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FAMILY TIES

New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 1997

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0907 ( 17,470 )
Across
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Cry of relief : ATLAST
7
Actress Campbell of "Martin" : TISHA
12
Greenery : LEAFAGE
19
Stainless : CHASTE
20
Bony : OSTEAL
21
Mammals like camels : ALPACAS
22
Minnie's mama : MOTHEROFPEARL
24
Amount of fun : BARRELS
25
James Whitcomb Riley's "___ I Went Mad" : ERE
26
Make waves, for short? : PERM
27
Request for permission : MAYI
29
A small one is white : LIE
30
Jodie's mom or dad : FOSTERPARENT
34
Unmannered : CRASS
38
Changing places : CABANAS
41
Tops : AONE
42
Lawn mower maker : TORO
44
Where area code 813 is: Abbr. : FLA
45
Pad, so to speak : ABODE
46
Zip : NIL
47
Partridge locales? : PEARTREES
49
Side-channel, in Canada : SNYE
50
Mel's daughters : GIBSONGIRLS
54
Farm females : EWES
55
Tentativeness : HESITANCE
57
Synthetic fiber : ARNEL
58
Mawkish : SAPPY
59
Life's strange turns : IRONIES
60
Throws off : EMITS
61
Not esto or eso : OTRO
62
Univ. grant source : NSF
63
Member of Glenn's family : CLOSERELATIVE
67
Elemental ending : IUM
70
Competitor of Bloomies : SAKS
72
Part of a candlelight ceremony, maybe : CAROL
73
Where zebras and giraffes graze : SAVANNA
75
They travel on foot : SPURS
77
Subatomic particle : BOSON
78
Unruffled : COLLECTED
80
Soprano in "Louise" : IRMA
81
Michael J.'s kids : LITTLEFOXES
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Understand : READ
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Gym equipment : DUMBBELLS
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One for Juan : UNO
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Kind of alphabet : MORSE
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Hurricane heading: Abbr. : ENE
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50's-60's teen idol : ANKA
90
French bench : BANC
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Hoarder : AMASSER
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Side in a Euro conflict : SERBS
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Jasmine's family member : ONEOFTHEGUYS
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Uranians, e.g. : ETS
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Kind of exhaust : DUAL
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Provide, as with legal authority : VEST
103
Lizard, old-style : EFT
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Hitched : MARRIED
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Member of Joyce's family : BROTHERSINLAW
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Sautéed fish dish : ABALONE
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Lots of potatoes : IDAHOS
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Designer Pucci : EMILIO
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Follows a sidewalk preacher : REPENTS
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Holds off : DETERS
Down
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Tip : ACME
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God with iron gloves : THOR
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Midnight or beyond : LATE
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Hair color : ASH
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Initial instruction : STEPONE
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Cherished name in Calcutta : TERESA
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Kitchen meas. : TSP
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Suffix with Manhattan : ITE
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"Able" one : SEAMAN
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Capital once known as Salisbury : HARARE
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Masefield's "___ That Pass By" : ALLYE
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Testing site : LAB
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Ben-Gurion carrier : ELAL
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Liqueur flavor : APRICOT
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Traveler : FARER
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Close friend, in slang : ACE
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Hoedown date : GAL
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Squiggly shape : ESS
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"What's to become ___?" : OFME
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Dog bowl bits : ORTS
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Investor's concern : INTEREST
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Certain camera shot : FADEIN
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Union demand : RAISE
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Charles's game : POLO
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"...___ a good-night!" : TOALL
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Anita, Bonnie, Ruth and June : AFEWPOINTERS
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Sore labour's bath, to Shakespeare : SLEEP
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Flip, in a way : SASSY
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Return, as chips : CASHIN
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Doubleday et al. : ABNERS
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Donna's sons : BOYSOFSUMMER
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Penn Sta. traffic : RRS
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Big Apple's 30 Rock occupant : NBC
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Ship commanded by Martin Pinzón : PINTA
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Caboose : REAR
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Highlanders : GAELS
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___ many words : INSO
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"Give me an example, smarty" : NAMEONE
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Bar's partner : GRILL
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Sounds of time passing : TICKS
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Allen or Martin : STEVE
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He played Robin and Don Juan : ERROL
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Tracks : OVALS
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"Braveheart" setting : SCOTLAND
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Bridge positions : EASTS
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Tropical spot : ISLE
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Nervousness : UNEASE
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Climbing plant with a dye-yielding root : MADDER
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Burnoose wearer : ARAB
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Straddling : ACROSS
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Deliveries to a butcher : SIDES
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Cut back : PRUNE
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Silvers role : BILKO
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Shell : CONCH
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Tic-tac-toe failure : OXO
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Football Hall-of-Famer Ford : LEN
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Candid Allen : FUNT
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Fortification : BASTION
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Spring part : MAYTIME
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S.A.T.'s : BOARDS
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Solvent : AFLOAT
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Stress, for one : AGER
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Tousled : MUSSED
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Old Texaco star : BERLE
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Broadway salute to Blake : EUBIE
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Times to call, in classifieds : EVES
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Elated : SENT
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Vogue rival : ELLE
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So-so : FAIR
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Terrible time : TWOS
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Vandalize : MAR
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Honest name : ABE
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Grammy category : RAP
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Paris's Parc ___ Princes : DES
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Not just any : THE
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Ground breaker : HOE
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Tiny carp? : NIT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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