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New York Times, Thursday, August 8, 1996

Author:
D. J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJKWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 17,075 )

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Across
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"Rock of ___" : AGES
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Press output : APPLECIDER
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Brest bridge : PONT
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Subject of a Longfellow poem : PAULREVERE
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Raised nautically : HOVE
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Be mature : ACTONESAGE
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Short poem : ODELET
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Sounds of dismay : OYS
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Rx giver : DOC
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Ticks off : RILES
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"What happened next?" : AND
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Give a price : QUOTE
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Swear words : IDO
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Negri of silents : POLA
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Game divisions : TURNS
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Fall mo. : SEP
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Moonfish : OPAH
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Towel word : HIS
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50's TV game show : MASQUERADEPARTY
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Norfolk inits. : USN
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Absolute worst : PITS
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Cenozoic, e.g. : ERA
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Is snoopy : PRIES
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Old-fashioned fuel : PEAT
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Patriotic soc. : DAR
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Yale students beginning in 1969 : COEDS
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Barrett of Pink Floyd : SYD
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Heston film role : ELCID
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Relevant : APT
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"What's the ___?" : DIF
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Fitting-room activities : TRYONS
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1957 #1 song : CHANCESARE
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Spanish linen fabric : CREA
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Down-to-the-wire campaigns : TIGHTRACES
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Subject of peer pressure? : EARL
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Words of despair : ITSUSELESS
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Or ___ (if not) : ELSE
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Terse saying : APHORISM
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"I like that!" : GOODIDEA
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Surrounds : ENVELOPS
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Inscribed slab : STELE
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Give ___ on the back : APAT
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F.E.C. file entry : PAC
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"Bye Bye Birdie" song : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
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Chaplin contemporary : LLOYD
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Atlantic fliers : ERNS
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Passing grade : CEE
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Hosp. hookups : IVS
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Precisely correct : DEADON
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Cereal plant diseases : ERGOTS
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Volleyball's Gabrielle : REECE
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Takes up, in a way : ESPOUSES
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Orchard spray : ALAR
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Wit : QUIPSTER
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___ Major : URSA
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Debuts : OPENS
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Eighth in a series : THETA
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Chewable wad : QUID
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Lost vitality : DIED
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Marine life used for jewelry : REDCORAL
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Workout figures : TRAINERS
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Event in a classified : YARDSALE
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54-Across, e.g. : POPHIT
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Puts new prices on : RETAGS
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Western plants : CACTI
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Fiber named for a town in Mexico : SISAL
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Eleve's place : LYCEE
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Classic Latin work "___ Rustica" : DERE
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1979 Polanski film : TESS
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Madame ___ of 60's Vietnam : NHU
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Pennies: Abbr. : CTS
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___ judicata : RES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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