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New York Times, Tuesday, July 23, 1996

Author:
G. E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 17,059 )
Across
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Canvas : TARP
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Moll Flanders, e.g. : THIEF
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Defeat : LOSS
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Like some medicines : ORAL
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Esther of "Good Times" : ROLLE
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Colorful fish : OPAH
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Singer Minnelli : LIZA
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Heavenly hunter : ORION
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Kill a bill : VETO
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Dinner table centerpiece : LAZYSUSAN
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Cliffside home : AERIE
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Somme summer : ETE
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"Easter Parade" star, 1948 : GARLAND
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Yemen, once : SHEBA
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Kind of town : SHANTY
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They may be cultured : PEARLS
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D.D.E.'s command : ETO
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Fighter jet maneuver : ROLL
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As well : ALSO
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Loafed : IDLED
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Think tank output : IDEA
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Countless number : SLEW
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Classical beginning : NEO
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Singer John et al. : ELTONS
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Cancel : NEGATE
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___Day : EARTH
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Drifted : RAMBLED
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Flag Day grp. : VFW
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Bay window : ORIEL
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1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival song : PROUDMARY
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Moldiness : MUST
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Purifies, as water : BOILS
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Gamete : OVUM
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Help at a heist : ABET
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Figure out : SOLVE
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Part of D.J. : DISC
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___a one : NARY
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Everything, to Ernst : ALLES
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"Como___usted?" : ESTA
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Turnpike fee : TOLL
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"Un bel di," e.g. : ARIA
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Tease : RAZZ
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VCR button : PLAY
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Speckled___ : TROUT
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Derby entries : HORSES
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Pelvis parts : ILIA
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Extend : ELONGATE
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Marsh : FEN
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1967 Beatles song : LOVELYRITA
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Donizetti work : OPERA
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Used, as a chair : SATIN
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Did a blacksmith's job : SHOED
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Sea World attraction : SEAL
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Biblical verb : ART
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Baden and Bath, e.g. : SPAS
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High water's partner : HELL
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Baked dessert : BROWNBETTY
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Slave : HELOT
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Lightly burn : SINGE
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Dump problem : ODOR
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Pre-Easter period : LENT
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Eye protector : LASH
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Clint Eastwood film, with "The" : DEADPOOL
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Ribald : LEWD
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Building annex : ELL
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Develop : EVOLVE
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Dweller on the Tiber : ROMAN
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Caribbean island : ARUBA
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Scrooge, e.g. : MISER
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Electric circuit safegards : FUSES
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Small brook : RILL
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Pop music's Depeche___ : MODE
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Hertz rival : AVIS
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Oxidize : RUST
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Gym site : YMCA
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"Be prepared" grp. : BSA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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