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New York Times, Friday, April 25, 1997

One of "The Usual Suspects" of film

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times4/25/97 ( No. 17,335 )

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Across
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South of the border order : TAMALES
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"I remember when..." : TIMEWAS
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Cut off : ISOLATE
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Spark : ANIMATE
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Vandal : RAVAGER
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Had flashbacks about : RELIVED
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Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
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Narrow inlets : RIAS
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Inscribed pillar : STELA
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Makes tracks? : DUBS
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First name in gymnastics : NADIA
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Command to Rex : SIT
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Conduit fitting : ELL
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Karolyi who coached 24-Across : BELA
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Perfectly : TOATEE
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Hard to grasp : EELY
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Fake : IMPOSTOR
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History chapters : ERAS
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Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
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Suburb of Providence : CRANSTON
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Lacunae : GAPS
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Poseidon's domain : THESEA
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Neuwirth of "Chicago" : BEBE
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Third book of the Bible: Abbr. : LEV
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Rubbish : ROT
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Wage earner : PROLE
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___ avis : RARA
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Spring : ARISE
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"That's ___ blow!" : ALOW
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Emulate Ryan : HURL
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Spice route procession : CARAVAN
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Thai towers : PAGODAS
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Nickel, e.g. : ELEMENT
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Like an encyclopedist : ERUDITE
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Minds : RESENTS
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Governing bodies : SENATES
Down
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Philippic : TIRADE
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Ordinarily : ASARULE
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Not fixed : MOVABLE
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Actors Hale Sr. and Jr. : ALANS
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Retardation : LAG
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Ageless, in poesy : ETERNE
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Dickens, notably : SERIALIST
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Ankle bones : TARSI
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Sex-changing suffix : INE
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Wire measures : MILS
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Give off : EMIT
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Greets from afar : WAVESTO
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Manet's workplace : ATELIER
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Reserved : SEDATE
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"Paradise Lost" character : ADAM
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Suffix with liquid : ATOR
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One of "The Usual Suspects" of film : BYRNE
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Inedible orange : OSAGE
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Heine poem "___ Troll" : ATTA
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Settings for idylls : LEAS
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Faithful wives : PENELOPES
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Posthaste : ASAP
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Lutheran hymn : CHORALE
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Calls it a career : RETIRES
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Ancient Greek coin : OBOL
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Expression of approval : PLAUDIT
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Notched : SERRATE
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Shipping inquiry : TRACER
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Meaning of "cave" : BEWARE
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Ravel works : VALSES
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Carries on : RANTS
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70's TV spinoff : RHODA
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Indistinguishable : SAME
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What one isn't : EVEN
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Tiny toiler : ANT
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Report maker : GUN

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

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