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New York Times, Saturday, July 27, 1996

Author:
F. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0727 ( 17,063 )

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Across
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Vinegar, essentially : ACETICACID
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Physics units : ERGS
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Noted 15th-century reformer : SAVONAROLA
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Source of interest : LOAN
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Before birth : PRENATALLY
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Prefix with bond : EURO
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Unaccented : STRESSLESS
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Emulate a rodent : GNAW
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Sound stage : SET
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Gnatlike insect : MIDGE
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Put on sale : REDUCE
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In a stew : POTHERED
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Bore : DRIP
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Masters : VIRTUOSOS
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___soda : SAL
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Fireballs : METEORS
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Reddish-brown : BAY
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It often features articles about dating : SEVENTEEN
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Mound : PILE
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Noted American ornithologist : PETERSON
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Schumann's "___From Childhood" : SCENES
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Jazz's___Shapiro : ARTIE
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Instance, to Ingres : CAS
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Somali-born supermodel : IMAN
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Double-dealing : DISHONESTY
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Foreign princess : RANI
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Traits that rate 10's : IDEALITIES
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Usher tack-on : ETTE
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Timely : SEASONABLE
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Whitetails : DEER
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Supercharger : COMPRESSOR
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Old World snakes : ASPS
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Help for airport baggage : CART
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"Did I___!" : EVER
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Exercises : TONESUP
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Momentarily, slangily : INASEC
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Singer now known as Yusef Islam : CATSTEVENS
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Sea near Novokazalinsk : ARAL
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First black to host a TV series : COLE
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Misfortunes : ILLS
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Dog___ : DAYS
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Matthew Arnold's "Thyrsis" and others : ELEGIES
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Like some tournaments : ROUNDROBIN
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Pack rat's paradise, perhaps : GARAGESALE
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Overwhelmed with flattery : SNOWED
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Conductance units : MHOS
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Address abbrs. : RDS
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Puzzler's pen, possibly : ERASERMATE
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Amateur : DILETTANTE
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Take pride in (oneself) : PREEN
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Chief Big Kansas, for one : OTOE
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Blushes : TURNSCOLOR
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Give___(curse) : ITTO
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Bare : MERE
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Absolutely : YES
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Having more lines, as a leaf : VEINIER
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Malaga moolah : PESETAS
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Bigeminal : PAIRED
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Like a boxer : CANINE
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Kind of brake : DISC
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Prefix with logical : IDEO
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Suture : SEAM
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Lid fastener : HASP
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Family members : SIBS
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End: Prefix : TELO
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W.W. I battle river : YSER

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

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