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New York Times, Wednesday, February 19, 1997

Author:
D. J. DeChristopher
Editor:
Will Shortz
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D. J. DeChristopher

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. DeChristopher. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0219 ( 17,270 )
Across
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Promise : WORD
5
Lowers, as the lights : DIMS
9
Biblical queen's home : SHEBA
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Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO
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Olympics event since 1900 : EPEE
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Ached (for) : PINED
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Emulated the sirens : SANG
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"Alas!" : AHME
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End of a Pindar poem : EPODE
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Mythological sculptor who really loved his work : PYGMALION
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Church niches : APSES
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"Shake ___!" : ALEG
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Round, full do : AFRO
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Court matter : RES
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Scott of antebellum legal fame : DRED
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Crooked : ASLANT
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Gladiator's place : ARENA
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Require : NEED
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Vintage designation : YEAR
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"Nana" author : ZOLA
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Nasal passage : SINUS
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38-Down, for example : TRIO
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German river : ODER
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Disable : MAIM
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With glee : GAILY
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Deliver, in a way : RESCUE
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Middle: Prefix : MESO
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Slalom curve : ESS
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Mineral suffixes : ITES
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Emulates Xanthippe : NAGS
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Defeat : WORST
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Athenian princess who was turned into a nightingale : PHILOMELA
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Ouzo flavoring : ANISE
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Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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Arboreal animal : LEMUR
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Ticked off : IRED
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Fork prong : TINE
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Snake, to Medusa? : TRESS
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Prepare 49-Down : TOSS
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Generations : ERAS
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Thin strand : WISP
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Singer Anita : ODAY
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Cabal : RING
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Inflexible teaching : DOGMA
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Narc's collar : DEALER
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Daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra : IPHIGENIA
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Office note : MEMO
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"...like you've ___ ghost!" : SEENA
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Weapons for the Myrmidons : SPEARS
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Queen of the Amazons : HIPPOLYTA
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Eliot hero : BEDE
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Lime coolers : ADES
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"Everyone Says I Love You" actor : ALDA
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Hula hoops and such : FADS
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Chin smoother : RAZOR
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Wear away : ERODE
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Graf rival : SELES
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Casual cotton : DENIM
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Eagle's home : AERIE
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Things to be filed : NAILS
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Classical-sounding cities in New York and Michigan : TROYS
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Youth who fell in love with his reflection : NARCISSUS
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Another name for the Furies : EUMENIDES
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Bob Hoskins's role in "Hook" : SMEE
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Kind of dancer : GOGO
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Pronounces : UTTERS
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Some lunches : SALADS
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Divvy up : SPLIT
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Slew : SMOTE
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Creator of Mickey and Goofy : WALT
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Lollapalooza : ONER
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Frost : RIME
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Leander's lover : HERO
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Nabob of the Near East : EMIR
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One of Artie's exes : LANA
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Greek war god : ARES

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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