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New York Times, Friday, October 31, 1997

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.61004
Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Scrabble average: 1.92 This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1031 ( 17,524 )
Across
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Son of Noah : JAPHETH
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Book sizes : OCTAVOS
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Con artist : FLEECER
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Upstart : PARVENU
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Electric horns : KLAXONS
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Camper : TRAILER
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Actor Priestley et al. : JASONS
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Frosted : RIMY
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"Rin Tin Tin" shower : ABC
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Bread and drink : RYES
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Kings and queens, e.g. : PIECES
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Pulitzer dramatist Akins : ZOE
26
Enduring : ETERNAL
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___ pura : AQUA
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Kenyan president beginning 1978 : MOI
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Cut loose : REVEL
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Overwhelms : STUNS
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Confessed : AVOWED
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Prince Philip's birthplace : GREECE
37
Patron saint of France : DENIS
38
TV's George Jefferson, e.g. : BIGOT
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O.E.D. ender : ZED
42
Thomas Moore's homeland : ERIN
43
How some are left : FORDEAD
45
Menu words : ALA
46
Rough ___ : RIDERS
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City NW of Mascara : ORAN
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Kicks : FUN
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Census data : AGES
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Elegant garden feature : GAZEBO
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To such an extent : INSOFAR
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Circus follower : MAXIMUS
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Sovereignty, in Sussex : SCEPTRE
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Struggle : AGONIZE
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"No problem" : THATSOK
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Chang, alternatively : YANGTZE
Down
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Celeb often seen in supermarket tabs : JFKJR
2
Put to rest : ALLAY
3
Porridge ingredient : PEASE
4
Simple sugar : HEXOSE
5
Budget subj. : ECON
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Kid's present, perhaps : TENSPEED
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"48___" : HRS
8
Re sight : OPTICAL
9
California artist's colony : CARMEL
10
Drive-in diner supplies : TRAYS
11
Bird: Prefix : AVI
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"Las Meninas" painter : VELAZQUEZ
13
Tennis maximum : ONEBOUNCE
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Discontinued : SURCEASED
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Tennis's Lacoste : RENE
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Sportscaster Cross : IRV
27
Spanish crowd? : TRES
28
Picnicked : ATE
29
Prepared the punch? : MADEAFIST
30
How some business deals are made : OVERLUNCH
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View from Syracuse : IONIANSEA
33
Mlle. across the Pyrenees : SRTA
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Game aim : WIN
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Loses it : GOESGAGA
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"Tommy Boy" co-star : BODEREK
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Ticked states : IRES
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Warsaw Pact member, initially : GDR
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Mozart subject : FIGARO
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Out : DOZING
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A lot : RAFTS
48
Pardon : REMIT
49
Full of lively gossip : ABUZZ
50
Long time follower : NOSEE
54
Neuron part : AXON
56
Go one way or the other : OPT
57
Has a green light : MAY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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