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Manana

New York Times, Sunday, April 21, 1996

Author:
M. Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 16,966 )
Across
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Clog (up) : GUM
4
Venue for political coverage : CSPAN
9
Sharp : ACERB
14
Range : GAMUT
19
It has a head and hops : ALE
20
Kind of cuisine : HAUTE
21
Like some caps : POLAR
22
Shiraz native : IRANI
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TV show on delayed broadcast? : SUNDAYNIGHTLIVE
26
Lloyd George contemporary : LENIN
27
Beef cuts : LOINS
28
Absolute Truth : TAO
29
Worn : USED
30
One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
31
Kind of deck : TAROT
32
Surrender specifics : TERMS
34
Kissers' interference : BRACES
35
Somewhat : ATAD
36
Part of a pound : CAGE
39
Actress Merkel : UNA
40
Like a good cake : MOIST
41
Run through : REHEARSE
43
"Sesame Street" setting : PBS
44
Bills coach Levy : MARV
45
State name preceder : USS
48
Dolt : ASS
49
"The Waltons" character : JOHNBOY
51
___siecle : FINDE
52
One in a wool coat : EWE
53
"Billy Bathgate" author : DOCTOROW
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One of three Indy winners : UNSER
55
"What did I tell you?" : SEE
56
Out of control : AMOK
58
First name in autocrats : HAILE
59
Parent : REAR
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German-Polish border river : ODER
61
Steady high : PLATEAU
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It's south of Eur. : MEDIT
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Girls' shoes : TSTRAPS
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Work : OPUS
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Vienna transport : TRAM
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India's first prime minister : NEHRU
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Does field work : HAYS
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Folks : KIN
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"Who's there?" reply, informally : ITSME
75
50's TV actress : EVEARDEN
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Expiration : END
78
Raiders leader : NADER
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Feudal state : SERFDOM
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Had been : WAS
83
Van Owen player on "L.A. Law" : DEY
84
Look over : SCAN
85
New York City highway, with "the" : FDR
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Melodramatic parting : FAREWELL
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Chance : FLUKY
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Word with water or wall : SEA
91
Slangy greeting : HIYA
92
Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
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Does "Jingle Bells" : CAROLS
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It precedes "Remember" and "Forget" in song titles : TRYTO
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Wasted time : IDLED
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Mohawk Valley city : UTICA
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City sacked by Tamerlane, 1395 : AZOV
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Scurrier : ANT
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Untrained : GREEN
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Assassination victim of 1981 : SADAT
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Rain date for a big sports event? : SUPERBOWLMONDAY
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Academy founder : PLATO
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Draw___in the sand : ALINE
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Aloft : RISEN
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___-Aztecan (language group) : UTO
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Less straight-forward : SLYER
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Kind of knife : PUTTY
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Shocks : STUNS
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Intl. writers' org. : PEN
Down
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Anesthetic : GAS
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Loudly laments : ULULATES
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Places for December lights : MENORAHS
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Stadium sound : CHANT
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"___who?" : SAYS
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Subject of a Swift essay : PUN
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Working tirelessly : ATIT
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Undo : NEGATE
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To the point : APT
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Newspaper reportage : COLUMNS
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Dido of Carthage : ELISSA
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Speak deliriously : RAVE
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Raised : BRED
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It joins the Colorado near Yuma : GILARIVER
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Stadiums : ARENAS
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1985 pop hit released behind schedule? : MANICTUESDAY
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Link : UNITE
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Brown and Turner : TINAS
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Semiconductor device : DIODE
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Clod buster : HOE
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Mitchell place : TARA
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Mick Jagger's late girlfriend? : RUBYWEDNESDAY
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Treaty subjects : BORDERS
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Gator cousin : CROC
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Second day of Lent? : ASHTHURSDAY
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Columbus's home : GENOA
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Tardy employee? : MANSATURDAY
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"What___!" : AJOKE
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English port west of Bournemouth : POOLE
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It gets the shaft : MINE
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Publishers Clearinghouse contests : SWEEPS
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Sibyls : SEERS
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Cup filled to the top : BRIMMER
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More advanced : FURTHER
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Popular pencil and paper game : DOTS
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Skiing event : ALPINE
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Postponed religious event? : MAUNDYFRIDAY
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French- and Arabic-speaking seaport : ORAN
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Nudged : POKED
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Goes after : ATTACKS
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"If___see you..." : IEVER
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Week of tomorrows, herein : THEME
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"Agreed!" : AMEN
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One-named children's singer : RAFFI
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Porcelain, e.g. : INSULATOR
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Celebrated Freud case : DORA
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Formed, as tears : WELLEDUP
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Drive away : ALIENATE
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Racing vehicle : SLED
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Impassioned : FERVENT
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Ream : WIDEN
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Pinpoint : LOCATE
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"Quit bothering me!" : STOPIT
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Phi Beta Kappa and such : HONORS
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Architectural decorations : CUSPS
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To any degree : ATALL
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Picked-up item : TAB
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Best Actor of 1990 : IRONS
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P.D.Q. : ASAP
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Inkatha Freedom Party supporter : ZULU
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Ridicule : TWIT
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Feds : GMEN
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King of Spain : REY
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Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
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Over there : YON

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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