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New York Times, Monday, April 1, 1996

Aristophanes comedy, with "The"

Author:
F. Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 1996, The New York Times4/1/96 ( No. 16,946 )
Across
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___d' oeuvres : HORS
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"Without delay" : ASAP
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Gardener's tool : SPADE
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Came to ground : ALIT
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Boxer's garb : ROBE
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Sheik's bevy : HAREM
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"___Zapata!" : VIVA
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Hint : CLUE
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Man and Wight, e.g. : ISLES
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Unsolicited, as manuscripts : OVERTHETRANSOM
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Prefix with meter : CENTI
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"Watch your___!" : STEP
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Informal language : SLANG
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Loves to death : ADORES
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Who's Who entry : BIO
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Fencing blades : EPEES
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Enthusiastic review : RAVE
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Maps rds. : RTES
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Newton of gravity fame : ISAAC
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Spanish Mrs. : SRA
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Cosa___ : NOSTRA
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Come in : ENTER
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Gossipy Barrett : RONA
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Goes hither and thither : ROVES
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Stroll path, perhaps : AROUNDTHEBLOCK
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Aristophanes comedy, with "The" : FROGS
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Savings' partner : LOAN
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1953 Leslie Caron film : LILI
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Corner map : INSET
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"Leave___Beaver" : ITTO
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Vigor : ELAN
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Petty officers : BOSNS
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Hive denizens : BEES
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"Peanuts" expletive : RATS
Down
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Utter devastation : HAVOC
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Popeye's gal : OLIVE
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Torn apart : RIVEN
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Begins : STARTS
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Curved gateway : ARCH
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___proprietorship : SOLE
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Border on : ABUT
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Jury members : PEERS
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Spruced up, as shoes : SHINED
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Globe-trotter's need : PASSPORT
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Consider : DEEM
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Printer's widths : EMS
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Mosaic maker : TILER
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___loss for words : ATA
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Fitting : APT
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Royal Crown Cola brand : NEHI
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Silly birds : GEESE
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Stadium cheers : RAHS
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"Did you___!" : EVER
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Blood fluids : SERA
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Beachgoer's worry : BURN
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Look___ (probe) : INTO
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Pindaric verses : ODES
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Ugly duckling, ultimately : SWAN
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Female hormone : ESTROGEN
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Chow down : EAT
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Bitter : ACERB
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Drags out of bed : ROUSTS
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___Arbor, Mich. : ANN
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Word with high or holy : ROLLER
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Ignore the script : ADLIB
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"There!" : VOILA
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Acclaim : ECLAT
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Injures slightly : SKINS
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Seamstress Betsy : ROSS
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Shopper's bag : TOTE
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Detest : HATE
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Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
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Stretch the truth : FIB

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