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New York Times, Tuesday, February 18, 1997

Author:
F. Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0218 ( 17,269 )

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Across
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Scores for the Maple Leafs : GOALS
6
Heavyweight champ dethroned by Braddock : BAER
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In this way : THUS
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Hold, as the attention : RIVET
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Any of three English rivers : OUSE
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Wax's opposite : WANE
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In solitary : ALONE
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Dressed : CLAD
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As before, in footnotes : IBID
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Batman and Robin, e.g. : DYNAMICDUO
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Evening, informally : NITE
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G.I. dinner : MRE
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Kitty ___ : LITTER
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Where to find Chile powder? : ANDES
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Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
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Statement of belief : CREED
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Obliquely : SLANTWISE
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Diamond Head locale : OAHU
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Kind of mill : GRIST
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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It's about thyme! : SPICERACK
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Impels : URGES
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Expunge : ERASE
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Miniature map : INSET
44
50's-60's pitcher Don : LARSEN
47
Einstein's birthplace : ULM
48
Declare : AVOW
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Tinkers-Evers-Chance forte : DOUBLEPLAY
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New Zealander : KIWI
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Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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Tylenol competitor : ALEVE
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Mideast carrier : ELAL
60
___ Hari : MATA
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Wouk work : NOVEL
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Beach, basically : SAND
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Kind of car : SLOT
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Handle a baton : TWIRL
Down
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Mortarboard wearer : GRAD
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Overly smooth : OILY
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View from Stratford : AVON
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Horne who sang "Deed I Do" : LENA
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Restrained, as a flow : STEMMED
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Game with wooden balls : BOCCE
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"___ Lang Syne" : AULD
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Aromatic : REDOLENT
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Prominent Manhattan sight : TWINTOWERS
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Equestrian's garb : HABIT
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Bring together : UNITE
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Jewish feast : SEDER
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Apr. payee : IRS
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Communications corp. : ITT
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Give ___ (care) : ARAP
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Royal Crown Cola brand : NEHI
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Condition in kids' card games : DEUCESWILD
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___ B. Toklas : ALICE
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Amontillado holder : CASK
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Subjects for Barron's: Abbr. : COS
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Sp. ladies : SRAS
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"Picnic" writer : INGE
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Manuscript mark : STET
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Sporty Pontiacs : GRANDAMS
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Palindromic preposition : ERE
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Not intentional : UNMEANT
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"Well, ___ be!" : ILL
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Aral and Caspian Seas, really : LAKES
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Spanish tourist center : AVILA
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"Laugh-In" co-host : ROWAN
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W.W. II predator : UBOAT
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Kind of thermometer : ORAL
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Farm need : PLOW
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___ Strauss jeans : LEVI
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Swear : AVER
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"Gimme a C...!" is one : YELL

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

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