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New York Times, Friday, April 4, 1997

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 17,314 )
Across
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Academic division : TRIMESTER
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Chubby : PLUMP
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Unruly : OUTOFHAND
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Harder to find : RARER
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Temporary winter havens : SNOWFORTS
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Silver Springs neighbor : OCALA
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Having feelings : SENSATE
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Rotten : SMELLY
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Business owner's concern : CASHFLOW
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Room freshener : SACHET
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Mendelssohn's "Elijah," e.g. : ORATORIO
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Guthrie and others : ARLOS
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Backfire : BOOMERANG
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"South Pacific" lass : LIAT
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Discloses : BARES
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Rub out : KILL
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Part of Pedro's diet : TORTILLAS
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Martinique erupter of 1902 : PELEE
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How some "Melrose Place" stories proceed : STEAMILY
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German sausages : WURSTS
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Where to buy a suit : MENSSHOP
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Writer Barthelme : DONALD
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Giant star in Scorpius : ANTARES
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"There was ___ woman..." : ANOLD
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Audience : LISTENERS
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"Argonautica" character : MEDEA
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Cupbearer, for one : ATTENDANT
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Squeeze : PRESS
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Booms : GOODTIMES
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Dispose of, informally : TOSS
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Letter for Cynewulf : RUNE
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Lay ___ (exaggerate) : ITON
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Puts blades to blades? : MOWS
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Wipes out : EFFACES
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Shelled : SHOTAT
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Butchers' measures : TARES
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"The Lord of the Rings" creature : ENT
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Postal rtes. : RDS
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Ballyhoo : PROMOTE
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Twisthand : LACEWORKER
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River at Orsk : URAL
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Cartoonist Lazarus : MELL
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Implore : PRAY
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They can be grand : SLAMS
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Cheers : HOORAYS
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Cleaving tools : FROES
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Shellbacks : SALTS
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Running wild : ARIOT
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Ada of "Bleak House" : CLARE
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Bombshells : HOTTAMALES
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Certain stocks : RAILS
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Estuary feature : INLET
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Gives the double O : OGLES
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One two of two-and-two : BALLS
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Duck ___ : BLIND
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Mrs. Marcos et al. : IMELDAS
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Jamboree structure : PUPTENT
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Accustomed : WONTED
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Must : HASTO
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Extinguish : DAMP
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Pip : ONER
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Central point : NODE
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"...___ can't get up!" : ANDI
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Stationery order : REAM
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River to Donegal Bay : ERNE
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J.F.K. sights : SSTS
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Trail : LAG
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1994-95 name in the news : ITO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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