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New York Times, Friday, June 27, 1997

Author:
Dean Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0627 ( 17,398 )

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Across
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Some clauses : ESCALATORS
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Pond dross : SCUM
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College in 1995 headlines : THECITADEL
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Account : TALE
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Unconventional ideas : HETERODOXY
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Kennedy Center focus : ARTS
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Fine and dandy, in old slang : OKE
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On ___ with : APAR
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French crowd? : TROIS
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Slobodan Milosevic, e.g. : SERB
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Like the surface of Mars : SERE
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John's "Pulp Fiction" co-star : UMA
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Stockpiled : LAIDIN
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Chest muscle : PEC
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What spirits may do : SAG
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Total : DEMOLISH
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Summer abroad : ETE
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Axioms serving as starting points : FIRSTPRINCIPLES
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What I may mean : ONE
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"The Joy of Cooking" author : ROMBAUER
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Mail abbr. : RFD
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Simile center : ASA
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Wound : LESION
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Date for Dizzy : GIG
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Spanish novelist who won a 1989 Nobel : CELA
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1980's police comedy : ENOS
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Language that gave us "kayak" : INUIT
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Polish export : COAL
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Speck : DOT
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Ampule's kin : VIAL
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Site of the Woodrow Wilson Sch. of Public and Intl. Affairs : PRINCETONU
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Basic French verb : ETRE
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Preserved oral history, e.g. : AUDIOTAPED
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Jazz drummer Catlett et al. : SIDS
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Exams : TESTPAPERS
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Greek character? : ETHOS
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Foreign currency : SHEKEL
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The rest : CETERA
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One with perfect pitch? : ACE
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Foreign currency : LIRA
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Over : ATOP
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"There!" : TADA
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Osmics is the study of these : ODORS
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Sergeant Preston's horse : REX
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Rocky, really : SLY
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Antares, for one : STAR
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"If I Loved You" musical : CAROUSEL
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Eventual : ULTIMATE
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E-mail : MESSAGES
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Computer experts, e.g. : TECHIES
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They may be made in clubs : BIDS
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French city on the Moselle : EPINAL
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Deliver : RESCUE
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Take away : DETRACT
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Horn in (on) : IMPOSE
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Standard : NORMAL
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Canadian pol. party : LIB
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Excuses : FORGIVES
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Q45, e.g. : INFINITI
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60's militant : REDGUARD
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___-dieu : PRIE
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High, in a way : ONDOPE
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Midday event : NOONER
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They have low pH's : ACIDS
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Harness features : STUDS
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Mer sights : ILES
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"Get ___!" (boss's order) : ONIT
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1988 film "Rent-___" : ACOP
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"___ joy keep you": Sandburg : LETA
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Show of support : PAT
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Herb of grace : RUE
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Keep time : TAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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