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New York Times, Tuesday, April 16, 1996

Author:
G. E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQVX} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 16,961 )
Across
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Jacob's first wife : LEAH
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Senator from Kansas : DOLE
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Rock's___and the Dominos : DEREK
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Perfect place : EDEN
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Chopin work : ETUDE
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Hero's hidden flaw : FEETOFCLAY
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Speedometer part : NEEDLE
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Neapolitan night : SERA
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Ambulance letters : EMS
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Pennsylvania coal city : ALTOONA
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Rolling in dough : RICH
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Havana man : FIDEL
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Coot : GEEZER
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Pile up : AMASS
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California's___ Valley : SIMI
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Prefix with -naut : AERO
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Vacuum's target : DIRT
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Kind of candle : ROMAN
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Bumps, as in bumper cars : RAMS
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Locale : AREA
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"Paradise Lost," e.g. : EPIC
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Rand McNally work : ATLAS
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Zero of "The Producers" : MOSTEL
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Allegro, e.g. : TEMPO
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Camelot lady : ENID
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49ers coach George : SEIFERT
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"Caught ya!" : AHA
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Judge : DEEM
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Fictional Simon : LEGREE
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1957 Andy Williams song : LIPSOFWINE
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Washington's bills : ONES
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Hoopster Hal : GREER
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___ Lackawanna Railway : ERIE
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Register : LIST
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Sailing : ATSEA
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Hankers : YENS
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Low marks : DEES
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Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
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Studio stand : EASEL
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Balance sheet item : ASSET
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Prime minister, e.g. : HEADOFSTATE
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Stick up for : DEFEND
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Keats work : ODE
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Sediment : LEES
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Computer command : ENTER
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Mar : DEFACE
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And so forth : ETC
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"___, Britannia" : RULE
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Round cheese : EDAM
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Ivories : KEYS
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Fountainhead : ORIGIN
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Teri Hatcher TV role : LOIS
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Greek fabulist : AESOP
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Generous nature : HEARTOFGOLD
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Confine : LIMIT
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Enthusiasm : ZEAL
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First name in humor : ERMA
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The New Yorker founder Harold : ROSS
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Eliot's Bede : ADAM
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Dali contemporary : MIRO
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Father of Eros : ARES
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Medieval weapons : MACES
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Welfare : RELIEF
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Cap-___ (from head to toe) : APIE
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"Bewitched" witch : ENDORA
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Free-for-alls : MELEES
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Manila Bay hero : DEWEY
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Kovacs of 50's TV : ERNIE
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40's-50's Dodger star : REESE
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Exams : TESTS
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Pond organism : ALGA
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Trumpeter Al : HIRT
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Chimps and such : APES
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Deep mud : MIRE
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Envision : SEE
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Diarist Anais : NIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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