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SOURCE

Marlantes, Matterhorn

QUOTE

Days slid by mercifully without enemy contact. Eventually the artillery battery came in, blasting out gun pits from the clay, digging in bunkers for their fire control center.

CLUES

A. MILITARY = MARY + I [single] + LIT
B. ACCORD (ddef.)
C. REGULATING = R_E + GULAG + TIN [type of soldier]
D. LITTLE WOMEN [Marches, last name of characters] = LIT + WELT< [back-lash] + OMEN
E. ACCIDENT = ACCENT + ID
F. NIMBLY = LIMB* in NY
G. TADPOLE = TAD [bit] + POLE
H. EGG YOLK = GO [shot] about GY [thousand yards] embedded in ELK
I. STRETCHIER = STRETCHER + I
J. MUTINY = MU + TINY
K. ALIEN = A + LI + \E \N (&lit)
L. TRUFFLE = mysELF FURTively
M. TYRRANY = \T \Y + RAN + NY
N. EVENING OUT (ddef.)
O. REFUELS = REFU(-sa+E)LS
P. HUBBY = HUB + BY
Q. ORBITS [0's] = OR + BITS [1's perhaps]
R. RORSCHACH TEST = SHORTS(-top) CATCHER*
S. NIFTY = (-f)IFTY + _N_

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