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Centennial

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1996

With 72-Down, snacks introduced in 1896

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 146, Blocks: 84 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Hook.
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© 1996, The New York Times4/14/96 ( No. 16,959 )
Across
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Pronto : PDQ
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Letterman's turf : CBS
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Pretty, in ancient Rome : BELLA
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Summerhouse : GAZEBO
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Perfume label word : EAU
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Clinton Cabinet member : RENO
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Wanted poster datum : ALIAS
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Rant about : RAILON
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Sch. grp. : PTA
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Headline of January 1896 : UTAHJOINSTHEUNION
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Chair style : SEDAN
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Excite, in slang : GRAB
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Some people take a shine to it : SHOE
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"Peter Pan" dog : NANA
32
Be of importance, old-style : RECK
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Public relations concern : IMAGE
37
Yawner's feeling : ENNUI
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Quaff introduced in 1896 : MICHELOBBEER
42
Cordage grass : ESPARTO
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Pouch : SAC
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"Yippee!" : YAY
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They're helpless : SOLOISTS
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Corn byproduct : OIL
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Hardly gregarious : ICY
52
Office holder? : CLIP
55
Neighbor of B.C. : ALTA
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The ___ Reader (1990's magazine) : UTNE
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Richie's dad, to Fonzie : MRC
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1896 dramatic work : THESEAGULL
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Marquand sleuth : MRMOTO
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Cheek-related : MALAR
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Longtime Philly conductor : ORMANDY
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Architect I.M. : PEI
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"Not that again!" : SEENIT
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Wearer of pointy footgear : ELF
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Unisex garb : SLACKS
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Gunk : GOO
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Washington Monument, e.g. : OBELISK
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Soap Box Derby site : AKRON
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1951 Lanza role : CARUSO
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Her advice column debuted in 1896 : DOROTHYDIX
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Oklahoma city : ADA
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Book after Joel : AMOS
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Bed size : TWIN
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Dutch treat : EDAM
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Jam ingredient? : CAR
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Book course : LIT
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Yellow Sea port : TSINGTAO
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Skedaddled : RAN
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"The Birth of a Nation" grp. : KKK
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Product of the rumor mill : FACTOID
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1896 event, absent since A.D. 394 : OLYMPICGAMES
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"All ___ Is the Girl" ("Gypsy" song) : INEED
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Shouted : CRIED
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Through : OVER
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Patches things up? : SEWS
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Antlered beasts : ROES
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Individual : SELF
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Green-skinned pear : ANJOU
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It was the talk of Chicago, July 1896 : CROSSOFGOLDSPEECH
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Stomach muscles : ABS
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Yearbook : ANNUAL
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Bye at the French Open? : ADIEU
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Nonpayment result : REPO
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Boulogne business abbr. : CIE
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Give the same old story : RETELL
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Goalie's stats : SAVES
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Aachen article : DAS
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Chess pcs. : KTS
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Invigorates with "up" : PEPS
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Appointment : DATE
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First Ford auto, completed in 1896 : QUADRICYCLE
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Brittle : CRUNCHY
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Put on the line : BET
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Catch : SNAG
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Tropical trees : BAOBABS
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Ivy Leaguer : ELI
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Kind of algebra: Abbr. : LIN
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Colleen : LASS
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Soap title start : ASTHE
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Tradables introduced in 1896 : GREENSTAMPS
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Sports org. : AAU
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Garden bloom : ZINNIA
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Literary pseudonym : ELIA
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Kind of companion : BOON
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Choreographer White : ONNA
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Start of the "flying down" song : OHRIO
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Doorframe part : JAMB
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Square : HONEST
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N.R.C. forerunner : AEC
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He played TV's Mike Hammer : KEACH
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Prizm, e.g. : GEO
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Wet wiggler : EEL
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Boom times : UPS
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"Oklahoma!" star : MACRAE
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"The Bronx Zoo" author : LYLE
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Explorer Amundsen : ROALD
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Old Sunday paper section : ROTO
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Salon application : TINT
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Remedy for dry toast : OLEO
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Super Bowl XXI M.V.P. : SIMMS
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In a bad way : ILLY
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Equi- : ISO
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In accordance with : PER
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Inuit craft : UMIAK
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Small combos : TRIOS
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Muslim bigwig : AMEER
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Noted name in wine : GALLO
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Out of shape : UNFIT
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Stop worrying : RELAX
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Black ___ : ANGUS
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With 72-Down, snacks introduced in 1896 : TOOTSIEROLL
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See 69-Down : CRACKERJACK
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Brownies : KODAKS
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Lewis Carroll's Boojum : SNARK
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Valhalla V.I.P. : ODIN
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Beat it : BONGO
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Yon maiden : SHE
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Marlowe contemporary : KYD
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A little lower : CALF
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"What ___ mind reader?" : AMIA
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Campus mil. grp. : ROTC
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Jeanne ___ : DARC
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Erstwhile larva : IMAGO
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Nowhere near : WIDEOF
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Shipping unit : TON
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Mom's specialty : TLC
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Scottish river : AYR
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Casus ___ (legal situation) : OMISSUS
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Hogan dwellers : NAVAHOS
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Something to sneeze at : TISSUE
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Incubator noise : PEEP
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Sluggard : IDLER
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Chaps : MEN
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"The Dancing Class" artist : DEGAS
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Rumble reminder : SCAR
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Piscivorous flyer : ERNE
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Practice : WONT
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Pop : SODA
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Satellite broadcast : FEED
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Last writes? : OBIT
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Versatility list : USES
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Erie Canal mule : SAL
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Actress Ullmann : LIV
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Inferior mark : DEE
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Number-cruncher : CPA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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