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New York Times, Friday, October 3, 1997

With 23-Down, "Zorba the Greek" actress

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {Q} Spans: 4, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
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© 1997, The New York Times10/3/97 ( No. 17,496 )
Across
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It works like a charm : TALISMAN
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Undertone : MURMUR
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Former Big Apple mayor : ABEBEAME
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Drill bit? : ATEASE
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Saskatchewan city : MOOSEJAW
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Item of biblical attire : SANDAL
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Touchdown point?: Abbr. : ETA
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Porgy and bass : FISH
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Foreign V.I.P. : AGA
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Recreation center staple : PIANO
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Loudness unit : SONE
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Ariz. neighbor : NMEX
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Music sheet abbr. : ARR
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Seal : SHUT
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Comedian Howard : MOE
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An angry speaker might make it : ANIMATEDGESTURE
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Two-time Masters champ : SEVEBALLESTEROS
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Palindromist's preposition : ERE
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Old Dodge : DART
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Bank accrual: Abbr. : INT
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More than a miss : LADY
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Marshlands : FENS
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Baltimore team, in sportspeak : THEOS
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Large copier : APE
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Hirsch of "Taxi" : JUDD
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Actress Meyers : ARI
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Polar wear : PARKAS
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Christopher Marlowe drama : EDWARDII
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Game keeper? : ARCADE
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Western Sahara, once : RIODEORO
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They're great on Triple Letter Scores : ZTILES
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Drummer : SALESMAN
Down
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Skye cap : TAM
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Blood letters : ABO
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Constellation near Hydra : LEO
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"Ghosts" writer : IBSEN
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Mind : SEETO
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Goya depiction : MAJA
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Health-care lobby grp. : AMA
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St. John's people : NEWFOUNDLANDERS
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Billiard stroke : MASSE
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1945 Roy Rogers-Dale Evans western : UTAH
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Half a cartoon duo : REN
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1943 Greer Garson title role : MADAMECURIE
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Lexicographer's concert : USAGE
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"Chill!" : RELAX
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Calculator display : INTEGERS
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See 24-Down : PAPAS
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With 23-Down, "Zorba the Greek" actress : IRENE
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"See ya!" overseas : ARRIVEDERCI
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Out of harm's way : SHIELDED
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"Q & A" star : NOLTE
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Sp. title : SRTA
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Trestletree site : MAST
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Filer : EMERY
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Kotter of "Welcome Back, Kotter" : GABE
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Ending with song : FEST
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Town NE of Bangor : ORONO
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Coveys : NESTS
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Two-mile-high capital : LAPAZ
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Not counting, with "from" : APART
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They may be blown in boxes : FUSES
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Calling : TRADE
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Dad's rival : HIRES
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Nephrite : JADE
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In trouble, in the Army : AWOL
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___ Kan : KAL
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Cinco de Mayo, e.g. : DIA
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Monk's title : DOM
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"Ça ___" (French revolutionary song) : IRA
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Charged bit : ION

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

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