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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 1998

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 17,595 )

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Across
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Four-time Emmy winner for "Sesame Street" : FRANKOZ
8
Geometric solids : TORI
12
Anvils, e.g. : EARBONES
14
What many villains come to : BADEND
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Where E is a line : EYECHART
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With vitriol : ACIDLY
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Cambodia's ___ Nol : LON
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American Flyer maker : LIONEL
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Raymond who wrote "Till We Meet Again" : EGAN
22
It's a reel problem : SNAG
24
Harry of John O'Hara's "Appointment in Samarra" : REILLY
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Messenger ___ : RNA
27
Actor Davis : OSSIE
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Game supplies : SCOREPADS
31
Decoration technique : BATIK
33
Faux pearl : OLIVET
34
Rich cheese : STILTON
37
Some are holy : ROLLERS
38
He played the Thing in "The Thing" : ARNESS
39
Beau : ROMEO
40
Works by Bach : FANTASIES
42
Sitting quarters : RUMPS
46
___ Hyman award for female athletes : FLO
47
"Buenas ___" (Spanish greeting) : TARDES
49
Ward of Mississippi : SELA
50
Be held in high esteem : RATE
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Deluxe hotel suite feature : WETBAR
54
Black bird : DAW
55
"Twelfth Night" character : OLIVIA
57
Cheek : AUDACITY
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To be specific : NAMELY
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Down Under line : GDAYMATE
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Dry : SERE
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Classic movie scorer Max : STEINER
Down
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Elvis's "I ___ Bad" : FEELSO
2
Spun fabrics : RAYONS
3
Happening places : ARENAS
4
Its slogan was once "Parade of Stars" : NBC
5
Schmidt's successor : KOHL
6
Station sign : ONAIR
7
Focuses (on) : ZEROESIN
8
Middle of a kids' game : TAC
9
Jon Arbuckle's dog : ODIE
10
"Georgy Girl" star : REDGRAVE
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Hardly a sea lover : INLANDER
13
Gift giver : STNICK
14
Site in the game Clue : BALLROOM
15
Czars, e.g. : DYNASTS
20
"Eldorado" rock grp. : ELO
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Kind of gravy : GIBLET
25
"Old ___" : YELLER
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Vexes : EATSAT
30
Thick with hair : PILOUS
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Chuck : TOSSAWAY
34
Yellow-orange : SAFFRON
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Chorus parts : TRALALAS
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Lickety-split : INNOTIME
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Common wedding cake trim : ROSEBUDS
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Sale indicator : REDTAG
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Push one's hot buttons : IRE
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Highway feature : MEDIAN
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Oregon Trail river : PLATTE
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Twain hero : SAWYER
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1978 Camp David visitor : SADAT
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Just once : EVER
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Toothy Martha : RAYE
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St. Martin, e.g. : ILE
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Year in Edward the Elder's reign : CMI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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