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New York Times, Monday, January 26, 1998

Author:
Eileen Lexau
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eileen Lexau

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Lexau. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0126 ( 17,611 )
Across
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Put one's foot down : STOMP
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Not stiff : LIMP
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Prefix with anthropology : PALEO
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Eye part : UVEA
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"Here comes trouble!" : UHOH
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Arctic or Indian, e.g. : OCEAN
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Flees : LAMS
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Noose material : ROPE
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"Yes!" : IKIDYOUNOT
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Ogled : EYED
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Name for many a theater : LYCEUM
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Totally absorbed (in) : RAPT
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Bright and bouncy : PERKY
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"Get ___ of yourself!" : AHOLD
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Easter bloom : LILY
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Managed : RAN
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Often-welcomed part of the week : FRIDAY
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Suffix with switch : EROO
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Bara of the silents : THEDA
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Lymph ___ : NODE
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Interstellar cloud : NEBULA
45
Diamond ___ : LIL
46
Alum : GRAD
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Southwestern home material : ADOBE
48
"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
50
Atlantic Seaboard, with "the" : EAST
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Egyptian's tongue : ARABIC
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Quick : FAST
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"Yes!" : ABSOLUTELY
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Prez : EXEC
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So long, in Soho : TATA
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Utter fear : PANIC
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Engineer's school : TECH
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Western Indians : UTES
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Court TV coverage : TRIAL
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Nick and Nora's dog : ASTA
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Attention-getter : PSST
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Because : SINCE
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Mar : SPOIL
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Tasteless : TACKY
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Kind of acid : OLEIC
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Civil War general : MEADE
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Pay : PONYUP
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One of a kind : LULU
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"Terrible" czar : IVAN
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Computer capacity : MEMORY
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Ziti, e.g. : PASTA
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"Yes!" : SURETHING
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Hey there, at sea : AHOY
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Nah : NOPE
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Outbuilding : SHED
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Mafioso's code of silence : OMERTA
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Golfer's goal : PAR
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Cheerleader's cry : RAH
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Genuflected : KNELT
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Aroma : ODOR
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Terhune's "___ Dog" : LADA
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Like Easter eggs : DYED
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Songstress Horne : LENA
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Enraged : IRED
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Gray wolf : LOBO
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"Yes!" : YOUBETCHA
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Bit of finery : FALLAL
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A day in Spain : DIA
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Lowing herd's place : LEA
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Baseball stat : ATBATS
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Gives way to rage : ERUPTS
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___ and took notice : SATUP
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Early name in video games : ATARI
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African republic : BENIN
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Ending with sacro- : ILIAC
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Rinse or dry, in a dishwasher : CYCLE
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Goat cheese : FETA
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Gives the heave-ho : AXES
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Splinter group : SECT
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Holy Fr. ladies : STES
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Malt kiln : OAST

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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