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New York Times, Monday, July 22, 1996

Author:
S. L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 199 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0722 ( 17,058 )
Across
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Wise man in a truban : SWAMI
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Cleopatra's snakes : ASPS
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Furniture bildup : DUST
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Belly button : NAVEL
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Blood obstruction : CLOT
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Disappear___thin air : INTO
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Perfect : IDEAL
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Sailor's tall one : TALE
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Protected, as the feet : SHOD
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Vacation memento : PICTUREPOSTCARD
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Foam : SUDS
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___Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Sign up with again : REJOIN
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Tina Turner's ex : IKE
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Texas shrine : ALAMO
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Better half : MATE
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Knife : STAB
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Start of a message on 20-Across : HAVINGAFINETIME
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Narrow wood piece : SLAT
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Termites' kin : ANTS
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Frozen : SOLID
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Mata Hari, e.g. : SPY
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Cider ingredients : APPLES
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Perspire : SWEAT
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Agitate : STIR
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End of a message on a 20-Across : WISHYOUWEREHERE
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"Besides that..." : ALSO
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Baseball's Musial : STAN
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Passover feast : SEDER
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Orange waste : PEEL
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Cooking fat : LARD
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More logical : SANER
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"Auld Lang___" : SYNE
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___law (principle of electricity) : OHMS
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Gems : OPALS
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Barber's motion : SNIP
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Desert stream : WADI
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Companion of potatoes : MEAT
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Magic trick : ILLUSION
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Performed : ACTED
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Smacks : SLAPS
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Visitor to Kublai Khan : POLO
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Marie and others: Abbr. : STES
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Records : DISCS
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Take off the topper : UNHAT
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Five-and-ten, e.g. : STORE
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Lincoln's in-laws : TODDS
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Hasten : RUN
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Caddie's offering : TEE
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Stadium cheers : RAHS
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Carrier to Tel Aviv : ELAL
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Coffee, in slang : JAVA
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Leave out : OMIT
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"How sweet___!" : ITIS
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Barbie's beau : KEN
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Lots : MANY
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Where the rudder is : AFT
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Red's signification : STOP
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Money drawer : TILL
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Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
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Infirmary capacity : BEDS
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Clothing chain since 1969, with "The" : GAP
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After-dinner order : ESPRESSO
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Hogs' home : STY
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Tire filler : AIR
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Exchanges : SWAPS
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Aviator Post : WILEY
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City on the Ruhr : ESSEN
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"...like___in the head" : AHOLE
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Group of bees : SWARM
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Watches over : TENDS
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Salt Lake's home : UTAH
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Pile : HEAP
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Author Ferber : EDNA
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Movie unit : REEL
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Misses the mark : ERRS

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