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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Jun 18, 1997

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 19, Columns: 19, Words: 98, Blocks: 116, Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times
Across
1
Actress Dawber : PAM
4
"La Boheme" heroine : MIMI
8
Ancient Greek dialect : IONIC
10
Repeat : ITERATE
13
Boot camp goings-on : DRILLS
15
Cutting : SCISSION
16
Brewery fixture : VAT
17
Past due : LATE
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Wasn't paying attention : SLEPT
20
Stamp purchase : COIL
22
Tissue fluids : SERUMS
24
Triumphal tune : POMPANDCIRCUMSTANCE
29
Soissons sweetheart : AMIE
30
They have no peers : ONERS
31
Stones : PITS
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20th-century : NEW
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Opposite of 32-Across : OLD
34
In ___ (in full court) : BANC
35
Takes the cake : WINS
36
Not-so-impressive grade : CEE
37
City on Osaka Bay : KOBE
39
Frankie or Cleo : LAINE
41
Lookout point : TOR
42
Highest ranker : VALEDICTORIAN
46
"Married ... With Children" mom : PEG
47
Billing span : MONTH
48
Fits out : RIGS
50
(I'm mad!) : GRR
51
Late Chinese leader : DENG
52
Love-letter letters : SWAK
55
Zenith rival : RCA
57
___ de Oro : RIO
58
Air : MIEN
59
Guttenberg of "Police Academy" : STEVE
60
O.K. Corral gunfighter : EARP
62
It usually begins with a "B" : UNDERGRADUATEDEGREE
66
Female household heads : MADAMS
67
Pull (in) : REIN
68
Clingy wrap : SARAN
69
Stiff hair : SETA
70
Word in a Marines description : FEW
71
Eating nooks : DINETTES
75
See 38-Down : DOGGIE
77
Ocean greenery : SEAWEED
78
Wanderer : NOMAD
79
A.A.A. suggestions : RTES
80
Calendar abbr. : OCT
Down
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Opposite of starboard : PORT
2
Black cuckoo : ANI
3
Hay-yielding grasses : MILLETS
4
American socialite and diplomat : MESTA
5
Audit grp. : IRS
6
With 41-Down, fruity cocktail : MAI
7
Onetime face on Court TV : ITO
8
"On Dangerous Ground" star : IDALUPINO
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Santa ___ : CLARA
10
Calorie counter's cone contents : ICEMILK
11
Upset : TIPPEDOVER
12
Compassing : ENCIRCLING
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Knockout : STUNNER
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Instant replay feature : SLOMO
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Actor Tayback : VIC
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Host : EMCEE
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Vichy, for one : SPA
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Hosp. hot spots : ORS
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Sound-barrier breakers : SSTS
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Use a Singer : SEW
25
Annual prize : NOBEL
26
Some forensic evidence : DNA
27
Middle: Abbr. : CEN
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Collier : MINER
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Abides : WITHSTANDS
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Throng : CONGREGATE
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With 75-Across, a restaurant takeout : BAG
40
Riot ___ : ACT
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See 6-Down : TAI
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Mideast V.I.P : EMEER
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"From Here to Eternity" star : DONNAREED
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Got one's goat : IRKED
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Spurred : PRODDED
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Did lasting damage to : SCARRED
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Lollobrigida and others : GINAS
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Home, slangily : DIGS
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Allowing alcohol sales : WET
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St. : AVE
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Fields : AREAS
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Pina colada ingredient : RUM
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Nearsighted cartoon character : MRMAGOO
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___ juris : SUI
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Paper Mate, for one : PEN
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New Haven founding father : EATON
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Kind of point : DEW
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Legislator Kefauver : ESTES
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Italian auto : FIAT
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Ending with cash or cloth : IER
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Revolt leader Turner : NAT
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She sheep : EWE
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Truck maker : GMC
Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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