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New York Times, Saturday, September 20, 1997

"___ Cassius Clay" (1970 documentary)

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Klahn.
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© 1997, The New York Times9/20/97 ( No. 17,483 )

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Across
1
Perplex : BEMUSE
7
Fleet runners? : ADMIRALS
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Crows : EXULTS
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Greenkeepers? : TERRARIA
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Baskets: Sp. : CESTAS
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Philosophy of Epicurus : HEDONISM
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He was accountable for Hun dreads : ATTILA
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It's still free : OPENDATE
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R.B.I. leader of 1976 : LEEMAY
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Brought into play : USED
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A neighborly sort : MRROGERS
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Tix : DUCATS
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1950 film noir classic : DOA
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City formerly called Niles Center : SKOKIE
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Philosopher known for his "razor" : OCCAM
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Producer for David Bowie and U2 : ENO
39
Squeeze (from) : EXACT
40
Dwellers in gum trees : KOALAS
42
"Boy, am I stupid!" : DUH
44
Lettuce : DOREMI
45
Bettors' pastime : CRAPGAME
51
Fast stop? : MEAL
53
Drifted : ROAMED
54
Name of two Bourbon kings of Spain : ALPHONSO
58
Pet food name : PURINA
59
Pioneering 50's news program : SEEITNOW
60
Pants line : INSEAM
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Popular Lily Tomlin character : EDITHANN
62
Torch carrier : SCONCE
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Judges : ASSESSES
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Some of them are perfect : TENSES
Down
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Make quiet : BECALM
2
Former capital of New Hampshire : EXETER
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Come up with : MUSTER
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Last month : ULTIMO
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Frequent setting in a W.W. II movie : STALAG
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Gave it the old college try? : ESSAYED
7
Herb Gardner Broadway play and movie : ATHOUSANDCLOWNS
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Oceans, to Longfellow : DEEPS
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Longfellow, in a 1936 movie : MRDEEDS
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Wellington, with "the" : IRONDUKE
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100 cents, abroad : RAND
12
Battle strain? : ARIA
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It's just one thing after another : LIST
14
Cloned : SAME
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Unnamed litigant : ROE
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Crew member : COX
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"___ Cassius Clay" (1970 documentary) : AKA
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Certain X : TIC
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Compose : SET
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Initialed : OKD
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Pigeon English? : COO
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Crate, so to speak : CAR
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Schooner's cargo : ALE
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Pleistocene beasts : MAMMOTHS
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"___ Miss Gibbs" (old musical) : OUR
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Earth shades : SIENNAS
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Concert soloist : HARPIST
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Sudden swoop : POUNCE
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"Pride and Prejudice" star, 1940 : GARSON
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Somme place : AMIENS
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Drunk driver, e.g. : MENACE
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One of a 50's quartet : EDAMES
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In concert : ASONE
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In the Black? : ASEA
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Digital displays : LEDS
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I. M. and Mario : PEIS
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"Women and Love" author : HITE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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