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New York Times, Friday, March 14, 1997

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0314 ( 17,293 )

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Across
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With 58-Across, 35-Across : MONOPOLY
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Kind of cage : GILDED
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"Messiah," e.g. : ORATORIO
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Chicago Mrs. : OLEARY
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Getting to the bottom of things? : SETTLING
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Like a paramecium : MOTILE
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___ pooped to pop : TOO
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The Force was with him : YODA
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Problem-laden chores : ONUSES
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Have trust : RELY
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Stop making a scene? : WRAP
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Far from sharp : OBTUSE
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Good Citizens contest sponsor: Abbr. : DAR
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They're filled with tracks : CDS
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A raft, in diner slang : TOAST
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Where Edna Ferber was born : KALAMAZOO
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See 1-Across : HOUSESANDHOTELS
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Lingua franca, for some : ESPERANTO
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Hub : MECCA
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A.A.A. suggestion : RTE
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Itty-bitty : WEE
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Didn't dawdle : DASHED
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Barbed comments : JABS
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Cooped (up) : PENT
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Duke's deputy in "Measure for Measure" : ANGELO
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Twist in a drink : RIND
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Bit of work : ERG
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Writer aboard the Beagle : DARWIN
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Jump past : SKIPOVER
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Not in quantity : APIECE
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Proteus and Valentine, for two noted examples : VERONESE
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Whence much color of fall : MAPLES
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See 1-Across : PROPERTY
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Between half and all : MOST
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Snack since 1912 : OREO
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Kind of forces : NATO
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Baseball All-Star, 1934-44 : OTT
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You needn't press it : POLYESTER
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Firebird : ORIOLE
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Popular 30's dance : LINDY
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Kind of master : YOGA
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City in Genesis : GOMORRAH
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Massey of "Balalaika" : ILONA
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Stop working so hard : LETUP
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Roasting platform : DAIS
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Lawyer/writer Gardner : ERLE
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Chrome yellow and others : DYES
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Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
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Face lost in the crowd : WALDO
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Besides what's here : OTHER
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Leg up : BOOST
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Mole-colored : TAUPE
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He went through Hell : DANTE
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Like Milos Forman : CZECH
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Like life in Italy, maybe : DOLCE
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"Alas" : SOSAD
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"___ War" (Nick Stone book series) : KANES
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The folks : MOMANDPOP
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Controversial event : ATEST
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Doc : SAWBONES
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Bickle's portrayer, in "Taxi Driver" : DENIRO
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Watch bearing : JEWEL
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Girl who meets the Duchess : ALICE
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Skinflint : PIKER
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Dweller in Paradise : ADAM
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Wine area : NAPA
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Traveling bag : GRIP
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Common request : RSVP
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"If you ___...!" (threat) : EVER
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Crash, so to speak : REST
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Certain horse : GREY
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It's for the money : ONE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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