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New York Times, Thursday, February 20, 1997

Author:
D. J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0220 ( 17,271 )

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Across
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Airplane exit : RAMP
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Boat with a V-shaped transom : DORY
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China-Russia boundary river : AMUR
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Finito : OVER
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"...partridge in ___ tree" : APEAR
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15th-century maritime name : NINA
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Tuscany ta-ta : CIAO
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Choice for a sand trap shot : WEDGE
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"Even ___ speak..." : ASWE
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Start of a Will Rogers quip : CALVINCOOLIDGE
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Kind of parking : ONSITE
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Miss America, to some : IDEAL
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More of the quip : DIDNTSAYMUCH
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Sorrows : ACHES
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Sentimental stuff : GOO
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Tax plan staples : IRAS
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Mallard-sized goose : BRANT
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Horse color : DUN
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Craving : LUST
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Considered, with "on" : MUSED
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More of the quip : ANDWHENHEDID
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Unencumbered : CLEAN
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Writer Jong et al. : ERICAS
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End of the quip : HEDIDNTSAYMUCH
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Jeer : GIBE
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Kind of seal : EARED
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View from Sandusky : ERIE
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Pond swimmer : TEAL
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Tee off : DRIVE
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Insect nests : NIDI
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Muffs : ERRS
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Film maker Joel or Ethan : COEN
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Something to do : TASK
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"Fidelio" jailer : ROCCO
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Birdlike : AVIAN
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Board : MEALS
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Is a breadwinner : PROVIDES
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Occurred to, with "on" : DAWNED
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Noted cartel : OPEC
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Go back to square one on : REDO
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___ Sant'Gria (wine brand) : YAGO
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Wreath for the head : ANADEM
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Doesn't estimate correctly : MISGAUGES
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Like some guests : UNWELCOME
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Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
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Counting (on) : RELIANT
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Malady suffix : ITIS
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Charlie Weaver's Mt. ___ : IDY
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Like some baseball games : NORUN
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Early Warhol film : TRASH
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A votre ___ : SANTE
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Tough guy : HOOD
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Opera set near the Nile : AIDA
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Like Grape-Nuts vis-a-vis other cereals : CRUNCHIER
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Mustache style : HANDLEBAR
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Intermingled : BLENDED
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Basic skill : RUDIMENT
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Swamplike : MIRY
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Skis with high-speed turns : WEDELS
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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Make vapid : DEADEN
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Senate house in ancient Rome : CURIA
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Litmus reddeners : ACIDS
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Valentino role : SHEIK
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Police decoy, sometimes : NARC
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Rock music's Police, e.g. : TRIO
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Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
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Mobilnet corp. : GTE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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