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New York Times, Tuesday, April 23, 1996

Next-to-last year in Claudius's reign

Author:
N. Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Steinberg.
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© 1996, The New York Times4/23/96 ( No. 16,968 )
Across
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Scarlett's place : TARA
5
Entree to the Internet : MODEM
10
Relinquish : CEDE
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"___as we speak..." : EVEN
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Blazing : AFIRE
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World War II foe : AXIS
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Turn down : DENY
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Yankee great Roger : MARIS
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Coin : MINT
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Dairy case item : COTTAGECHEESE
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Stockings : HOSE
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Polka___ : DOTS
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Nautical quarters : CABIN
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Consecrate : BLESS
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Pizzeria appliance : OVEN
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Traveling bag : VALISE
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Pollster Harris : LOU
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Protest formally : LODGEACOMPLAINT
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Profound respect : AWE
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747's route : AIRWAY
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Parasites : LICE
43
Archipelago components : ISLES
44
Outfield hits : FLIES
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Wile E. Coyote's supplier : ACME
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Cohorts : PALS
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Expose : SHEDLIGHTUPON
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Touchdown : GOAL
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Swashbuckler Flynn : ERROL
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Tennis's Lendl : IVAN
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Novelist Bagnold : ENID
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Subject for a royal watcher : DIANA
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Hacienda, e.g. : CASA
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Horne or Olin : LENA
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Fools : ASSES
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Panache : ELAN
Down
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Danson of "Cheers" : TED
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___plaisir : AVEC
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Janet of Justice : RENO
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"___you can do..." : ANYTHING
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Half of a 1960's pop group : MAMAS
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Coming___ : OFAGE
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Desperate : DIRE
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Newsman Sevareid : ERIC
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Dovetail : MESH
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Walk-on parts : CAMEOS
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Be : EXIST
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Sups : DINES
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Erhard's discipline : EST
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Won___soup : TON
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Classic Ford : EDSEL
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Soft drink : COLA
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Swear : AVOW
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Literary carpenter Adam : BEDE
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Huffs and puffs : BLOWS
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Succotash bean : LIMA
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Spot : ESPY
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Colorado skiing haven : VAIL
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Farmer's measurement : ACRE
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Next-to-last year in Claudius's reign : LIII
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In days of old : ONCE
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Colorado Indians : UTES
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Slackened : EASED
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Popular pie seasoning : ALLSPICE
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Mrs. Marcos : IMELDA
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24-hour ___ : FLU
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In unison : ASONE
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Kind of letter : CHAIN
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Call : PHONE
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Greek strongman : ATLAS
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Helen's mother : LEDA
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Spring flower : IRIS
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Mardi___ : GRAS
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Elliptical : OVAL
54
Cape Canaveral org. : NASA
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Set : GEL
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Bert Bobbsey's twin : NAN

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