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New York Times, Friday, September 6, 1996

Author:
R. Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0906 ( 17,104 )
Across
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Wackos : CRACKPOTS
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Certain deodorant : SPRAY
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Exotic : RECHERCHE
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Uplift : ELATE
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Servopneumatic instrument : ALTIMETER
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Diet beverage brand : NOCAL
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Blemish : MAR
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Bears, in Barcelona : OSOS
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Too : ASWELL
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Plan detail : SPEC
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Scattered : SPARSE
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Fortune 500 orgs. : COS
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Descendants : ISSUE
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Signs : INKS
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Big-house connector : ASA
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Get cozy : NESTLE
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Work : TOIL
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Alphabet trio : RST
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Exceeder : SURPASSER
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New Deal org. : CCC
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Idle : LOAF
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Pianist Jose : ITURBI
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Help wanted abbr. : EOE
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Seine sights : ILES
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Demanding : STERN
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1960 Pirate hero, for short : MAZ
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Fictional beamer : SCOTTY
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Barbecue accessory : SPIT
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Betting window option : EXACTA
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Gather : REAP
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Long ___ : AGO
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Montana, once : NINER
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Red chalcedony : CARNELIAN
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Plume's owner, in song : TANTE
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Albuquerque's river : RIOGRANDE
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The arms of Morpheus : SLEEP
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Poorly equipped : ILLSUITED
Down
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Stuffs hastily : CRAMSIN
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Patient's problem : RELAPSE
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One in a cast : ACTRESS
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X : CHI
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Word for the Lone Ranger : KEMO
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Publicity : PRESS
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Some mollusks : OCTOPI
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Vachel Lindsay poem : THESANTAFETRAIL
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Sun. talk : SER
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Brains : SENSE
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Truck attachment : PLOW
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Track competitor : RACECAR
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Baffled : ATALOSS
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Reprimands : YELLSAT
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Saint's home : ASSISI
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Shares : CUTS
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Theaters of old : RKOS
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Month after Av : ELUL
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Symphony originally dedicated to Napoleon : EROICA
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"I'm game!" : LETS
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___ Alto : PALO
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Sticking places : RUTS
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Binds : CEMENTS
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Kind of cable : COAXIAL
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"The Card Players" artist : CEZANNE
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Prepare the house for sale, e.g. : REPAINT
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Bucket passers : BRIGADE
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Sang : INTONED
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Solid, polycyclic alcohol : STEROL
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Throat trouble : STREP
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Honks, as a goose : YANGS
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Badger group : CETE
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Where the Ucayali flows : PERU
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Old French love poem : LAI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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