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New York Times, Tuesday, June 17, 1997

Author:
Robert Zimmerman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Zimmerman

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJKQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Zimmerman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0617 ( 17,388 )
Across
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Bid : OFFER
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Mesa dweller : HOPI
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Nod off : DOZE
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Site of Cnossus : CRETE
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Big name in cosmetics : AVON
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German biographer ___ Ludwig : EMIL
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"___ looking at you, kid" : HERES
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Lady's man : GENT
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Movers : VANS
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Quirky : ODD
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Impressive achievement : TOURDEFORCE
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Sorbonne, e.g. : ECOLE
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Tire channel : RUT
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Peer, to his servant : MILORD
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Plant with a medicinal root : GINSENG
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More than peeved : IRATE
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Charles's domain : WALES
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Hemispheric assn. : OAS
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Ready to come off the stove : DONE
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Examined, as before a robbery : CASED
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Skip : OMIT
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Business mag : INC
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Lawn : GRASS
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"The Taming of the Shrew" setting : PADUA
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Spy's byword : SECRECY
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Police datum : ARREST
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Assistance : AID
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Like toast : CRISP
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Final stroke : COUPDEGRACE
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Fate : LOT
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The "A" in A.D. : ANNO
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Film ___ : NOIR
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Pan-fry : SAUTE
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Harness part : REIN
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Gusto : ZEST
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Greek satirist : TIMON
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These may be fine : ARTS
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On the main : ASEA
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Driving hazard : SLEET
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Cuatro y cuatro : OCHO
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N.F.L. receiver Biletnikoff : FRED
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Tropical viper : FERDELANCE
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Bastille Day season : ETE
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Give back : RESTORE
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World Court site, with "The" : HAGUE
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Finished : OVER
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Thoreau subject : POND
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Confined, as in wartime : INTERNED
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Give, as time : DEVOTE
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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Over-the-counter cold remedy : ZINC
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Aged : OLD
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Ado : FUSS
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___ d'Azur (French Riviera) : COTE
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Certain skirt : MIDI
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Actor Jeremy : IRONS
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Long-winded : GASSY
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Nouvelle Caledonie and others : ILES
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Pseudonym : NOMDEPLUME
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Julius Caesar's first name : GAIUS
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W.W. II enlistee : WAAC
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Immediately, in the E.R. : STAT
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Sideboard : CREDENZA
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Sculls : OARS
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Part of a crossword : GRID
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Clergymen : PRIESTS
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Poultry offerings : CAPONS
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Compass tracing : ARC
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Dear, as a signorina : CARA
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Unique person : ONER
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Military group : UNIT
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"Anything ___" (1934 or 1987 musical) : GOES
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Levitate : RISE
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Siouan tribe : OTOE
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Camp shelter : TENT
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Be sick : AIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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