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New York Times, Tuesday, July 1, 1997

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {VXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0701 ( 17,402 )

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Across
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The Hatfields or the McCoys : CLAN
5
Trip to Mecca : HADJ
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Quench : SLAKE
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Any one of three English rivers : OUSE
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"Summertime," e.g., in "Porgy and Bess" : ARIA
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Jazzman's cue : HITIT
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Woolen wear : CASHMERESWEATER
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Small ball : SPHERULE
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Makes certain : ASSURES
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Long, long time : EON
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Toyota model : SUPRA
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Govt. agent : TMAN
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Fortify, as a town : EMBATTLE
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Brit's reply in agreement : QUITE
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Spot in a supermarket : CHECKOUTCOUNTER
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Cowboys' entertainment : RODEO
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Said again : REPEATED
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Not new : USED
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Scold : CHIDE
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Court : WOO
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Riddles : ENIGMAS
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Names : APPOINTS
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A lot of Shakespeare's writing : DRAMA
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Ambassador's stand-in : CHARGEDAFFAIRES
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You can dig it : DITCH
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Island near Kauai : OAHU
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Touches lightly, as with a hanky : DABS
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Soccer shoe : CLEAT
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Ending with cable or candy : GRAM
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Command to Fido : STAY
Down
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Drink served with marshmallows : COCOA
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Hawaiian feasts : LUAUS
3
Aides-de-camp: Abbr. : ASSTS
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India's first P.M. : NEHRU
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"Scots Wha ___" (Burns poem) : HAE
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Sheet music abbr. : ARR
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Goes kaput : DIES
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Quartz variety : JASPER
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Oft-televised bishop : SHEEN
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Polygraph flunker : LIAR
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Westernmost Aleutian : ATTU
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Canal to the Baltic : KIEL
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER
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Rider's "Stop!" : WHOA
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"What's this, Pedro?" : ESTO
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"Star Trek" helmsman : SULU
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Kind of lab dish : PETRI
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Melt ingredient : TUNA
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Catcher's catcher : MITT
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Taped eyeglasses wearer : NERD
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Very light brown : ECRU
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Conductance units : MHOS
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"Venerable" English writer : BEDE
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Passed with flying colors : ACED
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Bout outcome, in brief : TKO
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"___ Sera, Sera" : QUE
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Give up : CEDE
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Begin bidding : OPEN
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Baskin-Robbins purchase : CONE
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Show off on the slopes : HOTDOG
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Isle of ___ : WIGHT
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Sweet-as-apple-cider girl : IDA
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Diagrams : GRIDS
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French Revolution figure Jean Paul : MARAT
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Microscopic creature : AMEBA
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Giving a little lip : SASSY
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Electrical letters : ACDC
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Sen. Gramm : PHIL
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Noggin : PATE
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Coal-rich European region : SAAR
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Home-financing org. : FHA
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"Fe fi fo ___!" : FUM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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