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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1997

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 17,482 )
Across
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Gravely ill, once : AMORT
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Big name in auto supplies : NAPA
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Alphabet trio : RST
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Damfool thing : BONER
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Machetes : BOLOS
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Appear indecisive : HAW
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Comics hero since 1947 : STEVECANYON
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Porter : ALE
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Beers, maybe : CHASERS
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Request of Rhonda, in a 1965 Beach Boys hit : HELPME
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Heavenly route : ARC
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Consider appropriate : DEIGN
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Have another picture taken : RESIT
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Helm of fiction : MATT
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Stop using : SCRAP
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Left : GONE
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Invoice fig. : AMT
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Unfair : ONESIDED
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Beverly Sills contemporary : MARTINAARROYO
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Tom or Daisy of "The Great Gatsby" : BUCHANAN
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1981 Tony winner McKellen : IAN
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North Carolina county on the Blue Ridge Parkway : ASHE
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___-Roman : GRECO
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Trudge : SLOG
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More remote : ICIER
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Tanker's cargo : CRUDE
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Provoke : IRE
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Old nursery song word : LULLAY
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V.I.P. : KINGPIN
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Wing : ELL
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Subject of a 1930's mystery : JUDGECRATER
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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Anonym : ALIAS
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Thunderstorm product : OZONE
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A.A.R.P. members : SRS
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Cord fiber : HEMP
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Fast times : LENTS
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F.B.I. sting of the late 70's : ABSCAM
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1962 monster film : MOTHRA
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Like "The Zoo Story," e.g. : ONEACT
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Guns : REVS
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Stuck : TREED
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Prefix with dairy : NON
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One of the Khans : ALY
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"Fiddlesticks!" : POOH
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Seven-time Emmy winner : ASNER
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Liszt piece : RHAPSODY
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Gene Krupa portrayer, 1959 : SALMINEO
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Chirped : TWEETED
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Computer language : BASIC
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Ready to break, as a wave : CRESTING
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Multitudes : LEGIONS
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Certain witticism : GROANER
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1880 literary heroine : NANA
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Wolfpack opponent : TARHEEL
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Kind of table : PERIODIC
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Hit song of 1959 : MTA
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Overseas Mrs. : SRA
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Powerful : MUSCULAR
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Victim of Paris : ACHILLES
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One whose work's a bust : NARC
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Emergency boat workers : BAILERS
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Salad ingredients, briefly : CUKES
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Maker of Wish-Bone salad dressing : LIPTON
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Break in, so to speak : ORIENT
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Categories : GENRES
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Indian chief : RAJAH
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Register : ENROL
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Winter time : YULE
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Goggle : GAZE
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Lower, in a way : DIM
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Break : GAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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