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New York Times, Tuesday, November 4, 1997

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJKQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1104 ( 17,528 )
Across
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Shopaholic's hangout : MALL
5
Out-and-out : UTTER
10
Way to go : ROAD
14
Pacific Rim locale : ASIA
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Shoe material : SUEDE
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As a result : ERGO
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Part of a popular song lyric : THEBRONXISUPBUT
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Actress-skater Sonja : HENIE
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Chinese restaurant flowers : TEAROSES
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Suffix with idiom : ATIC
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Open, as an envelope : SLIT
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Old-fashioned illumination : GASLIGHT
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Monticello, for one : ESTATE
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1970's discipline : EST
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Bête ___ : NOIRE
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Book after Gen. : EXOD
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More of the song's lyric : THEBATTERYSDOWN
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Do-well starter : NEER
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Anteater's feature : SNOUT
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Actress Peeples : NIA
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Not asea : ONLAND
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Supporters of Ivan and Nicholas : TSARISTS
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Sells (for) : GOES
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Onetime Spanish queen and namesakes : ENAS
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Draws : TIEGAMES
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Midafternoon : THREE
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Statement describing the subject of the song : ITSAHELLUVATOWN
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Nectar flavor : PEAR
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Microwave brand : AMANA
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Gave the boot : AXED
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Censor's target : SMUT
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Where Durban is : NATAL
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Baseball's Sandberg : RYNE
Down
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It takes figuring : MATH
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U.S. Open stadium name : ASHE
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Property encumbrance : LIEN
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Of the lips : LABIAL
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G.I. entertainment grp. : USO
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Large cask : TUN
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Sermon basis : TEXT
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Newswoman Magnus et al. : EDIES
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Secondhand transaction : RESALE
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Did a horticulturist's job : REPOTTED
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Planets and such : ORBS
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Malarial fever : AGUE
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Children's connectibles : DOTS
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Eye layer : RETINA
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"Trinity" author : URIS
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"___ a Name" (Jim Croce hit) : IGOT
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Debt markers : CHITS
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"I can't ___ satisfaction" (1965 lyric) : GETNO
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Visibly frightened : ASHEN
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Shipment to Detroit : STEEL
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E. C. Bentley detective : TRENT
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Impulse transmitters : AXONS
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Namely : TOWIT
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Author Ferber and others : EDNAS
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Jagged : EROSE
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Exaggerator : BRAGGART
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Chinese dollar : YUAN
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Geologic layers : STRATA
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One noted for bringing couples together : NOAH
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Abase : DEMEAN
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Babylonian love goddess : ISHTAR
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1965 march site : SELMA
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Rewards for waiting : TIPS
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News bit : ITEM
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Son of Rebekah : ESAU
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Mattress support : SLAT
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Classic theater name : ROXY
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Gershwin biographer David : EWEN
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"Momo" author Michael : ENDE
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Actress Merkel : UNA
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Actor Kilmer : VAL

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

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