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New York Times, Saturday, May 17, 1997

Author:
Daniel R. Stark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel R. Stark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Stark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0517 ( 17,357 )
Across
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Greta Garbo portrayal : CAMILLE
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Spans : CROSSES
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Opposite of gregarious : ASOCIAL
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Rung of a ship's "ladder" : RATLINE
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With stridor : SHRILLY
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Condense : ABRIDGE
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These yield gum arabic : ACACIAS
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Nappies : DIAPERS
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Horsehide or pigskin : BALL
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Brandish : WIELD
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Jalousie unit : SLAT
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First name in photography : ANSEL
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Consumption : USE
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One of the Hindu Trimurti : SHIVA
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Employs a scope : AIMS
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Fort Sill resident : SOONER
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Pillowcase material : MUSLIN
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Members of the birch family : ALDERS
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Apprentice : INTERN
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Crab Key fortress villain : DRNO
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New England "catch of the day" : SCROD
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Mature, in a way : DUE
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Above, in a text : SUPRA
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Blow the whistle : TOOT
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Frat recruits : FROSH
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Implored : PLED
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Easy victory : RUNAWAY
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It's stuck in a corner : POSTAGE
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Modernize : UPGRADE
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Triggers : IGNITES
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Equipment for a work detail : SLEDGES
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Attire : RAIMENT
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Minimally worded : TERSEST
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Understanding : ENTENTE
Down
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Yellow-skinned fruit : CASABA
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___ School (20th-century art group) : ASHCAN
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Plutarch work : MORALS
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Site of a cold snap? : ICICLE
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1953 Mel Ferrer film : LILI
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TV title on a license plate : LALAW
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Shangri-la : ELYSIUM
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Birthplace, metaphorically : CRADLE
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Very enthusiastic, as a fan : RABID
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Other, to Orozco : OTRA
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Careless : SLIPSHOD
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Moonlighting : SIDELINE
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Lapidary, at times : ENGRAVER
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Hit the canvas : SEESTARS
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Non-P.C. suffix : ESS
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Nixon Defense Secretary : LAIRD
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Memorable flights : SOLOS
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Wayhouse : INN
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Honshu honorific : SAN
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Doubt : MISTRUST
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Disconnect : UNCOUPLE
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More intense : STRONGER
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Aerobics gear : LEOTARDS
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Brace : DUO
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Get some air? : RESPIRE
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Most in need of a moisturizer : DRYEST
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Computer availability : UPTIME
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Typewriter roller : PLATEN
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University official : REGENT
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Hymn opening : ADESTE
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Drops out of contention : FADES
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TV colonel : HOGAN
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"Minimum" amount : WAGE
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Tizzy : SNIT

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

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