white spathe : CALLA
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Ruin : HAVOC
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Call : PHONE
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A Rose by another name : PETE
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"Darn!" : HECK
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It may be catching : MITT
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Spot : DAB
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Wing : ELL
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Airline out of Stockholm : SAS

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

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