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New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1996

Author:
F. Heaney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Francis Heaney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Heaney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0806 ( 17,073 )
Across
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Piano part : PEDAL
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Trot and canter : GAITS
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Jamaica-based music : SKA
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Integra maker : ACURA
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___ Joe's (classic sign) : EATAT
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Tennis's Shriver : PAM
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Camel rival : LUCKYSTRIKE
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"___ we having fun yet?" : ARE
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Linked, in a way : SIAMESE
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Persia, today : IRAN
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Hot mo. : AUG
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Weekday: Abbr. : TUE
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Gem sides : FACETS
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Daze : STUPOR
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Small piano : SPINET
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Reveal : LETON
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Whirling ones : DERVISHES
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Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
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Golfer with an army : ARNIE
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Six: Prefix : HEXA
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Banal bit of versification : POETICISM
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Mushroom : MOREL
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Gully : RAVINE
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Do over : REWORK
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Gave the wrong impression : MISLED
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Shepherd's beckoning : BAA
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Sot's woe : DTS
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Novelist Tyler : ANNE
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Leaves the office early? : RESIGNS
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Schuss : SKI
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Dairy Queen offering : BANANASPLIT
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Cool, old-style : HEP
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Mountain chain : RIDGE
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Steaming : IRATE
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Summer quencher : ADE
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Commencement : ONSET
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Mike with a punch : TYSON
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Buddy : PAL
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Common Market money : ECU
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Vietnam's Le ___ Tho : DUC
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Synagogue cabinets : ARKS
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Tell frankly, in slang : LAYITON
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"___ to the Church on Time" : GETME
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Switzerland's Gorge of the ___ : AARE
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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Go on break : TAKEFIVE
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Marie, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Be lenient : SPARETHEROD
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Gold standard : KARAT
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Hymn finales : AMENS
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Ancient reptile's suffix : SAUR
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Rink event : ICESHOW
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Be ___ in the face : ASLAP
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In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
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Bit of riffraff : GUTTERSNIPE
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Black cuckoo : ANI
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"The Pit and the Pendulum," e.g. : POETALE
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Pick up on : SENSE
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Stiffly neat : PRIM
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Albanian river : DRIN
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Use, as influence : EXERT
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Physician Jonas and kin : SALKS
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Environmental problem : ACIDRAIN
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"___ had it!" : IVE
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Is serious : MEANSIT
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Indian music : RAGA
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One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : MASHA
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Smeared indelibly : INKED
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I.Q. test name : BINET
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Goals : ENDS
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Pundit : SAGE
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Nimble : SPRY
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Sis's sib : BRO
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___ Vegas : LAS
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Lance of L.A. law : ITO
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Perfection in gymnastics : TEN

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

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