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New York Times, Saturday, October 4, 1997

Olympics sport discontinued after 1908

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times10/4/97 ( No. 17,497 )
Across
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Righteousness to a fault : MORALISM
9
Market grp. : NASDAQ
15
Schubert song : AVEMARIA
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City near Syracuse : ONEIDA
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Judged, in a way : REFEREED
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Denver athlete : NUGGET
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Storage areas : TRUNKS
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Ref. book : DICT
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70's extremist grp. : SLA
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"___ Three Lives" : ILED
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Former TV co-host : TESH
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Funeral stand : BIER
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Cyberspace abbr. : AOL
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Fakes : CHARLATANS
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Ship's heading : NNE
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___ Hill (James Monroe's home) : OAK
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Ashby of the 80's Astros : ALAN
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Fat, in France : GROSSE
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North Dakota native or city : MANDAN
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Mother of Levi and Judah : LEAH
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Bank acct. entry : INT
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Not classical : POP
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Comfort, in a way : REACHOUTTO
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Cinch : ICE
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Not : NARY
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Hungarian patriot Nagy : IMRE
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Bangkok money : BAHT
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Germany's Dortmund-___ Canal : EMS
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Quite a while : AGES
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Actress North : SHEREE
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Fortune : WEALTH
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Less relaxed : UNEASIER
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Japanese floor covering : TATAMI
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Olympics sport discontinued after 1908 : LACROSSE
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Hit song of 1968 : SUZIEQ
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Swore : ATTESTED
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Sci-fi enemy : MARTIAN
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Like some speeches : OVERLONG
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Airport employee, at times : REFUELER
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Fix : AMEND
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Caper : LARK
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More than upsets : IRES
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German pronoun : SIE
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More angry : MADDER
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Cool : NONCHALANT
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"...some kind of ___?" : ANUT
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Line part: Abbr. : SEG
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Eats with enthusiasm : DIGSIN
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Astaire and others : ADELES
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Its capital is Doha : QATAR
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Iraqi, most likely : ISLAMITE
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Net : TAKEHOME
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Join : BAND
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Trig function : COSEC
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Is smart : HASAHIGHIQ
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So much, musically : TANTO
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Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Beekeeper : APIARIST
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Fast food request : NOCHEESE
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Faded (out) : PETERED
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"Hippolyte et Aricie" composer : RAMEAU
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Sham : ERSATZ
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Phoebe's sister on "Friends" : URSULA
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Salamanders : NEWTS
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Castilian kisses : BESOS
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"Look ___..." : ATME
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Faction : SECT
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Wonderland character : HARE
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Chou En-___ : LAI
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A Turner : NAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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