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New York Times, Tuesday, January 20, 1998

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0120 ( 17,605 )
Across
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Literary lioness : ELSA
5
Open a crack : AJAR
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Seeing red : RILED
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Painter of limp watches : DALI
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Rational : SANE
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Elicit : EVOKE
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Road, for Romulus : ITER
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Signs : INKS
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"Drove my Chevy to the ___..." (1972 lyric) : LEVEE
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1991 feminist movie : THELMA&LOUISE
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Old photo : SEPIA
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Skin layer : DERMA
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Radical 60's org. : SDS
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For the taking : FREE
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Give a licking : TAN
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4:00, in Kent : TEA
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300-pound President : TAFT
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Dog's drink, or resting spot : LAP
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Bikini alternative : THONG
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Cousin of the English horn : OBOE
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Work, as dough : KNEAD
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Approximately : ORSO
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Valerie Harper series : RHODA
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"Much ___ About Nothing" : ADO
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Certain grains : RYES
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It thickens the plot : SOD
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Snowball in "Animal Farm" : PIG
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Rounds, say : AMMO
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Mythical monster : ORC
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Eye opener : ALARM
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Balance sheet plus : ASSET
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Cartoon magpies : HECKLE&JECKLE
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Reluctant : LOATH
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Zeno's home : ELEA
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Takes care of the squeaky wheel : OILS
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Come together : UNITE
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Armed Forces option : NAVY
70
Sunburn woe : PEEL
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It's all in the family : GENUS
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Fires : AXES
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Ferber of "Show Boat" : EDNA
Down
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Blue-pencils : EDITS
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Shop tool : LATHE
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Result of counting sheep : SLEEP
4
Delivered by a Huey Cobra : AIRLIFTED
5
Home of 3.5 billion : ASIA
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"Surf City" singers, 1963 : JAN&DEAN
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It's just over a foot : ANKLE
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Martha's Vineyard, in the summer : RESORT
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Trustful : RELIANT
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Singer Burl : IVES
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41-week best seller, 1970-71 : LOVESTORY
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Barely manage, with "out" : EKE
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Gidget portrayer Sandra : DEE
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Deface : MAR
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Thickheaded : DENSE
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Powdered starches : SAGOS
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Lodge member : ELK
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Common sculpture : TORSO
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Hate : ABHOR
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Ecological succession : FOODCHAIN
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Princess tormentor : PEA
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Some check it daily : HOROSCOPE
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Early outcasts : ADAM&EVE
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Suffix with star or tsar : DOM
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Side in many a western : APACHES
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Type : ILK
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Lead ore : GALENA
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Screen siren West : MAE
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"Chill!" : RELAX
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Went down a slope : SKIED
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"Sea of Love" star Barkin : ELLEN
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Physicist Nikola : TESLA
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
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Noisy birds : JAYS
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Blockhead : LUG
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Early afternoon : ONE

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

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