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New York Times, Friday, June 13, 1997

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0613 ( 17,384 )

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Across
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Stereotypical swing voter : JOESIXPACK
11
Luck, to some : LADY
15
Delusions : IGNESFATUI
16
Dirk of yore : SNEE
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They don't play the net in tennis : BASELINERS
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Lowers : DIMS
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Amour-propre : EGO
20
It may have a big head : ALE
21
Brandy letters : VSO
23
Curry or Rice : TIM
24
Composed : SERENE
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Piano pieces? : KEYS
27
Doc bloc : AMA
28
Gather on the surface, chemically : ADSORB
30
Things for one to do : SOLOS
32
Mangel-wurzels : BEETS
35
Long of "Boyz N the Hood" : NIA
36
Stirring : AFOOT
37
Relief, of a sort : ALMS
38
Immigrant's course, briefly : ESL
39
Driver's warning : FORE
40
"GoodFellas" group : MAFIA
42
Lemieux milieu: Abbr. : NHL
43
Scrooge : MISER
44
Towhead : BLOND
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How many manuscripts are submitted : ONSPEC
47
Propel a shell : OAR
48
Fictional clue-sniffer : ASTA
50
Nels of "Little House on the Prairie" : OLESON
54
Sounds of Brahma, Vishnu and Siva : OMS
55
Peace, in Russia : MIR
56
Husband and wife, e.g. : DUO
57
Sect leader? : TRI
58
Sorority letter : ZETA
60
Rock band named after the villain in "Barbarella" : DURANDURAN
63
Bank holding : LIEN
64
Affranchise : EMANCIPATE
65
Professor 'iggins, to Eliza : ENRY
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Press release? : APPLECIDER
Down
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Agrees : JIBES
2
Model railroad track measure : OGAGE
3
TV newsman David : ENSOR
4
"Get it?" : SEE
5
Christmas and Easter : ISLANDS
6
Fox Mulder's obsession : XFILES
7
Philatelist's purchase : PANE
8
Got fed up : ATE
9
Interviewer's surprises : CURVEBALLS
10
Affectionate, in slang : KISSY
11
It was dropped in the 60's : LSD
12
"A Girl Like I" autobiographer : ANITALOOS
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Hester Prynne portrayer, 1995 : DEMIMOORE
14
Slave's response : YESMASTER
22
Mountain on the Gulf of Salonika : OSSA
25
Doesn't do takeout : EATSIN
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Deity whose name means "black" : KRISHNA
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Bridge opening : ONENOTRUMP
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Some are out of it in January : OFFICE
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Buffalo : BAMBOOZLE
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Where Rommel was routed : ELALAMEIN
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"Where Angels Fear to Tread" novelist : EMFORSTER
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Leading man? : ADAM
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Sweet, in a way : MELODIC
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Sudden seizure? : POUNCE
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Top of a platter : SIDEA
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Musical heirloom : STRAD
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Magniloquize : ORATE
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Number in NASA-speak : NINER
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Twain's celebrated jumping frog : DANL
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Some : ANY
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Hammer sound : RAP
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News letters : UPI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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