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New York Times, Friday, June 20, 1997

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0620 ( 17,391 )
Across
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A flat's equivalent : GSHARP
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Fortune teller : ORACLE
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Glacial matter : ICEFALL
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Violent struggles : THROES
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Metalsmith's tool : BALLPEEN
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Jazz lover's tag : HEPCAT
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Wrath : IRE
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Herbal drink : SAGETEA
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Big heart? : ACE
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Enjoy : SAVOR
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Distress signal : ACHE
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Perceive : GRASP
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Energetic, strong-willed type, supposedly : LEO
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Introduction : PROEM
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Investigators sometimes follow them : PAPERTRAILS
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Spawning ground of Atlantic eels : SARGASSOSEA
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Challenges : RUNSAGAINST
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Rental craft : CANOE
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Heavy-duty cleanser : LYE
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Liszt piece : ETUDE
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Elevation : HILL
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Spanish playwright Calderon : PEDRO
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Western Samoa's capital : APIA
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Fiat model : UNO
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Dreams of Daniel, e.g. : VISIONS
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Third word in a limerick : WAS
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Change the subject, perhaps : MOVEON
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Kind of ears : ELEPHANT
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Start of many Latin American place names : PUERTO
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Glacier Garden city : LUCERNE
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Mason assistant : STREET
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Cater basely : PANDER
Down
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Taunting : GIBING
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Bogeyman : SCARER
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Seat of Lewis and Clark County : HELENA
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Its first pres. was Samuel Gompers : AFL
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Some corporal punishment : RAPS
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Court motions : PLEAS
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Additional : OTHER
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Moon of Saturn : RHEA
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"Human Concretion" artist : ARP
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Classic producer : COCACOLA
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Percolates, as water : LEACHES
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Treasure : ESTEEM
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Leading court figures : LEGALEAGLES
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Persevere : NEVERSAYDIE
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Snack item named after the inventor's 6-year-old daughter : TOOTSIEROLL
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Language of 350 million : ESPANOL
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Brief solo : ARIETTA
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Make sentence sense : PARSE
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Like yesterday's news : PASSE
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Golfing initials : PGA
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California Rep. Dellums : RON
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Heliolater : SUNLOVER
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Stadium disappointment : RAINOUT
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Hardly geniuses : CHUMPS
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Northbound, on most maps : UPWARD
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One of the Lennon Sisters : DIANNE
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A time to dye? : EASTER
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Wine grape : PINOT
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Early Ping-Pong score : ONEUP
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Blackball, e.g. : VOTE
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Stray home : SPCA
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Before : ERE
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Farm mother : HEN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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