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New York Times, Monday, July 21, 1997

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQWX} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0721 ( 17,422 )
Across
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"Quite contrary" nursery rhyme girl : MARY
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Sudden outpouring : SPATE
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June 6, 1944 : DDAY
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Pinza of "South Pacific" : EZIO
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"Here ___ trouble!" : COMES
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Straight line : RULE
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Chest organ : LUNG
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Make amends (for) : ATONE
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Goat's-milk cheese : FETA
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60's TV medical drama : DRKILDARE
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Detective Lord ___ Wimsey : PETER
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Guinness suffix : EST
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Shooting stars : METEORS
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World Wildlife Fund's symbol : PANDA
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"The Hairy Ape" playwright : ONEILL
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Gets educated : LEARNS
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Finale : END
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Deep cut : GASH
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Saharan : ARID
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Writer Bret : HARTE
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Butter alternative : OLEO
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___ contendere (court plea) : NOLO
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Kind of "vu" in a classified : RIV
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Colossus of ___ : RHODES
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Hardy's partner : LAUREL
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Get used (to) : ADAPT
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Medicine injector : SYRINGE
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Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
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Enough to sink one's teeth into : MEATY
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Pasternak hero : DRZHIVAGO
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"___ just me or...?" : ISIT
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Indian corn : MAIZE
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Not theirs : OURS
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Rat (on) : TELL
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TV's "Kate & ___" : ALLIE
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Romance lang. : ITAL
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In ___ (actually) : ESSE
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She had "the face that launched a thousand ships" : HELEN
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Fuddy-duddy : DODO
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Blend : MELD
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Cote d'___ : AZUR
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N.H.L. venue : RINK
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Cartoon bear : YOGI
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Oodles : SCADS
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Latke ingredient : POTATO
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Cupid : AMOR
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Rent-controlled building, maybe : TENEMENT
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WNW's opposite : ESE
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British rock group since the mid-70's : DRFEELGOOD
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Because of : DUETO
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Take up, as a hem : ALTER
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Sophomore and junior, e.g. : YEARS
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Low-fat : LEAN
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___ Club (onetime TV group) : PTL
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Downy duck : EIDER
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Scheme : PLAN
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Prefix with dynamic : AERO
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It gets hit on the head : NAIL
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1967 Rex Harrison film role : DRDOLITTLE
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Moxie : NERVE
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Shoulder motion : SHRUG
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Actor Alan : ALDA
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Trickle : SEEP
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Party thrower : HOST
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Wiry dog : AIREDALE
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Spy Mata ___ : HARI
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Unspecified one : ANY
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Tin ___ : LIZZIE
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Wallop : SMITE
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O.K.'s : YESES
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Train tracks : RAILS
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Luster : SHEEN
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Streamlet : RILL
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Empty : VOID
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Garage occupant : AUTO
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Alum : GRAD
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Sonja Henie's birthplace : OSLO
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___-jongg : MAH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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