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New York Times, Tuesday, July 29, 1997

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0729 ( 17,430 )

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Free ticket : COMP
5
Watercress unit : SPRIG
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Throw off : SHED
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Fraternity ___ : HOUSE
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Fast feline : PUMA
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Cheery tune : LILT
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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Kind of rain : ACID
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1980 Neil Diamond hit : LOVEONTHEROCKS
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Yalie : ELI
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Barker and Kettle, e.g. : MAS
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"Siddhartha" author : HESSE
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___-car : RENTA
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Injure : MAIM
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Nickname : TAG
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Creature caught only by a virgin maiden : UNICORN
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Prefix with -gramme : AERO
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Secret competitor : ARRIDEXTRADRY
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Beam : GRIN
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Liqueur flavoring : ANISEED
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Kind of stock: Abbr. : OTC
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Sunrise direction, in Sonora : ESTE
44
Pre-Revolution leaders : TSARS
48
Solo in Berlioz's "Harold in Italy" : VIOLA
50
D'Amato or Dodd: Abbr. : SEN
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Formerly : NEE
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1978 Oscar-winning prison documentary : SCAREDSTRAIGHT
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Pessimist's comments : BAHS
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Monastery figure : FRIAR
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Rendezvous : MEET
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Change for a ten : ONES
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Argentine dance : TANGO
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Wings : ALAE
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About : ASTO
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Product of Bethlehem : STEEL
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Basketball's Archibald : NATE
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Telemarketer : CALLER
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Baltimore bird : ORIOLE
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Litigator Belli : MELVIN
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Toast topping : PATE
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Alexander, formerly of "60 Minutes" : SHANA
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"Designing Women" co-star : POTTS
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Hurry : RUSH
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Words of understanding : ISEE
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Trucker's choice : GEAR
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Part of NASA : SPACE
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Snake oil salesman : HUCKSTER
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Go-between : EMISSARY
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June honoree : DAD
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Saudi neighbor : OMANI
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Physicist Georg : OHM
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Bruised item : EGO
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Not go straight : TURN
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Guts : MOXIE
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Lincoln Center subject : ARTS
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Memo starter : INRE
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Lupino and others : IDAS
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Copper : CENT
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Tacks on : ADDS
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Masons, coopers and the like : ARTISANS
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Glance : RICOCHET
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Big insurance carrier : AETNA
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N.J.'s Whitman, e.g. : GOV
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Pitcher part : EAR
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Bassett of "Waiting to Exhale" : ANGELA
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Warm up, as leftovers : REHEAT
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Living room piece : SETTEE
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Rancher's rope : LASSO
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Put on : STAGE
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Flynn of film : ERROL
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Newts : EFTS
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Kind of curve, in math : SINE
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"___ old cowhand..." : IMAN
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Constrictor : BOA

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

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