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New York Times, Friday, March 28, 1997

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVXY} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0328 ( 17,307 )
Across
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At first : ONBASE
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Nudists : ADAMITES
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Sarge's superiors : LOOIES
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Not to mention : LETALONE
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Practice pieces : ETUDES
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I.B.M. laptop : THINKPAD
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"___ dieu!" : MON
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Pet-carrier feature : AIRHOLE
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Wee, to Burns : SMA
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Bygone empire : INCA
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Critic Roger : EBERT
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Lampblack : SOOT
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Trail : SCENT
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"At Seventeen" singer : IAN
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Hobbits' home, with "The" : SHIRE
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Late pop singer Franchi et al. : SERGIOS
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Whirlpools : SWIRLS
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Bar degree : LLD
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"Unaccustomed ___..." : ASI
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Knight mares? : STEEDS
40
Scale : CLIMBUP
44
Family of Danish physicists : BOHRS
45
Certain suckler : EWE
47
Lake Tanganyika discoverer John : SPEKE
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Cries for Joselito : OLES
49
Skating event : PAIRS
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Lith. and Lat., once : SSRS
52
Battle of Britain grp. : RAF
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Compared : LIKENED
55
Daisy ___ : MAE
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Like Oedipus's curse in "Oedipus Rex" : IRONICAL
58
Flip out : LOSEIT
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Nonuple : NINEFOLD
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"FoxTrot" pet, in the funnies : IGUANA
62
Masthead names : GAZETTES
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Types : GENRES
Down
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The Rebels : OLEMISS
2
Never : NOTONCE
3
Disco feature : BOUNCER
4
Auxiliary : AID
5
"Did You Ever ___ Lassie?" : SEEA
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"Ah, Wilderness!" mother : ESSIE
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Gibson of tennis : ALTHEA
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Renders harmless, in a way : DEHORNS
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Listing : ATILT
10
Long hair : MANE
11
Nature : ILK
12
Bulb cover : TOPSOIL
13
Bewitches : ENAMORS
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Put under : SEDATE
21
Results of cleanup work? : RBIS
24
Bass players? : ANGLERS
26
Cocktail contents : SHRIMPS
28
Gamepieces : TILES
30
O.K.s, in Toledo : SISIS
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"Hmm...!?" : ODD
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___-Mart : WAL
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Glassed-in porches : SOLARIA
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Winkler role : THEFONZ
39
Potted maritime plant : SEAKALE
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Geneva research ctr. : CERN
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Tarnish : BESMEAR
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Chernobyl setting : UKRAINE
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Spanish cabbage : PESETAS
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Ho-hum : BORING
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Handles : WIELDS
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Ornamental loop : PICOT
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Baseball exec Bud : SELIG
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Ride : LIFT
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Venetian V.I.P. : DOGE
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Name-dropper's word : NEE
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It rises at dawn : SUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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