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New York Times, Tuesday, May 6, 1997

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0506 ( 17,346 )
Across
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Procter & Gamble bar : CAMAY
6
Native Alaskan : ALEUT
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Spoil : MAR
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Midwest airport hub : OHARE
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Sergeant at TV's Fort Baxter : BILKO
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Diamonds : ICE
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Place to place a wallet or handkerchief : PANTSPOCKET
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Thanksgiving meat request : DARK
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"Entry of Christ Into Brussels" painter James : ENSOR
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Scott Adams's put-upon comics hero : DILBERT
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Nautical spar : JIBBOOM
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Body parts shaped like punching bags : UVULAS
30
W.W. II Philippine battle site : BATAAN
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Horse in a harness race : PACER
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1924 Ferber novel : SOBIG
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Little newt : EFT
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It's NNW of Oklahoma City : ENID
37
Rounded lumps : GLOBS
38
Nicholas I or II, e.g. : TSAR
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Mule of song : SAL
40
Nash's two-l beast : LLAMA
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Hardly elegant : TACKY
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Easy two-pointers : LAYUPS
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Concert halls : VENUES
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Starts of tourneys : PRELIMS
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Last course : DESSERT
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Peres's predecessor : RABIN
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"___ That a Shame" : AINT
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Eggs : OVA
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"Come on!" : GIMMEABREAK
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___ canto (singing style) : BEL
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Right-angle joint : ELL
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Steinbeck migrants : OKIES
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Dapper : NATTY
Down
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___ a plea : COP
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"Now I see!" : AHA
3
Beatnik's exclamation : MAN
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Skill : ART
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Sweetheart's assent : YESDEAR
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Cancel, as a launch : ABORT
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Drub : LICK
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Lodge member : ELK
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Luau instrument : UKE
10
Alternative to a purse : TOTEBAG
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Err on stage : MISSONESCUE
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Cause for blessing? : ACHOO
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Get ready for battle again : REARM
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Average figures : PARS
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Org. for Bulls and Bullets : NBA
23
Fools : DUPES
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Ex-Mrs. Trump : IVANA
25
Four-time Emmy-winning comedienne : LUCILLEBALL
26
Ran, as colors : BLED
27
___ the Hutt, of "Star Wars" : JABBA
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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Certain mikes : BOOMS
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Knee hits : SLAPS
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Mountebank : FAKER
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Lovers' engagement : TRYST
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Rather morose : GLUM
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Suns : TANS
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Deceiving : LYINGTO
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Nuclear treaty subject : TESTBAN
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"The Greatest" : ALI
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___ cava (path to the heart) : VENA
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Explore : PROBE
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"Bolero" composer : RAVEL
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They're losing propositions : DIETS
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French friend : AMIE
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Bother : IRK
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___ tai (drink) : MAI
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Nutritional abbr. : RDA
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N.Y.C. summer clock setting : EDT
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Model Carol : ALT
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Lock opener : KEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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