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New York Times, Tuesday, August 20, 1996

Author:
S. Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 17,087 )
Across
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Yak : GAB
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Ending with Dixie : CRAT
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Mountaineer's goal : ACME
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Sharer's pronoun : OURS
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Casanova : ROMEO
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Item filed by a secretary? : NAIL
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Hydrox rival : OREO
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Whatsoever : ATALL
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"___ hungry I could..." : IMSO
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Blue : DOWNINTHEDUMPS
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Anger : IRE
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Society page word : NEE
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Sounds surprised : GASPS
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Long- ___ owl : EARED
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Designer Lauren : RALPH
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Suffix with bombard : IER
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Late Cabinet Secretary Aspin : LES
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Exclamation from Beaver Cleaver : GEE
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___ time (never) : ATNO
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Green : INEXPERIENCED
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Captain Hook's assistant : SMEE
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S.F.-to-Vegas dir. : ESE
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Neither's partner : NOR
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G.I.'s address : APO
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Fight off : REPEL
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Winona Horowitz's professional name : RYDER
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Word with time or memory : LAPSE
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Sturdy tree : ELM
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First lady : EVE
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Yellow : CHICKENHEARTED
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Linguistics branch: Abbr. : ETYM
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Whiff : AROMA
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Interlaken's river : AARE
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Turn down officially : VETO
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"___ is an island..." : NOMAN
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Owllike : WISE
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The Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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Transmitted : SENT
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Actor Herbert : LOM
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Sweet treat : GOODIE
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The dawn : AURORA
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Milwaukee profession : BREWER
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"The Bridge" poet Hart : CRANE
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No-goodnik : ROTTER
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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Phone or photo preceder : TELE
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Jung's feminine component : ANIMA
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Place for tents : CAMPSITE
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Squander : MISSPEND
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"Hold On Tight" rock group : ELO
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Family boy : SON
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Aged : OLD
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Encyclopedia volume : INDEX
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"Yuck!" : UGH
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Sold-out sign : SRO
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Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Go along (with) : AGREE
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Hawaiian accessory : LEI
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Hammer end : PEEN
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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"___ in the Dark" : ACRY
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Influenced, with "on" : IMPACTED
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Beginner : NEOPHYTE
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Sixth sense : ESP
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Bellini opera : NORMA
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Mule of song : SAL
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Kind of room : REC
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___ Brothers (investment firm) : LEHMAN
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Bit of info : DETAIL
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Very : EVERSO
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Turn in for money, as bonds : REDEEM
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Senor Bolivar : SIMON
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Inclined : LEANT
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Neb. neighbor : KAN
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Cupid : EROS
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Alaska gold rush town : NOME
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In its natural state : RAW
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Senora Peron : EVA

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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