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New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 1997

Author:
Nancy Schuster
Editor:
Will Shortz
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127/31/196511/26/19970
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Nancy Schuster

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 46 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Schuster. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1126 ( 17,550 )
Across
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Junk E-mail : SPAM
5
Good engine sounds : PURRS
10
Police cry : RAID
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Tramp : HOBO
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Cause of an 1839-42 war : OPIUM
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Giggler of Sesame Street : ELMO
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Telephone button : HOLD
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"Pagliacci" baritone : TONIO
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Carson's predecessor at NBC : PAAR
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Pleasantly drunk, so to speak : FEELINGNOPAIN
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"Winnie-the-Pooh" baby : ROO
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___ chi ch'uan : TAI
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Extra added detraction? : FINANCECHARGE
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H.S. math : ALG
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Hot : SEXY
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Vice ___ : VERSA
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Bacteria-inhibiting drug : SULFA
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French nobleman : DUC
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"Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
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Run ___ of (violate) : AFOUL
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Name on over 75 whodunits : ERLE
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Comic screech : EEK
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Paris attraction : FOLIESBERGERE
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Alphabetic sequence : LMN
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Veto : NIX
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Make a mistake : FUMBLETHEBALL
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Japanese soup : MISO
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Iranian V.I.P.'s : IMAMS
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Hairdo : COIF
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Art patron ___ Kahn : OTTO
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Hawley's tariff act co-sponsor : SMOOT
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58-Across ingredient : TOFU
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Call from the minaret : AZAN
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Poet dramatized by Goethe : TASSO
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Shortly : ANON
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Sound at the movies : SHH
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"Now you see it, now you don't!" : POOF
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Skilled : ABLE
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Big Apple museum, for short, with "the" : MODERN
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Witches' brews : POTIONS
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Well-informed about : UPON
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Prize of the Nibelung : RING
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Bankrupt : RUIN
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Peanut butter choice : SMOOTH
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Working again : REPAIRED
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Single-named supermodel : IMAN
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Like first-place medals in Grenoble : DOR
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Nurmi, the Flying Finn : PAAVO
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Cotton down : FLUFF
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Yukon home : IGLOO
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Gives over : CEDES
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Demographer's region : EXURB
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Sunrise to sunset to sunrise, e.g. : CYCLE
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Feminist Germaine : GREER
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First name in skin care : ESTEE
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Simile's center : ASA
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Quiz : ASK
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Time for the werewolf alert : FULLMOON
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Out on ___ : ALIMB
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Che, formally : ERNESTO
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Collect, as volunteers : ENLIST
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Tomcat : GIB
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Combo bet at Belmont : EXACTA
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Irish name part : FITZ
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Logo at Arthur Ashe Stadium : USTA
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Austen heroine : EMMA
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Santa Fe Trail stop : TAOS
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Certain insurers : HMOS
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Nutcase : LOON
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Acctg. principle : LIFO
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Kiwi's extinct cousin : MOA
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Jollity : FUN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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