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New York Times, Sunday, April 28, 1996

Author:
D. C. Baldwin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Diane C. Baldwin

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Baldwin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0428 ( 16,973 )
Across
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Public : OVERT
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Vending machine items : SODAS
11
"Here I go...!" : GERONIMO
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Province around Peiping : HOPEH
20
News brief : UPDATE
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Shows how it happened : REENACTS
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Quickly, in a grove? : OLIVEASUDDEN
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Forest friend? : ALDEREGO
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Punches in : ENTERS
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Guiding light: Var. : LOADSTAR
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Guanacos' kin : ALPACAS
31
Demoiselle : GIRL
32
First tiers : AROWS
35
Cutup : FOOLER
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Like the north wind : BOREAL
38
Dunces : DIMWITS
40
Track passes : LAPS
41
Weather map details : ISOBARS
43
320 rods : MILE
44
World atlas abbr. : LAT
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1960's sports org. : AFL
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"Slow down" : EASY
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Dogcatcher's quarry : CUR
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Wing shape : DELTA
50
"Cry___River" : MEA
51
1987 Best Actress : CHER
53
Soot mark : SMUDGE
56
It stands for something : NOUN
57
Stray : ERR
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Listen to the trees? : LINDENEAR
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Made a basketball foul : ELBOWED
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Girasol : OPAL
65
Disdainful one : SNEERER
67
Out the window : LOST
68
Turns over a new leaf : REPENTS
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Logger's "yes"? : OAKYDOKEY
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Must, with "to" : HAS
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Highway diversion : EXIT
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Clown's props : STILTS
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News : WORD
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Writer LeShan : EDA
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Ivy-covered : VINED
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Bibliographical suffix : ANA
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Longtime Steelworkers chief : ABEL
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Custom : WAY
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Crimson rival : ELI
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Like some proportions : EPIC
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Magazine : ARSENAL
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Pad : DIGS
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According to Isaiah, it "shall lie down with the kid" : LEOPARD
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Popular record label : ARISTA
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1956 perfect game pitcher Don : LARSEN
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Take in : SNARE
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Speak to deaf ears : SIGN
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Belafonte forte : CALYPSO
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Trellis climber : ROSEBUSH
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Like Lindsay Wagner, in 70's TV : BIONIC
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Timber wolf's little cousin? : PECANESE
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Evergreen song favorite? : ITHADTOBEYEW
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Faith : CREDENCE
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English V.I.P.'s : NOBLES
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Massey of old films : ILONA
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Term : SEMESTER
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Folklore figure : GNOME
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Astringent fruit : SLOES
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"What have we here?" : OHO
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Encyc. part : VOL
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Prefix with -taph : EPI
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Makes plain : REVEALS
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After that : THENCE
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One down at the heels? : SPUR
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Sports figures? : ODDS
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Pop : DAD
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Workshop : ATELIER
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Ladies of La Mancha : SENORAS
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Kind of student : GRAD
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Collared or jellied dishes : EELS
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North American hawk : REDTAIL
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Like some bandits : ONEARMED
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Slim : NARROW
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Protection money paid to the police : ICE
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Get-together: Abbr. : MTG
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Barcelona bruin : OSO
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Milks, in a way : USES
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Electronic game name : ATARI
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Each and every : ALL
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Like some hearts : AFLAME
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Casual shoe : LOAFER
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Arboreal consensus? : POPLAROPINION
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Equine hue : GRAY
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Hard-to-find shade giver? : WILLOWTHEWISP
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Oscar, for one : STATUE
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Certifying exams : BOARDS
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Baby docs : OBS
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Song from "Cymbeline" : DIRGE
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Music holder : STAND
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Viewed : SEEN
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Strong java : MUD
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Like pipe tobacco : CURED
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Hall-of-Famer Slaughter : ENOS
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Macgregor, for Rob Roy : CLAN
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Sabers' features : HILTS
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Pursues : SEEKS
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George V's wife : MARY
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"Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
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___Gay : ENOLA
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One way to order whisky : NEAT
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Hopalong Cassidy's portrayer : BOYD
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N.F.L.'s___ Rozelle Award : PETE
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"Ivanhoe" damsel : ROWENA
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Caper : REVEL
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Members of a diaspora : EXILES
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Serious : STAID
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Beverage nut : KOLA
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Some of Bartlett's quotations : ADAGES
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Declines : SAYSNO
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Forbes competitor : INC
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Pets : DEARONES
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Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
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Rouge or noir, e.g. : BET
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On duty : PRESENT
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Stemming : ARISING
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Phrase of agreement : RIGHTON
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Cattle-grazing area : LLANO
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Kind of battery : DRYCELL
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Easter festivity : PARADE
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Sun Devils' sch. : ASU
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Outs : ALIBIS
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Nap sacks : COTS
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Suffix with phosphor : ESCE
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It's stingo, in British lingo : BEER
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Soother : BALM
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"Bonne___!" : IDEE
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Modern office needs : PCS
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Before : ERE
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Woodlawn, e.g.: Abbr. : CEM
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Cable choice : HBO
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___-hoo : YOO
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Chicago-Detroit dir. : ENE
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1937 song "___It Rain?" : WAS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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