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New York Times, Friday, July 11, 1997

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
Psychiatrist who coined the term "inferiority complex"
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Klahn. Friday freshness: 11%
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© 1997, The New York Times7/11/97 ( No. 17,412 )
Across
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Turpentine source : SLASHPINE
10
Splotches : BLOBS
15
Kept the lid on : CONTAINED
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Fashionably nostalgic : RETRO
17
Popular comedienne : ANNEMEARA
18
"Sweet" stream, to Burns : AFTON
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A White House scandal : TEAPOTDOME
21
Shepherd : TEND
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Steno's need : PAD
23
It's a draw for astronauts : GFORCE
25
Pioneer bathyspherist : BEEBE
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Natural : INBORN
32
Psychiatrist who coined the term "inferiority complex" : ADLER
33
Water tester : TOE
34
"Mail Order Bride" co-star, 1964 : EBSEN
38
Hezbollah stronghold ___ Valley : BEKAA
39
Uncertainties : IFS
40
Mrs. Yeltsin : NAINA
41
Quite a nose : SNOUT
42
Grass variety : OAT
43
A hundred smackers : CSPOT
44
Tees and ells : JOINTS
46
"Siddhartha" writer : HESSE
47
Art and history, e.g. : MAJORS
50
Keebler character : ELF
52
Teen ___ : IDOL
53
Upbraided in no uncertain terms : HOLLEREDAT
60
Rudimentary thermos inventor : DEWAR
62
Renowned exile : DALAILAMA
63
Jane Curtin role : ALLIE
64
Small carriage : ONESEATER
65
Final word : SAYSO
66
Hoax : MARESNEST
Down
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Go "shooby-doo," or just "shoo" : SCAT
2
Unparalleled : LONE
3
"Finnegans Wake" wife : ANNA
4
Put one's foot down : STEP
5
One playing on a band? : HAMOPERATOR
6
Michelangelo masterwork : PIETA
7
Then : INADDITION
8
Octavia's husband : NERO
9
Cheesy town : EDAM
10
Hidden means of support? : BRA
11
Unable to go home : LEFTONBASE
12
Relative of a ferret : OTTER
13
It may be broken on a ranch : BRONC
14
High-altitude probe : SONDE
20
Maniacal leader : EGO
24
Chips, to Mr. Chips : FRENCHFRIES
25
Another name for Barb : BABS
26
Fall setting : EDEN
27
Pony express stop : ELKO
28
Dry wine : BEAUJOLAIS
30
Like some yogurt : NOFAT
31
It's #1 : BESTSELLER
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Tests the water? : SIPS
36
Man's name meaning "mortal" : ENOS
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___ the Great (juvenile detective) : NATE
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Language suffix : ISH
47
Touchy fellow? : MIDAS
48
"A Passage to India" woman : ADELA
49
Like a bloodhound : JOWLY
51
Letter paper? : LEASE
54
Baseball's Blue Moon : ODOM
55
She played "Diane," 1956 : LANA
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Oomph : ELAN
57
Take out : DATE
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City on the Skunk : AMES
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Causing a pucker : TART
61
Hudson contemporary : REO

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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