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New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 1997

Author:
Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0422 ( 17,332 )
Across
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Quark's place : ATOM
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Some are filled out : FORMS
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Org. for 7-Down : NASA
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Command on a submarine : DIVE
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Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
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Get ___ the ground floor : INON
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"Stop" sign : DRAWBRIDGEAHEAD
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Costa del ___ : SOL
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Cleanse : LAVE
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One of the Brothers Karamazov : DMITRI
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"Unforgettable" singer : COLE
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Gas or elec., e.g. : UTIL
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To pieces : APART
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Lustrous fabric : SATIN
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Sailor : GOB
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Assail : SETAT
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Ted's role on "Cheers" : SAM
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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"Stop" sign : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
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Connecticut Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
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___ de la Cite : ILE
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Marconi's invention : RADIO
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Cub's home : DEN
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To whom Tinker threw : EVERS
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Alamogordo event : ATEST
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Bouillabaisse, e.g. : STEW
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Table d'___ : HOTE
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Chairs on poles : SEDANS
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Angler's luck : BITE
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Guy's date : GAL
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"Stop" sign : PRIVATEENTRANCE
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German article : EINE
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Colorful rock : AGATE
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"Pistol Packin' ___" : MAMA
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Cherished : DEAR
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Wankel engine part : ROTOR
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Procedure part : STEP
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Tacks on : ADDS
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Novice: Var. : TIRO
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Track shape : OVAL
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Kitten's cry : MEW
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Untamed : FERAL
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Mount of ___ (site near Jerusalem) : OLIVES
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Astronaut Sally : RIDE
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N.Y.C. sports venue : MSG
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When to sow : SEEDTIME
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This meant nothing to Nero : NIHIL
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Operating without ___ (taking risks) : ANET
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Skyrocket : SOAR
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"The King ___" : ANDI
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Three sheets to the wind : BLOTTO
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Ugandan dictator : AMIN
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Game featuring shooters : CRAPS
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Where Provo is : UTAH
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Invited : ASKED
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English dramatist George : PEELE
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Supped at home : ATEIN
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Starwort : ASTER
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School division : GRADE
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Watering hole : OASIS
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Infatuate : BESOT
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Furious : IRATE
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Exceptional, as a restaurant or hotel : FIVESTAR
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Went by plane : FLEW
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Gadget for cheese : GRATER
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Sicilian volcano : ETNA
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Religion of Japan : SHINTO
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Not a spendthrift : SAVER
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Aquatic mammal : OTTER
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Scurried : SPED
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Buffalo's lake : ERIE
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Actress Merrill : DINA
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Tuckered out : BEAT
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Midge : GNAT
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Crowning point : ACME
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"Able to ___ tall buildings..." : LEAP
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Freudian factor : EGO
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Early hrs. : AMS

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

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