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New York Times, Thursday, July 17, 1997

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0717 ( 17,418 )
Across
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Bryn ___ College : MAWR
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Quick drinks : SHOTS
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Grouch : CRAB
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Prefix with -graph : IDEO
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It's the Law : TORAH
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___ Bay, Hawaii : HILO
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Back to the start : FULLCIRCLE
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Porch raiders : ANTS
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Attacked : FELLON
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Breaking out, maybe : ALLERGIC
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Group with the 1983 #1 hit "Africa" : TOTO
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Sharecrop : FARM
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Sharpen : STROP
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Abbr. in some military names : RET
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Highways : ROADS
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Aerial maneuver : LOOPTHELOOP
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Sucker : SAP
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Grounded birds : EMUS
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Hebrew leader : ALEPH
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Spaniard's other : OTRA
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Place to winter : DEN
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Some chart analysts : DISCJOCKEYS
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Have one's back against the wall? : SIDLE
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W.W. II arena: Abbr. : ETO
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Indonesian island : CERAM
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Like vino tinto : ROJO
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Digestive juice : BILE
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Heavy fabrics : BROCADES
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Whip : DEFEAT
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1988 country album : REBA
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Center of power : OVALOFFICE
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Military group : UNIT
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Take pleasure (in) : REVEL
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Muffs : ERRS
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Vocal inflection : TONE
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Oodles : SLEWS
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Keeps company with : SEES
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Tick off : MIFF
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Musical direction : ADUE
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Bucket locale : WELL
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Some desks : ROLLTOPS
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Work period : STINT
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Vert.'s opp. : HOR
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1977 movie thriller with Bo Derek : ORCA
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Ready to be mowed, as grass : TALL
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Storage space : SHELF
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Mexican cowboy : CHARRO
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Circus figure : RINGMASTER
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High: Prefix : ALTI
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Pear variety : BOSC
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Take over, in a way : COOPT
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The marshal in "Frontier Marshal" : EARP
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"Otherwise..." : ORELSE
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Popular Christmas gifts : SLEDS
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"My Cousin Vinny" Oscar winner : TOMEI
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Tournament type : ROUNDROBIN
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Choice : ELECT
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C.E.O., e.g. : TOPJOB
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Asia's Amu ___ River : DARYA
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Tic : SPASM
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Osaka O.K. : HAI
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"Ah, I see!" : OHO
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Some colorful abstract paintings : OKEEFFES
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___ vu : DEJA
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Musical staff sign : CCLEF
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Sniff out : LOCATE
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They may be sniffed : ODORS
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The Fab Four, e.g. : IDOLS
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Very dry : BRUT
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Vegas rival : RENO
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Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
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Computer command : SAVE
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Republic since 1948 : EIRE
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One to grow on? : ACRE
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"A Pure Woman" of an 1891 novel : TESS
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Actor Ayres : LEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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