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New York Times, Tuesday, January 21, 1997

Author:
T. W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5901111
Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0121 ( 17,241 )
Across
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Poland's Walesa : LECH
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Fine violin : STRAD
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With 39-Across, featured boxing match : MAIN
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"As Long ___ Needs Me" ("Oliver!" song) : ASHE
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Two-door : COUPE
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Capital on a fjord : OSLO
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Gallows reprieve : STAY
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Quite healthy : ABLEBODIED
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Eternally, to poets : EER
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Downwind : ALEE
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"We ___ the World" : ARE
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Not firsthand : RELAYED
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Biting : ACERBIC
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Patisserie employee : ICER
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Application information : FULLNAME
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Downhill runner : SLED
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Amusement park features : SLIDES
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Uncles and others : KIN
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Around : CIRCA
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"___ Ruled the World" (1965 hit) : IFI
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See 10-Across : EVENT
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Rope-a-dope exponent : ALI
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Angers : UPSETS
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Angers : IRES
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Rural way : BACKROAD
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Comes to the rescue : AIDS
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Teaches the A B C's : SCHOOLS
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Self-defense art : JUJITSU
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Like some humor : WRY
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Kind of chop : PORK
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Kovic of "Born on the Fourth of July" : RON
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"Designing Women" co-star : DELTABURKE
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Pinochle combo : MELD
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Food bar : OLEO
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An archangel : URIEL
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Baseball's Rose : PETE
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Talon : CLAW
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Litigants : SUERS
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Hullabaloo : STIR
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Light in a light show : LASER
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Lauder of cosmetics : ESTEE
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"The Most Beautiful Girl" singer : CHARLIERICH
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"Yo!" : HEY
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Tackle box gizmos : SCALERS
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"And so ___" : TOBED
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Hold sway over : RULE
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Imitate : APE
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Spectacular failure : DEBACLE
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Part of MOMA : MODERN
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"Unaccustomed ___ am..." : ASI
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Spot in the mer : ILE
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Visual O.K. : NOD
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To avoid the alternative : ORELSE
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Parliamentary stand : AYE
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Current status : ACDC
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Tax filer's dread : AUDIT
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1978 Gerry Rafferty hit : BAKERSTREET
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Ammonia-derived compound : IMINE
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Parts of dollars : CENTS
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Played a flute in a march : FIFED
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Temporary protectors : SCABS
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New Hampshire's state flower : LILAC
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Actress Bonet and others : LISAS
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Colorado city : AURORA
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"I saw," Caesar-style : VIDI
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Oedipus' foster father : POLYBUS
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Marine fishes : SAURELS
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Servilely defer (to) : KOWTOW
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H-L connectors : IJK
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Wild card : JOKER
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Conductor Georg : SOLTI
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Secondary to : UNDER
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___-dieu (pew part) : PRIE
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Medic : DOC
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Angled annex : ELL
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Pasture : LEA
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It neighbors Braz. : URU
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AWOL hunters : MPS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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