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New York Times, Tuesday, July 18, 1995

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0718 ( 16,688 )
Across
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Leave, slangily : SPLIT
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New York's ____ University : PACE
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Component part : UNIT
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Hardly eager : LOATH
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Muslim title : IMAM
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"Heartburn" writer Ephron : NORA
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Carroll adventuress : ALICE
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Number of Beethoven symphonies : NINE
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Winter Palace resident, once : TSAR
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"Guys and Dolls" guy : NATHANDETROIT
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Do one's darnedest : TRY
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Actor Stephen : REA
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Elite military group : ATEAM
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Word Series of Poker winner : AMARILLOSLIM
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Dictatorial : BOSSY
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Site of deposit withdrawals : LODE
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African antelope : GNU
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"That hurts!" : OUCH
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Deere products : PLOWS
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Stamping tools : DIES
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Neighbor of Leb. : ISR
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Astronaut Bean : ALAN
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"____ Porridge Hot" : PEASE
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Radio drama "of mother love sacrifice" : STELLADALLAS
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Lover : SWAIN
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Feel unwell : AIL
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Fore's partner : AFT
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Jack Boyle detective : BOSTONBLACKIE
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"Get going!" : SCAT
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Always : EVER
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Transparent cloth : TOILE
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Artists' purchases : OILS
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____ avis : RARA
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Columnist Goodman : ELLEN
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Cotton bundle : BALE
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One-armed bandit's gullet : SLOT
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Gobs : SALTS
Down
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Italics have it : SLANT
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Kind of bear or cap : POLAR
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Ordinary churchfolk : LAITY
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Yen : ITCH
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"Be all that you can be" group : THEARMY
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Theban poet : PINDAR
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She might get a billet-doux : AMIE
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Shoptalk : CANT
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May birthstones : EMERALDS
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Loosens : UNTIES
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Yearning for the past : NOSTALGIA
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Clinton aide Magaziner : IRA
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Roofing substance : TAR
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Siouan Indian : OTOE
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King Solomon's excavations : MINES
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Bat wood : ASH
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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Weather system : LOW
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Meditate : MUSE
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Forest: Fr. : BOIS
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Evicts : OUSTS
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Weirdo : SCREWBALL
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Kind of punch : PLANTERS
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Terhune dog : LAD
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Composer Josquin ____ Prés : DES
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Actress MacGraw et al. : ALIS
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Tasting sensibilities : PALATES
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Founder of Taoism : LAOTSE
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Experimental animal : LABRAT
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Like Capp's Abner : LIL
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"A View to ____" : AKILL
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____ mignon : FILET
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Adolescents : TEENS
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Track-shaped : OVAL
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Nephew of Caligula : NERO
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R.C., e.g. : COLA
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Kind of sister : SOB
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Spook-y org. : CIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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