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New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 1996

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0709 ( 17,045 )
Across
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Convent attire : HABIT
6
___mater : ALMA
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Over, in Bonn : UBER
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Big name in microwaves : AMANA
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Anon : SOON
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It borders the chancel : NAVE
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Wasserstein's 1989 Pulitizer drama winner, with "The" : HEIDICHRONICLES
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___spumante : ASTI
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Boon : AID
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Volunteer : ENLIST
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Stare stupidly : GAPE
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Small: Suffix : ETTE
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Three-part Galsworthy opus : THEFORSYTESAGA
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Scholars' money : GRANTS
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Sideways look : LEER
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___-la-la : TRA
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Eden-to-Nod direction : EAST
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Dancer Charisse : CYD
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Recipe direction : STIR
38
Blast maker : TNT
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Together, musically : ADUE
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"Ain't That___" : ASHAME
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1984 film based on a Fuller play : ASOLDIERSSTORY
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Says further : ADDS
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Russian despot : TSAR
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Sugar or flour, e.g. : STAPLE
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Ewe's call : BAA
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"Bye-bye" : TATA
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14th-century literary classic, with "The" : CANTERBURYTALES
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Choir voice : ALTO
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French river or department : OISE
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William Morris employee : AGENT
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Radar point : BLIP
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Small fry : TOTS
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Jai alai basket : CESTA
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"Very funny!" : HAHA
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The___Brothers (40's-50's group) : AMES
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Night crawlers, e.g. : BAIT
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Penniless : INDIGENT
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Mai___(cocktail) : TAI
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More pallid : ASHIER
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Surprised cry : LORD
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___juice (milk) : MOO
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Actress Bening : ANNETTE
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Vanya and Remus, e.g. : UNCLES
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Island near Java : BALI
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Holiday cusps : EVES
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Relaxation : REST
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Mafia V.I.P.'s : CAPOS
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Bury : INTER
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Early P.M. : AFT
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Observed : EYED
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Part of TWA : TRANS
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Must : HASTO
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More cunning : SLYER
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Perfume ingredient : ATTAR
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Not clean : GRIMY
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Bern's river : AARE
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"I Still___Thrill" (1930 hit) : GETA
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Pool needs : CUES
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Deficit : SHORTAGE
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Nonplus : ADDLE
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French philosopher Denis : DIDEROT
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Test, as ore : ASSAY
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RR stop : STA
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Computer for a commuter : LAPTOP
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Long looks : STARES
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Strikebreaker : SCAB
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Seven-foot, e.g. : TALL
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Voting no : ANTI
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Statuary item : BUST
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Tavern potables : ALES
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Bivouac shelter : TENT
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Hammett Schnauzer : ASTA
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Publicity info : BIO
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Tic-___toe : TAC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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