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New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 1996

Author:
R. Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 16,997 )
Across
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___O'Rourke of "F Troop" : SGT
4
Incarcerates : JAILS
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Vexes : GALLS
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Tiny : WEE
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Miss Dinsmore of children's books : ELSIE
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Husband of Bathsheba : URIAH
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Give___whirl : ITA
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Slanted : ATILT
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Home in a dome : IGLOO
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B-less figure on a coin : SUSANANTHONY
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Volcano, at times : SPEWER
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Defeat soundly : SHELLAC
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"___the house" : ITSON
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French sailing vessel : GALERE
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Play at full volume : BLAST
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Picture, in commercial names : FOTO
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Powerful D.C. lobby : NRA
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B-less U.S. leader : RUTHERFORDHAYES
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Santa___ : ANA
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Sch. founded in 1845 : USNA
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"...___which will live in infamy" : ADATE
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Pass play : SCREEN
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Bad news for Exxon : SPILL
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Shivaree : SHINDIG
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Purse parts : CLASPS
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B-less film legend : CECILDEMILLE
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Animal track : SPOOR
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Myanmar, formerly : BURMA
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Kind of cake : OAT
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Shade of gray : PEARL
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Make dim : BLEAR
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Actor Erwin : STU
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Concur : AGREE
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Walk furtively : SLINK
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Mount, with "on" : HOP
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Like many watches : SWISS
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Costume : GETUP
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Rag : TEASE
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MacDonald of old films : JEANETTE
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Where sacrifices are made : ALTARS
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"The doctor___" : ISIN
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Cheerful tune : LILT
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Biblical brother and namesakes : SETHS
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21 shillings : GUINEA
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Scottish pattern: Var. : ARGYLL
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Like Abner : LIL
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Southeast Asian : LAO
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"___'nuff!" : SHO
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Make-___Foundation : AWISH
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1977 George Burns film : OHGOD
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Tony-winning singer Lotte : LENYA
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Stop, in France : ARRET
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Stop : CEASE
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Rubs out : OFFS
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Middays : NOONS
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Audacity : BRASS
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Meal in a box : LUNCH
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Arcade name : ATARI
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Door on the floor : TRAP
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Like some ancient inscriptions : RUNIC
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Crayola's parent company : HALLMARK
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Dwight's opponent in '52 : ADLAI
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Repeat performance : ENCORE
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Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
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Cool guy? : ICEMAN
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Former Redskins coach Joe : GIBBS
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Not stay still in a container : SLOSH
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"Republic" author : PLATO
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Arrange : SETUP
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Pause : LULL
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Eins + zwei : DREI
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Workout site : SPA
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Little Margaret : PEG
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Row : OAR

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

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