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New York Times, Monday, June 30, 1997

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0630 ( 17,401 )

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Across
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Throat-clearing sound : AHEM
5
Fencing weapon : SWORD
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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Exploding star : NOVA
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Singer Page : PATTI
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Fairy tale's second word : UPON
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St. Paul and Minneapolis : TWINCITIES
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Require : NEED
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Comedians Bob and Chris : ELLIOTTS
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In a wise manner : SAGELY
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Lawyer's charge : FEE
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"Gee!" : GOSH
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Sweatshirt part, perhaps : HOOD
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Flush beater : FULLHOUSE
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Writer Bellow and others : SAULS
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Place for a pimento : OLIVE
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Not the swiftest horse : NAG
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Posterior : HIND
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"Death Be Not Proud" poet : DONNE
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Opera star : DIVA
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Dog breeder's org. : AKC
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Imply : GETAT
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Doled (out) : METED
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Leaders of hives : QUEENBEES
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Like some tea : ICED
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Praise : LAUD
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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Refuse to acknowledge responsibility for : DISOWN
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Post-marathon feeling : SORENESS
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Quickly, in memos : ASAP
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Southern crop, from an economic standpoint : KINGCOTTON
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Writer Grey : ZANE
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Writer Zola : EMILE
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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Got a good look at : EYED
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Saw socially : DATED
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Profound : DEEP
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Pot starter : ANTE
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Loud laugh : HOWL
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More than devilish : EVIL
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Part of a car's exhaust system : MANIFOLD
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Malice : SPITE
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Light bulb unit : WATT
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Elevator inventor : OTIS
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Road map abbr. : RTE
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Liquefy : DISSOLVE
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Very enthusiastic : GUNGHO
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Fencing weapon : EPEE
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Christmas song : NOEL
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Raggedy Ann's friend : ANDY
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Some college students : COEDS
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Tennis great Arthur : ASHE
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Quick flashes of light : GLINTS
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17-syllable poem : HAIKU
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Precious metal unit of weight : OUNCE
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Paid, as a bill : FOOTED
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Arm bones : ULNAE
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Come together : UNITE
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Backed up on disk : SAVED
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"Holy cow!" : EGAD
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The N.B.A.'s O'Neal, familiarly : SHAQ
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Exposed as false : DEBUNKED
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Poured wine into another container : DECANTED
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Chew : GNAW
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Actor Sal : MINEO
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Ran for one's wife? : ELOPED
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Moved like a shooting star : ARCED
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Stun : DAZE
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British exclamation : ISAY
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Having all one's marbles : SANE
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Tizzy : SNIT
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Leer at : OGLE
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To be, in Bordeaux : ETRE
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Not all : SOME
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Jacket fastener : SNAP
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The Monkees' "___ Believer" : IMA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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