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New York Times, Saturday, August 23, 1997

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BKQX} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0823 ( 17,455 )
Across
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Racecourse sections : STRAIGHTS
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Sign of stagnation : ALGAE
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Advantage, of a sort : HEADSTART
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Imprudence : FOLLY
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Car with a dragon in its logo : ALFAROMEO
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Without delay : APACE
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1970's guerrilla grp. : SLA
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Kind of school : SUMMER
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Common PC file suffix : DAT
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Abounds (with) : TEEMS
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Springs (for), slangily : POPS
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Lance on a bench : ITO
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Former TV host Sorkin : ARLEEN
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LP's: Abbr. : RECS
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Nickel in a pocket, say? : ORE
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Station : STOP
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Gloomy : DUN
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Put : LAY
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Antigone's mother : JOCASTA
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More than esteem : IDOLIZE
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Actress Merkel : UNA
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Shaker Society founder Lee : ANN
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One of Asta's masters : NORA
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Quite a hgt. : MTN
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Receptions : TEAS
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Submit : SENDIN
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Master's follower, maybe : PHD
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A.B.A. members : ATTS
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Candy manufacturer Harry : REESE
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One of the Maritime Provinces: Abbr. : PEI
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"Brighton Rock" author : GREENE
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Farm mother : SOW
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Up : ADDTO
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Run away, perhaps : LEAVEHOME
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Classical Spanish composer Antonio : SOLER
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Drives away : ALIENATES
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Chic : STYLE
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Underestimate : SELLSHORT
Down
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Cascades peak : SHASTA
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Penn pal : TELLER
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Baseball's Palmeiro : RAFAEL
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City SSW of Tulsa : ADA
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Leb. neighbor : ISR
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Old cars with Turbo-Hydramatic gearboxes : GTOS
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Publicly exaggerate, in slang : HAMUP
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Shaking : TREMOR
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Entered noisily : STOMPEDIN
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Winston Churchill's "___ Country" : AFAR
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Cut : LOP
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Some irises : GLADIOLI
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Island with a view of the Golden Gate : ALCATRAZ
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The same way : EYETOEYE
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Currency in Oporto : ESCUDOS
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Costa ___ : MESA
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Attacks : SETSAT
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Removed : NOTNEAR
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Wood sawer, so to speak : SNORER
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Slim cigars : PANATELAS
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Cager's maneuver : JUMPPASS
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Punctually : ONTHEDOT
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In plain English : CANDIDLY
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Way : LANE
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Actor Bob of "Of Mice and Men," 1939 : STEELE
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Mississippi River explorer : DESOTO
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One of chemically related compounds : ISOMER
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Just out : NEWEST
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Slowpoke : SNAIL
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Murder and such : GORE
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Notable name in derring-do : EVEL
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___ el Amarna, Egyptian excavation site : TEL
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Nav. rank : ENS
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"I doubt that!" : HAH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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