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New York Times, Tuesday, February 25, 1997

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQWZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0225 ( 17,276 )

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Across
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Cobblers : PIES
5
City near Phoenix : TEMPE
10
"Half-Breed" singer : CHER
14
Med. sch. course : ANAT
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All possible : EVERY
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Part of A.P.R. : RATE
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Nimble : SPRY
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Dancer Jeanmaire : RENEE
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Persia, today : IRAN
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The Boy King : TUT
21
Sculpture in the Louvre : VENUSDEMILO
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Madalyn O'Hair, e.g. : ATHEIST
25
"Norma ___" : RAE
26
Deborah's role in "The King and I" : ANNA
27
Reason for a small craft advisory : CROSSSEA
32
Paris newspaper, with "Le" : MONDE
34
Blow one's top : ERUPT
35
Circle segment : ARC
36
Baker's dozen : EGGS
37
Sign of spring : ARIES
38
Headliner : STAR
39
What Dorian Gray didn't do : AGE
40
"___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
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Computer device : MOUSE
42
Dogpatch dweller : LILABNER
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Author John Dickson ___ : CARR
45
Bill's partner : COO
46
Costa Rican export : BANANAS
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Former Ford offering : MERCURYLYNX
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Org. that sticks to its guns : NRA
55
Bread spread : OLEO
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Memorable ship : MAINE
57
Count calories : DIET
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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Modify : ALTER
60
___ Domini : ANNO
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Precious metal : GOLD
62
Lascivious looks : LEERS
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He was a "Giant" star : DEAN
Down
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Naples noodles : PASTA
2
Enter, as data : INPUT
3
1955 hit for the Crew-Cuts : EARTHANGEL
4
Pig's digs : STY
5
Mother ___ : TERESA
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The Super Bowl, e.g. : EVENT
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Diner's card : MENU
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Nov. electee : PRES
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Tears? : EYEDROPS
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"___ and Misdemeanors" : CRIMES
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Useful Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Gambler's mecca : RENO
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Ivy plant : VINE
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It may be Far or Near : EAST
24
Brings to a close : ENDS
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Town ___ (early newsman) : CRIER
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Regrets : RUES
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Apollo mission : SATURNNINE
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Intervals of history : ERAS
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Farm measure : ACRE
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Repast : MEAL
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Today, in Turin : OGGI
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Southernmost Great Lake : ERIE
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Irregular : ABNORMAL
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Carolina rail : SORA
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"___ Ben Adhem" (Leigh Hunt poem) : ABOU
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Tailless cat : MANX
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International agreement : ACCORD
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Wickerworkers : CANERS
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Sketch comic John : BYNER
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Sports center : ARENA
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Squelched : SATON
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Synthesizer man : MOOG
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"Tickle Me" doll : ELMO
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Genuine : REAL
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Where Bill met Hillary : YALE
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Lo-fat : LITE
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Father figure : DAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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