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New York Times, Tuesday, February 4, 1997

Author:
G. R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0204 ( 17,255 )
Across
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Pickle container : JAR
4
Motionless : INERT
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Fashion : VOGUE
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Matriarch of all matriarchs : EVE
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Actor Romero : CESAR
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Boiling : IRATE
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Weighed in : TIPPEDTHESCALES
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Light lunches : SALADS
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To any extent : ATALL
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List-ending abbr. : ETAL
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Moo juice container : UDDER
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Grp. overseeing toxic cleanups : EPA
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Perfect rating : TEN
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Most prudent : WISEST
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Become raveled : FRAY
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Painful spots : SORES
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Carroll adventuress : ALICE
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Caused disharmony : ROCKEDTHEBOAT
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Napping spots : SOFAS
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Magazine exhortation : RENEW
40
Break in relations : RIFT
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Out of business : CLOSED
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Compaq products : PCS
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___ Miss : OLE
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Engulfs in amusement : SLAYS
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Cream ingredient : ALOE
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Tear to shreds : RIPUP
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Part of MOMA : MODERN
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Blabbed : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
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___ pedis (athlete's foot) : TINEA
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Take to the stump : ORATE
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Certain shirt : TEE
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Anxiety : ANGST
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Wanderer : GYPSY
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Japanese honorific : SAN
Down
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High-fliers : JETSET
2
Fly : AVIATE
3
Change tactics : REPLAN
4
Like an eclair : ICED
5
Composer Rorem and others : NEDS
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Superlative ending : EST
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Short cheer : RAH
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Firestone features : TREADS
9
Clergyman : VICAR
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Kind of surgery : ORAL
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Indoor court : GALLERIA
12
Indian with a bear dance : UTE
13
Some M.I.T. grads : EES
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Chum : PAL
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Leave be : STET
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Wielded : USED
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Partner of search : DESTROY
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Warsaw ___ : PACT
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Word of assent : AYE
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Canton cookware : WOKS
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Land west of Eng. : IRE
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Current : FLOW
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Sing "shooby-doo" : SCAT
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Out for the night : ABED
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Aggravate : ROIL
35
Part of a church service : OFFERING
36
Piano-playing Dame : HESS
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Ariz.-to-Kan. dir. : ENE
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Sign of stage success : SRO
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Professor Plum's game : CLUE
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Pomeranian, for one : LAPDOG
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Stitched folds : PLEATS
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Window of an eye : CORNEA
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Breath mint brand : SENSEN
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Sloppy-landing sound : SPLAT
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Suffix with stock : ADE
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France's ___ de Glenans : ILES
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Queens team : METS
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Follow the code : OBEY
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___ Puf fabric softener : STA
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Wrestler's goal : PIN
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Have a go at : TRY
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Gen. Arnold of W.W. II fame : HAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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