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New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 1997

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0802 ( 17,434 )

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Across
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Cartoonist with regular "Advice fo' Chillun" : CAPP
5
County of Redwood City, Calif. : SANMATEO
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Pueblo jar : OLLA
14
Small spatulas : SPREADERS
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Catafalque : BIER
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Home-study vehicle : TELECOURSE
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Familiarize again : REACQUAINT
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Propaganda, often : LIES
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Chip in, in a way : ANTEUP
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Someone celebrated : TOAST
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Painter and teacher of Botticelli : LIPPI
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Shoe named for an antelope : REEBOK
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Hotspur's slayer : HAL
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They're in control of their faculties : DEANS
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Tot's vehicle : TRIKE
35
Norse mariner : ERIC
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King who ran for President, 1816 : RUFUS
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Long ago : YORE
40
Fish prepared in strips : SCROD
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Walks like Claudius : LIMPS
44
Dupe : SAP
45
Gumshoe : SHAMUS
47
"WarGames" org. : NORAD
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Loren's husband : PONTI
51
Site of Lake Kyoga : UGANDA
55
Rapacious seabird : SKUA
58
Independent : AUTONOMOUS
60
Elated reaction : HANDSPRING
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This is sometimes shocking : PINK
63
Repetitious : ITERATIVE
64
Relative of 55-Across : ERNE
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Missile's payload container : NOSECONE
66
Instrumental piece : REED
Down
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King ___ : COBRA
2
Weekly World News cover photo, maybe : ALIEN
3
Fold : PLEAT
4
Kind of post : PARCEL
5
"To boldly go where no man has gone before," e.g. : SPLITINFINITIVE
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"There ___ atheists..." : ARENO
7
What honey-eaters eat : NECTAR
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Kind of jacket : MAO
9
Subject of the Seventh Commandment : ADULTERY
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Austin of "Knots Landing" : TERI
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Hebrides language : ERSE
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Suffix for abnormalities : OSES
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Start for cow, horse, lion, dog or wolf : SEA
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"Dream On" protagonist : TUPPER
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Pounds : QUID
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Lay : SET
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Catherine the Great's successor : PAUL
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Who's Who entries : BIOS
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Plant also called lady's-finger : OKRA
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Subsistence : KEEP
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Spandau's last prisoner : HESS
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Mischievous : ARCH
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Trevi toss-in : LIRA
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Ceremonial sport : SUMO
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Tonto, to the Lone Ranger : COMPADRE
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Out, in a way : SPRUNG
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Tonto and the Lone Ranger : DUO
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Palm starch : SAGO
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Stop daydreaming : SNAPTO
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Butterfly valve, e.g. : DAMPER
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First capital of unified Italy : TURIN
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Bete's couleur : NOIRE
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"Addicted to Love" director : DUNNE
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Put it to : ASKED
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Ankle-knee connector : SHIN
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Inspector Clouseau's valet : KATO
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French articles : UNES
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Together : ONE
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Fluid container : SAC

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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