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New York Times, Friday, June 28, 1996

47-Down : Best Western rival

Author:
D. J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GJQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 1996, The New York Times6/28/96 ( No. 17,034 )

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Across
1
Buckwheat was a little one : RASCAL
7
Third Hebrew month : KISLEV
13
Rubbing compound ingredient : ETHANOL
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Clash : COLLIDE
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It often comes down to this : THEWIRE
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A bogey, to par : ONEOVER
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Electrical unit : REL
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Herald's locale : MIAMI
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Camping equipment : TENT
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Plainly : INBLACKANDWHITE
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___Brothers : MAYO
27
Matriarch buried at Hebron : LEAH
28
Strain : TAX
29
Stock page listing : ATT
32
"A Room With a View" view : ARNO
33
Colorado native : UTE
34
Football lines : MIDFIELDSTRIPES
39
Chemical suffix : ENE
40
___Bear ("Uncle Remus" character) : BRER
41
Trickster : ELF
42
Glen Canyon___ : DAM
43
Suffix with switch : EROO
44
Shocks : HAIR
48
1968 Rock Hudson film : ICESTATIONZEBRA
53
___expense : ATNO
54
Kilmer poem ending : ATREE
55
South Africa's___Paul Kruger : OOM
56
Kind of leader : TITULAR
59
"Black Magic Woman" rock group : SANTANA
61
Auction reaction : OVERBID
62
Arranged : ORDERED
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1986 World Series losers : REDSOX
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Actress Bullock : SANDRA
Down
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Decorate again : RETRIM
2
Minerva's Greek counterpart : ATHENA
3
Chess expert Lyman : SHELBY
4
Cornfield sound : CAW
5
Inner personality, to Jung : ANIMA
6
Ending with folk : LORIC
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"___-Tiki" : KON
8
Seine scene : ILE
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Deadly sin : SLOTH
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Revel : LIVEITUP
11
Lacking teeth : EDENTATE
12
Geometric points : VERTEXES
14
Deep throat : LEAK
15
Phrase inventors : COINERS
20
Awkward : MALADROIT
23
Idle : LOAF
24
Baseball's Bichette : DANTE
25
Spindle part : WHORL
30
"Lost Horizon" setting : TIBET
31
Home planet : TERRA
34
Divorce participant, sometimes : MEDIATOR
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Not working : INACTIVE
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Mad : DEMENTED
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Skintight outfit : LEOTARD
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"For what profit has a man,___...": Matthew : IFHE
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On base : ABOARD
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Domestic worker : IRONER
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Best Western rival : RAMADA
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Whiskey drinks : SOURS
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Approximately : ORSO
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Approximates : NEARS
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"The Prisoner of___" : ZENDA
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80's merger inits. : LBO
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___-en-Provence : AIX
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Gymnast's goal : TEN

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