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New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 1996

"___woods these are I think I know": Frost

Author:
G. R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FMQXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times4/13/96 ( No. 16,958 )

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Across
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Bygone policy : APARTHEID
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"This can't be!" : OHNO
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Taunt in early motoring : GETAHORSE
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Porch : STOOP
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"Come to think of it" : ASIRECALL
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"___woods these are I think I know": Frost : WHOSE
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Kind of mile : STATUTE
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Excavate : DEEPEN
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Popular tour sponsor: Abbr. : USO
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Antelope's playmate : DEER
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Sour : ACERB
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Booby trap feature : TRIPWIRE
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Brown shade : COCOA
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Bridge : CROSSOVER
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With it : COOL
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Ceiling support : JOIST
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Europe's Gulf of___ : RIGA
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Lie : TELLTALES
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Petitions : PLEAS
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Fluctuated : SEESAWED
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Flummox : ADDLE
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Old World game animals : ROES
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German title start : DER
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Bereft : DEVOID
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Poisonous plant with milky juice : DOGBANE
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Listens to : OBEYS
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City west of Madras : BANGALORE
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Standing : ERECT
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Lay open : BREAKINTO
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Miffed : SORE
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Distaff diviners : SEERESSES
Down
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Ottoman officer : AGA
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Church hassock, in England : PESS
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Persevering : ATIT
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Unusual, in Caesar's day : RARA
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Tubby, in a Paul Tripp book : THETUBA
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Start of a conjurer's phrase : HOCUS
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One of nine sisters : ERATO
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Key : ISLE
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"Runaway" singer Shannon : DEL
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Heaven or hell : OTHERWORLD
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Wicket : HOOP
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It may be stuffy : NOSE
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Unguarded : OPEN
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Important TV period : SWEEPS
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Benjamin Franklin was one : DEIST
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Chaff : DROSS
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NOW and others: Abbr. : ACCTS
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Aborigine's call : COOEE
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Paris's___Polytechnique : ECOLE
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Silver Spirit maker : ROLLSROYCE
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Took a bite, maybe : TRIED
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Like Brown's walls : IVIED
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Splendid : REGAL
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Father-and-daughter singers : COLES
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Gossiped : JAWED
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Lao-tzu, e.g. : TAOIST
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Cook partly in an oven : PARBAKE
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Gifted one : DONEE
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Actress Samantha : EGGAR
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Manages : DOES
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Catalonian river : EBRO
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Change course : VEER
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Truth alternative : DARE
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Baba and others : ALIS
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French denials : NONS
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Late fashion illustrator : ERTE
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Air-gun load : BBS
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Sister of Selene : EOS

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

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