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New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Author:
John D. Leavy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John D. Leavy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Leavy. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0730 ( 17,431 )
Across
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You'd better believe it! : FACT
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TV's Hawkeye : ALDA
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Bossy : COW
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Bloomsbury group writer : WOOLF
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Showed up : CAME
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Religious leader born in Wadowice, Poland : JOHNPAULII
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Stone with color flashes : OPAL
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Roadhouse : INN
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Formerly : ERST
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Don sackcloth : REPENT
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Method : MODE
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Nota ___ : BENE
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Sundae toppers : PECANS
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"Annie" showstopper : TOMORROW
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Controversial orchard spray : ALAR
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"King David" star, 1985 : GERE
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1922 Vincent Lopez hit : NOLA
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Actress Singer : LORI
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Silo contents : GRAIN
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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Fencer's weapon : EPEE
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Radiation units : REMS
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Inlet : COVE
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Minutemen's foe : REDCOATS
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Justice who replaced Brennan : SOUTER
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Arm part : ULNA
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Bamboozles : CONS
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Warehoused : STORED
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Playwright Bogosian : ERIC
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Kind of chamber : ION
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New Zealander : KIWI
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Pianist born in Kurilovka, Poland : PADEREWSKI
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It popped into Descartes's head : IDEE
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Pool owner's headache : ALGAE
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Novelist Paton : ALAN
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Cartridge holder : PEN
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Young 'un : TYKE
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Motown's Marvin : GAYE
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Big coconut exporter : FIJI
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The King's middle name : ARON
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"Call Me Irresponsible" lyricist : CAHN
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Large shoe size : TEN
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Plaques, maybe : AWARDS
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No-goodnik : LOUSE
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Nincompoop : DOLT
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Foreman's superior : ALI
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Supergarb : CAPE
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Arab League member : OMAN
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Whipping memento : WELT
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Relief pitchers, so to speak : FIREMEN
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Astronomer born in Torun, Poland : COPERNICUS
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Working stiff : PEON
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Roxy Music co-founder : ENO
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Chemist born in Warsaw, Poland : MARIECURIE
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Pushkin hero : BORIS
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Not so ruddy : PALER
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Run to Reno? : ELOPE
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Gave a fig : CARED
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The yoke's on them : TEAMS
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Kind of bomb : ROBOT
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Ocher-green : OLIVE
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Heron or egret : WADER
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She vanted to be alone : GRETA
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White-bearded geezer, stereotypically : GRANDPA
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Grand ___ Opry : OLE
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Formal bash : SOIREE
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Exceptional occasion : ONCE
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Haunted house noise : CREAK
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Pass over : SKIP
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Beach sweeper : TIDE
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Novelist Wister : OWEN
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On pins and needles : EDGY
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Any of the Galapagos : ISLA
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"Why not?" : OKAY
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Common opening time : NINE
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Supermodel Carol : ALT
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Jokester : WAG

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

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