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New York Times, Friday, July 5, 1996

Author:
M. Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.61004
Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJKPQX} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0705 ( 17,041 )

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Across
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1984 sci-fi film : STARMAN
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Snafu : BIGMESS
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Catherine the great was one : TSARINA
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Where Al Capone went to prison : ATLANTA
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Appellate court orders : REMANDS
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Use as a base : STANDON
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Clique member : ELITIST
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Covering ground : SODDING
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G.O.P. consultant Roger : AILES
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Name in 1995 news : ITO
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Word with time or life : SAVER
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Moon over Munchen : MOND
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It keeps Rover from roving : LEASH
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"Tootsie" co-star for Dustin : TERI
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Sault___Marie : STE
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Neighborhood sign word : LOST
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"Battleship Potemkin" locale : ODESSA
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Gunk : GOO
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Is afflicated by : HAS
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Freshen : AIROUT
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Desert Storm terror : SCUD
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To be, in Buenos Aires : SER
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Bring (out) : TROT
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Kind of heat : STEAM
46
Presage : BODE
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1988 skating gold medalist Gustafson : TOMAS
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Headline with an exclamation point : WAR
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Spot : LOCUS
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Befuddled : INADAZE
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"West Side Story" song : AMERICA
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Sea cow : MANATEE
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Get set : CONGEAL
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Swellhead : EGOTIST
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Mickey Mouse Club name : ANNETTE
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Common speeding speed : SEVENTY
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Agrees : SAYSYES
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Currents : STREAMS
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"Murder in the Cathedral" writer : TSELIOT
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"Enchanted Places" memoir subject : AAMILNE
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Like "Pulp Fiction" : RRATED
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60's attire : MINIS
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No ifs,___or buts : ANDS
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Unpleasant folk : NASTIES
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Choir section : BASSOS
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"Tell___the judge" : ITTO
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Certain garden flowers, for short : GLADS
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Requires : MANDATES
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Salad greens : ENDIVES
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Some assailants : STONERS
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Drink in a pitcher : SANGRIA
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Retribution object : TAT
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Sacks : LOOTS
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Causing ennui : HOHUM
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Actor Jacobi : LOU
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Lead-in for gum : DAD
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Prepared for the prom : GOTADATE
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Now and then : ATTIMES
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Archeologist's period : IRONAGE
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Bygone dynasty name : ROMANOV
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Overwhelming amount : SEA
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Simon Bolivar's birthplace : CARACAS
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Glitterati : SOCIETY
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School : EDUCATE
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Some transactions : RESALES
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Sylvester's would-be prey : TWEETY
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Celebrated Argentine writer : BORGES
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Protested, 1960's-style : SATIN
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Comic Bruce : LENNY
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Animation : ZEST
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Novelist Simpson : MONA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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