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New York Times, Tuesday, September 23, 1997

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0923 ( 17,486 )

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Across
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Catherine who survived Henry VIII : PARR
5
Eden dweller : ADAM
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___-ski : APRES
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Theater award : OBIE
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Timber wolf : LOBO
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Fit to be tied : IRATE
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Dieter's credo? : LIGHTENUP
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One of Lear's daughters : REGAN
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French farewell : ADIEU
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Program airing : TELECAST
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State of high alarm : REDALERT
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Praiseful poem : ODE
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Dieter's credo? : TAKEALOADOFF
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Pitcher's pride : ARM
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First name in scat : ELLA
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Flood embankment : LEVEE
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Hi-jinks in a stolen car : JOYRIDE
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Determines limits in advance : PRESETS
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Had title to : OWNED
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Regarding : ASTO
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Realize : NET
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Dieter's credo? : BEAGOODLOSER
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Calamity : ILL
51
Comic musical work : OPERETTA
55
Mt. Rainier's site, with "the" : CASCADES
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"___ Pretty" (song for Maria) : IFEEL
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Anticipate : AWAIT
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Dieter's credo? : THINKFAST
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It results from work well done : PRIDE
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Gamblers' mecca : RENO
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This, in Mexico : ESTO
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Polk's predecessor : TYLER
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Bygone Tunisian V.I.P.'s : DEYS
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Kind of bear : POLAR
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Stand for : ABIDE
3
Unbending : RIGID
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Fix, as leftovers : REHEAT
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Draught, maybe : ALE
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Mafia boss : DON
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Act of touching : ABUTTAL
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Wear a long face : MOPE
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Terrier type : AIREDALE
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Comes before : PRECEDES
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Indian music style : RAGA
12
Greek H's : ETAS
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On its way, as a message : SENT
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Noted site of ancient Mexican ruins : TULA
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British john : LOO
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Managed, with "out" : EKED
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Take the reins again : RELEAD
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Portable PC : LAPTOP
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Place to broil : OVEN
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Lavish party : FETE
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Suffix with gab or slug : FEST
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"Get ___" (1958 hit) : AJOB
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English poet laureate Nicholas : ROWE
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Popular pet bird : MYNA
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Killing of a king : REGICIDE
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Blind worshiper : IDOLATER
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Banned Pete : ROSE
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Stinko : SLOSHED
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Like the gray mare : OLD
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Actor Estrada : ERIK
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Officiated a game : REFFED
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Rib : TEASE
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Irascible : TESTY
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Choir voices : ALTOS
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Nemo, e.g.: Abbr. : CAPT
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Not straight : AWRY
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Leave dock : SAIL
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To be, in France : ETRE
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One-million link : INA
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___ de guerre : NOM

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

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