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New York Times, Thursday, October 2, 1997

Author:
Christopher Hurt
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christopher Hurt

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hurt. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1002 ( 17,495 )

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Across
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Petit chapeau : TOQUE
6
Crosswordy ratite : EMU
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Theater box : LOGE
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Its capital is Oranjestad : ARUBA
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"___ Life of Johnson" (classic biography) : BOSWELLS
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___ Caesar (Caligula) : GAIUS
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Genius : BRAINIAC
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Teetotalers : DRYS
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Torso's washboard : ABS
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British baby bearer : PRAM
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___ Domini : ANNO
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French number with three 0's : MILLE
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Ones, when marching : HEPS
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Mrs. John Quincy Adams and others : LOUISAS
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Wraps : ENCASES
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Actress Penelope ___ Miller : ANN
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Use clippers : TRIM
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Turtle dove : HON
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Genius : ROCKETSCIENTIST
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"___ questions?" : ANY
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Bartoli performance : ARIA
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___ Berg, the intellectual of Baseball : MOE
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Convertibles : RAGTOPS
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Collected works : OMNIBUS
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Substance from which the universe was created : YLEM
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Like a hermit : ALONE
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Robin's residence : NEST
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It towers over Taormina : ETNA
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0 : NIL
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Univ. recruiter : ROTC
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Genius : EINSTEIN
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Kind of board : OUIJA
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Hotel chain : RADISSON
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Like a carpet : PILED
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Associate with riffraff : SLUM
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Hot pot and others : STEWS
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It plays it : TAG
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Mouths, to 16-Across : ORA
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One who'd like to know more : QUIDNUNC
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Classic 1896 Alfred Jarry play : UBUROI
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"No sweat!" : EASY
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Tidal movement : EBB
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Upright : MORAL
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In working order : USABLE
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Writer Deighton : LEN
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Op-ed artist Pat : OLIPHANT
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Expresses anger, in a way : GLARES
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Pleasant distraction : ESCAPE
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Know-it-all : WISENHEIMER
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Know-it-all : SMARTYPANTS
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Submissions to S. & S. : MSS
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Brand of daminozide : ALAR
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It's outlawed : NONO
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Horned goddess : ISIS
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Shorthander, for short : STENO
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First name in late-night TV : CONAN
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1990 Matsushita acquisition : MCA
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Nepalese capital : KATMANDU
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Press : IRON
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One who doesn't know much : IMBECILE
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___-chef : SOUS
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Toe in the water : TEST
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Manhattan ingredient : RYE
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Changes a suit : ALTERS
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Agreeable : GENIAL
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Most artful : SLIEST
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Just know : INTUIT
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Medleys : OLIOS
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Butterfingers' remark : OOPS
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Actor Alastair : SIM
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22.5 degrees : NNE
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Maimonides, for one : JEW
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Spots : ADS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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