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New York Times, Friday, April 5, 1996

Author:
J. Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0405 ( 16,950 )

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Across
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Isolated : SPORADIC
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Low-fat : SKIM
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Erin minority : NONIRISH
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Johnny Carson's magician : CARNAC
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Earmark : ALLOCATE
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Provoke : AROUSE
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Inventor's monogram : TAE
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Elvis Presley's label : RCAVICTOR
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Worn-out model : CRATE
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Eisenhower and others : IKES
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Opal finish : INE
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Epinephrine combats it : HIVES
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U.S. Amb. to the U.N., 1961-65 : AES
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Dominoes : TILES
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Former defense grp. : SEATO
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Like a pitcher's bag : ROSINED
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Child's needs : SAUCEPANS
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Sharpened : WHETTED
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Swim contests : MEETS
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Ship's opposite : SHORE
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Bridge strength? : ACE
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Hurts : ACHES
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Asian holiday : TET
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Strong__ox : ASAN
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Quite a bargain : STEAL
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Bosses at bonus time : REWARDERS
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Sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Sebastian's bride in "Twelfth Night" : OLIVIA
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Real brain : EINSTEIN
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Dallas family : PEROTS
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Hockey taboo : ELBOWING
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Bed check? : RENT
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Kicks back, in a way : RECLINES
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Weight lifter's lift : SNATCH
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Sub-launched missile : POLARIS
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Legally off base : ONLEAVE
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Grande opening? : RIO
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Meteor's path : ARC
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Opposite of noche : DIA
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Adriatic peninsula : ISTRIA
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Cab driving, e.g.? : CHECKEREDCAREER
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Punjabi garb : SARI
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McDonald's founder Ray : KROC
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Useless : INUTILE
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Made with bricks : MASONED
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Cleveland five : CAVS
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Goddess of agriculture : CERES
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"The Eagle and the Arrow" writer : AESOP
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Riddle : TEASER
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It's left behind : ESTATE
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Dermatologists' cases : TINEAS
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Six-footer : INSECT
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Dead, as a bulb : OUT
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"Cheers" bar owner : SAM
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Leave off : CEASE
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Hayes's Veep : WHEELER
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Activate illegally : HOTWIRE
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"___lies a tale" : THEREIN
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Maritime tree : SEAPINE
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Sharpen : STROP
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Store on the farm : ENSILE
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Missile launchers : SLINGS
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Nabokov heroine and namesakes : ADAS
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Popular theater name : AVON
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"Hud" director Martin : RITT
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Its slogan was once "Parade of Stars" : NBC
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Back burner? : SOL
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Prefix with light : TWI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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