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New York Times, Wednesday, January 15, 1997

Author:
C. Currier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chet Currier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Currier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0115 ( 17,235 )

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Across
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Conspiracy : CABAL
6
Thundering : AROAR
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Quipster : WAG
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Diminish : ABATE
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Stir up, in a way : GOOSE
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Billy Joel's "___ to Extremes" : IGO
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Limited group? : PARTNERSHIP
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Oriental absolute : TAO
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Kind of steel : STAINLESS
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Astronaut in 1996 news : LUCID
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Undercover operative : MOLE
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"Frasier" character : DAPHNE
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Communion dishes : PATENS
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Like TV's Jaime Sommers : BIONIC
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Nile bird : IBIS
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Academy student : CADET
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Prearrange : RIG
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Suede feature : NAP
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Straw hats : BOATERS
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Part of a name on a menu : ALA
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Surprising "gift" : ESP
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This comes in as March goes out : ARIES
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Quite some distance off : AFAR
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Gofer's assignment : ERRAND
44
Joan of Arc, e.g. : MARTYR
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Salon treatment : FACIAL
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Figures : DATA
49
Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
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Unexpected : STARTLING
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Malaysian export : TIN
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Vein : BLOODVESSEL
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"The Island of the Day Before" author : ECO
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Broadcast : AIRED
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Bristles : SETAE
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Consult : SEE
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Unkempt : SEEDY
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Discernment : TASTE
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Stadium souvenirs : CAPS
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Blind as ___ : ABAT
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Theda the vamp : BARA
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Now and then : ATTIMES
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Inaugural Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee : LENNON
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Jibe : AGREE
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Flagwoman? : ROSS
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Circus cries : OOHS
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Elvis's "A Fool Such ___" : ASI
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Moves in the garden : REPLANTS
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Sorcery : WITCHCRAFT
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"Not ___!" : AGAIN
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Former Philly mayor Wilson ___ : GOODE
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Right-angle joints : ELLS
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News inits. : UPI
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Activist : DOER
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Loblolly, e.g. : PINE
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Harrison sobriquet : TIPPECANOE
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Like some breath : BATED
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Time to beware : IDES
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"The Postman Always Rings Twice" author : CAIN
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"Now ___ me down..." : ILAY
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Actress who played Tootsie's tootsie : GARR
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One whom Pilate pardoned : BARABBAS
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Kind of history : ORAL
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Uzbek lake : ARALSEA
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Hoops target : RIM
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Sportscaster Albert : MARV
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Bear witness : ATTEST
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Clotho and Lachesis : FATES
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Author Walker : ALICE
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To whom "my heart belongs" : DADDY
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Resentful : SORE
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Pigeon-___ : TOED
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Political suffixes : ISTS
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Spiffy : NEAT
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Jubilation : GLEE
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Golfer's concern : LIE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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