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GAINING MOMENTUM

New York Times, Sunday, March 3, 1996

1982 best seller on sexuality, with "The"

Author:
B. Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times3/3/96 ( No. 16,917 )
Across
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Crockett's partner on "Miami Vice" : TUBBS
6
Turquoise : AQUA
10
1982 best seller on sexuality, with "The" : GSPOT
15
In-tents experience? : CAMP
19
To smithereens : APART
20
Crescent : LUNE
21
Freedom, in Swahili : UHURU
22
"Jewel Song," e.g. : ARIA
23
Codicil : RIDER
24
Monkeyshine : DIDO
25
Table game for brooders? : MOPINGPONG
27
Symbol on French V.I.P.'s cars? : FLEURDELIMOS
30
Ascribe : IMPUTE
31
Hard-rock connection : ASA
33
Elvis's "A Fool Such___" : ASI
34
Umbrella part : RIB
35
Social worker : ANT
36
One of the family : SIB
37
Dish in a cream sauce to remember? : CHICKENALAMOKING
43
He follows the news : LENO
44
CH3 (chemical) : METHYL
45
___Tin Tin : RIN
46
Mideastern jambalaya : PILAF
47
Snappish : EDGY
48
Like some textbook publishers : ELHI
49
Name in a Salinger title : ESME
51
Dispatch : KILL
52
On one's___ : OWN
54
Angel hair, e.g. : PASTA
56
Early South African P.M. Jan : SMUTS
57
Coins in a Spanish treasure : REALES
61
Affianced : PROMISED
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Watered down : TAME
65
Japanese emperor beginning 1989 : AKIHITO
66
Scuttlebutt : RUMOR
67
Bit of dew : WATERDROP
70
Very, to Verdi : MOLTO
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Habitual liar : ANANIAS
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Harness part : HAME
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Situated along a river : RIPARIAN
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"The Look of Love" pianist, 1968 : MENDES
77
Sported : HADON
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Fear : ALARM
79
Emerson's "jealous mistress" : ART
80
Battling : ATIT
81
Secures : ICES
82
Stinky : OLID
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Some game : FOWL
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Baseball's Little Colonel : REESE
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NBC prog. since 1975 : SNL
92
Marbles, so to speak : SANITY
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Ron Howard's first TV role : OPIE
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Fashion designer who loves an old Ford? : OSCARMODELARENTA
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Cartoon Chihuahua : REN
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Complete : ONE
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Horned Frogs of coll. football : TCU
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Coddled item : EGG
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Jupiter or Saturn : GOD
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Long-distance auto race : ENDURO
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Hit song by a Beatles janitor? : MOPSILOVEYOU
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Cat's mealtime lament? : ITSNOMOUSE
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Malaria symptom : AGUE
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What a dhoti covers : LOINS
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B, gradewise : GOOD
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Moliere miss : ELISE
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Literally, "injured" : LESE
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"The Untouchables" composer Morricone : ENNIO
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Ustinov in "Quo Vadis?" : NERO
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Hurried over? : RERAN
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Fleet fleet : SSTS
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Doer of good deeds : SAINT
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Seafarer : TAR
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Name in the news : UPI
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Treachery : BADFAITH
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"If We Only Have Love" composer : BREL
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Unevenly colored : STREAKY
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Buzz in space : ALDRIN
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Piccadilly pound : QUID
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Be the basis of : UNDERLIE
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Wind-blown : AEOLIAN
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Judy Garland's real last name : GUMM
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Wave away : SHOO
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Small boxers : PUPS
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Mouth: Prefix : ORI
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Utensil of note : TUNINGFORK
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Fearless Fosdick's creator : CAPP
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Fired up : AROUSED
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Moneymaking operation : MINTING
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Shoulder-length do : PAGEBOY
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Prime meridian std. : GMT
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Like a fifth wheel : USELESS
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"Think" tank? : IBM
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Crown : ACME
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Satirist Silverstein : SHEL
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Japanese airline : ANA
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Cartoon about a Veep? : CHIPMONDALE
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Loss of 1588 : ARMADA
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High spot? : OPIUMDEN
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Good working condition : KILTER
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Reformers' targets : ILLS
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Stimulating jazz singer? : LENAHORMONE
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Cassoulet and others : STEWS
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Where a groundhog shops? : KMARMOT
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Goethe National Museum site : WEIMAR
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Better ventilated : AIRIER
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Stabilizer : STEADIER
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Film on which "Carnival" was based : LILI
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Sundance's heartthrob : ETTA
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Gershwin song of 1930 : SOON
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It's pushed in Hyde Park : PRAM
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Viking character : RUNE
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Mideast's Gulf of___ : OMAN
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Make___of money : APILE
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Irving Berlin's "___Good Girl" : THATSA
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Magic 8 Ball, e.g. : ORACLE
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Celsius, for one : ASTRONOMER
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Paragraph, perhaps : PASSAGE
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Middle of a Latin trio : HAEC
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Caters to : INDULGES
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"Little tongues" : LINGUINI
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"Do___Me" (1992 #1 hit) : ITTO
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Couple : DYAD
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Unfamiliar : FOREIGN
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Shoe style : OPENTOE
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Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, since 1917 : WINDSOR
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Needle point? : ESE
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Teas : SOCIALS
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They may have a pair of diamonds : ARGYLES
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Washington, McKinley et al.: Abbr. : MTS
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Overflow controls : LEVEES
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Treasure of the Sierra Madre : ORO
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Destroy : UNDO
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Sierra Club founder John : MUIR
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Peak in myth : OSSA
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Spherical striker : PEEN
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Boot : OUST
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Chaplin's widow : OONA
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___Miss : OLE
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"House of Incest" author : NIN
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One who can't pass the bar? : SOT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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