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New York Times, Wednesday, December 3, 1997

"You don't think I'd do it, do you?"

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 1997, The New York Times12/3/97 ( No. 17,557 )
Across
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Kaput : SHOT
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Poet Teasdale and others : SARAS
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1102 on a monument : MCII
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"Holy ___!" : MOLY
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Nautical direction : APORT
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Extended period : AEON
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"I needed it yesterday" abbr. : ASAP
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South Pacific kingdom : TONGA
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Aquarium : TANK
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Domino products : REFINEDSUGARS
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Mortarboard component : TASSEL
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More spine-tingling : EERIER
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Dutch export : TULIPS
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Paris pomp : ECLAT
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Back talk : LIP
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Money put aside, for short : IRA
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Do dock work : STEEVE
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Suppositions : EDUCATEDGUESSES
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Washington V.I.P. : ALGORE
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Poke fun at : RIB
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It'll get you there P.D.Q. : SST
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Artist Toulouse-Lautrec : HENRI
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Headlands : NESSES
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"You don't think I'd do it, do you?" : DAREME
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They may be found in midstream : ISLETS
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Part of a string : CULTUREDPEARL
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"Get a ___!" : GRIP
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Teheran native : IRANI
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Decorative case : ETUI
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"Seven Years in Tibet" star : PITT
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Florentine literary giant : DANTE
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40-Across, informally : VEEP
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Tan and Irving : AMYS
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Choir section : ALTOS
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Wraps up : ENDS
Down
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Kind of cookie : SMART
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Book of prophecies : HOSEA
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Five Norwegian kings : OLAFS
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Key employee? : TYPIST
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Surveilling need : SATELLITE
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"...peas in ___" : APOD
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Howard and Brown : RONS
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Has words (with) : ARGUES
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Old transport : STAGE
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Number arrays : MATRICES
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Nonstop : CEASELESS
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Charged item : ION
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It's kept in a pen : INK
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Opposite of alt : NEU
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Thumbs-up reviews : RAVES
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Tee off : IRE
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San Diego player : PADRE
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Midterm, say : TEST
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Wife of Jacob : LEAH
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Twiddled one's thumbs : IDLED
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Belligerence : PUGNACITY
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Grants : SUBSIDIES
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Succeeds in bribing : CORRUPTS
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Israel's Sharon : ARIEL
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Dogfaces : GIS
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Kind of network : NEURAL
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Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
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Record jacket : SLEEVE
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Abode of the gods, in Homer : MTIDA
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Consumed : EATEN
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Set straight : TRUED
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Boo-boos : SLIPS
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Go on : RANT
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Prefix with -zoan : ENTO
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3.9, e.g. : GPA
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Pacific ___ : RIM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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