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New York Times, Friday, June 21, 1996

Author:
G. R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0621 ( 17,027 )

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Across
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Miffed : STEAMEDUP
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"___as that goes..." : ASFAR
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Trail guides : OUTRIDERS
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1953 Oscar nominee : SHANE
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More than a third of the residents of Canada : ONTARIANS
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___de ville (city hall) : HOTEL
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Golfer's launches : TEEBALLS
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Eccentric : SCREWY
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Pay back : GET
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Now, on "E.R." : STAT
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Smooches : BUSSES
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Law force since 1873 : MOUNTIES
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Mining tunnels : ADITS
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Opposes, as the wind : LEANSINTO
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Hand, to Herrea : MANO
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Hiker's woes : CORNS
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Grumble : MOAN
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Place in space : BLACKHOLE
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Annuity in France : RENTE
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Bygone political slogan : ILIKEIKE
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Coercion : DURESS
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Walkers, for short : PEDS
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Base V.I.P.'s : COS
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Blueprint : RECIPE
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Saddam Hussein, e.g. : BAGHDADI
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Papal cape : ORALE
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Like basset hounds : LONGEARED
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None the___ : WISER
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Murmur : UNDERTONE
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Bushels : SCADS
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Savvy : GOODSENSE
Down
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Air particulates : SOOT
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Air : TUNE
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Suffix with Rock : ETTE
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Show horse : ARAB
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French fighter-bombers : MIRAGES
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Officials of ancient Rome : EDILES
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Passed out : DEALT
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Amphorae : URNS
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Letter addenda : PSS
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Waste receptacles : ASHCANS
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Soldier near the end of a tour of duty : SHORTTIMER
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Kismet : FATE
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From square one : ANEW
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Bank : RELY
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Flabbergasts : STUNS
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English architect Sir John : SOANE
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Phylline's mate, in a 1942 film : BAMBI
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J.F.K.'s Interior Secretary : UDALL
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Exodus mountain : SINAI
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Put away for a rainy day : STOCKPILED
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First name in country music : MERLE
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Words with all or hole : INONE
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The "E" in E.-U. : ETATS
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Loudness measures : SONES
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Appearance : LOOKS
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Say "tut-tut" : CHIDE
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Big ones, to an angler : KEEPERS
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Some linemen : RUSHERS
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Persevering : DOGGED
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Seabee's motto : CANDO
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Dust-ups : ROWS
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Folk singer___Anderson : ERIC
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Bambino's home : CASA
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Sonny on the Hill : BONO
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Pudding flavor : DATE
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"East of Eden" character : ARON
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Cubs' hangouts : DENS
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New pensee : IDEE
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Oaf : LUG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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