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New York Times, Monday, July 28, 1997

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {J} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0728 ( 17,429 )

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Across
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"If I ___ the World" (pop hit) : RULED
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Boutique : SHOP
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Kind of carpet : SHAG
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Glue : EPOXY
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Carbonated canful : COLA
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Scarlett's plantation : TARA
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Run to the altar : ELOPE
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Brother of Cain : ABEL
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N.M. neighbor : ARIZ
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Accounting principle, for short : LIFO
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Comic strip witch : BROOMHILDA
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___ Steamer (early auto) : STANLEY
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Land west of Britain : EIRE
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Brain wave reading: Abbr. : EEG
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Track records? : BETS
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Sine ___ non : QUA
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Journalist Alexander : SHANA
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Isn't on the street? : AINT
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Phoenix fivesome : SUNS
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Defeat decisively : MOPTHEFLOORWITH
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"Ball!" callers : UMPS
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Scolds ceaselessly : NAGS
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Birchbark boat : CANOE
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Toothpaste type : GEL
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Days of long ago : YORE
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Inclined (to) : APT
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Feldman role in "Young Frankenstein" : IGOR
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Mill in 1848 news : SUTTERS
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Seal tightly, as a coffee can : VACUUMPACK
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Cleveland's lake : ERIE
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Memorable periods : ERAS
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Tiny bit : IOTA
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Area of corporate investment, briefly : RANDD
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1996 Broadway hit : RENT
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Walked (on) : TROD
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Popular watch brand : OMEGA
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Plumb loco : BATS
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Slangy assents : YEPS
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German industrial city : ESSEN
Down
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Movie units : REELS
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Illuminated from below : UPLIT
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Bath sponge: Var. : LOOFA
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Square numbers? : EXPONENTS
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Hair coloring : DYE
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Hair-raising : SCARY
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Traveling tramp : HOBO
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Bogus butter : OLEO
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Tree with fan-shaped leaves : PALMETTO
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Flight of steps : STAIR
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Clown : HARLEQUIN
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Dry, as a desert : ARID
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Disputed Mideast strip : GAZA
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Entreat : BEG
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Towel inscription : HIS
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One of Jacob's wives : LEAH
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Unwelcome water on a ship : BILGE
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Seth's son : ENOS
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Next-to-last word of the golden rule : UNTO
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Tennis's Arthur : ASHE
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Self-satisfied : SMUG
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"Fourth base" : HOME
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Resume submitter : APPLICANT
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From a distance : AFAR
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Specialized police units : SWATTEAMS
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Outrageousness : ENORMITY
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Sales slip: Abbr. : RCPT
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Last word of the golden rule : YOU
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Northern diving bird : AUK
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Bursts of wind : GUSTS
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Gazillions : SCADS
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Chain of hills : RIDGE
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Alternative to a convertible : SEDAN
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Sink or swim, e.g. : VERB
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Vicinity : AREA
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Skin opening : PORE
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On the peak of : ATOP
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___ v. Wade (landmark decision) : ROE

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

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