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New York Times, Wednesday, June 18, 1997

Author:
Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley B. Whitten

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Whitten. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0618 ( 17,389 )

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Needy : POOR
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Cautious advice : STOP
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Rope fiber : SISAL
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Michigan town or its college : ALMA
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"___ be in England": Browning : OHTO
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Going too far : ULTRA
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Act of faith : LEAP
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Ram : BUTT
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Like Dennis the Menace : BLOND
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Craze : MANIA
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Like some raises : MERIT
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Farm distance : ROD
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Pie in the sky : ANIDLEPROMISE
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Bro, e.g. : SIB
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Not having a surrounding colonnade, in architecture : APTERAL
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Sixth sense : ESP
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Japanese wraps : OBIS
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Guy in the sky : THEMANINTHEMOON
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City on the Po : TURIN
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Function as a medical device : LASE
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6 on the dial : MNO
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Everlasting : ETERNAL
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Diamonds, to a gangster : ICE
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Eye in the sky : GOODYEARBLIMP
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Go for it : PAR
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"Ben-Hur" garb : TOGAS
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Bank patron : SAVER
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The "her" of "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" : ELIZA
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Bo Derek's first major film : ORCA
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Inner tubes, geometrically : TORI
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Musical composition : NONET
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"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
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First name in mystery : ERLE
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Shoe material : SUEDE
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A or O, e.g. : TYPE
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Used henna : DYED
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Majorcan seaport : PALMA
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New York city on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Muscat native : OMANI
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Canoeist's danger : RAPIDS
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Kind of story : SOB
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Hitting sound : THUMP
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Glossy brown fur : OTTER
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Some Sunday dinners : POTROASTS
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Foreign film feature : SUBTITLE
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Sick : ILL
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Pantry, e.g. : STOREROOM
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Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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"This Gun for Hire" star : LADD
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1996 Olympic torch lighter : ALI
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Rascal : IMP
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Inky : EBON
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"...not always what they ___" : SEEM
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Shortly : ANON
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Carson successor : LENO
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Suffix with satin : ETTE
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Out of business : SHUT
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Swift falcon : PEREGRINE
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Ornery farm animal : BILLYGOAT
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Put ___ good word for : INA
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Fantastical artist : MIRO
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Explain, in a way : ANNOTATE
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Successor : HEIR
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Flurry : ADO
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"I Love Lucy" appeared on it : CBS
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Overjoyed : ELATED
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Premature : EARLY
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Abbr. on a CD : ASCAP
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Banned article of trade : IVORY
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Actress Oberon : MERLE
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Snooped : PRIED
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Ballpoints : PENS
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60's All-Star Felipe : ALOU
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From A to ___ : ZED
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Wonder : AWE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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