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Theme: That's Amore

New York Times, Sunday, February 9, 1997

Author:
D. Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 67 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0209 ( 17,260 )
Across
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Lake name of two Olympics : PLACID
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"Pardon me, Marcello" : SCUSI
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Bay : ULULATE
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The dawn : AURORA
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Seesaw : WAVER
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Nervous system stimulant : PEMOLINE
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Amore from Judy Garland, 1948 : SNOOKYOOKUMS
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Amore from Jan Garber and His Orchestra, 1926 : BABYFACE
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Jonathan's father, in the Bible : SAUL
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Sour : SPOIL
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Romance, e.g. : GENRE
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"Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-___" : RAL
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When dinner may be served : ATSIX
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Amore from Dean Martin, 1955 : INNAMORATA
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Reply courtesy, briefly : SASE
36
___ embarrassment (be mortified) : DIEOF
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Where black is white, for short? : NEG
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Muse for Milton : ERATO
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All alternative : CHEER
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It turns out lts. : OCS
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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Griffith and Gibb : ANDYS
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Rundown : SHODDY
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It may be picked up in bars : OLEO
46
Ruth's "Laugh-In" foil : ARTE
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"Bye!" : CIAO
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Star of 50's TV's "Private Secretary" : SOTHERN
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Amore from Andy Williams, 1965 : DEARHEART
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"I do," e.g. : VOW
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Express : PHRASE
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Like an oxeye window : OVAL
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Example of Peke speak? : ARF
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Metro entrance : STILE
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Above, in Berlin : UBER
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Subway passages : TUBES
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"Good ___!" : GRIEF
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Lick ___ promise : ANDA
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Music for a baseball team? : NONET
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Ore delivery, maybe : TON
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Vacation spot : CAPE
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Striking likeness : RINGER
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"The Spanish Tragedy" dramatist : KYD
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Amore from Anita Baker, 1986 : SWEETLOVE
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Actress called "The Jersey Lily" : LANGTRY
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Kentucky Derby times : MAYS
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W. Hemisphere land : AMER
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Strike down : UNDO
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Aim : ASPIRE
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Certain South Asian : TAMIL
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Initials in a 1991 financial scandal : BCCI
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Org. at Constitution Hall : DAR
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Investigator's sources : LEAKS
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Purplish : LILAC
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Verb for you : ARE
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Relative of an onion : CHIVE
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About : INRE
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Amore from the Archies, 1969 : SUGARSUGAR
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Rapper ___ Shakur : TUPAC
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Grunts : GIS
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Simoleons : LUCRE
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"The Age of Reason" writer : PAINE
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Cold Adriatic wind : BORA
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Amore from the Beatles, 1968 : HONEYPIE
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Amore from the Diamonds, 1957 : LITTLEDARLIN
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Parent's armful : TRIPLETS
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Singer Waters : ETHEL
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For one : APIECE
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The sun and moon : SPHERES
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Sillies : GEESE
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Meals in a hall : MESSES
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Thrusting fencing maneuver : PASSADO
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Kook : LUNATIC
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Provokes : AROUSES
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"Gangsta's Paradise" singer : COOLIO
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Provoke : IRK
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During office hours : DAYS
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Needed smelling salts : SWOONED
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Encrustation : CAKING
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Part of the soft palate : UVULA
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Pastor's sch. : SEM
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Major C.P.A. employer : IRS
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Strokes for Solti : UPBEATS
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It's inclined to provide shelter : LEANTO
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Dark area : UMBRA
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Ravel's "Ma mere ___" ("Mother Goose") : LOYE
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Franklin's 1936 foe : ALF
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Like a beauty queen : TIARAED
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Contained : ENCASED
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Where to catch a moray : EELERY
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View : OPINION
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Gloomy : GRAY
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Scully and Mulder's obsession : XFILES
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Telepathic : MENTAL
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Court demand : ORDER
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"Away!" : SHOO
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Common on-line activities : CHATS
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Military wear : BERET
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Precincts : AREAS
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___ Winston Churchill : SIR
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It's just south of Des Plaines : OHARE
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Coming : ADVENT
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___ noir : CAFE
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Spirit : SPUNK
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Cry of delight : OHBOY
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That's the way it goes : TREND
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"Bury Me in a Free Land" poet : HARPER
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Presque Isle locale : ERIE
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French score : VINGT
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On in years : OLDER
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Pooped : WEARY
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Relative of the English horn : OBOE
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Code letter after Sierra : TANGO
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Uintah Reservation Indians : UTES
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Auctioneer's aid : GAVEL
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Coin worth about 19 cents : FRANC
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Autocrats : TSARS
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Sunday reading : COMICS
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Charge : INDICT
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Fourth of July? : WYE
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Truman's Missouri birthplace : LAMAR
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Swiss tourist center : LUCERNE
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Lapel item, sometimes : MIKE
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Land : ALIGHT
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Kind of tour : SENIORS
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Garden root : PARSNIP
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Fierce woman : TIGRESS
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Wings : ALAE
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Words read with feeling? : BRAILLE
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Some antennas : DIPOLES
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Cupidity : AVARICE
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Fixes, as furniture : RECANES
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1937 DuPont invention : LUCITE
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Marbles : AGATES
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Classic cause of a fall : HUBRIS
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___ Tuesday : SUPER
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___ creek : UPTHE
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1977 Cy Young winner from the Yankees : LYLE
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Dutch treat : EDAM
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Letter from St. Paul: Abbr. : EPH
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Standing prerequisite : LEG
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Suffix with Samson : ITE
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Do a Little bit : APE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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