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New York Times, Monday, December 15, 1997

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 33 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1215 ( 17,569 )

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Across
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"___ the Horrible" : HAGAR
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Challenge to a gunslinger : DRAW
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Out-of-focus picture : BLUR
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Wonderland girl : ALICE
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Relaxation : EASE
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Country road : LANE
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Evasive answer #1 : ILLTHINKABOUTIT
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Have a feeling : SENSE
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Prefix with linear : RECTI
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Swiss peak : ALP
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Twain's "The Gilded ___" : AGE
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Wailing woman, in folklore : BANSHEE
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Tell : RELATE
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Insertion symbol : CARET
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Race track shape : OVAL
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Haying machine : BALER
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Droop : SAG
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Evasive answer #2 : MAYBEYESMAYBENO
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___ gratia artis : ARS
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Nonsecular types : LAITY
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Members of a chess line : PAWNS
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Rough, as terrain : RUGGED
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"Thank you for ___..." : SHARING
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Author Rand : AYN
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Golfer Ernie : ELS
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Founder of the Soviet Union : LENIN
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Plot of land : TRACT
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Evasive answer #3 : ASKMEAGAINLATER
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Capri, e.g. : ISLE
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Detroit products : CARS
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Florida city : OCALA
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___-do-well : NEER
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Overpublicize : HYPE
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"I understand!" : GOTIT
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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Entirely : ALL
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TV actor Gerard : GIL
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Does film work : ACTS
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Warm up, as food : REHEAT
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Thick : DENSE
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Garden tool : RAKE
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White ___ ghost : ASA
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Internet : WEB
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Deepest azure : BLUEST
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Gate holder : LATCH
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Knot : UNITE
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Knot again : RETIE
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"Picnic" planner : INGE
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Obstinate : ORNERY
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Scent : AROMA
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TV actor Burton : LEVAR
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"Hamlet" and "Macbeth" : PLAYS
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Mild, as weather : BALMY
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Priestly garb : ALB
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Playbill listings : CASTS
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Existence : BEING
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Suit material : SERGE
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Broadway backer : ANGEL
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Merchandise : GOODS
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"Seinfeld" lady : ELAINE
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Open wide : YAWN
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Base in baseball : BAG
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First-grade book : PRIMER
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Pitcher Nolan : RYAN
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Clear, as a drain : UNCLOG
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Killed : SLAIN
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German Hermann : HESSE
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Leg joint : ANKLE
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Get up : ARISE
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Canvas cover : TARP
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Mexican sandwich : TACO
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Oh, in Heidelberg : ACH
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___ Men's Health Crisis : GAY
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Tit for ___ : TAT
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Yalie : ELI
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Stinker : RAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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