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New York Times, Sunday, November 16, 1997

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 17,540 )
Across
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Hater of green eggs and ham : SAMIAM
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Puzzle solver's exclamation : IHAVEIT
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Foil giant : ALCOA
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Iago's wife : EMILIA
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"Amadeus" antagonist : SALIERI
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Clips : SHEARS
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Keep in touch with the kids I raised? : CALLMYCHILDREN
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Family life, figuratively : HEARTH
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Transport for Tarzan : LIANA
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Cove : RIA
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Dismissal : HEAVEHO
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Big name in action films catches game? : CLINTTRAPS
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Thwart the progress of United We Stand? : CROSSPEROT
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Boxcar rider, maybe : HOBO
35
Run-D.M.C., e.g. : TRIO
36
Seven: Prefix : HEPTA
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Looks for : AWAITS
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Auberge : INN
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TV's "Murder ___" : ONE
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Dome home : IGLOO
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Constellation north of Taurus : PERSEUS
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Costal fracture? : CRACKOFRIBS
52
Tidbit : CRUMB
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Deborah's "The King and I" co-star : YUL
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Uniform decoration : EPAULET
57
Businesses : SHOPS
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Updates an atlas : REMAPS
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Spud bud : EYE
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Actress Sorvino : MIRA
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Teetotaler's choice : COLA
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Something too tough for talons? : CLAWBREAKER
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"Like ___ not!" : ITOR
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Not name : OMIT
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Free : RID
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Beat : BESTED
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St. ___ University : JOHNS
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Investor's concern : REVENUE
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"___ in apple" : AAS
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Draw forth : EDUCE
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Country legend tees off? : CLINEDRIVES
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Thick vegetable soup : POTTAGE
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Hilton alternative : HYATT
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Ad ___ : LIB
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Atlantis docked with it : MIR
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Pressure, in a way : LEANON
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Garth Brooks's birthplace : TULSA
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Former Davis Cup coach : ASHE
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Tasty : GOOD
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Sculptor's creation? : CLAYPERSON
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Overfill airplane areas? : CLOGCABINS
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Loser : ALSORAN
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"Gotcha" : AHA
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Vacuum tube filler : ARGON
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"I Will Survive" singer : GAYNOR
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Psycho with intense desires? : CRAVINGLUNATIC
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Touches up : EMENDS
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Rival of Oprah : ROLONDA
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Pledge : SURETY
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"Bullitt" director Peter : YATES
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Unfriendly quality : ICINESS
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Book of the Apocrypha : ESDRAS
Down
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Like some wine : SEC
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Grp. with a staff in its symbol : AMA
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Pressure unit : MILLIBAR
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Algonquian Indian confederation : ILLINOIS
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Prepare to shoot : AIMAT
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Old-fashioned contraction : MAYNT
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Cousin of -esque : ISH
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Kind of curve : HAIRPIN
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Jazzman Mose : ALLISON
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"Mi ___ Loca" (Pam Tillis hit) : VIDA
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Poet's adverb : EER
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Burn up : IRE
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Shanty material : TIN
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Lots : AHEAP
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Buzz off : LEAVE
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Mother Teresa, notably : CARER
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Right at the beginning? : ORTHO
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"It's worth ___!" : ASHOT
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The Beatles' "___ Woman" : SHESA
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Links rental : CART
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Pres. initials : HST
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Crack in the cold, maybe : CHAP
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"Frank & Jesse" co-star : LOWE
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First name in shipping : ARI
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Glee clubs : CHORUSES
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Kind of artery : RENAL
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The U.A.E. belongs to it : OPEC
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P.I.'s : TECS
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South, to the south : SUR
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"___ Man Answers" (1962 comedy) : IFA
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"The Taming of the Shrew" servant : GRUMIO
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Bebe's "Cheers" role : LILITH
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King of the fairies : OBERON
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To astronomers, they're hot and blue : OSTARS
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Comparatively cantankerous : SURLIER
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Durable wood : CYPRESS
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Nervous : KEYEDUP
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Dial letters : OPER
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Beverage for Beowulf : MEAD
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528i or Z3, e.g. : BMW
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Toast : SCORCH
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Hardly handsome : HOMELY
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"Twelfth Night" countess : OLIVIA
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It may be pending : PATENT
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Israel's first U.N. representative : ABBAEBAN
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Squeezed (out) : EKED
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"Phooey!" : CRUD
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Tucked away : ATE
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Ballet jump : JETE
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Spiker's barrier : NET
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Dispatch boat : AVISO
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Old radio's ___ Stoopnagle : COL
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Pandora's boxful : ILLS
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Poster material : TAGBOARD
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Pastor, sometimes : ANOINTER
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Proceed : GOON
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Loaf pair : ENDS
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Man alternative : MACHINE
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Archipelago components : ISLANDS
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Christogram letter : RHO
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Crying : TEARS
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Cinerary vessel : URN
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On a par, in Paris : EGAL
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Not forthright : CAGEY
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Andes climber : LLAMA
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To date : ASYET
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Department north of Nièvre : YONNE
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Elbows : PRODS
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Pouring pot : CRUSE
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"___ Dei" : AGNUS
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Calling company? : AVON
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___ de coeur (pained utterance) : CRI
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Sinbad's transport : ROC
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Loser to Norton, 1973 : ALI
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It may be natural : GAS
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Sade's "Is ___ Crime" : ITA
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Young and Coleman : CYS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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