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New York Times, Tuesday, October 21, 1997

"___ the Craziest Dream" (1942 song)

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times10/21/97 ( No. 17,514 )
Across
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Like fine wine : AGED
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Revival shouts : AMENS
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Impertinent one : SNIP
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Where the Vatican is : ROME
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Newspapers, TV, etc. : MEDIA
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Actress Petty : LORI
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Suffix with psych- or neur- : OTIC
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Like a snake-oil salesman : SLICK
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Components of elevens : ONES
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Aristocratic types : SILKSTOCKINGS
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Berlioz's "Les nuits d'___" : ETE
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Contained, with "up" : PENT
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Packs down : TAMPS
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Isn't feeling good : AILS
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Dolt : SCHNOOK
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Brink : EDGE
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Conquistador's haul : ORO
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E or G, e.g. : KEY
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Self-righteously virtuous types : GOODYTWOSHOES
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Work unit : ERG
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Start of many naval vessel names : USS
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Subject to breezes : AIRY
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Phrase in a new way, as a question : REFRAME
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Throw hard : HURL
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Farm mudholes : STIES
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Salespeople, informally : REPS
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Sheepish reply : BAA
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Pompous types : STUFFEDSHIRTS
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Deep laugh : HOHO
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Vassal : LIEGE
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Nondairy topping : OLEO
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Get-go : ONSET
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Former sneaker brand : AVIA
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Something to do : TASK
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Uproots? : WEEDS
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Campus figure : DEAN
Down
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Stood : AROSE
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"I understand!" : GOTIT
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Classic Rousseau novel : EMILE
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Clobber : DECK
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Popular brew from Holland : AMSTEL
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Cantaloupes : MELONS
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Proclamation : EDICT
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Shaving cut : NICK
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Noted short-story writer : SAKI
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"Just say no," for instance : SLOGAN
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Favorable life insurance category : NONSMOKER
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Miff : IRE
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Detectives, for short : PIS
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Used binoculars, maybe : SPIED
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To the ___ degree : NTH
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Where "e'en" is seen : POESY
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Heaven : SKY
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Long ___ : AGO
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Full house sign : SRO
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Beloved comic's nickname : COS
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White heron : EGRET
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Small sharks : DOGFISHES
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Cries of pain : OWS
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"Tasty!" : YUM
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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Draconian : HARSH
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Van Gogh's "Irises," e.g. : OIL
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Hesitant sounds : ERS
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Shot again, as a photo : RETOOK
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Tempe sch. : ASU
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Didn't give a definite answer : HEDGED
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Unexpected wins : UPSETS
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Singer Della : REESE
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Intrepid : BRAVE
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Courtyards : ATRIA
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Kind of flu : ASIAN
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Move like lava : FLOW
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Better than good : FINE
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"___ the Craziest Dream" (1942 song) : IHAD
57
Steamy : HOT
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Ending with schnozz : OLA

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