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New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 1997

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0705 ( 17,406 )

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Across
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Tolerate : STANDFOR
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Food item introduced in 1968 : BIGMAC
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Trifling : PICAYUNE
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Some computer keys : ARROWS
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Got to : ACCESSED
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Fairy tale heroine : GRETEL
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Bygone theaters : RKOS
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Andrew Carnegie and Alexander Graham Bell, by birth : SCOTS
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Chip maker : WISE
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50's Reds star, familiarly : KLU
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Some time in Toledo : ANO
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Words to remember : VOW
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Let use : LENT
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Uses a coaster, perhaps : SLEDS
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Tournament match : SEMI
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Summerlike : ESTIVAL
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Transfers, for a limited time, at law : DEMISES
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Minimal measure : MIL
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Kind of order : GAG
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Handled easily, with "through" : BREEZED
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Add more staff than : OUTHIRE
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Split : REND
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Big name in little books : MILNE
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Crime-fighters, for short : TMEN
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Summer clock setting: Abbr. : EDT
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Tank : VAT
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Bolt, perhaps : EAT
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Ballantine and others : ALES
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Many churchgoers: Abbr. : CATHS
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Island named for a figure in Hindu myth : BALI
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Unwelcome end, with "the" : KIBOSH
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Greek : HELLENIC
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Spread, as hay : UNBALE
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Balance : EQUALIZE
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Glimpse : PEEKAT
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Having furrows : STRIATED
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Vivacity : SPARKLE
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"That ___!" : TICKLES
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Rendering : ACCOUNT
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Dundee denials : NAES
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Bad: Prefix : DYS
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Bother : FUSS
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Detainee's privilege : ONECALL
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Newly appointed : REDONE
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Catches : BAGS
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Sale abbr. : IRR
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Snowballed : GREW
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Columbo concerns : MOTIVES
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Beyond rad : AWESOME
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"Perelandra" novelist : CSLEWIS
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Thelma of "The Maltese Falcon," 1931 : TODD
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Like many tests : TIMED
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"The Crucible" setting : SALEM
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Transition : SEGUE
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Spectacle : SIGHT
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Relative of "i.e." : VIZ
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Tangle : MAT
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Split : BREAKUP
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Mark for cancellation : REDLINE
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Town on Lake Victoria : ENTEBBE
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Battle, e.g. : DIVA
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Secretly : ONTHEQT
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"Don't play with me!" : IMEANIT
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Net : REALIZE
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Drew : ENTICED
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Carpentry tools : LATHES
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Tarry in a tub : SOAK
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Jazzman Baker : CHET
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Score line : SLUR
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Shannon's coach : BELA
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1974 abduction grp. : SLA
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My ___ : LAI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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