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New York Times, Friday, July 19, 1996

Author:
D. Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0719 ( 17,055 )
Across
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Business : AFFAIRS
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"Innocent Blood" author : PDJAMES
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Cut, as coupons : CLIPOUT
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When it's important to read the fine print : EYETEST
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There are many in a pound : CANINES
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Himmler's command : GESTAPO
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Proclamation : UKASE
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Nest egg of sorts : IRA
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Ebbing and flowing, e.g. : TIDAL
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Word from the lovelorn : SIGH
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Put together : AMASS
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Essence : CORE
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Scaleless fish : EEL
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Full-bodied : OROTUND
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Maternity ward stats. : WTS
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___china (fine porcelain) : DRESDEN
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Declared : SAIDSO
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Handful? : TOT
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An athlete may turn this : PRO
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Puerta del Sol site : MADRID
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"Epithalamion" poet : SPENSER
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Winter cry : BRR
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Locker item : SNEAKER
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Bass, e.g. : ALE
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Drop : OMIT
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Desert shade : OCHER
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1976 hit"___Gone" : SHES
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Used binoculars, perhaps : GAZED
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"Little Orphan Annie" villian with "the" : ASP
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Kind of fright : STAGE
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Person in a conflict : AGONIST
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Mideast capital : TEHERAN
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Lyric poem : RONDEAU
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"Juno and the Paycock" setting : IRELAND
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Sunbeam product : TOASTER
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Glues : CEMENTS
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Charged : ACCUSED
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Less reliable : FLAKIER
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Worm (out of) : FINAGLE
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Imitative : APISH
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"The Last Days of Pompeii" heroine : IONE
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Wish undone : RUE
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One of the Apostles : STSIMON
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Mobil Oil symbol : PEGASUS
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Magenta, e.g. : DYE
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Quip : JEST
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Cobweb site : ATTIC
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Grasslands : MEADOWS
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Grass for making paper : ESPARTO
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Minks and sables, e.g. : STOLES
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Informer : RAT
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16th-century Italian poet and satirist : ARETINO
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Fish on many menus : SNAPPER
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Effluvia : ODORS
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More calamitous : DIRER
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Regular: Abbr. : STD
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"GoodFellas" fellow : DON
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Jim Backus character : MRMAGOO
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Fort Apache locale : ARIZONA
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War of 1812 hero Stephen : DECATUR
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Freethinker : SKEPTIC
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Hot and dry : SAHARAN
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Well-turned : ELEGANT
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Forwards : RESENDS
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Duke Mantee portrayer : BOGART
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Sounds at medical checkups : AHS
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Inclines : TENDS
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Stone slab : STELE
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Regular fare : DIET
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Biblical son : SHEM
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Encl. with a manuscript : SAE
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Prior to : ERE

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

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