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New York Times, Friday, July 12, 1996

1973 hit"___Stronger Every Day"

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times7/12/96 ( No. 17,048 )
Across
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"Backdraft" gear : HOSES
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Approximates : ROUNDSOFF
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Wind: Prefix : ANEMO
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Credit card cost : ANNUALFEE
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G.I.'s bills : SCRIP
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Prospectors' helpers : PACKMULES
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Formal footwear : HEELS
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Place for a hole, often : TOE
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Square dance partners : GALS
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When repeated, a 1968 pop hit : MONY
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Certain trousers : CORDS
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Knot : TIE
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Acting Gardner : AVA
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Have___-see : ALOOK
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Pollster's finding : TREND
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State of emergency : REDALERT
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Attacker : FOE
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Cold war headquarters : KREMLIN
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Fetter : MANACLE
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Cartoon brawl exclamation : OOF
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Locker room discussion : GAMEPLAN
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Pari___(at an equal rate) : PASSU
44
Tender looks : GAZES
45
Catchall abbr. : ETC
46
Smelter input : ORE
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Scottish clan leader : THANE
49
Skiing mecca : VAIL
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Kind of fall : PRAT
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CPR administrator : EMT
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Tonto's Scout, for one : PINTO
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Schedule : TIMETABLE
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Geometer's concern : LOCUS
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Like brewers' hops : OVENDRIED
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Escape the understanding of : ELUDE
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University Park campus : PENNSTATE
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Counted tree rings, e.g. : DATED
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Head-to-toe look : ONCEOVER
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Outdoor air : SERENADE
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70's radical___Harris : EMILY
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Saturates : SOPS
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Song from the 'hood : RAP
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Getting crocked : ONATOOT
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Pop : UNCORK
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Microwaved : NUKED
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Stop up : DAM
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Turnstile cheater : SLUG
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Recently : OFLATE
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1973 hit"___Stronger Every Day" : FEELIN
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Owned (up) : FESSED
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Succotash ingredient : CORN
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Stepping spots : STONES
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To the max : ALLOUT
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70's singer Garrett : LEIF
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Bring in : REAP
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Israeli writer___Oz : AMOS
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Public regard : FAME
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English garden feature : MAZE
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Looking freshly groomed : CLEANCUT
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Leeway : LATITUDE
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Fenced-in : ENCLOSED
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Series of troubles : GANTLET
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Soda can feature : POPTOP
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Reach : ARRIVE
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Galleon crew : SEAMEN
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Africa's smallest country : GAMBIA
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Compassion : HEART
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Cy Young winner, 1988 : VIOLA
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Volunteer's home: Abbr. : TENN
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Made, as a case : PLED
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Scores at R.F.K. : TDS
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City near Arnhem : EDE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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