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New York Times, Saturday, July 12, 1997

Maxwell Perkins, for a famous example

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 37 Missing: {GHJQXZ} This is puzzle # 107 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times7/12/97 ( No. 17,413 )
Across
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Emergency treatment : FIRSTAID
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Products of planning : LISTS
14
Kind of correspondence : ONETOONE
15
Authors : PENMEN
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Key locale? : RAMPARTS
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City on Lake Michigan : RACINE
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Dance lesson : STEP
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Maxwell Perkins, for a famous example : EDITOR
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Horn sound : TANTARA
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Watch mechanism : DETENT
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Southeastern salamander : MUDEEL
25
Empty : INANE
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"Damn Yankees" composer : ADLER
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Montana tribe : CROW
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Vegas opening : LAS
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Not so fine : COARSER
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Clear : UNBLOCK
37
Asian honorific : SRI
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Suburban sight : LAWN
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Milk: Prefix : LACTI
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Algae eater : AMEBA
43
Trust : BANKON
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It might make your hair stand on end : STATIC
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Scornful sound : SNICKER
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Scout's discovery, maybe : TALENT
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Wind indicator : SOCK
51
Flattened at the poles : OBLATE
52
Important prefix : AREACODE
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Dark, on Broadway : CLOSED
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New partner : IMPROVED
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Attuned : KEYED
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Definitive statement : LASTWORD
Down
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Backing : FOR
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Concert finale : INA
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"The One I Love" group : REM
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Indy 500 letters : STP
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They speak and drink : TOASTERS
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Of a blood line : AORTAL
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Lay low? : INTER
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Give up : DESPAIR
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Spiritless : LEADEN
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Stir up : INCITE
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Cuff : SMITE
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Part of a joint : TENON
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Comic strip canine : SNERT
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Early : PREDAWN
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Home style : TUDOR
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Name in 50's politics : ADLAI
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Poetic adverb : NEER
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Brolly alternatives : MACS
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Common thing? : NOUN
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Callaloo ingredient : CRAB
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"The Gauntlet" actress, 1977 : LOCKE
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Ford or Hudson : ACTOR
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Excoriate : SKIN
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Kind of official : ELECTED
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Magic : BLACKART
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Like young Abe Lincoln : LANK
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Christmas drink : WASSAIL
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Military command : ATEASE
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Made cents : MINTED
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They have pull : BICEPS
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Standard : STOCK
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Put on ice : TABLE
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Solder, e.g. : ALLOY
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Marilyn, originally : NORMA
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Bully : COW
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Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
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Article written by Freud : DER
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Roush of baseball fame : EDD

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

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