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New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 1998

50-Down : Nineveh's locale

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times1/21/98 ( No. 17,606 )
Across
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Wacky : DAFT
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Take home, after taxes : CLEAR
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Summit : ACME
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Lay down the law : RULE
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Repeated parrot's word : HELLO
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Gunks : GOOS
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Vitamin supplement : IRON
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Once more : AGAIN
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Puddinglike serving : GLOP
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Arts supporter : FORDFOUNDATION
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Prefix with -mester : TRI
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Doctrine : ISM
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Brink : VERGE
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Leader involved in 70's shuttle diplomacy : SADAT
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___ Park : ESTES
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Cordon bleu's phrase : ALA
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Bomb at a comedy club : DIE
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F.E.C. concern : PAC
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Repute : ODOR
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Al Jolson classic : MEANDMYSHADOW
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Typist's purchase : REAM
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"Am ___ blame?" : ITO
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Dig it! : ORE
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New Deal fig. : FDR
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Wranglers, e.g. : JEANS
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Yanks' allies in W.W. II : BRITS
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Tough-talking coach : DITKA
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"From ___ to Mozart" (1980 film) : MAO
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"Vamoose!" : GIT
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Parisian hot spot : THEMOULINROUGE
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"If I ___ hammer..." : HADA
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Didn't just pronounce : SPELT
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Pottery : WARE
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11-Down, e.g., to Henri : ETAT
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Colorings : TONES
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Attention-getters : HEYS
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Contest submission : ENTRY
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Lip : SASS
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Results of blizzards : DRIFTS
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Light show : AURORA
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Highly embellished : FLORID
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Guard : TEND
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Jumble : CHAOS
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Fiber source : LEGUME
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Verve : ELAN
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"Put ___ on it!" : ALID
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Gossipy Barrett : RONA
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Texas college athlete : AGGIE
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Middle of the Rockies : COLORADO
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Benny Goodman #1 hit : MOONGLOW
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Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
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Conform : FITIN
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Some RCA's : TVS
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Ring spot : EAR
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Not know from ___ : ADAM
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Secretly watch : SPYON
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Profs' helpers : TAS
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Reiterate : ECHO
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60's cigar pitchwoman Adams : EDIE
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European boundary river : ODER
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Do Zen : MEDITATE
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April celebration : EARTHDAY
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1959 Kingston Trio hit : MTA
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Pergola : ARBOR
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Letter letters : RFD
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Gridlock : JAM
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Cheshire Cat, notably : SMILER
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Gal√°pagos creature : IGUANA
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Nineveh's locale : TIGRIS
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Mounts : STEEDS
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"Ode to Psyche" poet : KEATS
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Not settled : ANTSY
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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___ reflection : UPON
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Solemn time : LENT
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Has a mortgage : OWES
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Beavis and Butt-head sound : HEH

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