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MARKET SAVVY

New York Times, Sunday, July 28, 1996

Author:
N. S. Wizer
Editor:
Will Shortz
European river that connects a network of canals
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Norman S. Wizer

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQXZ} Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Wizer. Sunday freshness: 18%
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© 1996, The New York Times7/28/96 ( No. 17,064 )
Across
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Mel Torme piece : SCAT
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One who can take a joke : SPORT
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Gratified : GLAD
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Takeoff : SPOOF
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___-poly : ROLY
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Fruit tree : PAPAW
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___Digest (old flying magazine) : AERO
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The "C" in C. S. Lewis : CLIVE
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Bulls and Bears : TWOCHICAGOTEAMS
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Havens : OASES
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City near Horseshoe Curve : ALTOONA
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Follows illegally : STALKS
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Clear : LUCENT
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"Don't Worry Kyoko" singer : ONO
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Uganda's Amin : IDI
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Withered : SERE
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Triple witching hour : SCENEFROMMACBETH
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Fill (up) : TANK
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Ballet's___marche : PAS
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Spurious : FALSE
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"Orfeo ed Euridice" soprano : AMOR
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Double-reed : OBOE
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Mountain-climbing challenges : CRAGS
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Symbol of noncaring : FIG
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Abecedarian phrase : ASIN
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Starting point : BASE
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Stockholder : CORRALFORCATTLE
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Act rudely on the dance floor : CUTIN
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Amphitheaters : OVALS
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"___Johnny!" : HERES
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Hens, in a way : LAYERS
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Pants material : SUEDE
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Illustrious : NOTED
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Intensive care conditions : COMAS
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Throughout, in music : SEMPRE
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Lowly ones : PEONS
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Partner of won : WOOED
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"___Muchachos" (1932 song) : ADIOS
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Watered stock : COWSATTHETROUGH
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Kind of help : SELF
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Downwind : ALEE
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Facilitation : AID
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Come out the same : AGREE
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Eurasian duck : SMEW
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Fortas and Burrows : ABES
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Villa features : ATRIA
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Bibliographical suffix : ANA
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Maneuverable : YARE
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Book value : COSTOFBESTSELLER
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Start for "Around" and "Ideas" in song titles : IGET
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Comedian Bill, to friends : COS
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Raven maniac? : POE
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Country with its shape on its flag : CYPRUS
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Bursts of energy : SPURTS
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Like Sibelius : FINNISH
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Words never "heard" on stage : ASIDE
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Street name : WALLMAINORSTATE
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Certain second-hand items : REPOS
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Impression : IDEA
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Off the wall : INANE
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Prince of opera : IGOR
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Code subject : DRESS
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In the vicinity : NEAR
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Privations : NEEDS
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Trims, as a tree : LOPS
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Abbr. on a letter to Spain : SRTA
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Hood : COWL
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Loads : ALOT
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Forbes 400 sort : TYCOON
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Corporate split : SPINOFF
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South American rodent : PACA
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1940's inflation fighter: Abbr. : OPA
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Poverty, so to speak : RAGS
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Double-cross : TWOTIME
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Manx language family : GAELIC
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Reporter's news source : LEAK
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Treaty subject : ARMS
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Computer acronym : DOS
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Ransack : SCOUR
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Spot market : PLACETOBUYADOG
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Compiegne's river : OISE
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Hot spot : OVEN
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Event suffix : FEST
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Fine-tune : HONE
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Vocal fanfare : TADA
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Old-time comic Lew : LEHR
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Go piece : STONE
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Juvenile protection grp. : SPCC
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Dear, in Tuscany : CARO
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Comic dictionary compiler Evan : ESAR
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Chance happening : RAFFLE
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Musical medleys : OLIOS
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Prelate's title: Abbr. : MSGR
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Like juicy turkeys : BASTED
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1964 Dinsey boy and others : EMILS
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Slows down : ABATES
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Private reply : NOSIR
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Wails : KEENS
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Odd lot : GROUPOFWEIRDOS
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Bank patrons : SAVERS
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Still : ATREST
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Fill a hold : LADE
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Don't sit on the fence : CHOOSE
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Prudential competitor : AETNA
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Brownie : CAMERA
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Spoils : LOOT
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Happy face : SMILER
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Most up-to-date : NEWEST
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Help revise : COEDIT
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Nickname for Sarah Vaughan : SASSY
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Puffiness : EDEMA
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Explorers' destinations : POLES
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Fan sounds : WHIRS
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Bruce___, Fay Wray's "King Kong" co-star : CABOT
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Site of some Sargent paintings : TATE
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River to the Caspian : URAL
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Barry of "Bat Masterson" : GENE
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Audition : HEAR
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Whizzes : ACES
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Sit on one's hands? : ABSTAIN
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Has dreams : ASPIRES
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Eyepiece, in jargon : OCULAR
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Mold : FORM
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Years on end : EONS
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Campbell's variety : LENTIL
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It can be wild : GUESS
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It can be wild : CARD
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European river that connects a network of canals : YSER
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Mouthpiece? : PIPE
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"No Ordinary Love" singer : SADE
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Appeal : PLEA
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Kind of curve : SINE
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Affectionate : FOND
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Othello's ancient : IAGO
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Knock off : STOP
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For the lady : HERS
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Success : WIN
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Scottish dissent : NAE

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