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New York Times, Monday, January 12, 1998

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Greenman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JKQXYZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Greenman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0112 ( 17,597 )
Across
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Electrical overload protector : FUSE
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Surrealist Salvador : DALI
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Fodder holder : SILO
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Where to see "E.R." or "Ellen" : ONTV
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Archeological site : RUIN
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"Star Wars" director George : LUCAS
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Oklahoma Indian : OTOE
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___'acte (intermission) : ENTR
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Portly plus : OBESE
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Like dentists? : DOWNINTHEMOUTH
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Org. overseeing quadrennial games : IOC
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Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
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Like trampolinists? : UPINTHEAIR
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Bleats : BAAS
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Friendly Islands, formally : TONGA
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Mandolin's ancestor : LUTE
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551, in Latium : DLI
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Bind, as a chicken for roasting : TRUSS
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Gilbert and Sullivan princess : IDA
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Pre-entree course : SALAD
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Martians and Venusians, for short : ETS
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Esposito of hockey : PHIL
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Irish county north of Limerick : CLARE
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Film unit : REEL
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Like tree surgeons? : OUTONALIMB
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Advice-giving Landers : ANN
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German spa : EMS
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Like fencers? : BESIDETHEPOINT
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"It was the ___ I could do" : LEAST
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Lifeless : ARID
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"Whoops!" : UHOH
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Otherworldly : EERIE
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Money drawer : TILL
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It's nothing to Agassi : LOVE
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Bikini, e.g. : ISLE
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Exclusive : SOLE
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Bridge : SPAN
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Eat it : FOOD
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"___ us a son is given" : UNTO
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Put in an overhead bin, say : STOW
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Prime time times : EVENINGS
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Dump water on : DRENCH
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Jemima, e.g. : AUNT
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Art print: Abbr. : LITH
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About : INRE
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Evanston, to Chicago : SUBURB
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"Original Gangster" rapper : ICET
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Whip : LASH
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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Novelist Anita : LOOS
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Smidgens : IOTAS
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Deep mud : MIRE
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Out-and-out : UTTER
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___-cochere (carriage entrance) : PORTE
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Occupied : INUSE
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Statesman Root : ELIHU
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Check for embezzlement, perhaps : AUDIT
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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Dwight's opponent in '52 and '56 : ADLAI
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Car security device : ALARM
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Part of a cassette tape : SIDEB
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Rapscallion : SCAMP
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___ Day (November 2) : ALLSOULS
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Duck's home : POND
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Timmy's dog : LASSIE
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What CD players don't require : NEEDLE
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Nick at ___ : NITE
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Hive dwellers : BEES
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Nobleman : EARL
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Beanery sign : EATS
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Beethoven piano piece : TRIO
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Capitol site, with "the" : HILL
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Restaurant with waffles and such : IHOP
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___ Scotia : NOVA
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"What happened next..." : THEN
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Blooming neckwear? : LEI

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

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