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New York Times, Thursday, April 18, 1996

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 213 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0418 ( 16,963 )
Across
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"This___test" : ISA
4
Sandwich topping : MAYO
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British ailment : GOITRE
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"Under a Glass Bell" writer : NIN
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Delinquent, of a sort : AWOL
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Memorable soirees : BASHES
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It's south of Scot. : ENG
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"Mercy Mercy Me" singer, 1971 : GAYE
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Stow, as cargo : STEEVE
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Pantry : STOREROOM
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Only : MERE
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Briny : SALINE
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Pro : ACE
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Byron's before : ERE
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Kind of change : EXACT
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Worshiper of Jesus' mother : MARIANIST
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She played 38-Across : KATENELLIGAN
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Inventor Elisha : OTIS
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1985 film title role : ELENI
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Vincent Lopez's theme song : NOLA
40
Author and son of 38-Across : NICHOLASGAGE
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Begin to burgle : BREAKINTO
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Swears : AVOWS
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Evergreen : YEW
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H.S. dept. : SCI
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Good name : CREDIT
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It's a long story : SAGA
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Identify (with) : EMPATHIZE
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Science class : BOTANY
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"Je Vous___" (1947 song) : AIME
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Crewman : OAR
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Protozoans : AMEBAE
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Exploiter : USER
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Coffee holder : URN
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Mother___ : TERESA
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China neighbor : LAOS
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60's protest grp. : SDS
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Living, to Livy : INESSE
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Politically attractive revenue source : SINTAX
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Where Luanda is : ANGOLA
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Purplish red : MAGENTA
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Conscious : AWARE
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Fluctuate wildly : YOYO
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Dairy aisle item : OLEO
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Literary initials : GBS
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Base for some cookies : OATMEAL
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"Mmmmm" : ISEE
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1940 #1 Vaughn Monroe song : THEREIGO
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Setback : REVERSAL
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Journal's end : ESE
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Nanjing buggy: Var. : RICKSHA
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Way to prepare chicken : MARENGO
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Lashes : CILIA
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Sicilian mount : ETNA
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Griffith of Hollywood : MELANIE
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"___ of robins in her hair" : ANEST
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Ancient city on the Tigris : NINEVEH
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Purposeful : TELIC
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Dionne Warwick's "Walk___" : ONBY
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Fatiguing : TIRESOME
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Summer cooler : ICEWATER
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Skater Baiul et al. : OKSANAS
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Sock holders : GARTERS
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Distasteful : ODIOUS
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Magician : WIZARD
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Rear sections : STERNS
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Onyx decoration : CAMEO
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Actor Kaplan : GABE
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Rough up : MAUL
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Tower site : PISA
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Halloween decoration : BAT
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One for passage : YEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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