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New York Times, Tuesday, June 25, 1996

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0625 ( 17,031 )

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Across
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Hajj destination : MECCA
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Correct : AMEND
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RR stop : STA
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"___With a View" : AROOM
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Baby doll : CUTIE
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Toy with a string : TOP
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1978 movie scripted by Oliver Stone : MIDNIGHTEXPRESS
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Got no return from : ACED
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Baloney : LIES
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Weird : EERIE
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Thor's lord : ODIN
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Comes in : ENTERS
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1990's sitcom set in Arkansas : EVENINGSHADE
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Preacher's admonition : REPENT
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Galley propellers : OARS
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Mom's mate : DAD
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Monopoly card : DEED
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Experiment : TRY
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Femur, e.g. : BONE
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Aldous Huxley's "___and Essence" : APE
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Jungle cry : ROAR
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German ballads : LIEDER
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1967 Otto Preminger film : HURRYSUNDOWN
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Las Vegas sight : CASINO
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Machu Picchu resident : INCA
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"Pagliacci," e.g. : OPERA
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One of the Baldwins : ALEC
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Utah national park : ZION
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Rod Serling TV show : THETWILIGHTZONE
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"A Christmas Carol" boy : TIM
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Greet the morn : ARISE
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Choir members : ALTOS
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Coupon sites : ADS
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"The Wild Swans at Coole" poet : YEATS
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Chicago team, with "Da" : BEARS
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Michelle Phillips, e.g., in 60's pop : MAMA
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Skater Heiden : ERIC
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Message concealer : CODE
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Tacitly approved : CONDONED
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Friend of Henri : AMI
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Sore : ACHING
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Remote control button : MUTE
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French summers : ETES
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Veto : NIX
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"It all___!" : DEPENDS
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Cubic meter : STERE
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"___With Love" : TOSIR
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Church nooks : APSES
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Sparkle : GLINT
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Nerve network : RETE
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Cacophony : DIN
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Beagle feature : EAR
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"Das Rheingold" role : ERDA
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Number two : VEEP
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Dueler's weapon : EPEE
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"My mistake!" : SORRY
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Farm food : HAY
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Dunderhead : DODO
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Freshly : ANEW
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"Jurassic Park" actres Laura : DERN
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Feather's companion : TAR
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Blind : BEDAZZLE
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1961 Del Shannon hit : RUNAWAY
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El Dorado treasure : ORO
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Midday break : LUNCH
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Corp. abbr. : INC
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Trumpeter Al : HIRT
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Fort-capturing operations : SIEGES
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Terra___ : COTTA
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Rose pest : APHID
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Appears : SEEMS
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Inter___ : ALIA
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Telephone book, essentially : LIST
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Smidgen : IOTA
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___about (approximately) : ONOR
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"The Untouchables" protagonist : NESS
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Wrath : IRE
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Bill : TAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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