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New York Times, Tuesday, January 27, 1998

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0127 ( 17,612 )
Across
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Prelude to a duel : SLAP
5
Not hearing : DEAF
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Competitor for a Clio : ADMAN
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Seat of Allen County, Kan. : IOLA
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Unattractive fruit that sounds that way : UGLI
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Upright, e.g. : PIANO
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Taking radical action : GOINGTOEXTREMES
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Kiss mark : HICKEY
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Lamb's kin : EWE
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Wonderment : AWE
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"Bye!" : SEEYA
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Much too bright : GARISH
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Romulus's brother : REMUS
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Rundown in appearance : SEEDY
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Words of woe : OHME
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"Buddy" : MAC
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"23 ___": Var. : SKIDOO
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Holing up : GOINGINTOHIDING
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Expired : RANOUT
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Princess of operetta : IDA
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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One who can't go home : EXILE
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Give quarters to : LODGE
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Laotians, e.g. : ASIANS
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Mowed strip : SWATH
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Breakfast staple : EGG
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Have some tea : SIP
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Sound investment? : STEREO
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Civil War story : GONEWITHTHEWIND
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Disconcert : ABASH
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Theater award : OBIE
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Peak in the "Odyssey" : OSSA
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"Same here!" : DITTO
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Fishing area : POND
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Lack : NEED
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Lovers' sounds : SIGHS
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Sarge's boss : LOOIE
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Restaurant owner of song : ALICE
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Hanky-___ : PANKY
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Scout's pledge word : DUTY
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I, to Claudius : EGO
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Inn drink : ALE
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Repairmen : FIXERS
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Like some mountain lodge activities : APRESSKI
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Conk out : DIE
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Nursery call : MAMA
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Freshly : ANEW
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It smells a lot : NOSE
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Equipment : GEAR
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Prefix with light : TWI
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Dillinger fighter : GMAN
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Setting for this puzzle's theme : AUCTION
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Alpine heroine : HEIDI
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Give off, as light : EMIT
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Redo, as text : EDIT
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Puts on : DONS
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Eastern discipline : YOGA
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Grimm character : OGRE
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Martian invasion report, e.g. : HOAX
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60's dress style : MINI
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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Mass of hair : SHAG
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Caller's playful request : GUESSWHO
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3 : 1, 5 : 2, etc. : ODDS
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Portable computer : LAPTOP
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Renaissance name of fame : ESTE
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Certain grandson : III
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Champions' cry : WEWON
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Get up : ARISE
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Edgy : TENSE
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Nonsurfer at the beach : HODAD
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"Omigosh!" : EGAD
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Mongolian desert : GOBI
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Flying pest : GNAT
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Tool repository : SHED
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N.C. and S.C. zone : EST
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Cable channel : HBO
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Type of type : TIN

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

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