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New York Times, Monday, May 20, 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: {QUXZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0520 ( 16,995 )
Across
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Droops : SAGS
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Dutch engineerig feat : DIKE
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Capital on the Seine : PARIS
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Prefix with port or pad : HELI
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Spew : EMIT
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Separately : APART
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Historic periods : ERAS
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New Year's Eve figure : FATHERTIME
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Machine for removing cloth waste : LINTER
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Chinese: Prefix : SINO
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Forty winks : NAP
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Make a___case of : FEDERAL
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Not windy : CALM
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Of kings and queens : ROYAL
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Cried like a Siamese : MEOWED
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"Philadelphia" star Tom : HANKS
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Kemo___ (the Lone Ranger) : SABE
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Little hopper : TOAD
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Skin soother : ALOE
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Flower feature : PETAL
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Dance at a Jewish wedding : HORA
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"Phooey!" : DARN
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Angers : IRES
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Abdomen : BELLY
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___d'Arc : JEANNE
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Hardship : RIGOR
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Play area : YARD
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Most extended : LONGEST
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Put 2 and 2 together : ADD
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Gum or plum, e.g. : TREE
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Brewer Coors : ADOLPH
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1938 movie with Ronald Reagan : BROTHERRAT
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CBer's end-of-message word : OVER
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Newswoman Shriver : MARIA
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St. Patrick's land : EIRE
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___qua non : SINE
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Proust hero : SWANN
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Femur-tibia go-between : KNEE
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Continental___ : SHELF
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Cliff dwelling : AERIE
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Thyroid, e.g. : GLAND
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1946 Rosalind Russell role : SISTERKENNY
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Bear part of, as expenses : DEFRAY
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"___Yankee Doodle dandy" : IMA
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Model sets : KITS
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Moral precept : ETHIC
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Conditional release : PAROLE
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Prone : APT
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Parade spoiler : RAIN
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"___la Douce" : IRMA
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Word repeated by a drill sergeant : STEP
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Nail polish : ENAMEL
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Greek Cupid : EROS
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Surgical beam : LASER
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Nursery name : MOTHERGOOSE
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Slangy goodbye : LATER
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Winter fabric : WOOL
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___of Suffolk : EARL
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June 6, 1944 : DDAY
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Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
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Wings: Lat. : ALAE
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Nick's "Thin Man" wife : NORA
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Pesto herb : BASIL
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Coyote State's capital : PIERRE
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007 : BOND
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Lane of "The Birdcage" : NATHAN
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Trimmed beard : GOATEE
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Actress Bo : DEREK
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Ed Sullivan guest of 9/9/56 : ELVIS
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Worn-out : SPENT
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Babe Ruth's number : THREE
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Some military defenses: Abbr. : ABMS
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Sketch : DRAW
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"Cannery Row" character : DORA
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"___go bragh!" : ERIN
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Can material : TIN
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Exist : ARE

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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