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New York Times, Monday, November 24, 1997

Author:
Alex K. Justin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex K. Justin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FMQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Justin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1124 ( 17,548 )

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Across
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Catches in the act : NABS
5
Composer Franz : LEHAR
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R.N.'s "touch" : TLC
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Kind of daisy : OXEYE
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Where the Mets play : SHEA
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1934 Shirley Temple musical : STANDUPANDCHEER
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Volcano spew : ASH
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Protest that gets out of hand : RIOT
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Striped fish : BASS
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Uses to achieve later success : PARLAYS
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Infuriate : ENRAGE
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Place to get all steamed up : SAUNA
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Hideaway : LAIR
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Mode : STYLE
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President Lincoln : ABE
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Take time out : SITBACKANDRELAX
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Hearty mugful : ALE
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Batter's position : PLATE
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Battering wind : GALE
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Mailman's beat : ROUTE
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Plant reproductive bodies : SPORES
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One just let out of jail : PAROLEE
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Couples : DUOS
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Perfect : IDEAL
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Bushels : GOBS
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"So that's what you meant!" : AHA
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Goldbrick : LIEDOWNONTHEJOB
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Not so much : LESS
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Kareem ___-Jabbar : ABDUL
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Back of the neck : NAPE
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Take to court : SUE
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Social position : CASTE
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Mandated safety sign : EXIT
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Mars Pathfinder launcher : NASA
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Partner of crafts : ARTS
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Ho-hum : BLAH
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Prodigal ___ : SON
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1991 buddy film "Thelma & ___" : LOUISE
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Montréal team : EXPOS
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Miami team : HEAT
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Writer Rand : AYN
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Deeply blushing : RED
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Eta follower : THETA
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Skeptical : LEERY
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Gives a hoot : CARES
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Six-time Super Bowl coach Don : SHULA
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Downer : DRAG
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Safe place in the ring : CORNER
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Fishhook's end : BARB
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"Band of Gold" singer Freda : PAYNE
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"___ Lang Syne" : AULD
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"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
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It gets hit on the head : NAIL
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___ of passage : RITE
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Condition : STATE
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Rink need : SKATE
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Outlawed spray : ALAR
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Cotton bundle : BALE
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"First Wives Club" members : EXES
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Moon-landing program : APOLLO
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Tip-off : CLUE
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Subjects of psychoanalysis : EGOS
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Highways and byways : ROADS
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Nonobvious : SUBTLE
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Deluxe : POSH
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Multivitamins, e.g. : PILLS
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Goodbye : ADIEU
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Shortstop Pee Wee : REESE
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Glazed food item : DONUT
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Olympus dwellers : GODS
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Rival of Bon Ami : AJAX
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Southwest Indian : HOPI
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Help in a heist : ABET
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Servicewoman, briefly : WAC
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Hawks' and Bucks' org. : NBA
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Opposite WSW : ENE

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