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New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1996

Author:
F. Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVY} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0805 ( 17,072 )
Across
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Give a Bronx cheer to : RAZZ
5
Camel features : HUMPS
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Dog's annoyance : FLEA
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Region : AREA
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W.W. II plane ___ Gay : ENOLA
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Melon throwaway : RIND
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Party munchies, e.g. : FINGERFOOD
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Comic book heroes : XMEN
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"Return to ___" : SENDER
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Smart, as students : GIFTED
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Waterfall : CASCADE
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Submarine detection systems : SONARS
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Big name in copiers : RICOH
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"___ luck!" : LOTSA
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Army vehicle : TANK
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Brothers : FRAS
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"I'd hate to break up ___" : ASET
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Ram, astrologically : ARIES
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Rolling in money : RICH
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Like most postage stamps: Abbr. : PERF
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Female sweetheart : LASS
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Spotted horse : PINTO
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Politico North : OLLIE
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Teeter-totter : SEESAW
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Fix indelibly : ENGRAIN
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Equilibria : STASES
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Evolution theorist Charles : DARWIN
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Leopold and ___ (1920's murder case) : LOEB
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Bright thought : IDEA
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How a surprise might catch you : FLATFOOTED
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Stadium level : TIER
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Utah's ___ Mountains : UINTA
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De ___ (opulent): Fr. : LUXE
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Hourglass fill : SAND
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Japanese camera : NIKON
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Nerve cell part : AXON
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Brit. W.W. II fliers : RAF
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Mr. Onassis : ARI
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Buddhist sect : ZEN
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Zig's opposite : ZAG
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Greek messenger of the gods : HERMES
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Starved : UNFED
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Apollo 11's goal : MOON
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Arafat's org. : PLO
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Inept soldiers : SADSACKS
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Burger side order : FRENCHFRIES
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Figure skater Fratianne : LINDA
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Open ___ (unrestricted) : ENDED
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Revere : ADORE
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Newsboy's cry : EXTRA
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"___ Beso" (1962 song) : ESO
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Christmas bird : GOOSE
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The "I" in ICBM : INTER
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VCR button : FASTFORWARD
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Movie theaters : CINES
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Personal affront : SLAP
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Hoist : RAISE
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Choo-choo : TRAIN
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Get the suds out : RINSE
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Play the role of : ACTAS
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Third place at the race track : SHOW
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Jokingly : ALLINFUN
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Singer Bryson : PEABO
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My ___, Vietnam : LAI
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Edberg of tennis : STEFAN
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Prepares for publication : EDITS
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Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
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Golf hole's locale : GREEN
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___ voce : SOTTO
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Thin : LANK
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52, to Flavius : LII
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Rock ___ (jukebox brand) : OLA
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Oft-rented outfit : TUX
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Outside: Prefix : EXO
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Cub Scout group : DEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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