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New York Times, Monday, January 13, 1997

1960-66 N.B.A. scoring leader, informally

Author:
G. E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BFJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Paul.
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© 1997, The New York Times1/13/97 ( No. 17,233 )
Across
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Poverty : WANT
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Mutual of ___ : OMAHA
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Track tipster : TOUT
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Artist Bonheur and others : ROSAS
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Like Solomon : WISE
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Watch face : DIAL
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Whitney's partner in airplanes : PRATT
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Pizazz : ELAN
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1970's New York Knick's nickname : EARLTHEPEARL
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Western alliance: Abbr. : OAS
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Sidestep : EVADE
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Grotto : CAVERN
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20- and 51-Across, e.g. : ATHLETES
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States firmly : AVERS
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To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
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"___ the season to be jolly" : TIS
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Hank Ketcham comic strip : DENNISTHEMENACE
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Purpose : END
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Harrow's rival : ETON
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Dog: Fr. : CHIEN
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When American elections are held : TUESDAYS
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Rio ___ (border river) : GRANDE
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Take care of, as duties : SEETO
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Nearly worthless coin : SOU
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1960-66 N.B.A. scoring leader, informally : WILTTHESTILT
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Jellystone Park bear : YOGI
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"I don't give ___!" : AHOOT
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Scent : ODOR
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G.I. addresses : APOS
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Jazz singer Vaughan : SARAH
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Burn soother : ALOE
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Didn't part with : KEPT
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Pickpocketed : STOLE
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Physics unit : DYNE
Down
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Walk in the baby pool : WADE
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La Scala solo : ARIA
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Not distant : NEAR
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Six-foot or more : TALL
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Annie, e.g., in the comics : ORPHAN
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Folkways : MORES
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"Rush!" : ASAP
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Abhor : HATE
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30's movie dog : ASTA
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Midnight : TWELVE
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Source of Rockefeller money : OIL
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Red, white and blue initials : USA
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Hamilton's bill : TEN
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Trunks : TORSI
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Seminary subj. : REL
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Reach : ATTAIN
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Cleared, as a winter windshield : DEICED
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Ancient Palestinian : ESSENE
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West Pointers : CADETS
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Boulevard : AVENUE
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Buyer : VENDEE
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Suffix with east or west : ERN
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One of the Three Musketeers : ATHOS
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MTV's target viewer : TEEN
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Haw's partner : HEM
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Bar member: Abbr. : ATTY
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Poseidon's realm : SEA
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Pale colors : ECRUS
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Shelter grp. : NHA
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Double curve, as in yarn : STWIST
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"How ___ love thee? Let me..." : DOI
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"Faust" dramatist : GOETHE
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Sand bar : SHOAL
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Sweetheart : LASS
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"Anything but ___!" : THAT
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Bullfight bull : TORO
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"The Wind in the Willows" character : TOAD
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Without thought : IDLY
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Diving bird : LOON
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Chestnut or walnut : TREE
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Talk, talk, talk : YAK
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Unlock, in poetry : OPE
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Republicans, collectively : GOP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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