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New York Times, Wednesday, August 6, 1997

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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G
2
R
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A
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S
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P
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A
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D
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Z
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A
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R
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F
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S
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T
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N
T
H
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L
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I
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R
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D
I
R
E
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E
M
E
R
Y
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A
R
N
E
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O
V
E
N
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W
A
L
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K
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N
G
P
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A
P
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R
S
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P
L
O
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E
N
T
R
E
E
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J
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U
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M
P
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N
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G
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B
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E
A
N
S
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A
R
I
E
S
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L
O
L
L
S
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D
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A
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D
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K
I
N
D
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C
E
N
T
S
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Q
U
A
Y
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E
S
T
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C
A
N
D
O
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S
U
C
R
E
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R
U
N
N
I
N
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G
W
A
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A
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S
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S
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M
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S
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P
P
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N
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G
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E
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C
A
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N
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S
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R
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O
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M
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A
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A
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A
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I
L
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P
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T
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63
E
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0806 ( 17,438 )
Across
1
Understanding : GRASP
6
Woodworking tool : ADZ
9
Barks : ARFS
13
A dime, dollarwise : TENTH
14
Hideout : LAIR
16
Calamitous : DIRE
17
Filer's aid : EMERY
18
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
19
Rack site : OVEN
20
Pink slip : WALKINGPAPERS
23
Arafat's org. : PLO
24
Menu selection : ENTREE
25
Sebastiania seeds : JUMPINGBEANS
31
First sign of spring : ARIES
32
Takes it easy : LOLLS
33
Xmas gift recipient : DAD
36
Considerate : KIND
37
Grocery coupon value : CENTS
38
Wharf : QUAY
39
Mass. hours : EST
40
"Piece of cake" : CANDO
41
Bolivian capital : SUCRE
42
Plumbing convenience : RUNNINGWATER
44
Court stat : ASSIST
47
"Who, me?" : MOI
48
Means to an end : STEPPINGSTONE
53
Jivers : CATS
54
Devoid of rocks? : NEAT
55
Sen. Thurmond : STROM
58
"The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
59
Semi support : AXLE
60
Troy story : ILIAD
61
"Boy, that was close!" : PHEW
62
Cap that may be partly plaid : TAM
63
Watchers : EYERS
Down
1
Communications giant : GTE
2
Sleep state : REM
3
Over : ANEW
4
Short on cash : STRAPPED
5
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" spinoff : PHYLLIS
6
Jai ___ : ALAI
7
"Nuts!" : DARN
8
Get in a good one on : ZING
9
Decides to use : ADOPTS
10
Hudson, e.g. : RIVER
11
Soeur's sibling : FRERE
12
Brains : SENSE
15
Undoes : REPEALS
21
___-Tiki : KON
22
Reinking and Richards : ANNS
25
Boxer LaMotta : JAKE
26
"Battle Cry" author : URIS
27
Like new : MINT
28
Close in films : GLENN
29
Actress Beulah : BONDI
30
First name in rock : ELTON
33
Passageway : DUCT
34
River through Bern : AARE
35
One whose work is always changing : DYER
37
Southwestern saloon : CANTINA
38
With old-fashioned charm : QUAINTLY
40
Where Virgo meets Libra, e.g. : CUSP
41
Actress Kurtz : SWOOSIE
42
Lumber mill fixture : RIPSAW
43
All clocks are set by it: Abbr. : GMT
44
Musicians' org. : ASCAP
45
Thief's secret : STASH
46
Tre + quattro : SETTE
49
Bakery call : NEXT
50
Festive : GALA
51
Rose part : STEM
52
Northwest Pennsylvania city : ERIE
56
Scull : OAR
57
Rx writers : MDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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