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New York Times, Wednesday, June 12, 1996

Author:
D. C. Baldwin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Diane C. Baldwin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QW} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Baldwin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0612 ( 17,018 )
Across
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Quetzalcoatl worshiper : AZTEC
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Tie type : BOLO
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1912 political symbol : MOOSE
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Medical care grps. : HMOS
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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Famous Fidos : PLUTOTRAMPDAISY
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Indulge to the limit : SATE
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Attila's horde : HUNS
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Book list : INDEX
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Living quarters, informally : DIGS
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___alai : JAI
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Boston___ : COMMON
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Prep school attire : BLAZERS
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"For want of___the shoe..." : ANAIL
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Geological period : AEON
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Golf's Woosnam : IAN
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Famous Fidos : ASTALASSIEBENJI
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Court divider : NET
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Top 10 items : HITS
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Hymn player : ORGAN
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Annoys : TEESOFF
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Putt, e.g. : STROKE
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Roguish : SLY
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Too amusing for words : RICH
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Puccini soprano : TOSCA
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Love of Radames : AIDA
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Moolah : JACK
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Famous Fidos : SNOOPYBEETHOVEN
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Cupid : AMOR
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Lady Chaplin : OONA
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Sheepish : OVINE
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Schism : RENT
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Go-ahead cues : NODS
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Beau___ : GESTE
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Current matters : AMPS
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"Germinal" author : ZOLA
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Ballyhoo : TOUT
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Punta del___, Uruguay : ESTE
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Company honcho : CEO
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Indifference indicator : SHRUG
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Fido, proverbially : AMANSBESTFRIEND
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CD-___ : ROMS
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Symbol on a sarcophagus : ASP
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Brownie topper : BEANIE
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Roman poet : OVID
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Shoot a light gun : LASE
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Shade of black : ONYX
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Dilute : THIN
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Longtime Mexican dictator Porfirio___ : DIAZ
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Cutie : DOLL
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Part of a jungle pair : JANE
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Actor James : CAAN
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Beginning : ONSET
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Woody's love, once : MIA
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Superman's sweetie : LOIS
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Fab Four name : RINGO
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Game show spinmeister : SAJAK
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Just like : ASIF
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Inches in a span : NINE
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Sailing hailing : AHOY
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Not just one : BOTH
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Lapse, perhaps : ERR
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Small Ford : ESCORT
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Affront : SLAP
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Jazz singing : SCAT
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Impressions : IDEAS
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"Terrible" title : TSAR
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"Lean___" (1989 movie) : ONME
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Before you know it : SOON
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Peek ending : ABOO
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Jupiter, in an interjection : JOVE
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Alamo rival : AVIS
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Lincoln head : CENT
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Kind of jerk : KNEE
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Thither : YON
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Not share : HOG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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