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New York Times, Saturday, January 31, 1998

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {BQZ} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0131 ( 17,616 )
Across
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Stuffed : JAMPACKED
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Dodge : SHIRK
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Cover, as text : OVERWRITE
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Indian dignitary : RANEE
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Followed : CAMELATER
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Copious : AMPLE
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Partner of plata : ORO
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Hip ending : STER
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Land of elves : ERIN
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Military address : SIR
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Actress Purviance : EDNA
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Author Barker : CLIVE
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Establishment of in a new environment, as a plant : ECESIS
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City in Uttar Pradesh : AGRA
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"The Simpsons" neighbor ___ Flanders : NED
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Regents, e.g. : EXAM
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Some earthenware : CLAYPOTS
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Household chore : WASH
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Silver holder? : REIN
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Sycophant : HANGERON
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Word with make or mark : TIME
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All ___ : WET
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Majestic : EPIC
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Musical works : CANONS
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Papa Bear of football : HALAS
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1964 Elvis hit "___ a Night" : SUCH
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Maximum : NTH
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Some nest eggs : IRAS
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Place : LIEU
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SE, e.g. : DIR
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Choices, figuratively : FORKS
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Eschews embarrassment : SAVESFACE
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Flies at the Forum? : FUGIT
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Kept : PRESERVED
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Antique guns : STENS
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Icarus and others : ASTEROIDS
Down
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Waggish : JOCOSE
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Cupidity : AVARICE
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TDK competitor : MEMOREX
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Amble lead-in : PRE
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Shop tools : AWLS
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Some old cars : CRATES
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Passed illegally : KITED
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Kind of life : ETERNAL
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Sp. title : SRA
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"Hill Street Blues" actress : HAMEL
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Published : INPRINT
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Is in primal therapy, e.g. : RELIVES
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Lamented : KEENED
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"F Troop" corporal : AGARN
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Heads for Hadrian? : CAPITA
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Cut : SAWN
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Personae : IMAGES
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Highball ingredient : RYE
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Comedian Rock : CHRIS
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"Come ___!" : ONIN
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U.S. Constitution mo. : SEP
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Listen fully : HEAROUT
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Loose : ATLARGE
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Lenses : OCULARS
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Almaden competitor : MONDAVI
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Sucked in : ENTICED
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Smells : WHIFFS
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Canapé topping : CHEESE
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Bits : SHREDS
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Openly welcome : ASKIN
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Musk source : CIVET
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Web visitor, e.g. : USER
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Map entries: Abbr. : STS
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Masseuse employer : SPA
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This way, or that : FRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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