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New York Times, Thursday, June 26, 1997

___ operas (Gilbert and Sullivan works)

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QU} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
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© 1997, The New York Times6/26/97 ( No. 17,397 )

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Across
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Historic introduction? : PRE
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Clamorous : AROAR
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Gothic architectural feature : GABLE
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Grp. overseeing early reactors : AEC
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Slowly : LARGO
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Auriculate : EARED
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Start of an Erma Bombeck quip : ICOMEFROM
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"___ Honey Are You?" (Fats Waller hit) : WHOSE
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Dey TV series : LALAW
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Kind of wheels : MAG
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He's a real doll : KEN
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Rapper? : SPIRIT
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Terrorize : MENACE
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Quip, part 2 : AFAMILYWHERE
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Dieter's no-no : FATTENER
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___ operas (Gilbert and Sullivan works) : SAVOY
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___ Jima : IWO
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Quip, part 3 : GRAVY
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First mate? : EVE
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Rib-ticklers : JESTS
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Set straight : NEATENED
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Quip, part 4 : ISCONSIDERED
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Actress Donohoe : AMANDA
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Sticking point? : DAGGER
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Ax : CAN
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Crack or jack follower : POT
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Twilled fabric : SERGE
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Stomach ___ : ACIDS
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End of the quip : ABEVERAGE
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The merry widow in "The Merry Widow" : SONIA
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"Aha!" : GOTIT
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London Zoo feature? : ZED
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'Mid : TWIXT
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Trades : SWAPS
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GQ staff, e.g. : EDS
Down
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Barn items : PAILS
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Summation : RECAP
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Dangerous bacteria : ECOLI
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Female member of the bar? : ALEWIFE
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Churchill's "so few": Abbr. : RAF
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Famous Bruin : ORR
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Gone by : AGO
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The Desert Fox : ROMMEL
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Baubles : GEWGAWS
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Word to a doctor : AAH
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Covered costs : BROKEEVEN
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___-majesté : LESE
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Paradise lost : EDEN
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Corday's victim, 1793 : MARAT
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"___ luck?" : ANY
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Astronauts' ade : TANG
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Arrestee's rights, familiarly : MIRANDA
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Half a dance : CHA
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Debussy subject : MER
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Gad about : ROVE
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Got a load of : EYED
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Suva is its capital : FIJI
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Takes one's breath away : AWES
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Longtime NBC Symphony conductor : TOSCANINI
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Flight formation : VEE
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Long spar : YARD
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The piper's son : TOM
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Rebukes sharply : SNAPSAT
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Four o'clock services : TEASETS
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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___-Cat : SNO
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Luggage necessities : IDTAGS
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Nibble : GRAZE
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Encouraged, with "on" : EGGED
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Saxophonist's supply : REEDS
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Ones going through a stage? : CAST
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Have ___ (flip out) : ACOW
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Fort ___, N.J. : DIX
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Fiddle stick : BOW
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LAX info : ETA
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Kind of treatment : VIP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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