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New York Times, Friday, November 14, 1997

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1114 ( 17,538 )

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Across
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They help in the classroom : AUDIOVISUALAIDS
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Étoile's medium : CLASSICALBALLET
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John Hancock's place : ONTHEDOTTEDLINE
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Take orders, in a way : WAIT
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Random one : ANY
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Jimmy : LEVER
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Certain league: Abbr. : NATL
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Alarmist? : REVERE
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Bara contemporary : NEGRI
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N. Car. neighbor : VIRG
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What a patrol car might get, for short : APB
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Bad looks : STARES
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Suffix with corrupt : IBLE
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Shakes hands : REACHESANACCORD
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Saab model : AERO
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Fly over the Equator : TSETSE
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Casting requirement? : ROD
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Pasternak lady : LARA
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1974 Hoffman movie : LENNY
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Japanese mat : TATAMI
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"___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Lot : TON
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Old fool : COOT
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Three of a kind? : TOMDICKANDHARRY
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Bushel or inch, e.g. : IMPERIALMEASURE
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Splurged : SPAREDNOEXPENSE
Down
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Have ___ (freak out) : ACOW
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It parallels the radius : ULNA
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Singles spot : DATINGBAR
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1987 Beatty flop : ISHTAR
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Monosaccharide : OSE
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"Myra Breckinridge" author : VIDAL
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Screen symbol : ICON
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Letch : SATYR
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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One of the brothers of Warner Bros. : ABE
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Soup server : LADLER
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Kind of reaction : ALLERGIC
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"As ___ and breathe!" : ILIVE
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Sandy tract : DENE
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Trick ending : STER
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Mrs. Addams, to Gomez : TISH
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Milestone : EVENT
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Travel needs : VISAS
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Japan's first capital : NARA
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Sport played to three points : EPEE
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Aquarium acquisition : TETRA
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Tea-growing state : ASSAM
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Canadian pol Bob ___ : RAE
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Springsteen's first hit : BORNTORUN
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Author ___ Hubbard : LRON
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Turning point? : EDDY
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Strainer : COLANDER
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"Fantasia" frames : CELS
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Getup : ATTIRE
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House : ENCASE
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Home of the N.H.L.'s Lightning : TAMPA
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Ethnic prefix : ITALO
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The Dow, e.g. : INDEX
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Mayberry sot : OTIS
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Cakewalk : ROMP
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Treater's words : ONME
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Bobby and others : ORRS
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Prized Pacific salmon : TYEE
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El ___ : CID
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State that borders Colo. : KAN
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One's lot : HAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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