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New York Times, Tuesday, April 1, 1997

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0401 ( 17,311 )
Across
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Start to form, as a storm : BREW
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"___-Dick" : MOBY
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Christie's Miss Marple : JANE
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Exude : OOZE
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Village Voice award : OBIE
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Miser Marner : SILAS
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Where this answer goes : BACKTOSQUAREONE
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Singing syllable : TRA
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Mysterious loch : NESS
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Utah mountains : UINTAS
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Up to the task : ABLE
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Goodyear fleet : BLIMPS
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Train storage area : RAILYARD
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W.W.II hero Murphy : AUDIE
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Seas, to Cousteau : MERS
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Go a-courtin' : WOO
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What this answer does : COMESFULLCIRCLE
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Suffix with ranch : ERO
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"...unto us ___ is given" : ASON
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Contemptible one : LOUSE
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Narrow-necked bottle : DEMIJOHN
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Cried like a baby : MEWLED
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Word with slicker or hall : CITY
46
Guns, as an engine : REVS
47
"Lucky" dice rolls : SEVENS
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___ over (carry through) : TIDE
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Point of decline : EBB
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What this answer seems to have : ROUNDTRIPTICKET
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Book with legends : ATLAS
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The triple in a triple play : OUTS
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Author Bagnold : ENID
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Exude : SEEP
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Phoenix neighbor : MESA
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Thanksgiving dishes : YAMS
Down
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Ring engagement : BOUT
2
First sound in an M-G-M film : ROAR
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Poet Pound : EZRA
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Little piggy's cry : WEE
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Some MOMA paintings : MONETS
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More than plump : OBESE
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Strained pea catchers : BIBS
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Biblical affirmative : YEA
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Small bus : JITNEY
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Heaps : ALOT
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Cape Canaveral org. : NASA
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Gentlemen: Abbr. : ESQS
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Expertise : SKILL
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Without obligation : ONSPEC
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Picasso-Braque movement : CUBISM
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Bahrain bigwig : EMIR
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Hammerin' Hank : AARON
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Bundled, as straw : BALED
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Riches : LUCRE
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Manner of speaking : IDIOM
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Scouting mission : RECON
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Horrendous : AWFUL
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Stir from slumber : ROUSE
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Parceled (out) : DOLED
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Like fine netting : MESHY
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Chinese philosopher : LAOTSE
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Football team quorum : ELEVEN
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Starts a crop : SOWS
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Polar feature : ICECAP
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Pixie and Dixie's nemesis, in the cartoons : JINKS
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Mythological woman with unruly hair : MEDUSA
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Laughfests : RIOTS
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Mineral springs : SPAS
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Suffix with cigar : ETTE
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Reprehensible : VILE
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Veracious : TRUE
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Sicilian peak : ETNA
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Cup lip : BRIM
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Political campaigns : BIDS
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Mr. Turkey : TOM
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Susan of "Looker" : DEY

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

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