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New York Times, Sunday, June 8, 1997

Officer Dibble's nemesis, in cartoons

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Silvestri.
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© 1997, The New York Times6/8/97 ( No. 17,379 )
Across
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Take for a spin? : ROTATE
7
Lincoln's Secretary of State : SEWARD
13
Pop follower : ART
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Curly conker : MOE
19
For him and her : UNISEX
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Information like 15-Down : TRIVIA
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Aerialist's get up : LEOTARD
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Shoot-out? : BULLETSESSION
25
Ran against : OPPOSED
26
Journal conclusion : ESE
27
Everglades deposit : PEAT
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Bolts down : EATS
29
Without words : TACITLY
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Mr. Hyde, for one : FIEND
32
Cousin of a bandore : LUTE
33
Drained : PALE
34
Stood by : WAITED
36
Some of the best Impressionist art? : SUPERMANET
40
DH stat : RBI
43
Scots tongue : ERSE
44
Riding for a fall : SMUG
46
Construction piece : IBAR
47
Go over : SPAN
48
Jerk : SCHMO
50
Canute's foe : OLAF
52
Mining waste : SLAG
53
Year St. Eugene became Pope : DCLIV
54
Second-rate missile? : PUNKROCKET
57
Harangue : BERATE
58
Teacher's deg. : EDB
61
Exmoor exclamation : ISAY
62
Surrey, e.g. : SHIRE
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"Stand By Me" director : REINER
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Scholarly : LEARNED
66
Formal accessories : STUDS
67
Pelts : PEPPERS
68
Dieter's temptation : ECLAIR
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Lose one's balance? : SPEND
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With the intent : SOAS
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Monogram of Macavity's creator : TSE
72
Swedish imports : VOLVOS
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When to go shopping? : MARKETTIME
75
"When You ___ Love" (1912 tune) : AREIN
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Olympus Mons's locale : MARS
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"Phooey!" : DARN
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Spot maker : ADMAN
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Sounds of disapproval : TUTS
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Personal quirks : TICS
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"Phooey!" : RATS
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Naturalness : EASE
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Comic Philips : EMO
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Trip fare? : JUNKETFOOD
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Cretaceous : CHALKY
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Middle of a TV trio : FRAN
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Touched the tarmac : ALIT
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1944 Preminger movie : LAURA
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Positions of authority : OFFICES
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Obote's deposer : AMIN
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Post : SEND
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1959 Kingston Trio hit : MTA
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Photography aids : TRIPODS
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Tennis player's bad end? : RACKETANDRUIN
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Cheese dish : RAREBIT
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C4H8, e.g. : ALKENE
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Tickled pink : ELATED
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Affirmative on board : AYE
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Connections : INS
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Heavy : LEADEN
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It's good for what ails you : REMEDY
Down
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Rustic : RUBE
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Catch of the day, perhaps : TILEFISH
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Digital communication?: Abbr. : ASL
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Crow's home : TEEPEE
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Spreads out : EXTENDS
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Galley mark : STET
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Vocalized pauses : ERS
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Get smart : WISEUP
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Use a joystick : AVIATE
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This person's revolting : RIOTER
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Fancy fellows? : DANS
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Gobs : ALOT
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Do the walls over : REPAPER
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Officer Dibble's nemesis, in cartoons : TOPCAT
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Setting of a sci-fi slave story? : MASTERPLANET
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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Where debris gets caught : EDDY
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Peg away : TOIL
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Down : SAD
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Bit of gossip : ITEM
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Senate Agriculture Committee head : LUGAR
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Basketball Hall-of-Famer Unseld : WES
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Cycloid section : ARC
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Pacer's burden : SULKY
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Four-minute men : MILERS
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Die down : ABATE
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Old bay, maybe : NAG
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Fishermen, at times : BAITERS
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Opposite : INVERSE
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Simple organism : MONAD
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Money substitute : SCRIP
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Two cents worth : OPINION
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Promotes : FOSTERS
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Slipped in sleet : SKIDDED
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Not coastal : DEEPSEA
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People on line : USERS
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Big piece : CHUNK
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Sunfish : BREAM
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Put on a pedestal : ELEVATE
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Good form : DECORUM
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"Backdraft" by the Bolshoi? : BALLETOFFIRE
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Shankar and others : RAVIS
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Spread out : SPARSE
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Exact moment : POINT
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Directly : SMACK
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Cremona collectible : STRAD
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Fortuneteller's tool : TAROT
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Short time? : MIN
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Honey : DEAR
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Sled dog : MALAMUTE
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Set, as a price : ASK
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Marshal at Waterloo : NEY
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Receptive : TUNEDIN
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Checkout device : SCANNER
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"I, Claudius" star : JACOBI
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Hot dish : TAMALE
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Thunderhead's mother, in film : FLICKA
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Sounded swinish : OINKED
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Giant get-together : HUDDLE
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Pluckable : RIPE
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Pastoral setting : LEA
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Other, in the barrio : OTRA
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Row : FRAY
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Mach 1 fliers : SSTS
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Uzbekistan's ___ Sea : ARAL
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British gun : STEN
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Headed for overtime : TIED
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Capp of the comics : ANDY
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Pilot's heading : ENE
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1971 McCartney album : RAM

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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