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New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1997

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0809 ( 17,441 )

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Across
1
___ boy : MAMAS
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Early writer on algebra : OMAR
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Gait : STEP
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"Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon" author : AMADO
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Kind of beach : NUDE
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Tennis star Mandlikova : HANA
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Sports : HASON
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George Sand's "___ et lui" : ELLE
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Maui strummers : UKES
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Curiosity : INQUISITIVENESS
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Kind of treat : DUTCH
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Mountain dweller : IBEX
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Prefix with -cide : ECO
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Low shoe with a lace : TIE
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Halloween prankster's supply : SOAP
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Corporate giant based in Irving, Tex. : EXXON
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Regarding : INRE
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Akershus Castle site : OSLO
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VCR button : REC
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Does a legal no-no : LEADSTHEWITNESS
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Justice Dept. grp. : DEA
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Big cheese : EXEC
43
Symphony, e.g. : OPUS
44
Lit, so to speak : BEERY
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Jam : CRAM
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It can move mountains : TNT
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Roadie's responsibility : AMP
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Overture follower : ACTI
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Ora pro ___ : NOBIS
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Words before "though some have called thee / Mighty and dreadful" : DEATHBENOTPROUD
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Mentor : GURU
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Bandleader Fields : SHEP
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Site of ancient Smyrna : IONIA
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Suffix with lay : ETTE
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Subject, in Spain : TEMA
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"The Untouchables" villain : NITTI
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Actors Alejandro and Fernando : REYS
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Some cutlet cuts : VEAL
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Misleading interpretation : GLOSS
Down
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When repeated, a Hawaiian fish : MAHI
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Trout ___ : AMANDINE
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Mystery meet? : MASQUERADEPARTY
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Break point : ADOUT
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Seattle squad, for short : SONICS
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"You're the ___ Care For" (1930 song) : ONEI
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Weekend hot spot : MULTIPLEXCINEMA
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Robin Williams comment, maybe : ADLIB
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One of the Canterbury pilgrims : REEVE
10
Forgo : SHUN
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Find fault with : TAKEEXCEPTIONTO
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Composer Georges : ENESCO
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Relay : PASSON
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"Fiddlesticks!" : SHOOT
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Put forth : EXERT
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Up to, informally : TIL
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Tennis champ who played for U.C.L.A. : ASHE
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Prefix with phobia : XENO
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Fulda feeder : EDER
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One making markers : OWER
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"Open up!" : SAYAH
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It is countered with "You must!" : ICANT
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Warm weather gear : SUNSUITS
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A fast one : SST
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University of Wisconsin athlete : BADGER
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Popular uprising : EMEUTE
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Depressed : MOPING
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"I Love Lucy" venue : CBSTV
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Tickle response : TEHEE
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Tumult : BROIL
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Calendar abbr. : TUES
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Shade of blue : OPAL
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Performance site : DAIS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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