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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1997

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0702 ( 17,403 )
Across
1
Sports Illustrated's 1974 Sportsman of the Year : ALI
4
Steep : CLIFF
9
English poet laureate Nahum ___ : TATE
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TV host who does "Headlines" : LENO
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Vietnam's capital : HANOI
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Roman Eros : AMOR
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Like an inveterate procrastinator : LATE
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Put together : INALL
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Negri of the silent screen : POLA
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Start of a Jonathan Swift quote : EVERYMANDESIRES
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Col.'s boss : GEN
24
Sheriff Taylor's son, in 60's TV : OPIE
25
Tit for tat? : TRADE
26
"The Kiss" sculptor : RODIN
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Half of CXII : LVI
30
___ Angeles : LOS
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Political losers : OUTS
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Select : APPOINT
36
Part 2 of the quote : TOLIVELONGBUT
40
Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
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In a bit : ANON
43
Mrs. Nixon : PAT
46
J.F.K. regular : SST
47
Played out : TRITE
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Lyric poem : EPODE
50
Largest of seven : ASIA
53
Bird call : CAW
54
End of the quote : NOMANWOULDBEOLD
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Surveyor's map : PLAT
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Do-___ : ORDIE
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___-dieu : PRIE
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Konrad Adenauer, Der ___ : ALTE
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Orchestra section : REEDS
63
Architectural pier : ANTA
64
"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" author : LOOS
65
"Haystacks" painter : MONET
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Word part: Abbr. : SYL
Down
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Lively bit of music : ALLEGRO
2
Omit : LEAVEOUT
3
Plan on it : INTENDTO
4
Early rocket traveler : CHIMP
5
Veranda : LANAI
6
Mindless : INANE
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Drop out, in poker : FOLD
8
Put away, in a way : FILE
9
Tropical animal : TAPIR
10
Without scruples : AMORAL
11
Mid-American Conference team : TOLEDO
12
Rubs out : ERASES
14
Poet's contraction : OER
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Partner for hither : YON
22
Iodine reaction : STING
27
Mallorca, e.g. : ISLA
28
Symbol of craziness : LOON
29
Hollywood cross street : VINE
32
Rock video prizes : AVAS
33
Hide : PELT
34
Arafat's org. : PLO
35
Skier's aid : TBAR
37
"Little Eyolf" playwright : IBSEN
38
Beasts on the royal arms of Scotland : UNICORNS
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Wholeness : TOTALITY
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F.D.R. accomplishment : NEWDEAL
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One involved in foreign exchange? : PENPAL
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Lover of Daphne : APOLLO
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Campbell's choice : TOMATO
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Bill : TAB
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Times to remember? : DATES
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"The Age of Anxiety" poet : AUDEN
51
Playground fixture : SLIDE
52
Phrase of explanation : IDEST
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Contemptible person : WORM
56
Chocolate snack : OREO
57
Govt. watchdog group : EPA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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