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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1996

Forcible seizure of a ship, in maritime law

Author:
G. R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Ferguson.
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© 1996, The New York Times9/28/96 ( No. 17,126 )
Across
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Proof of pedigree : PAPERS
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One left holding the bag? : BASEMAN
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Kind of service : SAMEDAY
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Through : ALLDONE
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Cobblers' forms : PIEPANS
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Pirates : SEADOGS
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J.F.K.'s service : USN
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Kennel club rejects : MUTTS
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Annoyed with : MADAT
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Zippo : NADA
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Gathering storm : PERIL
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Part of a pedigree : SIRE
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Used a prie-dieu : KNELT
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Giverny artist : MONET
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Actor Ruman of "Ninotchka" : SIG
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Concert hall : ODEUM
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"___ My Heart" : PEGO
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Old bat : HAG
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Bankruptcy listing : CREDITORS
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It's hard to get out of : RUT
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Traffic cop? : NARC
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Make tracks : SCOOT
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N.T. book : EPH
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Three-time Masters winner : SNEAD
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Cloaks : HIDES
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Crockpot concoction : STEW
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern : DANES
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Connecticut community : LYME
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Shinto temple gateway : TORII
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Powerful ray : MANTA
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Hydromassage facility : SPA
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Follower : APOSTLE
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Sanjo banjo : SAMISEN
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Not as clear : RASPIER
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Dodgers : EVADERS
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Locks : TRESSES
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Puts another way : RESAYS
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Compatriot : PAISANO
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Changed a bill : AMENDED
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Life : PEP
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Netherlands town : EDAM
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Incurred : RANUP
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Gambler's strategy : SYSTEM
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Nursery item : BASSINET
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Schooner's contents, maybe : ALE
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Knock : SLAM
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Old Norse collections : EDDAS
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Inclined to sulk : MOODISH
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Forcible seizure of a ship, in maritime law : ANGARIA
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Reserve : NESTEGG
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Moxie : SPUNK
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Ricky's nightclub : TROPICANA
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Songwriter Wilder : ALEC
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Erector's set : LEGOS
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Players take them : TURNS
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Olympics symbol : TORCH
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"___ my big mouth!" : MEAND
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They wish : DREAMERS
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Land : SOIL
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Computer command : RESTART
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Adequate : UPTOPAR
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1979 film with a Best Actress nomination : THEROSE
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Peregrination : ODYSSEY
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Hardens, or softens! : TEMPERS
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Not as bright : DENSER
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Astin and Lennon : SEANS
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Thin strands : WISPS
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Forestall, with "off" : STAVE
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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You love, to Livy : AMAS
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Miss Peggy : LEE
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Mrs. William McKinley : IDA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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