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New York Times, Tuesday, April 15, 1997

Battle site where the Athenians routed the Persians

Author:
Jonathan Schmalzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Schmalzbach.
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© 1997, The New York Times4/15/97 ( No. 17,325 )

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Across
1
The beans in refried beans : FRIJOLES
9
Snail ___ (endangered fish) : DARTER
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City south of Tijuana : ENSENADA
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Register : ENROLL
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Battle site where the Athenians routed the Persians : MARATHON
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Ford flops : EDSELS
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Scene of Operation Overlord : NORMANDY
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Old paper currency : SCRIP
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Gaffer's assistant : BESTBOY
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Friends' pronoun : THEE
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Pound part : OUNCE
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Druidic worship sites : OAKS
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Science shop : LAB
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In ___ (properly placed) : SITU
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When Browning wanted to be in England : APRIL
37
Montana massacre locale : LITTLEBIGHORN
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Tired of it all : BORED
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Some nest eggs: Abbr. : IRAS
43
"Take me as ___" : IAM
45
Hill dwellers : ANTS
46
Michael and Peter : TSARS
48
Sunday seats : PEWS
49
Site of many flicks : ASHTRAY
51
Poet Teasdale et al. : SARAS
52
1781 surrender site : YORKTOWN
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Violinist Menuhin : YEHUDI
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1862 Maryland battle site : ANTIETAM
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Obliterates : ERASES
65
Infant : NURSLING
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Heat up again : REWARM
67
Candidate Harold et al. : STASSENS
Down
1
Opposite of masc. : FEM
2
Genetic inits. : RNA
3
Neighbor of Leb. : ISR
4
Dream girl in a Foster song : JEANIE
5
Where to put the cherry of a sundae : ONTOP
6
"The Wizard of Oz" actor : LAHR
7
Brother of Jacob : EDOM
8
Yemen's capital : SANA
9
Role in TV's "Hunter" : DEEDEE
10
Capp and Gump : ANDYS
11
B.&O. et al. : RRS
12
Boot part : TOE
13
Add-on : ELL
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"Treasure Island" monogram : RLS
20
Peacock network : NBC
21
Letters on a Cardinal's cap : STL
22
Where Attila was defeated, 451 : CHALONS
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Religious experience : REBIRTH
25
"___ the mornin'!" : TOPO
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Obstacle : BARRIER
27
1945 island dogfight site : OKINAWA
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Couturier initials : YSL
30
Heating fuel : OIL
31
Southwestern Indian : UTE
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Ancient kingdom on the Nile : NUBIA
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Criterion: Abbr. : STD
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Cries of delight : AHS
38
Exam : TEST
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Like "to be": Abbr. : IRR
40
Heating fuel : GAS
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Flock sound : BAA
44
What eds. edit : MSS
46
Oriental philosophy : TAOISM
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Hafez al-Assad's land: Abbr. : SYR
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Juries : PANELS
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Actress Winona : RYDER
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Kind of cheese : SWISS
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Okla. neighbor : KANS
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Carpenter's fastener : TNUT
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Other: Sp. : OTRA
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"Get ___ Ya-Ya's Out!" (Stones album) : YER
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Poet's "before" : ERE
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Turn left : HAW
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"Land of the free": Abbr. : USA
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Knot : TIE
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Raggedy doll : ANN
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Brit. sports cars : MGS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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