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New York Times, Monday, September 8, 1997

Author:
Robert Goldberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Goldberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0908 ( 17,471 )
Across
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One of the Three B's of classical music : BACH
5
Milkshake conduit : STRAW
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Church recess : APSE
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Field measure : ACRE
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Nile capital : CAIRO
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Close, as an envelope : SEAL
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"Horse Feathers" stars : THEMARXBROTHERS
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Put in stitches : SEW
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Orders to plow horses : GEES
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Eagle's nest : AERIE
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Pencil's innards : LEAD
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New York nine : METS
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Eastern philosophy : TAOISM
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Scandalous gossip : DIRT
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Getty product : GAS
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Broadcasts : AIRS
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Larger than quarto : FOLIO
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9-to-5 grind : RUT
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Genre of 17- and 56-Across : SLAPSTICKCOMEDY
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Vietnamese holiday : TET
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Picnic places : PARKS
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First murder victim : ABEL
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Gawk at : EYE
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Prevaricates : LIES
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Placid : SERENE
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Hairless : BALD
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Stocking flaws : RUNS
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West Indies, e.g. : ISLES
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Connect, as girders : WELD
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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"The Outlaws Is Coming" stars : THETHREESTOOGES
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Jacket : COAT
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Hot coal : EMBER
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Escape battle : FLEE
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"___ springs eternal" : HOPE
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Like many attics : DUSTY
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Classify, as blood : TYPE
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Cave dwellers : BATS
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Feel sore : ACHE
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Rowing sport : CREW
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Skirt's edge : HEM
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Reaction on a roller coaster : SCREAM
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Burdened : TAXED
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Barbecued dish slathered with sauce : RIBS
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Flightboard abbr. : ARR
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Court : WOO
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Cigar residue : ASHES
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Equal : PEER
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Indian dress : SARI
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"What ___ is new?" : ELSE
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Long, long time : AGES
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Skin art : TATTOO
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Speech problem : LISP
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Dairy products : MILKS
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Newsman Sevareid : ERIC
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Flavor : TASTE
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Choreographer Alvin : AILEY
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Declaim : ORATE
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Links with a space station : DOCKS
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Diving bird : GREBE
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Poet W. H. ___ : AUDEN
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Flair : STYLE
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Out of a job : FIRED
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Quite a display : SPLASH
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Mermaid feature : TAIL
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Pathfinder's locale : MARS
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Torrid : SULTRY
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Inner: Prefix : ENDO
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Divine Miss M : BETTE
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Stopwatch button : RESET
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Compulsive desire : ITCH
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"Begone!" : SHOO
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Quantum ___ : LEAP
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Insect snares : WEBS
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Hideous : UGLY
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Pager sound : BEEP
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Expression of understanding : ISEE
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Claret color : RED
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Ostrich kin : EMU
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Frequently : OFT

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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