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New York Times, Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0610 ( 17,381 )

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Across
1
Indian title of respect : SAHIB
6
Love handles, essentially : FLAB
10
Gad about : ROAM
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"Fur ___" (Beethoven dedication) : ELISE
15
Clarence Thomas's garb : ROBE
16
Second word of many limericks : ONCE
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It's not as threatening as it looks : PAPERTIGER
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Give up : CEDE
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Current strength : AMPERAGE
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Antiaircraft fire : ACKACK
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London lavatory : LOO
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"Rocky ___" : III
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___ A Sketch (drawing toy) : ETCH
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Old age, in old times : ELD
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Italian cheese : RICOTTA
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___ Major (southern constellation) : CANIS
35
Mat victory : PIN
36
River of Russia : URAL
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Man ___ (famous race horse) : OWAR
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Jive talkin' : SLANG
40
Running shoe name : NIKE
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Marquand's Mr. ___ : MOTO
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Rotter : CAD
43
Does some lawn work : EDGES
44
Disappear through camouflage : BLENDIN
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Mineral springs : SPA
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Tended to the weeds : HOED
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"High ___" (Anderson play) : TOR
50
Photo ___ (camera sessions) : OPS
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Repudiate : DISOWN
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Horrid : DAMNABLE
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It's put off at the bakery : ODOR
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Shooter's target : CLAYPIGEON
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Change for a C-note : TENS
62
Roof overhang : EAVE
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Homes for hatchlings : NESTS
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Philosopher : SAGE
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Exceeded the limit : SPED
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Gaggle members : GEESE
Down
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Flower part : SEPAL
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Bowie's last stand : ALAMO
3
Swimmer in the Congo : HIPPO
4
"Now it's clear!" : ISEE
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Additions to an ice cream sundae : BERRIES
6
North Pole-like : FRIGID
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Theater section : LOGE
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Burrows of the theater : ABE
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Chewing out : BERATING
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Geologist : ROCKHOUND
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___-Day (vitamin brand) : ONEA
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Australian hard-rock band : ACDC
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Like a milquetoast : MEEK
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Party game pin-on : TAIL
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New Deal prog. : CCC
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"___ go bragh" : ERIN
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Math subject : TRIG
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Money brought in : TAKE
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Pub quaffs : ALES
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Toothed item : COMB
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Roll call misser : AWOL
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Hoops great Archibald : NATE
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Lou Gehrig nickname, with "the" : IRONHORSE
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Seat cover : PAD
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Arts' partner : SCIENCES
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Touch down : LAND
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Bringing in : EARNING
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___ Jones : DOW
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Hung around : STAYED
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Splendor : POMP
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Corpulent plus : OBESE
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Draws, as a line on a graph : PLOTS
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Good judgment : SENSE
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Pencil-and-paper game : DOTS
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Carol : SONG
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Garroway of early TV : DAVE
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"The African Queen" scriptwriter : AGEE
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Drink like Fido : LAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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