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New York Times, Monday, July 8, 1996

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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01413675122
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1.47000153
Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 3 Grid is asymmetric. This is puzzle # 198 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 17,044 )
Across
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Hubert's comic strip wife : TRUDY
6
Segment : PART
10
Title for Nemo or Queeg: Abbr. : CAPT
14
Eagle's nest : AERIE
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Was in debt : OWED
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Slick : OILY
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July-August period : DOGDAYSOFSUMMER
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On an ocean liner : ASEA
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Slippery ones : EELS
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"...___evil..." : SEENO
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Neighbor of Libya : CHAD
25
Euripides productions : MEDEAS
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Less hard : SOFTER
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TV's "The___Bunch" : BRADY
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Run, as a meeting : CHAIR
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Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
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Mobil product : GAS
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Auto option : AIRCONDITIONING
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One of the Stooges : MOE
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Rim : EDGE
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One who obeys all orders : ROBOT
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Intimidates : COWS
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Actress Black and others : KARENS
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Erie and Suez : CANALS
49
Engulf : WHELM
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"There Is Nothin' Like___" : ADAME
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Zoom : SOAR
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Clerical title : ABBE
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What a cold remedy gives : TEMPORARYRELIEF
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Gen. Robt.___ : ELEE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Sheep's plaint : BLEAT
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Foxx of "Sanford and Son" : REDD
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Wagers : BETS
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"Mr. Tambourine Man" band, with "the" : BYRDS
Down
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Cry of success : TADA
2
Classic cars : REOS
3
Coax : URGE
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Instructive : DIDACTIC
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Pro vote : YEA
6
Sat : POSED
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Dissatisfied soldier : AWOL
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Umps : REFS
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Six-pointers, for short : TDS
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"A Midsummer Night's Dream," e.g. : COMEDY
11
Girl's name meaning "loved" : AIMEE
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Full assemblies : PLENA
13
Rookies : TYROS
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1492 or 2001 : YEAR
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Took unfair advantage of : USED
24
Two-handed sandwich : HERO
25
Trio visiting Jesus : MAGI
26
Con man's con : SCAM
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Akron's home : OHIO
28
Transit token : FARE
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Ship's prison : BRIG
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Baptism, for one : RITE
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Probability : ODDS
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Mock : GIBE
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Shortly : ANON
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Noncoms: Abbr. : SGTS
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Part of CNN : NEWS
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Intense exam : ORAL
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As a rule : NORMALLY
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Pitched tents : CAMPED
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Margarine : OLEO
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Actress Deborah : KERR
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Try to please, with "to" : CATER
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"The Story of___H" : ADELE
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No longer anonymous : NAMED
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Defeat : WORST
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Garfield's predecessor : HAYES
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Store event : SALE
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Coffin stand : BIER
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Item of wampum : BEAD
56
Newts : EFTS
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Soldier under 60-Across : REB
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Dwindle : EBB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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