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New York Times, Tuesday, May 14, 1996

Author:
G. E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0514 ( 16,989 )

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Across
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Mideast ship : OILER
6
Garden smoother : RAKE
10
Peepers : EYES
14
Siesta sound : SNORE
15
Dining sites : INNS
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Stubborn one : MULE
17
Future oak : ACORN
18
Of old poetry : ODIC
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Author Harte : BRET
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Talk, talk, talk : YAK
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1985 Streep/Redford film : OUTOFAFRICA
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Overlook : OMIT
26
Pass on : RELAY
27
Ring figure : REFEREE
30
Pledge : AVOWAL
34
Island in New York Harbor : ELLIS
35
Fruit container : CRATE
38
Annual deposit: Abbr. : IRA
39
North Carolina college : ELON
40
Tinge : SHADE
41
Trim : SNIP
42
Fifty-four, to Flavius : LIV
43
Leaf aperture : STOMA
44
Carbonated drinks : SODAS
45
Have underlying anger : SEETHE
47
"La Desserte" artist : MATISSE
49
Caught on the ranch : ROPED
52
Hawaiian tuber : TARO
53
William Bendix 50's sitcom, with "The" : LIFEOFRILEY
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Home loan grp. : FHA
60
Stratford's river : AVON
61
"Just this___..." : ONCE
62
Deere product : MOWER
64
Sighting from the crow's-nest : LAND
65
Singer Coolidge : RITA
66
Hip : AWARE
67
First name on "60 Minutes" : ANDY
68
College official : DEAN
69
Social misfits : NERDS
Down
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National anthem start : OSAY
2
Old Peruvian : INCA
3
"Casino Royale" song, with "The" : LOOKOFLOVE
4
Go off course : ERR
5
Some Impressionist paintings : RENOIRS
6
Supreme comedy : RIOT
7
Combination conjunction : ANDOR
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Scalpel : KNIFE
9
Step up : ESCALATE
10
First stage : EMBRYO
11
Soviet leader Andropov : YURI
12
T.V.A. output: Abbr. : ELEC
13
___good example : SETA
22
Opponent of Kit Carson : UTE
23
Grooviest one : FAVE
25
"Don't Fence___" : MEIN
27
Bobbins : REELS
28
Mayberry druggist : ELLIE
29
Chamber sound : ECHO
31
Herman Wouk novel, with "The" : WINDSOFWAR
32
Divas' songs : ARIAS
33
Backslide : LAPSE
36
Butt : RAM
37
West of Hollywood : ADAM
40
Ira Levin's "The___Wives" : STEPFORD
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Evian evening : SOIR
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"Buzz off!" : SHOO
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___convention, in bridge : STAYMAN
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Chic : TRENDY
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Noshed : ATE
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Cartoonist Bushmiller : ERNIE
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Mandates : DICTA
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Carol syllables : LALA
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Wall Street's Boesky : IVAN
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Adoring, with "of" : FOND
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Mrs. Sprat's no-no : LEAN
58
Grazing group : HERD
59
Greek Mars : ARES
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Have bills : OWE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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