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New York Times, Monday, November 3, 1997

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BFQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 32 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1103 ( 17,527 )
Across
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Freight : CARGO
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Watering holes : SPAS
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"Puttin' on the ___" (Berlin classic) : RITZ
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Completely foreign : ALIEN
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Early part of the day : MORN
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"Toreador Song," e.g., in "Carmen" : ARIA
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River to the Rhône : SAONE
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Italian man : UOMO
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Rope material : HEMP
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Parlors : SITTINGROOMS
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Metal refuse : SLAG
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Hwy. : RTE
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Stovetop item : POT
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Mailing ctrs. : POS
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"Damn Yankees" temptress : LOLA
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Predicament : SCRAPE
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Official proceedings : ACTA
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Cartoonist Gross : MILT
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___ diem (seize the day) : CARPE
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Applause, plus : STANDINGOVATION
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Chili con ___ : CARNE
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Vasco da ___ : GAMA
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Back talk : SASS
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Where some shoes are made : ANVILS
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Bring home the bacon : EARN
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"Yo!" : HEY
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Martial arts expert Bruce : LEE
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___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
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Spanish rivers : RIOS
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Cane : WALKINGSTICK
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Graduation month : JUNE
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Poi ingredient : TARO
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Artist Matisse : HENRI
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Marco Polo crossed it : ASIA
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Like certain seals : EARED
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An American, to a Brit : YANK
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Ownership document : DEED
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Gobs : SLEWS
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Elliot, of the Mamas and the Papas : CASS
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Uproar : RIOT
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Men's room sign : GENTS
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"Mourning Becomes Electra" playwright : ONEILL
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Customs officer's concern : SMUGGLING
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Opposite of rich : POOR
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Knight's protection : ARMOR
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High-hats : SNOOTS
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Cheerleaders' cheers : RAHS
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Anger : IRE
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Director Burton or Robbins : TIM
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Knock out, as with a remote : ZAP
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Supermodel Campbell : NAOMI
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Muslim's destination : MECCA
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Outcast : PARIAH
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Go up against : OPPOSE
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Wee : TEENSY
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French mathematician Blaise : PASCAL
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87 or 93 at the pump : OCTANE
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Go on a hunger strike : STARVE
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Pond covering : ALGAE
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"Fudge!" : RATS
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Years, in old Rome : ANNI
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Roseanne's ex : TOMARNOLD
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Singer Reese : DELLA
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Brazilian airline : VARIG
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Stored, with "away" : SALTED
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Snacks : NOSHES
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Use Rollerblades : SKATE
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Pilfer : STEAL
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Lacking strength : WEAK
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"Dies ___" (hymn) : IRAE
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Concerning : INRE
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Ship's staff : CREW
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Joshes : KIDS
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First Chief Justice John : JAY
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Red, white and blue team : USA
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Writer Anaïs : NIN

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

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