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New York Times, Wednesday, May 28, 1997

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQWX} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0528 ( 17,368 )
Across
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___ World Service (radio provider) : BBC
4
___ Pet (novelty item) : CHIA
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"My Life on Trial" author : BELLI
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Mine product : ORE
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Dog : paw :: horse : ___ : HOOF
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Lacking, with "of" : DEVOID
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High-risk game : RUSSIANROULETTE
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Plan : INTEND
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"___ to differ" : IBEG
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Coral ___ : SEA
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Gaze : STARE
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Kind of acid : ACETIC
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Dumb ___ ox : ASAN
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Republican V.I.P. Dick : ARMEY
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Hemming and hawing : ERS
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Charles Lamb, to readers : ELIA
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Exhibits scorn : SNEERS
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Rot caused by bark beetles : DUTCHELMDISEASE
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Renaissance type : ITALIC
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Course : PATH
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___ Alte (Adenauer) : DER
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Pulsate : THROB
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Zorro's marks : ZEES
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Leg bones : TIBIAE
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Message on a Wonderland cake : EATME
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Pac.'s counterpart : ATL
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Beach, basically : SAND
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Farmer's land : SPREAD
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Montreal denizens : FRENCHCANADIANS
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Distance on a radar screen : RADIUS
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Peter Lorre role Mr. ___ : MOTO
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Deception : LIE
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Australian export : OPALS
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Effect of auto exhaust : SMOG
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Actor Mineo : SAL
Down
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Tennis's Becker : BORIS
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Main thrust : BRUNT
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Jai alai basket : CESTA
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Showy-flowered shrub : CHINESEHIBISCUS
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1956-57 Wimbledon champion Lew : HOAD
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Charged particle : ION
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Pertaining to the second-largest continent : AFRIC
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Good herder : BELGIANSHEEPDOG
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First lady : EVE
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Plenty : LOTS
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Miller beer : LITE
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Piece for two : DUET
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Word repeated after "Que" : SERA
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Award bestowed by Queen Eliz. : OBE
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Deep blue : ANIL
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Manitoba Indian : CREE
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One of the Waughs : ALEC
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"Canterbury Tales" drink : MEAD
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Gaelic : ERSE
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Handle text : EDIT
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Dr. Westheimer : RUTH
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Hollywood Boulevard sight : STAR
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Electric guitar hookup : AMP
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Location : SITE
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Congeal : CLOT
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Stupor : DAZE
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Hindu garment : SARI
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Scornful cries : BAHS
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Co. name ending : INC
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Monroe's successor : ADAMS
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Dabbling ducks : TEALS
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Craze : MANIA
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Collectible Ford : EDSEL
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Opposite of a buzz cut : AFRO
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Pitfall : TRAP
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Moon of Jupiter : LEDA
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60's-70's Japanese P.M. : SATO
60
Zilch : NIL
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Robespierre, e.g. : NOM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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