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New York Times, Monday, June 16, 1997

Author:
Gene Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gene Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0616 ( 17,387 )

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Across
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Musicians' copyright grp. : ASCAP
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King with a golden touch : MIDAS
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Business fraud monitoring agcy. : FTC
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TV exec Arledge : ROONE
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"Be ___..." : ADOLL
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Spanish gold : ORO
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Grant vs. Bragg, Nov. 1863 : CHATTANOOGA
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Tease : RIB
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Sandwich choice : HOTORCOLD
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Parkers feed it downtown : METER
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___-do-well : NEER
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Black Sea port : ODESSA
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Wakeful watches : VIGILS
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Bush aide John : SUNUNU
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Idiot : MORON
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Chinese food additive : MSG
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On, as a lamp : LIT
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For fun : ASALARK
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Place for a hole in a sock : TOE
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Winter clock setting in Vt. : EST
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Union branch : LOCAL
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Coal stratum : SEAM
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"Old ___" (1957 Disney film) : YELLER
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Lines of cliffs : SCARPS
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Slugged : PASTED
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Salon job : PERM
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Perth ___, N.J. : AMBOY
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Unlike Mr. Spock of "Star Trek" : EMOTIONAL
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Brock or Costello : LOU
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Rosecrans vs. Bragg, Sept. 1863 : CHICKAMAUGA
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Continent north of Afr. : EUR
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Eagle's nest : AERIE
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Listlessness : ENNUI
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It follows a dot in many on-line addresses : ORG
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Not our : THEIR
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Syria's Hafez al-___ : ASSAD
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It may have fallen on a foot : ARCH
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Manhattan locale : SOHO
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Jacket : COAT
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Cather novel "My ___" : ANTONIA
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Small sea bird : PETREL
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Millionaire's home : MANOR
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Elvis Presley, in the 50's and 60's : IDOL
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"I ___ it!" (cry of success) : DOOD
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H.S. math : ALG
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Patrick Ewing specialty : SLAMDUNK
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Anderson vs. Beauregard, Apr. 1861 : FORTSUMTER
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Attempts : TRIES
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Striking snake : COBRA
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Good blackjack holdings : ACES
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Poet's dusk : EEN
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___ about (lawyer's phrase) : ONOR
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Caesar's farewell : VALE
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Spring bloom : IRIS
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Meade vs. Lee, July 1863 : GETTYSBURG
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Kind of energy or flare : SOLAR
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___ Mountains (edge of Asia) : URAL
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Riot queller : MACE
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Ivory, e.g. : SOAP
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Onyxes and opals : GEMS
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Night prowler : ALLEYCAT
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Auctioneer's last word : SOLD
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Pago Pago residents : SAMOANS
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D.D.E.'s command : ETO
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___ poor example : SETA
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Sevastopol locale : CRIMEA
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Ancient: Prefix : PALEO
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Love affair : AMOUR
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Fireplace rod : POKER
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Dublin's land : EIRE
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1102, in dates : MCII
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Women in habits : NUNS
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Tijuana water : AGUA
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Deposited : LAID
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Sneaky laugh sound : HEH

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

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