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New York Times, Thursday, August 21, 1997

___ al-Khaimah (one of the United Arab Emirates)

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKMQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times8/21/97 ( No. 17,453 )
Across
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Road runners? : CARS
5
Make a move : ACT
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Pastime : ESCAPE
14
Plaudits, of a sort : OLES
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"___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
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Went easy on : SPARED
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Start of a quote : NOSTATUE
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Snapper : TURTLE
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Four, on the phone : GHI
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Quote, part 2 : HASEVERBEEN
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___ al-Khaimah (one of the United Arab Emirates) : RAS
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Area of coll. study : SCI
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Doo-wop part : ALTO
26
Point on Magellan's compass : ESTE
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Summed up : INALL
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Badgers : NAGS
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Not tacit : STATED
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Toot : BEEP
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Aerialist's insurance : NET
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Money lender, for short : SANDL
40
Quote, part 3 : PUT
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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Familiar substitution : ETC
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Holding steady : FLAT
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St. Francis's home : ASSISI
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Exude : SEEP
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It may involve gas : ARSON
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Have words (with) : SPAR
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Russo of "Ransom" : RENE
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Educ. group : PTA
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Miltonian sea creature : ORC
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End of the quote : UPTOACRITIC
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Nickels and dimes : CHANGE
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Source of the quote : SIBELIUS
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Warehouse worker, at times : LIFTER
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Hotel sign : ICE
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Bad spots? : ACNE
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Noted Titanic couple : ASTORS
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Puncture sound : SSS
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Strata : BEDS
Down
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Party places? : CONGRESSES
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Hawaii : ALOHASTATE
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Freedom fighters : RESISTANCE
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Its business is booming : SST
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Pepto-Bismol, e.g. : ANTACID
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Term of familiarity : COUSIN
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Leaves' home : TREE
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English stage actress Winwood : ESTELLE
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Jet : SPURT
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Kind of copy : CARBON
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Uffizi display : ARTE
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Cosmos star : PELE
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Carl Sagan's "The Dragons of ___" : EDEN
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4th of July cries : AHS
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Person with the keys : VALET
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Train sta. posting : ETD
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Borders : ABUTS
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Unable to stand the heat? : ANTIPOLICE
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Circulates : GETSAROUND
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Ways up : STAIRCASES
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Little one : ELF
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Mac rivals : PCS
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Certain knife : PARER
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C.I.A.'s forerunner : OSS
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Bygone regiment : LANCERS
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Seaport southwest of Nice : ANTIBES
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On the double : PRONTO
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Branch of physics : OPTICS
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Athirst : EAGER
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Valuable diamond? : ACE
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Bruins' home : UCLA
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Greek characters : PHIS
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Hotel in "The Graduate" : TAFT
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Goddess of fertility : ISIS
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Test place : LAB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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