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New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 1997

Site of the forges of Hephaestus, in myth

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 1997, The New York Times11/19/97 ( No. 17,543 )
Across
1
With 6-Across, attacked verbally : LACED
6
See 1-Across : INTO
10
Key : ISLE
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Circumvent : EVADE
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Twelve, half of the time : NOON
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Cast off : SHED
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Ear-related : AURAL
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Zilch, so to speak : NONE
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White-water carrier : RAFT
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Like some Halloween costumes : FLAMERESISTANT
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Erhard's claim to fame : EST
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"___ Tu" (70's hit) : ERES
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Knot again : RETIE
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Charlotte russe, for one : DESSERT
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More slick : OILIER
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Kind of support : SPOUSAL
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Big section in a dictionary : ESS
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"The Fabulous Baker Boys" actor : BEAUBRIDGES
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Journal publisher : AMA
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Starts to cry : TEARSUP
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Venue : LOCALE
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One of the Apostles : STSIMON
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Where a bangle may dangle : ANKLE
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Hunt and peck : TYPE
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Have a go at : TRY
52
Golden parachute, e.g. : SWEETHEARTDEAL
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Fly high : SOAR
57
Onetime airline : BOAC
58
___ lunch : OUTTO
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Drink with Stilton : PORT
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Michelangelo's work : ARTE
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Part of a wood joint : TENON
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Common links : ANDS
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The supreme Supreme : ROSS
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Observatory observations : STARS
Down
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Paged : LEAFED
2
Tear apart : AVULSE
3
Gemologist's concern : CARATS
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Round cheese : EDAM
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Take out : DELE
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Flotation device : INNERTUBE
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Looped rope : NOOSE
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Morrison and Braxton : TONIS
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Small bills : ONES
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Handel's "___ in Egypt" : ISRAEL
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Hovels : SHANTIES
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Southpaws : LEFTIES
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Summer hrs. in D.C. : EDT
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Send another way : REROUTE
22
Prefix with state : TRI
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Sounds of fluster : ERS
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Quito-to-La Paz dir. : SSE
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Govt. watchdog : EPA
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Senior citizen : OLDSTER
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Sp. lady : SRA
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Places for flight patterns : AIRSPACES
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Unenlightened : BACKWARD
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Gloomy guy : GUS
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Center starter : EPI
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Pie-mode connection : ALA
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Wet time : MONSOON
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Signals : ALERTS
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Jackie's sister : LEE
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Site of the forges of Hephaestus, in myth : MTETNA
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Daniel Webster, e.g. : ORATOR
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Hose : NYLONS
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Complete, informally : THORO
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"The Wild Swans at Coole" poet : YEATS
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It can give you a lift : TBAR
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Kindergarteners : TOTS
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Puccini's "Flower ___" : DUET
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Place to unwind : SPA

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

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