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New York Times, Thursday, September 12, 1996

Author:
K. Hodge
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen Young Bonin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FQVXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0912 ( 17,110 )

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Barrelhead bills : CASH
5
Cartel : BLOC
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Prepares, with "up" : GEARS
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Leleiwi Point site : HILO
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Abandoned : LONE
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Astrodome athlete : OILER
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Perfect place : EDEN
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"The ___ lama, he's...": Nash : ONEL
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Stiff necks : SNOBS
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Specs for Elmer Fudd's gardener? : WEEDINGGLASSES
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Bore : STOOD
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Baby buggy? : NIT
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Elmer Fudd's quiet frontier? : WESTINPEACE
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Use the ax : HEW
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Stand in the Rockies : ASPENS
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"Now ___ me down..." : ILAY
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Adjust, as the wheels : ALIGN
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Turncoat : RAT
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Dinner partner of film : ANDRE
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Avis lead-in : RARA
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___ ladder : JACOBS
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Raise, with "to" : ADD
45
Elmer Fudd's colonial cooking utensil? : PLYMOUTHWOK
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Former queen of Spain : ENA
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Unsavory : SEAMY
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Elmer Fudd's borrowed troubles? : SECONDHANDWOES
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Kind of law : LEMON
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Punjabi princess : RANI
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Ne plus ultra : ACME
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Restaurateur of song : ALICE
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Fictional pooch : ASTA
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Where to meet the Mets : SHEA
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Gives orders, in a way : BARKS
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Something to say? : WHEN
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First name in fairy tales : HANS
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Wad : CHEW
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Staffers : AIDES
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February forecast : SLEET
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"S.W.A.T." lieutenant of 70's TV : HONDO
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Ones who are fair : BLONDES
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Protracted : LONG
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Rare blood type, for short : ONEG
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Pen chamber : CELL
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Rumors : GOSSIP
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Brain : EINSTEIN
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Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
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Yankees' counterparts : REBS
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Alums-to-be: Abbr. : SRS
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Herbert Hoover, e.g. : IOWAN
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Author Beattie et al. : ANNS
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Nursery rhyme name : SPRAT
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Emulate Mr. Chips : TEACH
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Under one's control : INTOW
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Pierce's portrayer : ALDA
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Check for ID : CARD
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Gave the once-over : EYED
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Beethoven's "___ Quartet" : HARP
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Airline name that's derived from Hosea : ELAL
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Lean and flexible : WIRY
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Fighting bird : GAMECOCK
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Put it to : ASKED
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A Peron : JUAN
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Citizen of Mostar : BOSNIAN
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Words before "toes" or "best behavior" : ONONES
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Swamped : AWASH
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Starbucks order : MOCHA
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Land on the Red Sea : YEMEN
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Ward of "Sisters" : SELA
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Gulf war figure : EMIR
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Pull a pistol : DRAW
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Jumble : HASH
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Penny ___ : ANTE
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Geographical heptad : SEAS
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Science course requirement : LAB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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