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New York Times, Monday, September 16, 1996

Author:
R. J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Making hitting sounds, as an engine
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Hartman. Monday freshness: 38%
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J
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A
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B
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S
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A
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T
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L
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A
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S
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W
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E
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B
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B
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O
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L
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P
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C
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H
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D
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F
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R
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H
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N
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T
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H
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R
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R
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S
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S
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E
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T
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O
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C
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M
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M
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X
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C
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B
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Y
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R
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C
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H
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K
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© 1996, The New York Times9/16/96 ( No. 17,114 )
Across
1
Boxer's pokes : JABS
5
Hammond book : ATLAS
10
"Dragnet" star : WEBB
14
Norway's capital : OSLO
15
Mutt : POOCH
16
Film director Kazan : ELIA
17
"Let's get outta here!" : HEADFORTHEHILLS
20
Catch, as a criminal : NAB
21
Spots in the Seine, for instance : ILES
22
Grad student exams : ORALS
23
Moray : EEL
24
Dull blow : THUD
26
Kentucky Derby : RUNFORTHEROSES
33
Goes it alone : SOLOS
34
Merits : EARNS
35
___ kwon do (martial art) : TAE
36
The triple in a triple play : OUTS
37
"L'Etranger" novelist : CAMUS
38
Groucho or Zeppo : MARX
39
Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
40
Perry Mason stories : CASES
41
Stout : BURLY
42
Outlaw's order, in a western : REACHFORTHESKY
45
Mortgage : LIEN
46
Gobbled up : ATE
47
Hearing-related : AURAL
50
Kiln for drying hops : OAST
52
Winter bug : FLU
55
Show patriotic respect : STANDFORTHEFLAG
59
London's Hyde, e.g. : PARK
60
___ brulee (French custard) : CREME
61
Banister : RAIL
62
"One-hoss" vehicle : SHAY
63
Made dove sounds : COOED
64
Memorial Day race, informally : INDY
Down
1
First name of four Presidents : JOHN
2
On the briny : ASEA
3
Tell all : BLAB
4
Yard square : SOD
5
Moon-landing program : APOLLO
6
Hightailed it : TORE
7
Plenty : LOTS
8
Alas, in Augsburg : ACH
9
"___ Cried" (1962 hit) : SHE
10
Nut : WEIRDO
11
Scat queen Fitzgerald : ELLA
12
Invoice : BILL
13
Paul McCartney's instrument : BASS
18
Feudal estates : FIEFS
19
A doctor keeps them : HOURS
23
Son of Seth : ENOS
24
Rocket engine force : THRUST
25
Roosters' mates : HENS
26
Wake up : ROUSE
27
The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
28
Why's answer : REASON
29
Circus performer : TAMER
30
Bare : STARK
31
Ahead of schedule : EARLY
32
Alluring : SEXY
33
"Bon ___" (good evening, abroad) : SOIR
37
Eatery : CAFE
38
Calliope, e.g. : MUSE
40
Kid : CHILD
41
Singer Midler : BETTE
43
Making hitting sounds, as an engine : CLANKY
44
Chopped up : HASHED
47
Horned vipers : ASPS
48
Home of Brigham Young : UTAH
49
___ avis : RARA
50
Sandwich cookie : OREO
51
"Look ___ (I'm in Love)" : ATME
52
Custard tart : FLAN
53
Set down : LAID
54
"The ___ American" : UGLY
56
ABC and CBS regulator : FCC
57
Spanish gold : ORO
58
Thur.'s follower : FRI

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