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New York Times, Thursday, April 3, 1997

Athletic training site, in Greek antiquity

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJQYZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

This exact quote was reused in 2009.

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© 1997, The New York Times4/3/97 ( No. 17,313 )
Across
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Tries to take (out) : ASKS
5
Mischievous : ELFIN
10
Novelist Mario Vargas Llosa's home : PERU
14
Carnival tune : LILT
15
Actor Greene : LORNE
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40's foe : AXIS
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Think of it! : IDEA
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Swiftly : APACE
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Nicaragua's second-largest city : LEON
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Start of a quote from Emily Dickinson : ALITTLEMADNESS
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Direction in music : SEGUE
24
Picks up readings on : SENSES
25
Poet's preposition : ERE
27
Indoor-outdoor rooms : ATRIA
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Common street name : ELM
34
Part 2 of the quote : INTHESPRING
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Feeding time sound : MEOW
41
Set of beliefs : CREDO
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Initial offering? : ANTE
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Part 3 of the quote : ISWHOLESOME
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John ___ Passos : DOS
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Time for a coffee break, maybe : TENAM
48
Lunch on : EAT
50
Rags : TEASES
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Esteem : VALUE
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End of the quote : EVENFORTHEKING
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Run with one's mouth open? : AEIOU
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Arab chieftain : EMIR
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Strike out : DELE
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Not wait one's turn : CUTIN
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Communion, e.g. : RITE
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It's unique : ONER
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Transport : TRUCK
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Opposite of 65-Across : STET
Down
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You may assume it : ALIAS
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Move somewhat furtively : SIDLE
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Certain movie light: Var. : KLEIG
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Michelangelo's "Pieta," e.g. : STATUE
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Overseas carrier : ELAL
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Runs : LOPES
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Formulate : FRAME
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Like some ancient ruins : INCAN
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Exigencies : NEEDS
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Athletic training site, in Greek antiquity : PALESTRA
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Divorcees : EXES
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Portuguese rivers : RIOS
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American mil. wing : USN
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Actress Garr : TERI
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Certain tide : NEAP
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Postal letters? : ENCL
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Peel : RIND
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Division word : INTO
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Seeming eternity : AGES
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Spew : EMIT
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___-majeste : LESE
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Cut : MOWN
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Italian number : TRE
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Stag goers : HES
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Old Tokyo : EDO
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A little : SOME
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"Anything you say" : WHATEVER
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Eclipse, maybe : OMEN
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Overhang : EAVE
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Selfish ones : TAKERS
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"Is that ___?!" : AFACT
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Frere's sister : SOEUR
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Verdi aria : ERITU
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Zeno follower : STOIC
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Restrict : LIMIT
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Join : UNITE
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Plume's source : EGRET
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Flat : EVEN
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Revolting : VILE
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"Baywatch" type : HUNK
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Foofaraw : ADO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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