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New York Times, Monday, October 27, 1997

Author:
Mark Gottlieb
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Gottlieb

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Gottlieb. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1027 ( 17,520 )

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Across
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"Gee whillikers!" : GOSH
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Like a good lounge chair : COMFY
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Go steady with : DATE
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Follow, as orders : OBEY
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"...like a big pizza pie, that's ___" (old song lyric) : AMORE
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Russian river or mountain : URAL
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"St. Elmo's Fire" actor Rob : LOWE
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Sinks one's teeth into : BITES
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Is sick : AILS
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60's sitcom/90's movie : DENNISTHEMENACE
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Aardvark's tidbit : ANT
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Lumberjack's tool : AXE
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Possesses : HAS
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Shirt or dress : GARMENT
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Monet supply? : ART
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What to make a dep. into : ACCT
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Dweeb : NERD
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Allude (to) : REFER
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60's sitcom/90's movie : THEADDAMSFAMILY
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Individually owned apartment : CONDO
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Opposite of a thinker : DOER
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Airport conveyance : TRAM
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Sweltering : HOT
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Invisible troublemaker : GREMLIN
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Where the iris is : EYE
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Knot : TIE
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"Hold on a ___!" : SEC
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60's sitcom/90's movie : LEAVEITTOBEAVER
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Artist's work : OPUS
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Flip out : GOAPE
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Jazz lingo : JIVE
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Location : SITE
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Preowned : USED
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Kilt wearer : SCOT
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Kills, as a dragon : SLAYS
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Emperor with a burning ambition? : NERO
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Credit card color : GOLD
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Clarinet cousin : OBOE
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Stitched : SEWN
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Laughing ___ : HYENA
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Where to get a taxi : CABSTAND
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Exclude : OMIT
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Butterfly's cousin : MOTH
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Liberate : FREE
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Flunky : YESMAN
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One of the Allman Brothers : DUANE
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Operatic solo : ARIA
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Baby powder ingredient : TALC
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Gerund's end : ING
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Bonus : EXTRA
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"Down the ___!" (drinker's toast) : HATCH
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Sound before "Gesundheit!" : ACHOO
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Bloodhound's trail : SCENT
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English author Charles : READE
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1983 Michael Keaton comedy : MRMOM
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Ford flop : EDSEL
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Flaming : AFIRE
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Pass-the-baton race : RELAY
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Product sample's invitation : TRYME
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Little bit : TAD
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CPR practitioner : EMT
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Calf, to a cowboy : DOGIE
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Flying toys : FRISBEES
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Acts as king : REIGNS
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Born as : NEE
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Den appliance : TVSET
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New Orleans cooking style : CAJUN
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Any Buffalo Bills Super Bowl result : LOSS
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Grand, as an adventure : EPIC
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Car : AUTO
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Hammer or sickle, e.g. : TOOL
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"Toodle-oo" : TATA
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Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
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Workbench clamp : VISE
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At any time : EVER
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Start over : REDO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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