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New York Times, Sunday, October 26, 1997

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {FJXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1026 ( 17,519 )
Across
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Split : DIVIDE
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Skiing type : ALPINE
13
Pressing machines : MANGLES
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Closer to base? : EVILER
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See 60-Across : MARNER
22
Impute : ASCRIBE
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Start of a verse : MOVERRHYMESWITHHOOVER
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Azerbaijani neighbor : IRANI
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Missouri feeder : OSAGE
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Salt, perhaps : CURE
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Faxed : SENT
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Land in Genesis : EDOM
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European fruit tree : SORB
34
Leases : RENTS
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River inlet : RIA
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Jack in oaters : ELAM
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Agt. such as Ness : TMAN
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B.C. Judean king : HEROD
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
49
Sounding startled : AGASP
52
Power problem : OUTAGE
55
Old record label : EMI
56
Part 2 of the verse : ISGROVERHENCEAGROOVER
60
With 21-Across, an 1861 literary hero : SILAS
61
Kind of sax : ALTO
62
Route : LINE
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"___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
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Changes a Life sentence? : EDITS
65
B. A. Baracus's group : ATEAM
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Tag : LABEL
68
Suddenly shrinks : RECOILS
70
Costa del Sol section : PLAYA
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Launch of 7/10/62 : TELSTAR
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Ferber's "Giant" ranch : REATA
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Caravan maker : DODGE
81
Basso Tajo : ITALO
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Yours, in Yonne : ATOI
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Mrs. David Copperfield : DORA
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Month after Nisan : IYAR
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What optimists have : HOPES
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Part 3 of the verse : DOLOVERSBECOMELOUVERS
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Afore : ERE
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It's often underfoot : INSOLE
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Stopped lying : SATUP
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Art Deco notable : ERTE
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Mythical queen of Thebes : NIOBE
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Dickens girl : NELL
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Medicare-eligible, maybe : AGED
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Draft org. : SSS
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Neighbor of 26-Across : IRAQI
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Kissers : YAPS
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Burden of proof : ONUS
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Stand in ceremony? : DAIS
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Verdant : LUSH
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Head lock : TRESS
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Clearing : GLADE
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End of the verse : ILLHAVETOTHINKITOOVER
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Kind of counter : CALORIE
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Dogear mark : CREASE
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Custodians, colloquially : SUPERS
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Custody : KEEPING
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Impaired : HARMED
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Neverending, once : ETERNE
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___-plié (ballet movement) : DEMI
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Actor-songwriter Novello : IVOR
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Start of a cheer : VIVA
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Kristen on "Ryan's Hope" : ILENE
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Mock : DERIDE
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Goof : ERR
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Lowell and Tan : AMYS
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Mahayana monks : LAMAS
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Ragú rival : PREGO
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Book extra : INSERT
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Fresh : NEW
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Lassie creator Knight : ERIC
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Slalom champ Phil : MAHRE
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Cinereous : ASHEN
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Cpl., e.g. : NCO
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___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
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In play : LIVE
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Bacheller's "___ Holden" : EBEN
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Spanish muralist : SERT
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Expression of respect : HOMAGE
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Coward : TURNTAIL
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King Harald's predecessor : OLAV
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Student body pres., e.g. : BMOC
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Lt. Kojak : THEO
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Grower : RAISER
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Private : INSIDE
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Like some of the early English : ANGLIC
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Peter Weiss drama "___/Sade" : MARAT
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"The Clan of the Cave Bear" author : AUEL
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Rotations, in garages : REVS
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Awaited sign : OMEN
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Tabloid talk : DIRT
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Handel's "Messiah," e.g. : ORATORIO
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Drag : SHLEP
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Attar source : PETAL
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Related on the father's side : AGNATE
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Diving bird : GREBE
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Actor Davis : OSSIE
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Wandering : NOMADIC
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Old-fashioned cooker : OILSTOVE
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Famed furrier's family : ASTORS
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Name meaning "My God is he" : ELIHU
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Burdened : LADEN
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Shows wild instability : YOYOS
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"Battlestar Galactica" commander : ADAMA
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Some church lighting : TAPERS
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Advisories : ALERTS
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Media executive Steven and others : ROSSES
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Incendiary sinner : ARSONIST
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Actress Scacchi : GRETA
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Yemeni capital : ADEN
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Geometric solids : TORI
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Muffin topper : OLEO
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Equipped : ABLE
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One in a heat : VIER
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Like elvers : EELY
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1931 Dracula portrayer : LUGOSI
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Receptive : OPEN
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Miter wearer : BISHOP
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Snit : LATHER
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Waiting place in a park : DUGOUT
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Sergeant York : ALVIN
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"The Caine Mutiny" captain : QUEEG
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Father of Paris : PRIAM
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Brains : SENSE
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Incline : SLOPE
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Gumshoe : DICK
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Avis pair : ALAE
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Latin pronoun : ILLE
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High: Ger. : HOCH
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Variety listing : SKED
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Say it's so : AVER
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"After Dark, My Sweet" actor, 1990 : DERN
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Highland tongue : ERSE
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Christina's father : ARI
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Singsong syllable : TRA
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Literary inits. : TSE

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

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