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New York Times, Wednesday, April 16, 1997

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Screamer's necessity : LUNGS
6
Manhandle : PAW
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"Peer Gynt" dramatist : IBSEN
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"Otello," e.g. : OPERA
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___ mode : ALA
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It makes quite a bang : NITRO
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Sound of old floorboards : CREAK
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When Guy Fawkes Day is celebrated: Abbr. : NOV
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It may be static : CLING
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Cult Canadian comedy troupe, with "The" : KIDSINTHEHALL
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Operates : USES
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Tara family : OHARAS
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Flood stage : EBB
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___ Xing (sign) : PED
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"The Gold Bug" author : POE
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Need air conditioning : SWELTER
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60's war capital : HANOI
34
Boy or girl lead-in : ATTA
35
1869 Twain novel, with "The" : INNOCENTSABROAD
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Season of peace : NOEL
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Move stealthily : SKULK
43
Provided for, as a widow : DOWERED
47
N.Y.C. clock setting : EDT
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Liq. measures : QTS
51
Gives the green light : OKS
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Of service : USABLE
54
Untouched : PURE
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1934 Lillian Hellman play, with "The" : CHILDRENSHOUR
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Genius : BRAIN
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Hood's gun : GAT
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Item on a pole : TOTEM
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Plane seating choice : AISLE
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Charlottesville sch. : UVA
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And ___ grow on : ONETO
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Gibson, e.g. : ACTOR
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Gibson, e.g. : MEL
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Victim of a 1955 coup : PERON
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Poky : LOCKUP
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Revolt : UPRISE
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Had to have : NEEDED
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Not Astroturf : GRASS
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H. H. Munro, pseudonymically : SAKI
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Roman temple : PANTHEON
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56-Down salutation : ALOHA
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Isn't decisive : WAVERS
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If : INCASE
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Unwelcome mail : BILL
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Heel style : STILETTO
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Sea bird : ERN
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Yule serving : NOG
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Peter of Herman's Hermits : NOONE
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Hem's partner : HAW
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Home video format : BETA
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Carpenter's nail : BRAD
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Campaign money source : PAC
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Harmless prank : LARK
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Reason for darning : HOLE
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"___ De-Lovely" : ITS
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Prefix with Chinese : INDO
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Cranny's partner : NOOK
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10:00 program : NEWSCAST
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Bony : SKELETAL
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"Homage to Clio" poet : AUDEN
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Diner sandwich : BLT
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Spoiler : RUINER
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Immigrant's study, for short : ESL
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Cotton-pickin' : DADGUM
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Citer : QUOTER
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Loyally following : TRUETO
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Address of St. Patrick's Cathedral? : SERMON
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Plucky : BRAVE
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Drop a dime, so to speak : PHONE
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See 7-Down : HILO
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Call it a day : STOP
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Farm call : BAA
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Rock's Ocasek : RIC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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