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New York Times, Wednesday, April 12, 1995

Pulitzer-winning author E. ___ Proulx

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times4/12/95 ( No. 16,591 )
Across
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Temporary protector : SCAB
5
Baker's wares : PIES
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Bassoon relatives : OBOES
14
New Rochelle college : IONA
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Part of a platform dive : ARCH
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Dakar's cape : VERDE
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Field hospital routine : TRIAGE
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Effluvia : ODORS
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Pool employees : STENOS
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Printers' measures : ENS
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Health care lobby grp. : AMA
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Nolan Ryan, once : ASTRO
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"___ 17" : STALAG
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Oriental tea : CHA
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Criticizes : RAPS
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El primer mes : ENERO
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Skipper : AIRPLANECAPTAIN
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Fling : SPREE
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Mouse catcher : TRAP
44
Very important : KEY
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Like some 20th-century compositions : ATONAL
47
Generous : AMPLE
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Plant : SOW
51
Apprehend the perpetrator : NAB
53
Matador's whirling maneuver : REMATE
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Caught 40 winks : DOZED
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Congenital : INBRED
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Passage : AISLE
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Game played with a knife : CLUE
66
Name on many locks : YALE
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Colony resident of yore : LEPER
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Worker : HAND
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Spoken : ORAL
Down
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Winnows : SIFTS
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Pursue, in a way : COURT
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Pulitzer-winning author E. ___ Proulx : ANNIE
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Kind of split : BANANA
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Ancient gymnasium : PALESTRA
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Fed. collection agency : IRS
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Mimic : ECHO
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Protection of a kind : SHADE
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Exceed improperly : OVERSTEP
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Four-posters : BEDS
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Mars, for one : ORB
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Former name for Tokyo : EDO
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Safe follower : SEX
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Selves : EGOS
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Diva Lily : PONS
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Dripping : ALEAK
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Donny's singing sister : MARIE
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Suffering : AGONY
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Carry on : RANT
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Dvorak's "Russia," e.g. : OPERA
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Pismire : ANT
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Barcelona abodes : CASAS
33
Informed about : HIPTO
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Tell projectile : ARROW
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Hoax : SCAM
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Write : PEN
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One might do this backward : LEANOVER
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Notified : APPRISED
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Use a hammock : LAZE
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Advance : LEND
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Future fetus : EMBRYO
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Sir Toby of "Twelfth Night" : BELCH
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Aft : AREAR
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Inventor Nikola : TESLA
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One of the Fords : EDSEL
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Take out : DELE
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Oscar ___ Renta : DELA
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"My Gal ___" : SAL
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Golfer's concern : LIE
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Sixth sense, for short : ESP
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Tan : SUN

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

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