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New York Times, Friday, January 10, 1997

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 219 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 17,230 )
Across
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Where NaCl is collected : SALTPIT
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First name in German politics : HELMUT
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Noted Ojibwa of fiction : HIAWATHA
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1955 title heroine : ELOISE
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Classic adventurer : ARGONAUT
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Fan : ROOTER
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Where the Mikado once lived : KYOTO
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Relative of "Fudge!" : DRAT
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"Show Boat" composer : KERN
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Focal point : HUB
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Politico Bella : ABZUG
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Overly strict : PURITANIC
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Kind of buddy : BOSOM
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Rate ___ (be perfect) : ATEN
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Vote in Quebec : NON
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"Life of Christ" painter : GIOTTO
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Diana of "The Avengers" : RIGG
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46-Across, e.g. : DRAMA
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Senior member : DEAN
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Abbey Theater name : OCASEY
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Brigitte is one : NOM
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About : INRE
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Four-time Emmy-winning series : LALAW
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Elimination game : ODDMANOUT
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Detectives' info, possibly : LEADS
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Health grp. : AMA
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"Heartbreak House" writer : SHAW
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Transportation Secretary beginning 1993 : PENA
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Wouldn't hurt ___ : AFLEA
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He coined the phrase "Harmony in discord" : HORACE
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Holdings : OPINIONS
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Compliant one : OBEYER
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Lifting device : WINDLASS
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Eighty-sixes : TOSSES
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Defrauded : SCAMMED
Down
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Common quotation attribution: Abbr. : SHAK
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Insubstantial : AIRY
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Italian body of water : LAGO
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With 10- and 15-Down, a Fellini quote : TWOTHINGSALWAYS
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Prove to be successful : PANOUT
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Suffix with senor : ITA
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None-too-gentle landing : THUD
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Frequency unit : HERTZ
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Jeff Lynne's rock grp. : ELO
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See 4-Down : LOOKGOODINAFILM
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Wee parasite : MITE
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Client : USER
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Cousin of a gull : TERN
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See 4-Down : ATRAINANDSNOW
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Epitome of simplicity : ABC
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Exchange : BANDY
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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Utterance : PAROL
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Mohawk River city : UTICA
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Splendid : REGAL
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Easter start : NOR
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Office assistant : STENO
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Japan's ___ Bay : OTARU
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"Terrace at Le Havre," e.g. : MONET
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Kind of radiation : GAMMA
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Hardly old-fashioned : MOD
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Farm animal : EWE
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Schoenberg's "___ to Napoleon" : ODE
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"Melrose Place" role : AMANDA
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Impersonators : APERS
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Worn out : SHOT
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Wanderer : HOBO
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"Iliad" figure : ARES
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Sacred bull of Egyptian myth : APIS
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Some soil : LOAM
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Start of Massachusetts' motto : ENSE
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Made a tax valuation: Abbr. : ASSD
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Medium grade : CEE
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Forbes rival : INC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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