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New York Times, Thursday, May 30, 1996

Author:
N. S. Wizer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norman S. Wizer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Wizer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0530 ( 17,005 )

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Across
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Ivory tower figure : DEAN
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Cancel : SCRUB
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Noncoms: Abbr. : PFCS
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Girl's name ending : ETTA
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Missing Jimmy : HOFFA
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God with a bow : EROS
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Wall Street action : FUTURESCONTRACT
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Know by sixth sense : INTUIT
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These can close Mexican stores : SIESTAS
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Spain's Ibiza, e.g. : ISLA
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Indian title : SRI
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Wall Street action : STOCKARBITRAGE
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Little bits : IOTAS
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Address nos. : RTES
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Toronto's prov. : ONT
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Sea east of the Caspian : ARAL
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Hunter's trail : SPOOR
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Collateral : SIDE
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"Bei___Bist Du Schon" (1938 hit) : MIR
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Diaphanous : THIN
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Kind of cavity : SINUS
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Wall Street action : CURRENCYHEDGES
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Sailor's assent : AYE
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Primo : AONE
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Net : ENSNARE
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Throaty : HOARSE
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Wall Street action : LONGTERMOPTIONS
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Soft cheese : BRIE
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Dairymaid's seat : STOOL
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De___ (too much) : TROP
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Grub : EATS
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Uptight : TENSE
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This does it! : EASY
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3, on a phone : DEF
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Ornamental case : ETUI
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Envelope abbr. : ATTN
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Maritime : NAUTICAL
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1962 #1 hit for Tommy Roe : SHEILA
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Share top billing : COSTAR
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New Deal lending org. : RFC
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Alien craft : UFOS
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Rail : BANISTER
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Source of an old rug : PERSIA
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College party site : FRAT
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Caesar's partner in 50's TV : COCA
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Trans-Atlantic fliers : SSTS
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Hard, crisp breads : RUSKS
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Canada's Northwest___: Abbr. : TERRS
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King's home, on Broadway : SIAM
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Doughnut-shaped : TORIC
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Japanese port : OTARU
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Rodeo horse : BRONC
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"Am___believe..." : ITO
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Auctioneer's warning : GOING
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Provide : ENDUE
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Durbeyfield girl : TESS
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Most gossamery : SHEEREST
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Neat article : PIN
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Iron ore : SIDERITE
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Have a___(essay) : TRYAT
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Foreign assembly : SENAT
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Kenmore products : RANGES
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Race in "Gulliver's Travels" : YAHOOS
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Major of the comics : HOOPLE
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River to the North Sea : ELBE
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Asta's mistress : NORA
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Angry state : SNIT
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Art Deco artist : ERTE
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Marsh bird : SORA
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Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
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___ami : MON
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Peeper : SPY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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