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New York Times, Monday, November 10, 1997

Author:
Grace Fabbroni
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Grace Fabbroni

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Fabbroni. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1110 ( 17,534 )
Across
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Milky-white gem : OPAL
5
Turned white : PALED
10
Inclusion with a MS. : SASE
14
Trucking rig : SEMI
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French love : AMOUR
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Drug ___ (Washington pooh-bah) : CZAR
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Patronizing person : SNOB
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Sparkling headwear : TIARA
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Ladder step : RUNG
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Start of a quip : DIRTISNOTDIRT
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Son of Aphrodite : EROS
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Fencing blade : EPEE
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Harmony : AMITY
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On the up-and-up : LEGIT
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Rioter's take : LOOT
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Joins : UNITES
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Hen's pride : EGG
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Middle of the quip : BUTONLYMATTERIN
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Adriatic, e.g. : SEA
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Ryan and Tatum of filmdom : ONEALS
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Verdi's slave girl : AIDA
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Tête-à-têtes : CHATS
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Awry : ASKEW
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Feedback of a sort : ECHO
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Like auto shop floors : OILY
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End of the quip : THEWRONGPLACE
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___ and tell : SHOW
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Scarlett, for one : OHARA
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Snug : COZY
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Sped : TORE
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Heavy volumes : TOMES
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Lamb's sobriquet : ELIA
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Took advantage of : USED
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Kasparov's game : CHESS
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Red light directive : STOP
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C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
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Await judgment : PEND
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To me, in Paris : AMOI
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It kept Bizet busy : LIBRETTO
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Outdoor lounging area : PATIO
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Faulty : AMISS
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Temporary use : LOAN
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Currency replacing the mark, franc, lira, etc. : EURO
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Actor's "homework" : SCRIPT
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Sky-blue : AZURE
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"À votre ___!" : SANTE
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Work unit : ERG
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Word repeated before "again," in a saying : TRY
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Jefferson, religiously : DEIST
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Priests' garments : ALBS
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Grimace : MOUE
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Beans in a stew : LIMAS
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List-ending abbr. : ETAL
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Catches on : GETS
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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Boris's refusal : NYET
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Actor Estrada : ERIK
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1947 Literature Nobelist André : GIDE
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Eat beaver-style : GNAW
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Not at all : NOHOW
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Classic 30's-40's radio comedy : EASYACES
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Reprimanded, with "out" : CHEWED
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100% : ALL
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Group character : ETHOS
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Taking out the garbage, e.g. : CHORE
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Fairy tale villains : OGRES
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Bridge declaration : IPASS
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University mil. group : ROTC
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"Oops!" : OHOH
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Reputation : NAME
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Revolver inventor : COLT
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Pinza of the Met : EZIO
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Trio after R : STU
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Prattle : YAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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