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New York Times, Thursday, May 1, 1997

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Author:
Martin Schneider
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Schneider

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Schneider. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times5/1/97 ( No. 17,341 )
Across
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*"Toil and trouble" preceder : DOUBLE
7
*Normal, in a way : TWENTY
13
The N. Platte, e.g. : USRIVER
15
Less sound : SHAKIER
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Increaser of one's growth potential? : ROGAINE
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Gifts : TALENTS
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Pub supply : ALES
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Garments for granny : SHAWLS
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Nintendo's Super ___ : NES
22
Tito's homeland : CROATIA
24
Slalom segment : ESS
27
Like some arches : FALLEN
28
Car part : AXLE
29
Taxonomic div. : FAM
32
Willingly : LIEF
33
Composer Mahler : GUSTAV
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"___ Male War Bride" (1949 movie) : IWASA
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Sound units: Abbr. : DBS
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Fin de ___ (remainder): Fr. : SERIE
40
Marinated beef strip : FAJITA
42
Official records : ACTA
44
Cape ___ : ANN
45
Some boxing wins : TKOS
46
"The Thrill Is Gone" singer : BBKING
48
"___ out!" : YER
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Adriatic port : TRIESTE
50
Typewriter key : TAB
53
Pieces : SHARDS
54
"Que ___ es?" (Spanish 101 question) : HORA
55
Sneakers brand : PROKEDS
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Made of certain twigs : OSIERED
61
Many a Miamian : RETIREE
62
Corporate routine : RATRACE
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*1990's sitcom : SISTER
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*Name in the news, 6/5/68 : SIRHAN
Down
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*English pop group : DURAN
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"___ Mio" : OSOLE
3
Spurs : URGES
4
It's unfair : BIAS
5
Year in Nero's reign : LVI
6
Poetic contraction : EEN
7
Out of the freezer : THAWING
8
*Home of Whitman College : WALLA
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Squeezes (out) : EKES
10
Writer Anais : NIN
11
Hanoi festival : TET
12
Age: Abbr. : YRS
14
Cobbled : RESOLED
15
What each star represents : STATE
20
Like the answers to this puzzle's 12 asterisked clues? : HALFBAKED
22
B : CFLAT
23
BBC's Italian counterpart : RAI
24
*Newsboy's cry : EXTRA
25
Assassinated : SLAIN
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*Height of the N.B.A.'s Gheorghe Muresan : SEVEN
28
Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
29
*Evenly split : FIFTY
30
Open-eyed : AWAKE
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*"Catch-22" character : MAJOR
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Strunk & White subject : USAGE
36
Family member : SIS
38
Clip : SCISSOR
41
Rubber : ABRADER
43
Cable choice : TNT
47
Short hair, to Burns : BIRSE
49
*"It'll be O.K." : THERE
50
The Bible before Joshua : TORAH
51
Asian palm : ARECA
52
*European resort : BADEN
53
Burlesque bit : SKIT
54
Munster Mister : HERR
55
Duos: Abbr. : PRS
56
Defendants at law : REI
57
Nail-biters: Abbr. : OTS
59
Eur. carrier : SAS
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"Lord, is ___?" : ITI

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

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