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New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 1996

Author:
F. Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJKQWX} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0525 ( 17,000 )
Across
1
Genoan musical debutant, 1793 : PAGANINI
9
Parts of estates : MANORS
15
Kind of exercise : ISOTONIC
16
Theater floodlight : OLIVET
17
Pool necessity : CHLORINE
18
Samuel Richardson novel : PAMELA
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Band-___ : AID
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Designer's workplace : ATELIER
22
Kind of gas: Abbr. : REG
23
Samuel Adams, e.g. : BEER
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Soul singer Lattisaw : STACY
26
Spot for a mountain goat : CRAG
27
Words from a Shakespearean question : ORNOT
29
Undivided : ONE
30
Idaho river : BOISE
31
Red Sox great, for short : YAZ
33
Ad slogan words before "you're a part of me" : DRPEPPER
35
Quite dry : SAHARAN
39
Woodworking tools : SHAPERS
40
Like "The Forsyte Saga," e.g. : TRILOGIC
42
Spleen : IRE
43
They're a formality : RITES
44
Kind of reflex : GAG
46
Throat medicine : DROPS
50
___-ear (tropical abalone) : ASSS
51
___-arms : MENAT
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Brochette : SPIT
54
Skater Midori : ITO
55
Certain hospital patient : CARDIAC
57
Sri Lankan export : TEA
58
___Alley : TINPAN
60
Aids in gnawing : INCISORS
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Some seamstresses : EDGERS
63
Share a policy : COINSURE
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Get snug : NESTLE
65
Rapprochements : ENTENTES
Down
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Skier Street : PICABO
2
More pale : ASHIER
3
Propitious : GOLDEN
4
From___Z : ATO
5
"A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
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Some tree carvings: Abbr. : INITS
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51 minutes past the hour : NINETO
8
Onetime Danish province : ICELAND
9
Listless : MOPEY
10
Wing-shaped : ALAR
11
Math game : NIM
12
Somewhat spoiled : OVERRIPE
13
Key stimulus, in animal behavior : RELEASER
14
Astonishes : STAGGERS
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Bakery gizmos : ICERS
24
Shaped custards : ROYALES
26
Fuzz : COPPERS
28
Pacific tubers : TAROS
30
Imperial, e.g. : BEARD
32
Veer off in a new direction : ZAG
34
Fluidity symbol, in mechanics : PHI
35
Add financial difficulties to : STRAITEN
36
Caribbean leader elected in 1990 : ARISTIDE
37
Billboard listings : HITSONGS
38
Neighbor of Chad : NIGER
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First name in TV comedy : CANDICE
45
Get closer to : GAINON
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Decide to quit : OPTOUT
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Composer Boulez : PIERRE
49
Equilibria : STASES
51
Cleric's home : MANSE
52
Unspoken : TACIT
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31-Across's first name : CARL
56
Theater : CINE
59
Darling : PET
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Nine-digit ID : SSN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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