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New York Times, Thursday, October 16, 1997

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1016 ( 17,509 )

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Across
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Starts : JUMPS
6
Emily of "Our Town" : WEBB
10
It takes a bow at a recital : VIOL
14
Render harmless, in a way : UNARM
15
Part : AREA
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They, in Trieste : ESSE
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Tongue twister #1 : THREEFREETHROWS
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Varsity starters : ATEAM
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Comic strip tiger : HOBBES
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It may have 6 rms, riv vu : APT
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Moore of "G.I. Jane" : DEMI
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River through the Lake of the Ozarks : OSAGE
28
Addict's need? : REHAB
31
Time off : RANDR
33
Kind of deer : ROE
34
Treasured spots? : TROVES
36
[Oh no!] : GROAN
38
Tongue twister #2 : UNIQUENEWYORK
42
Jacket material : SUEDE
43
Foul up, as plans : DERAIL
45
Old what's-___-name : HER
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Rewrites : EDITS
50
The Post or News, e.g. : DAILY
51
Protozoan : AMEBA
53
Biblical brother : ESAU
55
Rejections : NOS
56
You may have to send for it : REBATE
58
Runabout? : CHILD
61
Tongue twister #3 : PRESHRUNKSHIRTS
66
Stare at : OGLE
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"Clear as day" : ISEE
68
Like Mork's spaceship : OVOID
69
Loch ___ : NESS
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Difficulty, so to speak : NEED
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Famous test participant : PEPSI
Down
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Stick (out) : JUT
2
New England state sch. : UNH
3
Part of an ironman competition : MARATHON
4
Ready: Fr. : PRET
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Hook's mate : SMEE
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"Getting close" : WARMER
7
Before, to Byron : ERE
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Old-fashioned party : BEE
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Shellacking : BATH
10
Hit and run, e.g. : VERBS
11
Map line : ISOBAR
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New York river to Lake Ontario : OSWEGO
13
Tenant : LESSEE
18
The macarena, once : FAD
19
Cheered : HOORAYED
22
Word with form or film : ART
23
Where El Misti volcano is : PERU
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Refrigerator decorations : MAGNETS
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About : INRE
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Dollar rival : AVIS
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Hand down : BEQUEATH
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"Harvey" character Elwood P. ___ : DOWD
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Took to court : SUED
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Half of a 1934 M-G-M couple : NORA
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Newswoman Magnus : EDIE
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Kerplop maker : RAINDROP
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Part of kg-m : KILO
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French-Belgian boundary river : LYS
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Talk about endlessly : HARPON
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Reveal oneself : EMERGE
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Civil War side : REBELS
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Pink-slipped : SACKED
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Diamond corners : BASES
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Speech stumbles : UHS
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Ireland : ERIN
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Breakfast chain, informally : IHOP
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CNN word : LIVE
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Consume : USE
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Originally named : NEE
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Old-fashioned contraction : TIS
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Star Wars: Abbr. : SDI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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