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New York Times, Friday, August 9, 1996

Dishes derived from the Nahuatl Indians

Author:
D. Tuller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dave Tuller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times8/9/96 ( No. 17,076 )

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Across
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Object of a police hunt : ESCAPEE
8
Around-town expense : CABFARE
15
Strength : STAMINA
16
Historic NASA missions : APOLLOS
17
Dishes derived from the Nahuatl Indians : TAMALES
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Parts of the world : REGIONS
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Palindromic preposition : ERE
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Equivalent of -ness : ERY
21
Chopin work : ETUDE
22
Certain commuter plane, for short : STOL
24
With a willingness to proceed : GAMELY
28
Put on : DON
29
William Kidd's crime : PIRACY
31
Creme de la creme : ALIST
33
"Minus" point : ANODE
34
Plus a point : ADIN
35
How many diseases end : ITIS
39
Protection, of sorts : ROLLONDEODORANT
42
Slapping site : KNEE
43
Do some film work : EDIT
44
Dweller on the Volga : TATAR
45
Sir, abroad : SENOR
47
Unit of Chinese phonetics : TONEME
48
Medical meas. : CCS
51
"Stately pleasure-dome" site : XANADU
53
Perry battle site : ERIE
54
Eagerly accept : LAPUP
56
Muff : ERR
58
Ingredient in a Bangalore torpedo : TNT
59
Ciudad Bolivar's river : ORINOCO
62
Film developer's deadline, maybe : ONEHOUR
64
Hunter's dish : VENISON
65
Side dish made with Parmesan : RISOTTO
66
Time to look one's best? : EYETEST
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Voting no : OPPOSED
Down
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Rockies resort : ESTESPARK
2
Begin to nag : STARTINON
3
Work that may go uncredited : CAMEOROLE
4
Dr.'s grp. : AMA
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Lots of money : PILE
6
Cabinet department : ENERGY
7
Student's dream class : EASYA
8
Rabbit, e.g. : CAR
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Descendant of the Dryopithecus : APE
10
They're not quite up to par : BOGEYS
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Move erratically : FLIT
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One way to think : ALOUD
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Musical form with a recurring theme : RONDO
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Altendorf is a suburb of it : ESSEN
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Scoops : LADLES
25
Imported wine : MADEIRA
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"The Sacred Wood" essayist : ELIOT
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Star of an 1850's Barnum tour : LIND
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Business V.I.P. : CEO
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European capital : TIRANE
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Supplement : ADDON
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Ore-Ida Foods brand : TATERTOTS
37
"Hold your horses!" : INAMINUTE
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Updated clunker : STREETROD
40
"99 Luftballons" pop group : NENA
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Western tribe : OTO
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Charlatan's fear : EXPOSE
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Kind of greens : TURNIP
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Spice tree : CLOVE
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"God Save the King" writer Henry ___ : CAREY
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Quill : SPINE
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Rio ___ (African coastal region) : DEORO
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Entity : UNIT
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Answer: Abbr. : RESP
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Bus. concerns : COS
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Minn. neighbor : ONT
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Yoo-___ : HOO

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