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New York Times, Saturday, August 3, 1996

Author:
A. D. Cover
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. D. Cover

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKWXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Cover. NYT links: Across Lite
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POP
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T
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O
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P
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C
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A
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N
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C
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S
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MOM
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A
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C
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H
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R
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O
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S
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S
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B
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O
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A
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SIS
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F
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BRO
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B
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H
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DOG
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0803 ( 17,070 )
Across
1
Cola container : POPTOPCAN
8
Stuck together : COHERED
15
Ancient capital of Israel : SAMARIA
16
Need to have it all : AVARICE
17
Rock group with the hit "Shake it Up" : THECARS
18
Key : MOMENTOUS
19
TV news director Roger : AILES
20
Cower : CRINGE
22
Nos. in a travel guide : RTES
23
Cads : HEELS
24
Caviar : ROE
27
Pose : SIT
28
Living daylights : SENSE
29
Obliged : BOUND
31
"Great weeds do grow ___": "Richard III" : APACE
32
Stone roller : SISYPHUS
33
TV series whose title is this puzzle's theme : FAMILYMATTERS
36
Rain protectors, in London : BROLLIES
37
French cheeses : BRIES
38
Military assignments : TOURS
39
King and others : ALANS
40
The Financial Times abbr. : LTD
43
Close (in) : HEM
44
Situation : SCENE
45
Beget : SIRE
46
Place of disgrace : DOGHOUSE
48
And, to Caesar : ATQUE
49
Electric cell component : CADMIUM
52
Lock up : IMPOUND
54
Purify : CLEANSE
55
Knock out of position : DISLOCATE
56
Windlass : CAPSTAN
57
Navigated : STEERED
Down
1
MTV favorites : POPSTARS
2
Where Papeete is : TAHITI
3
Breakfast choice : OMELET
4
Dueling distance : PACES
5
Tomorrow, to Tacitus : CRAS
6
Intake intake : AIR
7
Early development : NASCENCY
8
Herbal tea: Var. : CAMOMILE
9
Potters' chambers : OVENS
10
Depend : HANG
11
Art Deco designer : ERTE
12
Title city in a Fred Astaire hit : RIO
13
Coin of old France : ECU
14
Francoise Sagan's "___ bleus a l ame" : DES
21
Takes after : RESEMBLES
23
Makes well : HEALS
24
Bombed area in W.W. II : RUHR
25
Load : ONUS
26
Hands of Time, for short : EDS
28
Shadows : SPIES
29
Computer capacity : BYTES
30
Unfolds, in poetry : OPES
31
Eastern prince : AMIR
32
Chapel name : SISTINE
33
Bering Sea sighting : FLOE
34
Homecoming visitor : ALUM
35
Spiders : ARANEIDS
36
Thin soup : BROTH
39
Smarts : ACUMEN
40
Kind of cabinet : LIQUOR
41
Cut short : TRUNCATE
42
Transferred, as property : DEEDED
44
"El Capitan" composer : SOUSA
45
Operagoer's wear : STOLE
46
Tenets : DOGMAS
47
Suggest : HINT
48
Church area : APSE
49
New Deal prog. : CCC
50
Cookbook phrase : ALA
51
Bankbook abbr. : DEP
53
NASA recruiting site : MIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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