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New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1996

Author:
R. Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 17,080 )
Across
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Thrash : LAM
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It gives a lift at the circus : STILT
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Surrounded by : AMID
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"___ Carousel" (1967 Hollies hit) : ONA
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Sea separating Greece from Turkey : AEGEAN
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Yemen's capital : SANA
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Broadway's "The ___ Game" : GIN
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Fired, as a U.P.S. worker? : SENTPACKING
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Residents: Suffix : ITES
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Poe poem : TOHELEN
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Fired, as a salesclerk? : CASHIERED
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Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
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Fairy tale villain : OGRE
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Furrow : RUT
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T.L.C. givers : RNS
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Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
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"M'aidez," e.g. : SOS
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Algebra or trig : MATH
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Fired, as a ranch hand? : PUTOUTTOPASTURE
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Bridge accomplishment : SLAM
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Mouth, slangily : YAP
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Enticed : LEDON
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Syr. neighbor : ISR
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Morse role on Broadway : TRU
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Med. school course : ANAT
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Authority : SAYSO
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Fired, as a baseball player? : THROWNOUT
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Batman and Robin, e.g. : TWOSOME
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Pot starter : ANTE
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Fired, as a firefighter? : GIVENTHEAXE
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Container metal : TIN
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Jacques "alive and well and living in Paris" : BREL
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One under : BIRDIE
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Molson, e.g. : ALE
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House of ___-Coburg-Gotha : SAXE
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H.S. juniors' exams : PSATS
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Favorite : PET
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Reasoning : LOGIC
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Singer Bryant : ANITA
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Horses' hair : MANES
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KLM rival : SAS
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Waver : TEETER
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Pay no heed to : IGNORE
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River of forgetfulness : LETHE
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Convenience for Blockbuster customers : TAPEDROP
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___ quarter (eschew assistance) : ASKNO
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Month in Paris : MAI
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Bed and breakfast : INN
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The U.N.'s Hammarskjold : DAG
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Noted paperback publisher : NAL
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"___ la guerre" : CEST
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Temple greeting: Var. : SHOLOM
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Eskimo home: Var. : IGLU
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Business misbehavior : FRAUD
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Opening bars : INTRO
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Pale-faced : ASHEN
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Dos Passos trilogy : USA
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Architectural recess : APSIS
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Oklahoma city : TULSA
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Eared seal : OTARY
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Bread, for stew : SOP
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Sicilian height : MTETNA
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Norse war god : TYR
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What a strict captain runs : TAUTSHIP
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Deli side dish : SLAW
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Burg : TOWN
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Naval force : ARMADA
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1944 Sartre drama : NOEXIT
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Carved stone slab : STELE
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Tillers : HOERS
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From the barrel : ONTAP
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Helpful : UTILE
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Belief : TENET
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Where N.Y.C horseplayers go : OTB
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Literary monogram : GBS
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Author Levin : IRA
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Bother : VEX
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Some M.I.T. grads : EES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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