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New York Times, Friday, August 16, 1996

"Saluton! Kiel vi fartas?," e.g.

Author:
M. Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times8/16/96 ( No. 17,083 )

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Across
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Relaxed : TOOKAREST
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Not included: Abbr. : ADDL
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"Saluton! Kiel vi fartas?," e.g. : ESPERANTO
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A.P.'s 1961 Athlete of the Year : MARIS
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Ignoring bedtime : STAYINGUP
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Use a lever : PRISE
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Like many bathrooms : TILED
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Crazy about : INTO
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Novelist ___ S. Connell Jr. : EVAN
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Dis : SASS
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Showed a desire to be in : ANTED
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First name in country : REBA
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Smoothed, as feathers : PREENED
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Tyke : TOT
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Under assault : BESIEGED
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Centric start : ETHNO
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Kind of set : ERECTOR
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More easily understood : CLEARER
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"Life ___ Fast Lane" : INTHE
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Early book illustrations : WOODCUTS
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Denials : NOS
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Sends back to the slammer : REMANDS
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Appropriate : GRAB
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Look (into) : DELVE
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The enemy : THEM
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Like some signals : BUSY
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Crowning point : ACME
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Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
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The Beatles' "Free As ___" : ABIRD
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Christ, for example : CARPENTER
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___ harm (let be) : DIDNO
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1986 World Cup winner : ARGENTINA
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Sharp : KEEN
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Accelerates : STEPSONIT
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Pushes to the limit : TESTS
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Ancient Rome's port : OSTIA
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Stones for rings : OPALS
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Republican politician Alan : KEYES
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Unfertile : ARID
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Managed : RAN
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Bechtel employee : ENGINEER
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Hindered, as growth : STUNTED
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Grist for a list : TOPTEN
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Sound booster : AMP
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Adventurer : DARER
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Many a McDonald's : DRIVETHRU
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"The Cosby Show" actress : LISABONET
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Pre-Twins baseball club : SENATORS
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A little poetry : ODE
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Ship that sailed from Iolcos : ARGO
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One of the Greats : PETER
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Landowners own them : DEEDS
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Misbehavior : BEINGBAD
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Noted blockhead? : ERNORUBIK
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Tables : SETSASIDE
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"___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
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"Tic ___ Dough" : TAC
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Come together : CONVERGE
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Ore galore : LODE
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Arkansas-based chain : WALMART
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Visitors' centers : MECCAS
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Musician-composer David : BYRNE
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Fictional Potawatomi Indian : TONTO
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___ hand (abjectly) : HATIN
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Best seller set in 1940's Greece : ELENI
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Corday victim, 1793 : MARAT
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Male dolls : KENS
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"Family" head : DON
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Enthusiasm : PEP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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