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New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 1996

Author:
F. Heaney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Francis Heaney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Heaney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0703 ( 17,039 )
Across
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Not roundabout : DIRECT
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Let in on : TOLD
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Stomach muscles, for short : ABS
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Red pencil wielder : EDITOR
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Devoted : AVID
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Champagne-opening sound : POP
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Best Picture of 1950 : ALLABOUTEVE
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Air pressure abbr. : PSI
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Start of a giant's chant : FEE
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Reporter's credit : BYLINE
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Swing Around : SLUE
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Mr. Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
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Mean : INTEND
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Whacks hard : BASHES
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Former French province near Flanders : ARTOIS
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Word with city or circle : INNER
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180 (degrees) : ABOUTFACE
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Approval : OKAY
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Approval : STAMP
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Calm : LULL
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Nickname for Michigan : LAKESTATE
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"Excalibur" actor Williamson : NICOL
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Keep secret, in a way : ENCODE
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No-no at cards : RENEGE
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Rutabaga : TURNIP
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Hi and Lois's pet : DAWG
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Mayberry denizen : OPIE
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Loses it : PANICS
50
Fertility lab supply : OVA
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___Jesse Jackson : REV
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Classic palindrome : MADAMIMADAM
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Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2___minor : INE
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Jejune : ARID
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Port in Italia : NAPOLI
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Mil. chief : CDR
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Author Ferber : EDNA
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Main course : ENTREE
Down
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Unpersuadable : DEAF
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Twiddling one's thumbs : IDLE
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Heat up : RILE
4
H, to a Greek : ETA
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Saver of soles? : COBBLER
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French poet Chretien de___ : TROYES
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"Jour de Fete" director and star : TATI
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Kiln : OVEN
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Have fun : LIVEITUP
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H.S.T.'s successor : DDE
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Nonsense : APPLESAUCE
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Petty officer : BOSUN
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Did "Mission: Impossible" work : SPIED
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Port on the Dunube : ULM
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Oppressive : STIFLING
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Foes of Custer : CHEYENNE
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"Wayne's World" word : NOT
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Branch of 39-Down : BIOL
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Singer Paul : ANKA
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Site of a Knievel jump : SNAKERIVER
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Let up : ABATE
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Road nexus, proverbially : ROME
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Not much : ATAD
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Folk dancer's shoe : CLOG
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Popular fashion magazine : ELLE
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"Arcadia" playwright : STOPPARD
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Sch. subject : SCI
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Sam Donaldson, e.g. : NEWSMAN
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Playwright Jean : RACINE
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Doughnut-shaped : TORIC
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Flip : UPEND
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Not too smart : DIM
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Tennis score : ADIN
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Zip, to Zapata : NADA
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Stench : ODOR
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___of tears : VALE
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Friend of the famille : AMIE
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West of "I'm No Angel" : MAE
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Quick to learn : APT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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