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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 1997

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 17,318 )
Across
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Singer-actress Lane : ABBE
5
"___ Mia" (1965 hit) : CARA
9
Choreographer Agnes de ___ : MILLE
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Watery : WEAK
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Stratford-Avon link : UPON
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Firefighter Red : ADAIR
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TV/film actor Jack : ALBERTSON
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Comparatively modern : NEWER
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Scott's "___ Roy" : ROB
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Got a move on : HIED
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Honeybunch : DEAR
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Humdingers : DILLIES
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Octave followers, in sonnets : SESTETS
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It's hoisted in a pub : STEIN
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T'ai ___ ch'uan : CHI
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Phillips University site : ENID
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Writer Jack : KEROUAC
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Form 1040 completer : CPA
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Scourge : BANE
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Idolize : ADORE
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Escritoire : DESK
40
"Boola Boola" singer : ELI
41
Pugilist Jack : DEMPSEY
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Savoir-faire : TACT
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Skater Midori : ITO
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Superaggressive one : RAMBO
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Barrow residents : ESKIMOS
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Licked boots? : TOADIED
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Grasslands : LEAS
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Crash diet : FAST
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Absorbed, as an expense : ATE
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AOL memos : EMAIL
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Movie actor Jack : NICHOLSON
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Haggard : GAUNT
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"Garfield" dog : ODIE
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Grid coach ___ Alonzo Stagg : AMOS
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Loquacious, in slang : GASSY
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Kind of blocker : BETA
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Sit in the sun : BAKE
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Oscar and Obie : AWARDS
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Wisconsin college : BELOIT
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Psycho talk? : BABBLE
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Manage to get, with "out" : EKE
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Doll : CUTIE
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Church recesses : APSES
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Gloucester's cape : ANN
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Currycombs comb them : MANES
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Imagine : IDEATE
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Lyricist Jack : LAWRENCE
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"The check is in the mail," maybe : LIE
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Blow it : ERR
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Kind of wine : RHINE
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Clears for takeoff? : DEICES
24
Word of Valleyspeak : LIKE
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High-pitched : SHARP
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Much of a waiter's income : TIPS
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Mount Rushmore's site: Abbr. : SDAK
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Former New York governor : CUOMO
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Transmits : RADIOS
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"Golden Boy" dramatist : ODETS
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___ noire : BETE
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Griever's exclamation : ALAS
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Golfer Jack : NICKLAUS
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Twosome : DYAD
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Sister of Calliope : ERATO
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Some commercial promotions : TIEINS
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Poisonous atmosphere : MIASMA
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Caused to go : BETOOK
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Danish city : ODENSE
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Like beer : MALTY
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Unspoken : TACIT
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Actor Milo : OSHEA
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Bona ___ : FIDE
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"Rotten" missile : EGG
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Ewe's sound : MAA
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San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
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Part of a science class : LAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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