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New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1996

Author:
E. C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5430225
Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0618 ( 17,024 )
Across
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Applaud : CLAP
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Sweetheart : FLAME
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Nuclear weapon, for short : ICBM
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As well : ALSO
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Derbies : RACES
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Fly high : SOAR
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Go pfft! : FAIL
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Kilns : OVENS
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Wraps up : ENDS
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Notes in cyberspace : EMAILMESSAGES
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Sidewalk___ : SANTA
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Sailor's assent : AYE
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Sailor : TAR
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Singer James et al. : ETTAS
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Roomy : LARGE
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Mediator: Abbr. : ARB
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"Nixon" character : EHOWARDHUNT
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Where to get a hoagy : DELI
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Cleaver's "Soul___" : ONICE
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Scorer on serve : ACER
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Part of Chopin's Opus 10 : EMAJORETUDE
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Doubles team : TWO
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Imps : PUCKS
49
Fly-fishing, for one : SPORT
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"For shame!" : TSK
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Well,___-di-dah..." : LAH
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In the lead : AHEAD
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Dangerous strain : ECOLIBACTERIA
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"The Second of May" artist : GOYA
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Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
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"Cheers" patron : NORM
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Attend Choate, e.g. : PREP
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No-Tell, for one : MOTEL
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Paradise : EDEN
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Just okay : SOSO
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Beginning : ONSET
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Hardy heroine : TESS
Down
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Sights alone the Champs Elysees : CAFES
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Large, furry pet : LLAMA
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Chinese, e.g. : ASIAN
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Like Miss Manners : POLITE
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Word on a gift tag : FROM
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Wash : LAVE
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They're good with tricks : ACES
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The brainy bunch : MENSA
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E.G. White piece : ESSAY
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"Peekaboo,___..." : ISEE
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Build : CONSTRUCT
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Rotten : BAD
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___Malaprop : MRS
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Running behind : LATE
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Neuter : GELD
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"Nixon" character : AGNEW
27
Small rocket engine : RETRO
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Thunder god : THOR
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Tops : AONE
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Actress Loretta and others : SWITS
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"There you are!" : AHA
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Masterful : ADEPT
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Twin brother of legend : REMUS
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Shiners : BLACKEYES
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"We'll tak___o' kindness yet": Burns : ACUP
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Make over : REDO
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Alphabet trio : IJK
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Scandinavian port : OSLO
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Q.E.D. midsection : ERAT
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1995 Sandra Bullock film : THENET
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1836 battle site, with "the" : ALAMO
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Try to pick up : HITON
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Wear away : ERODE
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Buenos___ : AIRES
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Denounces : DAMNS
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Mafia chief : CAPO
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Fruity : BATS
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Scot or Breton, e.g. : CELT
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Family docs : GPS
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Conquistador's cache : ORO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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