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New York Times, Saturday, October 11, 1997

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1011 ( 17,504 )
Across
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For a song : DIRTCHEAP
10
Not listed above : OTHER
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In need of bleeping : UNAIRABLE
16
TV exec Arledge : ROONE
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Hole-positioning device : CENTERBIT
18
Supply with fresh troops : REMAN
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Many lounge combos : TRIOS
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Cain raiser : EVE
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San ___ : REMO
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Directional suffix : ERN
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A.A.A. recommendation : RTE
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Bum : BORROW
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Lose acuity : DOTE
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Midwest Indians : OSAGES
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Tea server : URN
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Patek Philippe competitor : ROLEX
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Puts in order : NEATENS
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Like a victim of calumny : SLANDERED
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Jack Kerouac, e.g. : BEATNIK
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"I ___ it" : DOUBT
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Shipping abbr. : FOB
43
Amplified : ONMIKE
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Scares : COWS
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"Entertaining Mr. ___" (Orton play) : SLOANE
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Dietary oil source : COD
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Book before Esth. : NEH
51
Whisper : HINT
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Barely get, with "out" : EKE
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Daytime Emmy actress Rena : SOFER
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Province west of Madrid : AVILA
57
Make straight : LINEARIZE
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Puerto ___ : RICAN
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Responded disrespectfully : SNICKERED
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Out : PASSE
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Kitchen gadgets : EGGTIMERS
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Channeled : DUCTED
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By mistake : INERROR
3
Met : RANINTO
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Former leader of the nonaligned movement : TITO
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Street: Abbr. : CRES
6
Laugh syllable : HAR
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Campy's field : EBBETS
8
Spirited : ALIVEANDKICKING
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"Our Gang" pooch : PETE
10
Three-time Hart Trophy winner : ORR
11
It's human : TOERR
12
Great success, so to speak : HOMERUN
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Makes spoony : ENAMORS
14
Celebrity : RENOWN
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1987 Steve Martin film : ROXANNE
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Like a mountain goat : BEARDED
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Medical prefix : OSTEO
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Opera heroine who sings "Einsam in trüben Tagen" : ELSA
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"I hadn't thought of that" : GEE
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First name in rock : ELTON
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Cabinet dept. : EDUC
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Game with matchsticks : NIM
37
Coffee producer : BOLIVIA
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Much-debated school subject : EBONICS
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It may be lit on the Fourth : BONFIRE
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Plucker's need : TWEEZER
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Tough key for pianists : FSHARP
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Original "Star Trek" actor : KOENIG
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Confetti : SHREDS
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50's ICBM : ATLAS
52
Choice word : ELSE
53
"The Chronicles of Clovis" writer : SAKI
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Utah city : OREM
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Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
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Outer: Prefix : ECT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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