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New York Times, Friday, June 6, 1997

Author:
Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {HJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0606 ( 17,377 )

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Across
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"Cheers!" : BOTTOMSUP
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1995 Horse of the Year : CIGAR
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Chesterfields : OVERCOATS
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Julio's opposite : ENERO
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Opera cast members : BARITONES
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Important boards, for short : LSATS
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Molecules that bind to receptors : LIGANDS
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If-looks-could-kill looks : GLARES
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Certain neckline : VEE
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Humorist Lebowitz : FRAN
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Encrusted : CAKED
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Captain's log heading : STARDATE
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Shows : BARES
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Blisters, of a kind : COLDSORES
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Handicap : EDGE
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Force units : DYNES
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Still-life subjects : URNS
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Foundry device : DROPFORGE
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Kind of fair : STATE
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Capable of being felt : SENSUOUS
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___ profundo : BASSO
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Chamber workers: Abbr. : SENS
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Headlight setting : DIM
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Lifter's asset : MUSCLE
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Singsong sounds : TRALALA
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Press into service : ENROL
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Ships' sinkers? : LOOSELIPS
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Glorify : ADORE
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They get taken to dinner : APPETITES
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Word with hard or hook : NOSED
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Duesenberg A's, e.g. : ROADSTERS
Down
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Weave's partner : BOB
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Geometry's ___ of Cassini : OVAL
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Actress Copley : TERI
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Math class, informally : TRIG
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Parts of sonnets : OCTAVES
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Engaged in reverie : MOONED
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Horse racing Hall-of-Famer Earl : SANDE
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Western Athletic Conference team : UTES
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They're not part of the body: Abbr. : PSS
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Tornado refuge sites : CELLARS
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Ropes, so to speak : INSANDOUTS
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Reverse, e.g. : GEAR
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Museo offering : ARTE
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"E.R." doctor : ROSS
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Homecoming V.I.P.'s : GRADS
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Town by Palisades State Pk. : FTLEE
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Fighting force : CADRE
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Scientific discovery of 1894 : ARGON
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Tallies : KEEPSSCORE
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Airs : SONGS
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Rich tapestry : ARRAS
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Fifty minutes past the hour : TENTO
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"___ quam videri" (North Carolina's motto) : ESSE
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Penitentiary count : BEDS
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Inventor McCormick : CYRUS
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Blackmore heroine : DOONE
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Nourished: Var. : FUELLED
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Young salmon : SAMLETS
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Not square : BIASED
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Words before hint or line : DROPA
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Ill-tempered : MEAN
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Ruin : UNDO
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B'way hits : SROS
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"___ the mornin'!" : TOPO
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Settled : ALIT
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Low-cal : LITE
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Impressionist : APER
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Ancient Roman spirit : LAR
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Natl. registry org. : SSS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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