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New York Times, Wednesday, September 10, 1997

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 17,473 )
Across
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They're hailed in cities everywhere : CABS
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Ancient Roman senate house : CURIA
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Miles of Hollywood : VERA
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Downwind : ALEE
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Mimicking : APING
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Helicopter builder Sikorsky : IGOR
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Compatriot, redundantly : FELLOWCOLLEAGUE
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Glorify : EXALT
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Miss ___ USA : TEEN
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Youth org. : BSA
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9C, say : SIZE
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Clay pigeons, e.g. : TARGETS
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St. Louis pro : RAM
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Posted : SENT
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Star in Cetus : MIRA
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Guitarist Clapton : ERIC
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Diminutive DC Comics superhero, with "The" : ATOM
38
Quotes : CITES
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Perceptible, redundantly : VISIBLETOTHEEYE
44
British cavalry weapon : SABRE
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Rant's companion : RAVE
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Off the hook : FREE
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Paleozoic and Mesozoic : ERAS
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All hogwash : LIES
51
Tom Hayden's 60's org. : SDS
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Aboveboard : ETHICAL
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Shoot off : EMIT
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Long-distance starts : ONES
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Fliers in V's : GEESE
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Strategizing, redundantly : ADVANCEPLANNING
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Tenpenny ___ : NAIL
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March : TROOP
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Crosby, Stills and Nash, e.g. : TRIO
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Mary of "The Maltese Falcon" : ASTOR
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Match parts : SETS
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Site for a bite : CAFE
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"'World Capitals' for 200, ___" : ALEX
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Gymnastics coach Karolyi : BELA
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Moves, as cars : SELLS
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Crow's cry : CAW
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It's shown in bars: Abbr. : UPC
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Hit at Catch a Rising Star : RIOT
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Estuary : INLET
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Shining brightly : AGLEAM
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Itinerary word : VIA
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They might whip something up in the kitchen : EGGBEATERS
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Get out of bed : ROUST
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Fields : AREAS
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Mayberry sot : OTIS
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Improve : ENRICH
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Fervor : ZEAL
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PC key : ENTER
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"Good ___!" : GRIEF
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Guns, in a way : REVS
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Stage solo : ARIA
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Acting up, to Fats Waller : MISBEHAVIN
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Add up : TOTAL
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Wispy clouds : CIRRI
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Three-reeler, e.g. : MOVIE
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Regarded : EYED
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Regards : SEES
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Mariner's aid : BEACON
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Swarm : TEEM
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Holy places : SANCTA
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Leo, for one : SIGN
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African antelope : ELAND
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TV staple since 1/14/52 : TODAY
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Lustful looks : LEERS
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Safari lodgings : TENTS
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Fido's cousin : SPOT
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Leprechauns' home : EIRE
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Huffy state : SNIT
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Freudian subjects : EGOS
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Pub pint : ALE
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Elton's john : LOO
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Spring mo. : APR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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