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New York Times, Monday, December 8, 1997

Author:
Mary E. Brindamour
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mary E. Brindamour

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Brindamour. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1208 ( 17,562 )
Across
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"I give up!" : UNCLE
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Does and bucks : DEER
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Writer Hunter : EVAN
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Environment-friendly energy choice : SOLAR
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Gather leaves : RAKE
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It's full of shafts : MINE
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French love affair : AMOUR
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Products of a 16-Across : ORES
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Customer : USER
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Hatfield-McCoy affair : FEUD
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Place of bliss : WONDERLAND
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Stick-on : DECAL
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"Here's to you!" and others : TOASTS
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Hotelier Hilton : CONRAD
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Make drunk : BESOT
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Prefix with cycle : UNI
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Cut into cubes : DICED
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Electrical pioneer Nikola : TESLA
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Billions of years : EONS
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House of the Seven Gables site : SALEM
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Exhibition : SHOW
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Gloomy, in poetry : DREAR
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"All sales ___" : FINAL
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Playwright Burrows : ABE
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Flood embankment : LEVEE
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Displayed ennui : YAWNED
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Entertain, as with stories : REGALE
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1924 Ferber novel : SOBIG
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Place of bliss : IVORYTOWER
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Irish offshoot : ERSE
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___-mutuel : PARI
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Worker protection org. : OSHA
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From Mars, say : ALIEN
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Margin : EDGE
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Airline to Tel Aviv : ELAL
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Sat and did nothing : IDLED
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Requisite : NEED
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Specks : DOTS
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Pre-1917 Russian rulers : TSARS
Down
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It has its academy in Colo. Spr. : USAF
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Alaskan outpost : NOME
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Place of bliss : CLOUDNINE
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Cosmetician Estee : LAUDER
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Flub : ERR
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Openly salivate : DROOL
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Make, as money : EARN
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Managed, with "out" : EKED
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Adjusts, as a clock : RESETS
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Copies : EMULATES
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Travel papers : VISAS
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Regarding : ANENT
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Hardly hipsters : NERDS
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African waterbeds : WADIS
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Plant anchorer : ROOT
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No-goodnik : CAD
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Prompted : CUED
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___ about (circa) : ONOR
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Contradict : BELIE
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Paradise : EDEN
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Eatery : CAFE
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Place of bliss : SHANGRILA
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Earring site : LOBE
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In wonderment : AWED
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On the payroll : SALARIED
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Giuliani, e.g. : MAYOR
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Inventor's workplace : LAB
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Said no to : VETOED
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Exercises, as authority : WIELDS
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Come of age : RIPEN
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Get around : EVADE
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Stuff to the gills : GORGE
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Flippered animals : SEALS
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Nobel Peace Prize city : OSLO
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One of the five W's : WHAT
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Séance holder : SEER
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Quashes : ENDS
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River islet : AIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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