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New York Times, Wednesday, August 21, 1996

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 17,088 )
Across
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The Crimson Tide : BAMA
5
Trucker's concern : GEAR
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Benchwarmer : SCRUB
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Bulldogs : ELIS
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Tra trailer : LALA
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Bel _____ cheese : PAESE
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Stadium walkway : RAMP
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Awestruck : AGOG
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Key : ISLET
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"My joy" and "my delight," in an old song : GREENSLEEVES
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Ill-humored : MOROSE
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_____ effect (electrical phenomenon) : EDISON
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Sloppy digs : STY
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"It's freezing!" : BRR
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Basketball's Thurmond : NATE
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Star : CELEB
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Summer tops : TEESHIRTS
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Abu Dhabi's federation: Abbr. : UAE
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Microscope slide subjects : AMOEBAE
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"_____ real!" : GET
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Haunted house hazards : TRAPDOORS
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Looks from Groucho : LEERS
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Radius's partner : ULNA
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Oz. and lb. : WTS
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Accepted greedily, with "up" : ATE
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Rob or Laura of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" : PETRIE
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Ultimatum words : ORELSE
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Symbol of dependency : APRONSTRINGS
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What people in a line may be doing : CONGA
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Kind of value : FACE
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Clanton gang foe : EARP
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Par _____ : AVION
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_____-Tass news agency : ITAR
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_____-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
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Woman of letters : VANNA
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Conservative : TORY
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Henri's head : TETE
Down
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It may go with the floe : BERG
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Auto accessory : ALARM
3
Dupe : MIMEO
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Malign : ASPERSE
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Like some eyes : GLASSY
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Score in this puzzle's theme : EAGLE
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Cream ingredient : ALOE
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Frenzy : RAGE
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Did moles' work : SPIED
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Famed couturier : CASSINI
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Fam. member : REL
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Take habitually : USE
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"You _____!" : BET
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O.K. : NOTBAD
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Vice follower : VERSA
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NCO's nickname : SARGE
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Web-footed mammal : OTTER
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Fits together : NESTS
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Rathskeller offerings : BEERS
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Confederates : REBS
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Class clown : CUTUP
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Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
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Wasn't upright : LEANT
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Binge : TOOT
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_____-skelter : HELTER
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Tractor attachment : MOWER
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Nonpareil : PARAGON
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Most slippery : EELIEST
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Main road : ARTERY
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Old toothpaste brand : IPANA
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Boxer de la Hoya : OSCAR
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Moccasin, e.g. : SNAKE
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Heron : EGRET
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"Wanna make something _____?" : OFIT
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Brussels-based org. : NATO
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Germany's Graf von _____ : SPEE
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Cleveland hoopster, for short : CAV
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Lab eggs : OVA
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"House of Incest" novelist : NIN

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

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