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New York Times, Monday, July 1, 1996

Author:
S. Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0701 ( 17,037 )
Across
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Fixed up again : REDID
6
Higest point : ACME
10
Off-base, unofficially : AWOL
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Solo : ALONE
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Cajole : COAX
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Venus de___ : MILO
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Worthless types : GOODFORNOTHINGS
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"Your excellency" : SIRE
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Tell a whopper : LIE
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Bob Marley's music : REGGAE
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Fed lines to : CUED
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Late-night schmoozer Jay : LENO
26
Recovered consciousness : CAMETO
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Total : SUM
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Dateless : STAG
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"___you ready yet?" : ARENT
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Straitlaced : STAID
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Zeta's follower : ETA
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Classic invention : BETTERMOUSETRAP
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Singleton : ONE
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Horse holders : REINS
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Walkway : AISLE
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Protective covering : TARP
46
Gobbled up : ATE
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Comedian Marty : INGELS
48
Eyebrow shape : ARCH
50
The "C" of C.O.D. : CASH
51
Magic charm : AMULET
54
Droop : SAG
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Arboretum item : TREE
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Part of makeing a favorable impression? : BESTFOOTFORWARD
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Funeral stand : BIER
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Debaucher : ROUE
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"Alfie" star Michael : CAINE
65
Artist Warhol : ANDY
66
D.H. Lawrence's "___and Lovers" : SONS
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Append : ADDON
Down
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Tatters : RAGS
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"The Time Machine" people : ELOI
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Entranceway : DOOR
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Vulgarly dressed : INDECENT
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Rock group ___Leppard : DEF
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Bitter : ACRID
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Dairy Queen order : CONE
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Long March leader : MAO
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In___(near death) : EXTREMIS
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Buddies, in Baja : AMIGOS
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Museum extension : WING
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Mislay : LOSE
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Bogus butter : OLEO
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Barnyard clucker : HEN
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Say : UTTER
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Hawaiian cookouts : LUAUS
26
Explorer Sebastian : CABOT
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Meadowlands___ : ARENA
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It may have quarters downtown : METER
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Item slung in a sling : STONE
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Brief and to the point : TERSE
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Whatsoever : ATALL
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Stares open-mouthed : GAPES
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Blues singer Bessie : SMITH
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University bosses : DEANS
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Nuclear plant apparatuses : REACTORS
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Skinflint : TIGHTWAD
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Piddling : PALTRY
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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Ump : REF
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Parisian snack sites : CAFES
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"Dancing Queen" pop group : ABBA
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Chow___ : MEIN
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Previously owned : USED
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Stupefy : STUN
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Suprise atack : RAID
57
"Cubist" Rubik : ERNO
58
Paradise : EDEN
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Tic-tac-toe win : OOO
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Early broadcasting inits. : RCA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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