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New York Times, Friday, May 3, 1996

Author:
H. Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0503 ( 16,978 )
Across
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On the loose : ATLARGE
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Jefferson's '61 counterpart : ABRAHAM
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Unselfish folks : SHARERS
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Raises a fuss : CLAMORS
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Took a sample : TRIEDIT
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Shopaholic's aid : TOTEBAG
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First name in clowns : RONALD
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Dwarf, with "over" : TOWER
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"Equatorially" ample : OBESE
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Port. is part of it : EUR
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Shore of America : DINAH
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Sermon starter : TEXT
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Musical finale : CODA
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Film set around 73 B.C. : SPARTACUS
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Malcolm-___Warner : JAMAL
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Bush whacker : MACHETE
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Period in human history : IRONAGE
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Despise : ABHOR
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The Man of a Thousand Faces : LONCHANEY
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Zero-wheeled vehicle : SLED
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Smith or Jones : DEAN
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Squirts : HOSES
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Pull some strings : SEW
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Black Sea cottage : DACHA
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Baseball card essentials : STATS
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Collapsed : FELLIN
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Square meal? : RAVIOLI
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One way to settle a fight : DUELING
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For : INFAVOR
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Vulnerable to being shot : INRANGE
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Nebraska natives : PAWNEES
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Quotable Yankee : STENGEL
Down
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TV dog : ASTRO
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Pound : THROB
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"Mule Train" singer : LAINE
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Fields : AREAS
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Like some days : REDLETTER
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Part of a control tower screen : GRID
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Direction in France : EST
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Trouper : ACTOR
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Lick : BLOW
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Really mattered : RATED
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Uncle Sam's stuff : AMERICANA
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Mischief : HOB
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Constellation near Telescopium : ARA
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"No___" : MSG
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Attire for walking on tiptoe : TUTU
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Make A's, e.g. : EXCEL
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Start of a quote ending "it tolls for thee" : NOMAN
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Dull saw, maybe : ADAGE
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"R-O-C-K" singer, 1956 : HALEY
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After-grace directive : EAT
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Tennis shot : SMASH
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Poet Neruda of "Il Postino" : PABLO
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Ibuprofen targets : ACHES
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___man (early human) : RHODESIAN
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Resiliency : SINEW
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Tractor handle : JOHNDEERE
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G.E. subsidiary : RCA
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Poet's output : ODES
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Broke in, as a hole in a hull : STOVE
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Brouhahas : STIRS
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"The Tell-Tale Heart" teller's heart? : ALLAN
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Hold tight : CLING
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Swinging connection : HINGE
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Hell's follower : ANGEL
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Face-saver? : ALOE
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"Candid Camera" host : FUNT
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20-year sleeper : RIP
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Santa___ : ANA
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Old G.I.'s group : VFW
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Knock, in 90's slang : DIS

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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