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New York Times, Wednesday, July 10, 1996

Author:
Diane C. Baldwin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Diane C. Baldwin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Baldwin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0710 ( 17,046 )
Across
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Astrology concern : STARS
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Gladiatorial combat site : ARENA
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Pileup : JAM
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Young screecher : OWLET
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Approaches : COMES
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Literary olio : ANA
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Places where singer Joel sings? : BILLYSCLUBS
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Late-breaking story carrier : CNN
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Play the ham : EMOTE
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Novice : ROOKIE
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Issues a decree : ORDAINS
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Bubble gum collectibles : CARDSET
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Snare loops : NOOSES
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"Oh! Susanna" composer : FOSTER
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Infamous 1972 hurricane : AGNES
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Swindles : BILKS
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Half of a 1955 merger: Abbr. : AFL
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Cloister inhabitants : NUNS
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___hand (assist) : LENDA
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Qualified : ABLE
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Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
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Longing looks : GAZES
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Monastery head : ABBOT
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Valuable coins : SILVER
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Photoelectric cell element : CESIUM
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Old English sheepdog feature : BOBTAIL
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Lab liquid measurer : BURETTE
46
Culinary cover-ups : APRONS
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Hank the slugger : AARON
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___tse, Chinese philosopher : LAO
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Entree for actor Norris? : CHUCKSSTEAK
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Traffic caution : SLO
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Borden bovine : ELSIE
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Kukla's pal : OLLIE
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Invite : ASK
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Pairs : DYADS
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Prevarication : LYING
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Blubber : SOB
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Light beginning : TWI
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The whole enchilada : ALL
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Press statements : RELEASES
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Baffles : STYMIES
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Citibank nos. : ACCTS
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Stage part : ROLE
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Outback bird : EMU
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Six-time Orange Bowl champs : NEBRASKA
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Classifies, in a way : ASSORTS
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Pet for a nursery rhyme boy? : JACKSRABBIT
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Sandy's mistress : ANNIE
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Artist Edouard : MANET
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Shem and Ham, to Noah : SONS
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Coleridge verse : ODE
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___off (intermittently) : ONAND
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Scoundrel : ROGUE
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Watering spot for one of the Osmonds? : DONNYSBROOK
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Sniffles cases : COLDS
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More splendid : FINER
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Ring holding a watch crystal : BEZEL
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Treat with scorn : FLOUT
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"___Call You Sweetheart" : LETME
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With extravagance : LAVISHLY
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Without thinking : ABSENTLY
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Ricocheted : GLANCED
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Kind of spray : AEROSOL
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Simpson trial judge : ITO
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Junkyard dogs : CURS
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Raft material : BALSA
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Girasol and hyalite : OPALS
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Swelters : BAKES
47
Sour : ACID
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Dos Passos trilogy : USA
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Pharmaceutical giant___Lilly : ELI
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Department in France : AIN
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Powder holder : KEG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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