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New York Times, Wednesday, June 25, 1997

"Penny Lane," not "Strawberry Fields Forever"

Author:
Elizabeth Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 1997, The New York Times6/25/97 ( No. 17,396 )
Across
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Cockeyed : INANE
6
Stirs in ingredients : ADDS
10
Emily of "Our Town" : WEBB
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Trig. function : COSEC
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Man of the House? : NEWT
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Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Gin inventor : ELIWHITNEY
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After-school drink : MALT
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"Cheers" star : DANSON
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Fib : TELLALIE
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Cravings : YENS
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"___ giorno!" : BUON
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Bathing facility : SPA
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Spot : SITE
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Flashed one's pearly whites : SMILED
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Unagi, at a sushi bar : EEL
36
Lymphatic part : NODE
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"Penny Lane," not "Strawberry Fields Forever" : ASIDE
39
Frank Fontaine TV character : CRAZYGUGGENHEIM
43
Thomas Mann's "___ Kröger" : TONIO
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Presidential run : TERM
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One below a second lieut. : NCO
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Pursues : STALKS
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Government worry : DEBT
50
Aves. : STS
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Sir Peter ___, painter of British royalty : LELY
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Kind of toad : TREE
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Leftover : RESIDUAL
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Emphatic affirmative : YESSIR
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Violist's clef : ALTO
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"Valley of the Dolls" co-star : SHARONTATE
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Sweet dessert : FLAN
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"Oh, very funny!" : HOHO
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Line of type : SERIF
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Blackens : TARS
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Yesteryear : YORE
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Brewer's need : YEAST
Down
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Like white wine at a restaurant : ICED
2
Theme song of Vincent Lopez : NOLA
3
Alphabet book phrase : ASIN
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Info-filled : NEWSY
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Alpine sounds : ECHOES
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Member of a colony : ANT
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Fender bender : DENT
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Hardly Mr. Cool : DWEEB
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Victrola part : STYLUS
10
Not masculine : WOMANISH
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Mideast carrier : ELAL
12
Neighbor of Java : BALI
13
Data unit : BYTE
18
Diamond segment : INNING
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Arthur Miller character : LOMAN
24
Full-bodied ale : STOUT
26
Split-off groups : SECTS
27
Candidate of 1992 and '96 : PEROT
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George's talk show co-host : ALANA
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Put on a border : EDGED
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Property securities : LIENS
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Order : EDICT
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Floor models : DEMOS
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Once-popular feather source : EGRET
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Gobs and gobs : ZILLIONS
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On the team? : YOKED
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Life, in the early days : EMBRYO
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Like many a winter road : SLUSHY
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Itty-bitty : TEENSY
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Popular Internet company : YAHOO
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Compact name : ESTEE
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Emergency vehicle : RAFT
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Miss Cinders of old comics : ELLA
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Play the lead : STAR
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1964 Tony winner for "Foxy" : LAHR
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"Two Mules for Sister ___" : SARA
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Reply to "Can this be true?" : ITIS
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Taken away by force, old-style : REFT
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Caviar : ROE

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

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