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New York Times, Monday, July 7, 1997

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0707 ( 17,408 )
Across
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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Flat-topped hills : MESAS
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Colonel Mustard's game : CLUE
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Eschew : SHUN
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Some of the Pennsylvania Dutch : AMISH
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Feed bag contents : OATS
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Filly's mother : MARE
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"Truly!" : NOLIE
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Takes advantage of : USES
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Jalopy : BUCKETOFBOLTS
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Poker starter : ANTE
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"Roses ___ red..." : ARE
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Like a lot : ADORE
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Fawn's mother : DOE
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Necklace units : BEADS
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Come about : BEFALL
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Department of Justice div. : FBI
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Tiny : WEE
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Autumn 1940 aerial war : BATTLEOFBRITAIN
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Prior to, poetically : ERE
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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Tenor Caruso : ENRICO
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Council of Trent, e.g. : SYNOD
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Flower holder : URN
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Spud : TATER
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Lawyer's thing : RES
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Texas Western, today: Abbr. : UTEP
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Mule, e.g. : BEASTOFBURDEN
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Kind of purse : COIN
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Sidestep : AVOID
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Norse Zeus : ODIN
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Five-time Wimbledon champ, 1976-80 : BORG
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Vintner Ernest or Julio : GALLO
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Girl-watch or boy-watch : OGLE
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___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
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Church officer : ELDER
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Marsh plant : REED
Down
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Doctrine: Suffix : ISM
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Captain obsessed : AHAB
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Maven : GURU
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Like some diamonds, sizewise : ONECARAT
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"Luncheon on the Grass" painter Edouard : MANET
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Chewed the scenery : EMOTED
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Fodder storage site : SILO
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"___ I cared!" : ASIF
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Yemen, once : SHEBA
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Grand ___ Dam : COULEE
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Word before laugh or straw : LAST
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Salt Lake City students : UTES
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Feminine suffix : ESS
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Toll : KNELL
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Regalia item : ORB
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French clerics : ABBES
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Hon : DEARY
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Time after time : OFTEN
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Bid : OFFER
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Retrocede : EBB
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Lie in store for : AWAIT
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Winter windshield setting : DEICE
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Sir, in Seville : SENOR
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What may be followed by improved service? : LET
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Dander : IRE
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Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
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The "I" in ICBM : INTER
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Cause of an unexpected fall : TRAPDOOR
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Jellybean flavor : ORANGE
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___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
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Marriageable : NUBILE
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Old Wells Fargo transport : STAGE
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Elizabeth I was the last one : TUDOR
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Library unit : BOOK
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Dublin's land : EIRE
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Elliptical : OVAL
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Quit, in poker : FOLD
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Winning margin : EDGE
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Longest river in the world : NILE
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"60 Minutes" network : CBS
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TV's "___ and Stacey" : NED

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

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