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New York Times, Thursday, August 29, 1996

Author:
R. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0829 ( 17,096 )
Across
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Cartoon deputy : DAWG
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Dot in the sea : ISLET
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"Oh! My ___" (Eddie Fisher tune) : PAPA
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Skating maneuver : AXEL
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Tide rival : CHEER
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List extending abbr. : ETAL
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= ___ : NINETEENLESSTWO
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Highly regarded : ESTEEMED
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Bring into harmony : ATTUNE
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Show one's appreciation : CLAP
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Like some type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Beatles music co. : MACLEN
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Foodstuffs : ALIMENTS
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Hosiery shade : ECRU
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Cropped up : AROSE
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Discoverer's cry : OHO
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= ___ : DOUBLESEVENTEEN
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Bad temper : IRE
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
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Stomach calmer: Var. : ANTIACID
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Summer 1996 movie thriller : ERASER
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Snowman's comment? : BRRR
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"The Black Stallion" boy : ALEC
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"West Side Story" Oscar winner : MORENO
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Not go out : STAYHOME
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= ___ : TWOXTWENTYSEVEN
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Concert receipts : GATE
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Bottled water brand : EVIAN
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Summoned : RANG
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Asteroid discovered in 1898 : EROS
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Raison ___ : DETRE
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Libelous remark : SLUR
Down
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Hamlet, for one : DANE
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W.W. II powers : AXIS
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Left : WENT
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Group working in harmony? : GLEECLUB
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Jewel thief, in slang : ICEMAN
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Blind followers : SHEEP
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Advance : LEND
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Electric ___ : EEL
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Scholarly paper : TREATISE
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Mortar's partner : PESTLE
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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Used one : PAWN
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Lotion additive : ALOE
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Prefix with port : TELE
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Pollen holder : STAMEN
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Start of many bumper sticker slogans : ILOVE
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Press : MEDIA
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Part of a squirrel stash : ACORN
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Dressing place : CRUET
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Thin as ___ : AREED
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Christmases : NOELS
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Guess Who hit "___ Eyes" : THESE
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Oceanographer's aid : SONAR
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Up and about : ASTIR
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Memorized : LEARNT
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In a holding account : ESCROWED
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Kind of pet : TEACHERS
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Wild goats : IBEXES
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Comedienne Boosler : ELAYNE
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Alejandro and Fernando : REYS
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Rose oil : ATTAR
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F.H.A. loan : MTGE
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Horse racing's Man ___ : OWAR
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Rooter starter : ROTO
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Tantrum : SNIT
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Race site : OVAL
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Software choices : MENU
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M.I.T. grad: Abbr. : ENGR
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"The mother of all living" : EVE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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