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New York Times, Wednesday, September 4, 1996

Last month of the Jewish calendar

Author:
N. S. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy S. Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQWX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times9/4/96 ( No. 17,102 )
Across
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Shaw title starter : ARMS
5
Blue ribbon place : FIRST
10
Build up interest? : SAVE
14
Diamonds, e.g. : SUIT
15
Isolated : ALONE
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"Time's Arrow" novelist : AMIS
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"Don Juan" : STRAUSSTONEPOEM
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Protector of 56-Down : THORN
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Plot : CONSPIRE
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Way around London : TRAM
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Essence : PITH
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Military inits., 1946-92 : SAC
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Glinka hero ___ Susanin : IVAN
31
Confiscates : SEIZES
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Put ___ fight : UPA
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Rabin's successor : PERES
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Landlord's due : RENT
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"The New Moon" : ROMBERGOPERETTA
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At no charge : FREE
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Related on the mother's side : ENATE
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Mr. Onassis : ARI
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Rages : STORMS
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Try : STAB
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Aleppo's land: Abbr. : SYR
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Brewing grain : MALT
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Last month of the Jewish calendar : ELUL
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Cords : TROUSERS
59
Poke fun at : TEASE
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"Passion" : SONDHEIMMUSICAL
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On the briny : ASEA
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Answers to charges : PLEAS
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Kind of bag : GRAB
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Soldiers for old Dixie : REBS
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Mushers' vehicles : SLEDS
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Juno's Greek counterpart : HERA
Down
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Abbr. in an office title : ASST
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Legendary Yankee : RUTH
3
Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
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Commencement : START
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Musical syllables : FAS
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Parisian pronoun : ILS
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Campus org. : ROTC
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Pry : SNOOP
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Chang's game : TENNIS
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Deep blue : SAPPHIRE
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Mine, in Aix : AMOI
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Competitor : VIER
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Green : UNRIPE
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Villa-building family : ESTE
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Affirm confidently : AVER
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One of the Simpsons : MARGE
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Roams, as the Net : SURFS
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Command to a helmsman : APORT
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Small role, sometimes : CAMEO
30
Lamps that glow : NEONS
32
Greek characters : ZETAS
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Way in : ENTRY
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Flight segment : STAIR
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Inundation : SPATE
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Cut-off 55-Across? : BERMUDAS
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Bibliographer's abbr. : ETAL
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Counters : REBUTS
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Pulverize : MASH
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Lies dormant : SLEEPS
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Sutherland specialty : TRILL
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Sometime Olivier co-star : LEIGH
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Nicholas or Alexander : TSAR
56
American Beauty, e.g. : ROSE
57
Ground-floor apartment : ONEB
58
"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
60
Large lot : ACRE
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Moselle tributary : SAAR
62
Where Portoferraio is : ELBA
64
Deranged : MAD
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Maritime letters : USS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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