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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Sep 07, 1997 Diagramless

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 76, Blocks: 96
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© 1997, The New York Times
Across
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Stated : SAID
5
Weaponry : ARMS
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Independent : SELFRELIANT
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Historical expedition leaders : LEWISANDCLARK
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Can : AXE
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Mythical meanie : OGRE
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"...baked in ___" : APIE
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Pita treat : GYRO
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"Oh, Pretty Woman" singer : ORBISON
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"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" author : DAHL
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Simile center : ASA
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Benjamin Hoff's "The ___ of Pooh" : TAO
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"Xanadu" rock grp. : ELO
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"What are we waiting for?" : LETSGO
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Gershwin lovers : PORGYANDBESS
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252 wine gallons : TUN
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Mime masters : SHIELDSANDYARNELL
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Distress : AIL
43
High-strung cartoon couple : RENANDSTIMPY
44
City on the Maumee : TOLEDO
47
McShane of movies : IAN
48
City trains : ELS
49
Paul's "Exodus" portrayal : ARI
50
Additional : ELSE
51
Spinning part : ROTATOR
54
Community rec. site : YMCA
58
Et ___ (and others) : ALII
59
Bewail : MOAN
62
Occupational suffix : IER
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Popular comedy-magic team : PENNANDTELLER
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"Stand Back" singer : STEVIENICKS
67
Recital halls : ODEA
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Part of R.E.O. : OLDS
Down
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Ed Norton's workplace : SEWER
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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"Assuming that's true..." : IFSO
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Cross-dresser's attire : DRAG
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Tree of the birch family : ALDER
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Rocker Ocasek : RIC
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General discomfort : MALAISE
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Attacks verbally : SNAPSAT
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Hot : SEXY
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Register : ENROL
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Threesome : TRIO
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Jet ___ : LAG
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He's a real doll : KEN
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Danish seaport : ODENSE
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Light life rafts : BALSAS
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Philadelphia suburb near Drexel Hill : ALDAN
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Cobbler's fastener : HOBNAIL
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Diva's sound : TRILL
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Carder's concern : AGE
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Olive ___ : OYL
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Vase inserts : STEMS
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Sound of a swallow : GULP
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Sole : ONLY
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Jr.'s exam : PSAT
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Locale of 44-Across : OHIO
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Not clumsy : ADROIT
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Author O'Brien and others : EDNAS
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Site of the 2000 Olympics : SYDNEY
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Hwy. : RTE
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Valueless : NIL
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Corrode : EATINTO
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Spent : DRAINED
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Wash away : ERODE
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Criticize : RAP
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Bullring cheers : OLES
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"___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
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Exploits, in a way : MILKS
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Mediocre marks : CEES
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Music transcription abbr. : ARR
60
___ time (never) : ATNO
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Film director Jordan : NEIL
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Salutation for Severus : AVE
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Sort of PC screen : LCD
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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