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New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 1998

Author:
William Bernhardt
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William Bernhardt

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bernhardt. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0114 ( 17,599 )
Across
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Lose freshness, as lettuce : WILT
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Scenery chewers : HAMS
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Necklace securer : CLASP
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Confess : AVOW
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"Napoleon" director Gance : ABEL
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Dutch government seat, with "The" : HAGUE
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Amos or Spelling : TORI
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Instrument shaped like a 69-Across : LUTE
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Undisguised : OVERT
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Cereal secrets? : TRIXOFTHETRADE
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It may be beaten or bucked : SYSTEM
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Billy was one : KID
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Santa ___ : ROSA
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Beach robe : CAFTAN
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Tylenol target : ACHE
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Yours and mine : OURS
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Razz : TEASE
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Cereal principle of government? : CHEXANDBALANCES
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Doughnut-shaped : TORIC
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Helpless? : SOLO
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Three-handed card game : SKAT
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Bit of fabric : SWATCH
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Kind of admiral : REAR
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Legendary sleeper : RIP
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Be a dilettante : DABBLE
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Celebrates with cereal? : KIXUPONESHEELS
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Novelist Lagerlöf : SELMA
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24-year-old British P.M. : PITT
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Wistful word : ALAS
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The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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Cost of a minute call, maybe : DIME
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Part of T.W.A. : TRANS
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Anjou or Seckel : PEAR
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"Up" side : YEAS
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Light bulb units : WATTS
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Creamy white : IVORY
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Slow-moving lemur : LORIS
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Between, to bards : TWIXT
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Henry Hudson's ship : HALFMOON
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Bump up against : ABUT
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John Wesley's denom. : METH
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Streamlined : SLEEK
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Phylum humans belong to : CHORDATA
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Volcanologist's concern : LAVA
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Like fine wine : AGED
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"Yeah, right" : SURE
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Stroke : PET
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Not 'neath : OER
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Twitch : TIC
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Beer, slangily : SUDS
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Place for vines : ARBOR
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Swampy spots : FENS
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Equestrian gear : TACK
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Off land : ASEA
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Nutcracker suite : NEST
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New Testament book : ACTS
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Eats : CHOW
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Greek queen of heaven : HERA
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Sartre's "No ___" : EXIT
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Shopper's delight : SALE
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Savings account gains : ACCRUALS
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Guiding light: Var. : LOADSTAR
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With it : HIP
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Halftime holler : RAH
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High ball : POPUP
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Like some eyes : BEADY
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Contradict : BELIE
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Andean grazer : LLAMA
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Twisting turns : ESSES
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"The King and I" co-star : KERR
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Marvel superheroes : XMEN
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World's longest river : NILE
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Sicilian smoker : ETNA
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Emulated Jack Horner : SAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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