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New York Times, Saturday, June 29, 1996

Author:
F. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 58, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVZ} Minimum word length: 4 Average word length: 6.45 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0629 ( 17,035 )
Across
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European farm unit : HECTARE
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Land whose name means "west island" : ERIN
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Gallery fare : EXHIBITS
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Gland: Prefix : ADENO
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Common insecticide : ACEPHATE
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Mideastern fiddles : REBABS
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Control : DISPOSAL
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Lined up : INAROW
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Ethyl acetate, for one : ESTER
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Jet-setter's way of life : FASTLANE
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Parkway pulloffs : RESTSTOPS
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"Seascape" playwright : ALBEE
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B-vitamin compounds : INOSITOLS
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Plumlike fruit : CHINESEDATE
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What kitsch shows : POORTASTE
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Sonoma County firm : GALLO
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Transplants : RESETTLES
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Pen names adopted from others' real names : ALLONYMS
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Oven-dry : ROAST
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Tactless : GAUCHE
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Sea quality : SALINITY
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Like some South American cultures : ANDEAN
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Like a Nin novel : EROTICAL
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Amount after the decimal point : CENTS
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Go off : DETONATE
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Early American patriot and journalist Benjamin : EDES
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Jukebox supply : SINGLES
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Quite a stumble : HEADER
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Cut out : EXCISE
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Safekeeping sites : CHESTS
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Shoulder cape with hanging ends : TIPPET
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Can't stomach : ABHORS
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Inlets : RIAS
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Feminine name suffix : ETTA
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Sloth's order : EDENTATA
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Take another vote : REBALLOT
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Like rocky soil : INARABLE
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Lack of objections, in a phrase : NOBONES
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Cool : SELFPOSSESSED
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Onassis and others : ARIS
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___'pea : SWEE
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Capital : ASSETS
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TV knob : TINT
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Slot machine feature : ONEARM
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Nice notion : IDEE
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Caballed : COLLUDED
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Recent epoch : HOLOCENE
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rust-colored minerals deposits : IRONHATS
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"The four Deuces" star : PALANCE
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Completely infatuated : GAGA
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Merman of myth : TRITON
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Gym activity, with "up" : TONING
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Secular : LAICAL
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Subject of passing concern? : ESTATE
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Barbers : STYLES
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Desires : YENS
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Son of Hera : ARES
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French novelist Pierre : LOTI

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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