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New York Times, Tuesday, August 5, 1997

Author:
William Bernhardt
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William Bernhardt

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Bernhardt. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0805 ( 17,437 )

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Across
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One of 7-Down : PRIDE
6
Nicholas II, e.g. : TSAR
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Tattle : BLAB
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Kind of anesthetic : LOCAL
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Roll call response : HERE
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"I before E except after C," e.g. : RULE
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Make amends : ATONE
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The witch's end in "Hansel and Gretel" : OVEN
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Where India is : ASIA
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Restorative : TONIC
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Attorney General Janet : RENO
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Ollie's partner in slapstick : STAN
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Popular oil additive : STP
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Tough as ___ : NAILS
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One leads to Loch Lomond : HIGHROAD
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Mounted again : REHUNG
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Collection of anecdotes : ANA
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One of 7-Down : ANGER
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Small drum : TABOR
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Signal for an act to end : GONG
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Holy chalice of legend : GRAIL
43
Telephone sound : TONE
44
It increases by degrees : ANGLE
46
Make sense : ADDUP
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The Red Baron was one : ACE
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Curriculum vitae : RESUME
51
Striped : LINEATED
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Midsection, informally : TUMMY
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It hangs next to 53-Across : ARM
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"Hey, you!" : PSST
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Growth on the north side of trees : MOSS
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Monastery staff : MONKS
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Reverberation : ECHO
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Satanic : EVIL
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1973 Broadway revival starring Debbie Reynolds : IRENE
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Pour : RAIN
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Singer Turner : TINA
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Gypsy's deck : TAROT
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One of 7-Down : ENVY
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Midterm, e.g. : TEST
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One of 7-Down : SLOTH
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Subdivision of land : PLAT
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___-Rooter : ROTO
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It's clicked on a computer : ICON
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Breakfast pastry for Hamlet? : DANISH
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Sophocles tragedy : ELECTRA
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God with a hammer : THOR
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This puzzle's theme : SEVENDEADLYSINS
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"In the ___" (Nixon book) : ARENA
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Impressionist Pierre : RENOIR
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High military muck-a-muck : BRASSHAT
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One of 7-Down : LUST
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Noggin : BEAN
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Ping-___ : PONG
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Serve to be re-served : LET
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Cartoon Viking : HAGAR
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Hole-___ : INONE
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The Sharks and the Jets, e.g. : GANGS
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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German sub : UBOAT
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Present : NONCE
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One of 7-Down : GREED
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"___, Pagliaccio" (aria) : RIDI
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One of 7-Down : GLUTTONY
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Moon goddess : LUNA
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Grounded bird : EMU
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Drivers and hunters need them : PERMITS
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Clown Kelly : EMMETT
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Not concerned with right and wrong : AMORAL
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Hollywood release : MOVIE
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Dumas senior : PERE
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Glance over : SCAN
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Thug's knife : SHIV
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Blinds piece : SLAT
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Peter or the Wolfe? : NERO
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Half hitch, e.g. : KNOT
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Brother of Cain and Abel : SETH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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