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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1997

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1118 ( 17,542 )
Across
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Golf hazard : TRAP
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Abound : TEEM
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A few : SOME
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___ law (old Germanic legal code) : SALIC
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Lunchbox treat : OREO
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Opposite of unter : UBER
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Having feet pointing inward : PIGEONTOED
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Physics calculation : MASS
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"Tender ___" (1983 Robert Duvall film) : MERCIES
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"Holy smokes!" : EGADS
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Surfing site : WEB
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Dutch airline : KLM
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Not much for mixing : ASOCIAL
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Attire : ENROBE
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Onetime Yugoslav chief : TITO
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The time of one's life : AGE
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Brenda of the comics : STARR
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Markets : SELLS
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Bewitch : HEX
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Having keen vision : EAGLEEYED
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Baby beagle : PUP
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Nonliteral humor : IRONY
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Dusk to dawn : NIGHT
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34th Prez : IKE
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New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
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Indian homes : TEPEES
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Soup dishes : TUREENS
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PC alternative : MAC
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Home planet in a 1978-82 sitcom : ORK
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One of the McCartneys : LINDA
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Dairy workers : MILKERS
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Cinergy Field team : REDS
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Like one's fun house mirror image, maybe : DUCKLEGGED
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Baseball's Moises : ALOU
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Salinger dedicatee : ESME
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Lace place mat : DOILY
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Journalist Hamill : PETE
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Arousing : SEXY
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Protected : SAFE
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Recipe amt. : TSP
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Attire : RAIMENT
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Search for the unknown? : ALGEBRA
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Jetty : PIER
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Pole on a reservation : TOTEM
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God of love : EROS
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Very wide, shoewise : EEE
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In a humble way : MODESTLY
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Poison ___ : SUMAC
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Book after Amos : OBADIAH
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Bit of E-mail : MESSAGE
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Hosp. areas : ERS
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Foolish : COCKBRAINED
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Cairo's river : NILE
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Flexible, like some lamp shafts : GOOSENECKED
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"Scream" director Craven : WES
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Choreographer Alvin : AILEY
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Big Apple subway stop, for short : LEX
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Mine metal : ORE
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Rebellious time : TEENS
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Casino machines : SLOTS
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Soldiers' "pineapples" : GRENADES
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Quick swim : DIP
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Raucous card game : PIT
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Tiny Tim's instrument : UKULELE
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August birthstone : PERIDOT
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Where Athens is : GEORGIA
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Feminine pronoun : HERSELF
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"Naughty, naughty!" : TSK
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Like most N.B.A. players : TALL
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Follow : ENSUE
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Boy in Life cereal ads : MIKEY
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1910, on cornerstones : MCMX
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Stars have big ones : EGOS
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Hip-hop : RAP
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Put to work : USE
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Hair coloring : DYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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