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New York Times, Tuesday, November 25, 1997

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 17,549 )
Across
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Handle the situation : COPE
5
Harbinger : OMEN
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Pancake topper : SYRUP
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Drifters' "___ the Roof" : UPON
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Application form information : NAME
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Monopoly purchase : HOUSE
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Alex Raymond comic strip : JUNGLEJIM
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Peter of Peter and Gordon : ASHER
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C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
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Tokyo, once : EDO
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Coin side : OBVERSE
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Feature of five U.S. Presidents : BEARD
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Apollo vehicle : LEM
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Manager Anderson : SPARKY
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Following orders : OBEDIENT
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Corporate emblems : LOGOS
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Clumsy dancer's problems : TOES
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The Magi, e.g. : TRIO
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Christie or Quindlen : ANNA
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Things to crack : CODES
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Part of E.M.T.: Abbr. : EMER
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Kind of tea : ICED
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Sacred song : PSALM
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Western Hemisphere : NEWWORLD
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Sliding dance step : CHASSE
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The Red Baron, for one : ACE
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Curtain fabric : SCRIM
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Musicians : PLAYERS
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Electric swimmer : EEL
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Telephonic 3 : DEF
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Kind of board : OUIJA
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Legendary cowboy : PECOSBILL
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Attach to a lapel : PINON
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Wicked : EVIL
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Come in last : LOSE
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Adlai's 1956 running mate : ESTES
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Broad valley : DALE
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Sloth's home : TREE
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Stephen King novel : CUJO
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Musical composition : OPUS
3
Operatic Lily : PONS
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H.S. course : ENG
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"Sometime..." : ONEDAY
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Captain's superior : MAJOR
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Record label with Capitol : EMI
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Commander of the Nautilus : NEMO
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Attacked the whiskers : SHAVED
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Ornery Warner Bros. cartoon character : YOSEMITESAM
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Essen's river : RUHR
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Manipulates : USES
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Father, in France : PERE
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Vichyssoise ingredients : LEEKS
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Give a benediction : BLESS
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Namath's nickname : BROADWAYJOE
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Gadgets : DOODADS
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Done in : SLAIN
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Puerto Rican port city : PONCE
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1973 resigner : AGNEW
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Existed : BEEN
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Humorist Bombeck et al. : ERMAS
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Physicist Bohr : NIELS
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The Velvet Fog : TORME
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Bridge fee : TOLL
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Kitchen utensil : CORER
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Collins and Donahue : PHILS
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Seas : OCEANS
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Louisiana lingo : CREOLE
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Heavy-hitting Fielder : CECIL
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"Essay on Man" author : POPE
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San ___ Obispo, Calif. : LUIS
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"You ___ seen nothin' yet!" : AINT
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Raced : SPED
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New Look designer : DIOR
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If not : ELSE
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Head for the hills : FLEE
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Stowe girl : EVA
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Lunch order, briefly : BLT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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