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New York Times, Saturday, March 15, 1997

Author:
Daniel R. Stark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel R. Stark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQYZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Stark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0315 ( 17,294 )
Across
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Jolly : MIRTHFUL
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Affected : TOOTOO
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Not very important : ONEHORSE
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Brogue : OXFORD
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Wole Soyinka, for one : NIGERIAN
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Dissatisfied customer's demand : REFUND
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Not right : AMISS
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Mocking : IRONICAL
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Whitewash ingredient : LIME
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Belt : AREA
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Subject of one of Plutarch's "Lives" : CATO
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Hard water : ICE
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Henry II's house : PLANTAGENET
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___ Felipe : SAN
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Settled, in a way : ALIT
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Modern name of Tyre : SUR
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Made fit : ALTERED
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Trace : WHISPER
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___ out (do nothing) : VEG
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Passion personified : EROS
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Exercise : USE
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Edward Gibbon's subject : ROMANEMPIRE
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Gold Seal co. : RCA
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Classic documentary "Man of ___" : ARAN
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Tiny bit : MITE
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Luxury home features : SPAS
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Some supplements : MINERALS
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Royal rival : JELLO
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"Volpone" penner : JONSON
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Relative of perlite : OBSIDIAN
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Picks : ELECTS
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Glittery trim : DIAMANTE
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Mother of mercy : TERESA
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Risk : ENDANGER
Down
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Francesco del Giocondo's wife : MONALISA
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Not sympathetic : INIMICAL
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Organize rigidly : REGIMENT
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"___ Eyes" (1969 hit) : THESE
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Outside of France? : HORS
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Calendar abbr. : FRI
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Nafta ratifier : USA
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Mild : LENIENT
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Ring combatant : TORO
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Farm team : OXEN
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Brass : OFFICERS
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Tropical flier : TOUCAN
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Embellished : ORNATE
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It may be hard to trade : ODDLOT
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Skunk : RAT
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Maintain : ALLEGE
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Sally : RAID
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Punc. mark : PAREN
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On terra firma : ASHORE
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Semblance : GUISE
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Fade away : EVANESCE
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Mittimus or mandamus : WRIT
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Bruise discoloration : PURPLING
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Step up : ESCALATE
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Syllogist : REASONER
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One of a series : EPISODE
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Simple propulsion unit : RAMJET
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Jim Palmer was one : ORIOLE
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Bearing : MANNER
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Future year : MML
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Seville or De Ville : SEDAN
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Molders : ROTS
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Archeologist's handle : ANSA
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Chichi ___, Japan : JIMA
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Coal container : BIN
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Not up : SAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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