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New York Times, Wednesday, March 5, 1997

Presidential candidate who campaigned from prison

Author:
Michael S. Maurer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael S. Maurer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times3/5/97 ( No. 17,284 )
Across
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"Stat!" : ASAP
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Grow dim : FADE
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Stop ___ : ANDGO
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"___ Barry Turns 40" (1990 best seller) : DAVE
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Oak variety : ILEX
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Begot : SIRED
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Mark left by Zorro? : SCAR
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Ring site : LOBE
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1954 Oscar-winning composer : STYNE
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"Anatomy of a Murder": Defense : JAMESSTEWART
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Singer with the 1991 #1 hit "Rush, Rush" : ABDUL
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Pupils' spots : IRISES
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"Anatomy of a Murder": Prosecution : GEORGECSCOTT
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Affectedly creative : ARTY
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Stadium since 1964 : SHEA
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___ Club (retail chain) : SAMS
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___ du Diable : ILE
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Because : SINCE
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Chance : HAP
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Rebuilder of Rome : NERO
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Plenty : LOTS
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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"Inherit the Wind": Prosecution : FREDRICMARCH
50
Classic work by Montaigne : ESSAIS
53
Extra : ADDON
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"Inherit the Wind": Defense : SPENCERTRACY
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The Law of Moses : TORAH
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Ages : AEON
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Unhinged : BATS
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Missouri river : OSAGE
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Players : CAST
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"Whoops!" : UHOH
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Not as bright : PALER
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MOMA artist : KLEE
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Risque : GAMY
Down
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Pitches : ADS
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Animal pouch : SAC
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A Gardner : AVA
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Swearing falsely : PERJURY
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Medium of this puzzle's theme : FILM
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___ vera : ALOE
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Presidential candidate who campaigned from prison : DEBS
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They've split : EXES
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Maintain : ASSERT
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Dolts : NITWITS
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___ dust : DRYAS
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Category : GENRE
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"Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
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High school subj. : ALG
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Uncle Jose : TIO
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Once more : AGAIN
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Tuesday night fixture on early NBC : BERLE
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Adoring one : DOTER
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Double curve : ESS
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Tot : CHILD
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Gent from Argentina : SENOR
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Chollas : CACTI
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"___ Day's Night" : AHARD
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___ Island, Fla. : MARCO
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Hall-of-Fame pitcher Warren : SPAHN
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Computer key : ESC
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At the point in one's life : OFANAGE
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Word repeated in a children's rhyme : LADYBUG
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Higher in fuel-to-air ratio : RICHER
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Vane dir. : ESE
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Big ___ : MAC
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Prevent legally : ESTOP
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Bride, in Brescia : SPOSA
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Pertaining to ecological stages : SERAL
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Torture device : RACK
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Small duck : TEAL
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A Kennedy : ROSE
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Pot starter : ANTE
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"I see!" : AHA
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Big gobbler : TOM
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Short : SHY

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

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