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New York Times, Thursday, December 18, 1997

One of the states seen from Lookout Mtn.

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 38 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times12/18/97 ( No. 17,572 )
Across
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Painter Bonheur : ROSA
5
Big name in comedy : LENO
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Experience : HAVE
13
Jack-in-the-pulpit, e.g. : ARUM
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Neatnik's opposite : SLOB
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"Unforgettable" singers : COLES
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Smart trick? : WISEGUISE
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Modules : UNITS
19
20's-30's actress Hyams : LEILA
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Caffè order : ESPRESSO
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Lateness in performing a trick? : SLEIGHTDELAY
25
Using clippers? : ASEA
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Make off with : ABDUCT
30
One of the states seen from Lookout Mtn. : ALA
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They're unreturnable : ACES
36
"Vive ___!" : LEROI
37
Minor trick? : JUSTALITTLEWILE
41
Scrub at NASA : ABORT
42
Cambodian's neighbor : THAI
43
Long-faced : SAD
44
Does new tailoring : REFITS
46
Mlle., in Mallorca : SRTA
49
Like some tricksters? : FEINTHEARTED
55
Fake : IMPOSTOR
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Break down, in a way : PARSE
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Slam on the brakes, e.g. : REACT
60
Rate for cheap tricks? : BUCKARUSE
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Earth bound? : ATLAS
64
Son of Jacob and Leah : LEVI
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Carter of "Gimme a Break" : NELL
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Serve Time? : EDIT
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Some are tops : TOYS
Down
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Singer Lou : RAWLS
2
Projecting window : ORIEL
3
"Calvin and Hobbes" girl : SUSIE
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Eponymous Bloomer : AMELIA
5
Fighting Tigers' sch. : LSU
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Letter "Y" wearer : ELI
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Pried : NOSED
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Wide-bodied : OBESE
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Cantaloupe alternative : HONEYDEW
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First word of Oregon's motto : ALIS
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Annual paraders : VETS
12
Old Shell rival : ESSO
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Having a good prognosis : CURABLE
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Comic's material : GAGS
21
Mao's group: Abbr. : PLA
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Knit, e.g. : HEAL
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Unspoken : TACIT
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"Trinity" author : URIS
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Caffeine source : COLA
29
Pulled some strings : TIED
30
Like some doors : AJAR
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Oil, in mechanic-speak : LUBE
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Up to, temporally : ASOF
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Ordinal suffix : ETH
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Secret supply : STASH
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Lens type : TRIFOCAL
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Bears witness : ATTESTS
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Sicilian dough : LIRE
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Lab order? : SIT
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Pre-paella bite : TAPA
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Genesis high point : ARARAT
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Titled : NOBLE
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Aligned : TRUED
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Town near Cape Cod's tip : TRURO
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Lamb product : ESSAY
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Judges : DEEMS
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Imperial Guard's home : IRAN
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Ration (out) : METE
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Gloomy atmosphere : PALL
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Year Trajan conquered Dacia : CVI
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Hobby shop buy : KIT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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