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SWAT TEAM

New York Times, Sunday, July 14, 1996

Author:
J. Schmalzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JK} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0714 ( 17,050 )
Across
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Supermarket section : MEATS
6
In re : ASTO
10
Emmy-winning actress Neuwirth : BEBE
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Help for the memory-challenged : RECAP
19
Bulldog : YALIE
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From the flock : LAIC
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Seldom seen : RARE
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Bypass : EVADE
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Teacake : SCONE
24
Small whirlwind : DUSTDEVIL
26
Jerry Rice, e.g., informally : NINER
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Kato's boss : THEGREENHORNET
29
Couch : SETTEE
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Seat of Jackson County, Texas : EDNA
31
Stock option : PUT
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Aristophanes play that caused a buzz : THEWASPS
34
"Baywatch" types : BLONDES
38
Because : FOR
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"Awake, faire Muse," e.g. : ODE
40
Lay waste to : RAZE
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Nursery rhyme start : LADYBUGLADYBUG
49
Excitedly active : ABOIL
51
Former First Lady : BESS
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Revolutionary War hero : ALLEN
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Cork's place : EIRE
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___Park, Calif. : MENLO
55
Produce an effect, as medicine : ACT
56
Ones involved in match play : PYROS
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Dog's problem : MANGE
58
African monarchy : LESOTHO
60
Caron role : LILI
61
Offer : TENDER
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Region of Nicaragua : MOSQUITOCOAST
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Sculptured : GRAVEN
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Brand : SEAR
71
Bulldozer, e.g. : CLEARER
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Fanatical : RABID
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Actress Adams et al. : MAUDS
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1959 Kingston Trio hit : MTA
79
Sirens : LURES
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"___Shoes" (American spiritual) : IGOT
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Time's 1977 Man of the Year : SADAT
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Inquiry: Abbr. : QUES
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Like some roofs : SLATE
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1939 tale of a tarnished Tinseltown, with "The" : DAYOFTHELOCUST
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To be, to Henri : ETRE
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Dory's need : OAR
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Becoming slower, musically: Abbr. : RIT
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Place to buy redeye : BARROOM
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Nickname of Sophocles : ATTICBEE
99
Them: Fr. : EUX
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Ramses I's successor : SETI
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Early riser? : CROCUS
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Tale of a butchered Piggy : LORDOFTHEFLIES
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1960-61 A.L. M.V.P. : MARIS
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Item sacred to Athena : OLIVETREE
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Liberated city of September 1944 : LILLE
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Nil___bonum : NISI
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Occupational name endings : IERS
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The "her" of "Leave Her to Heaven" : ELLEN
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Ancient relic: Var. : SHERD
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MTV target : TEEN
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Copper : CENT
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Silver, e.g. : STEED
Down
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Best-selling CD-ROM game : MYST
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Per : EACH
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Kind of root : ALOE
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Glassy sound : TING
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Hit the roof : SEERED
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Pilgrim couple : ALDENS
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Executive hotel offering : SAUNA
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Mary Roberts Rinehart volume : TISH
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Paper nautilus and others : OCTOPODS
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English goose : BRENT
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Sun shade : EAVE
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Actress Ekland : BRITT
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Member of a conger line? : EEL
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Like some magazine subscriptions : RENEWED
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Madonna movie role : EVITA
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Jargons : CANTS
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"___but dazzling darkness": Vaughan : ADEEP
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1996 loser to Netanyahu : PERES
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London's___Lane : DRURY
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Netherlands city : EDE
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Detroit offering : SEDAN
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See 36-Down : HOLES
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Author Stoker : BRAM
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Stereotype : LABEL
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With 33-Down, polar phenomena : OZONE
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Diamond and others : NEILS
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Accelerated : FAST
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Gaboriau detective : LECOQ
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Texas home of the Bears : BAYLOR
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Actress Lenore : ULRIC
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Day-___ : GLO
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Give birth on the farm : YEAN
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Predicament : BIND
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Impetus : URGE
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One going in the right direction? : GEER
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Came up quickly : LOOMED
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Dickensian cries : BAHS
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Falafel holders : PITAS
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Lithium and others : METALS
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Quite a load : TON
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Mislead, or worse : LIEDTO
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Expected : USUAL
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Jazz group, maybe : OCTET
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"___the day!" (Shakespearean phrase) : ALAS
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Part of a crossword : GRID
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Music whose name means "color" : RAGA
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"___Like That" (Bernstein/Sondheim song) : ABOY
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One of the Corleones : VITO
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Desk item : RULER
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Sister of Clio : ERATO
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1930's-ish, e.g. : RETRO
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Skier Phil : MAHRE
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Orange drink : ADE
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New wine : MUST
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Strike one as : SEEM
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Attempts : STABS
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Hardly practical : QUIXOTIC
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Intent : FOCUSED
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Well-made product? : CRUDE
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Bidding : BEHEST
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Had a little lamb? : ATE
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Loots : RIFLES
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Tops : ACMES
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Destroy : TRASH
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Baker's offering : TORTE
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Having greater reserve : ICIER
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"Heartbreak House" heroine : ELLIE
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North Carolina politician Sam : ERVIN
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Adamantine : STERN
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Seine tributary : OISE
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Unfettered : FREE
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Ice-cream truck song : LILT
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"Winnie-___-Pu" : ILLE
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C.S.A.'s Robert___ : ELEE
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Computer command : SEND
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N.Y. neighbor : ONT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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