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New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1996

Pennsylvania and Park, e.g.: Abbr.

Author:
S. L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 197 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times6/17/96 ( No. 17,023 )
Across
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Thick slice : SLAB
5
To the rear, nautically : ABAFT
10
First of all : ADAM
14
June honoree : PAPA
15
Fracas : MELEE
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Taunt : GIBE
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Pennsylvania and Park, e.g.: Abbr. : AVES
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Elephant of children's lit : BABAR
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Burden : ONUS
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Ad puff : MAXIMUMSTRENGTH
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Not so much : LESS
24
One of Alcott's "Little Women" : AMY
25
"Jingle Bells" conveyance : SLEIGH
28
Osmose : OOZE
30
Pie___mode : ALA
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Covering for a baby's bottom : TALC
34
Fire : BLAZE
35
Future blossom : BUD
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Ad puff : ADVANCEDFORMULA
40
Hawaiian garland : LEI
41
___Chalmers (farm machinery name) : ALLIS
42
"The jig___!" : ISUP
43
Printers' measures : ENS
44
Baby-faced : CUTE
45
Most skilled : ABLEST
47
Wall Street operator, for short : ARB
48
"This one's___!" : ONME
49
Ad puff : WHITERTHANWHITE
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Pitch : HURL
58
"Pal Joey" writer John : OHARA
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15th or so : IDES
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Poet Lazarus : EMMA
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Alternatives to pastes : GELS
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Socials : TEAS
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Jell-O shapers : MOLDS
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Angel's topper : HALO
Down
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Armed forces chow item : SPAM
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Popocatepetl emission : LAVA
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Uppermost point : APEX
4
Papal throne site : BASILICA
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Surprise attack : AMBUSH
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A-frame supports : BEAMS
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Priests' robes : ALBS
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Achievement : FEAT
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Polished mosaic floor : TERRAZZO
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Ecstasy's opposite : AGONY
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Game show answer signal : DING
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Adjoin : ABUT
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Intertwine : MESH
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Sister of 24-Across : MEG
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Eastern V.I.P. : EMEER
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No longer fresh : STALE
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Burdened : LADEN
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Hip swiveler of fame : ELVIS
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Any song by 27-Down : OLDIE
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Schmos : OAFS
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Mistreat : ABUSE
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Dillies : LULUS
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Modify to fit : ADAPT
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Skirt accessory : BELT
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Site for a poker game : CLUBROOM
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___City (Denver's nickname) : MILEHIGH
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Historical records : ANNALS
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Yuppie's auto : BMW
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Rand McNally book : ATLAS
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Paddled : OARED
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Sharpen : WHET
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Actor Cronyn : HUME
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___la Douce : IRMA
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"Comin'___the rye" : THRO
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Ice pellets : HAIL
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Bright thought : IDEA
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Archer William : TELL
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Bygone gas brand : ESSO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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