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New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1997

Adventurer of 18th-century French literature

Author:
Dave Tuller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dave Tuller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Tuller.
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© 1997, The New York Times9/13/97 ( No. 17,476 )
Across
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Rear ends : BEHINDS
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Agog : BUGEYED
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Vanessa Redgrave film of 1968 : ISADORA
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Tombstone locale : ARIZONA
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In trouble, in slang : SCREWED
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Lie : UNTRUTH
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Chance occurrences : HAPS
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Sister in "Sisters" : ALEX
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Signal in a courtroom : GAVEL
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48-Down, in poetry : OPE
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First name in exploration : AMERIGO
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"___ tu" : ERI
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Commit : PERPETRATE
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Portuguese India territory : GOA
30
Partition : SEVER
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Faience glaze ingredient : TIN
32
A bundle : TONS
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Long time : AEONS
36
Point at a shoe store : CLEAT
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[I'm scared!] : GULP
40
Bee: Prefix : API
42
Muffler : SCARF
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Atlantis was one: Abbr. : ISL
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Offensive : DISGUSTFUL
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Bigger than med. : LGE
50
U.S. Army landing point, 9/9/43 : SALERNO
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It comes in strands : RNA
52
Free silver champion : BRYAN
54
Sheepherding locales : LEAS
55
Shrivel : WILT
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Viceroyalty that included Argentina : LAPLATA
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Eye : STAREAT
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Adjective for some lens cleaners : ANTIFOG
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Thick cornmeal mush : POLENTA
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Act : STATUTE
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Stretcher at the gym : SPANDEX
Down
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Men staying on one color : BISHOPS
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Indiana Jones, often : ESCAPEE
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1968 #1 hit : HARPERVALLEYPTA
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Time of the month : IDES
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Cousin of "Well..." : NOW
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Imagined : DREAMT
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___'s Wells (renowned London theater) : SADLER
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Like most aluminum ore : BAUXITIC
9
Beverage server : URN
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Beginning, informally : GITGO
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Jerusalem visitor from the Persian court : EZRA
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1971 #1 hit : YOUVEGOTAFRIEND
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Begin as an adventure : ENTERON
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Showy flowers : DAHLIAS
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Was, in Latin : ERAT
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___ Flite (bicycle brand) : AERO
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Robt. E. Lee, e.g. : GENL
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Budding twitter : PEEP
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Peacekeeping skill : TACT
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Zippo : NADA
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Result of a kitchen accident : SPILLAGE
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U.S. brand retired in 1972 : ESSO
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Adventurer of 18th-century French literature : GILBLAS
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Commander at Shiloh : USGRANT
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"Aha!" : ISEE
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Go over : RUNLATE
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1996 campaign issue : FLATTAX
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Savvies : GRASPS
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Clear : UNSTOP
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Bollix : SNAFU
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Made it to the ground : ALIT
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Astronomer-turned-architect : WREN
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Little one : TOT
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___ broche (cooking style) : ALA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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