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New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 1996

Author:
W. Canine
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William Canine

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Canine. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0425 ( 16,970 )
Across
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Prospector's aid : MAP
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Crawl, e.g. : SWIM
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Suddenly regain attention : SNAPTO
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"...___quit!" : ORI
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Soap bar : CAKE
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Kind of collision : MIDAIR
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Sleuth out : DISCOVER
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Relative of euchre : ECARTE
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One's all : ESTATE
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Automaton : GOLEM
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1958 Edgar winner Rex___ : STOUT
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Ship, in poesy : KEEL
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Some Duchamp art : DADA
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Chinese dynasty : TANG
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Book and TV crime solver : PERRYMASON
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Utility customers : USERS
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Northern native : ALEUT
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Historic launch : TELSTAR
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Suitcases : BAGGAGE
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Like dogwood leaves : OVATE
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Stendhal hero : SOREL
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Crime solver from St. Mary Mead : JANEMARPLE
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Part of the U.S. arsenal : ICBM
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Linear : ONED
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Twosome : DUET
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Prefix with logical : NEURO
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Incorporate : UNITE
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Kind of note : POSTIT
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Labiate : LIPPED
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Tie : DEADHEAT
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Beethoven's Third : EROICA
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Exhort : URGE
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___-Cone : SNO
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Lizards : SKINKS
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N.F.L., e.g., with "the" : PROS
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Fabric measures: Abbr. : YDS
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Hardly given to exhibitionism : MODEST
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Awn : ARISTA
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Detroit cager : PISTON
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Apollo 9 and 15 astronaut : SCOTT
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Silent goodbye : WAVE
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Alibi___ : IKE
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Big business doings : MERGERS
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Reeking : SMELLY
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"Well done!" : NICE
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P. D. James's crime solver from Scotland Yard : ADAMDALGLIESH
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Figure to shoot for : PAR
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Small songbird : TIT
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Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
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Poe's pioneering crime solver : CAUGUSTEDUPIN
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___hill 'n' dale : OER
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"The King and I" actress : KERR
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Cruising : ASEA
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McClure of "The Virginian" : DOUG
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A chip, maybe : ANTE
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Stew morsel : PEA
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Old sorcerer : MAGE
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Florist's cutting : STEM
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W.W. II leader : TOJO
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1985 Edgar winner___Hunter : EVAN
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Wagon path : LANE
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Lightning zigzag : BOLT
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Live : ARE
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Step on the gas : SPEEDUP
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Some gym gear : ADIDAS
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Groove : RUT
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Coyly mannered : CUTESY
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Name in a 1928 pact : BRIAND
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Common inscriptions : MOTTOS
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Knots : NODES
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Make out : NECK
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When repeated, a Samoan port : PAGO
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French article : LES
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Exasperate : IRK
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Luau fare : POI
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Fumble : ERR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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