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New York Times, Monday, January 5, 1998

Author:
Mark Moldowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Moldowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Moldowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Birthplace of Columbus : GENOA
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Doesn't exist : ISNT
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Dog-paddle, say : SWIM
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Baking chambers : OVENS
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Headline : STAR
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"___ you don't!" : OHNO
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What the jury does after deliberating : REACHESAVERDICT
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Poker starter : ANTE
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Small and weak : PUNY
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Swearing to tell the truth, and others : OATHS
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The highest degree : NTH
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Perjured oneself : LIED
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Facility : EASE
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Sleuth, informally : TEC
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Not real : SHAM
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Michael Douglas, to Kirk : SON
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Heavenly hunter : ORION
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Passes easily : ACES
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Knight's wife, in olden times : DAME
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Legal reach, metaphorically : LONGARMOFTHELAW
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Actress Lanchester : ELSA
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"___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
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Siskel's partner : EBERT
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Wreak vengeance on : GET
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Chicken style : KIEV
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Big blast maker : TNT
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Biblical garden : EDEN
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Cash substitutes : IOUS
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Test-___ treaty : BAN
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A Beatle : STARR
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It's clicked on a computer : ICON
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Vigor : BRIO
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Judge's cry : ORDERINTHECOURT
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Thirteen popes : LEOS
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Toward shelter, nautically : ALEE
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Word with ear or peace : INNER
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Dict. items : DEFS
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Antidrinking org. : MADD
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+ end : ANODE
Down
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Tennis star Ivanisevic : GORAN
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News basis : EVENT
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Under, in poetry : NEATH
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A single time : ONCE
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Baseball bat wood : ASH
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Philately offering : ISSUE
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Awaits sentencing : STANDSCONVICTED
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Dark blue : NAVY
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Number of coins in an Italian fountain : TRE
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Ice cream drinks : SODAS
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January store happening : WHITESALE
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Distance between belt notches, maybe : INCH
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Witty sayings : MOTS
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Like the "Iliad" and "Odyssey" : EPIC
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Wander : ROAM
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Songstress Horne : LENA
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Sunrise direction : EAST
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Ceremonial gown : TOGA
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Bulk : HEFT
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"Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
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Salamander : NEWT
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Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Part to play : ROLE
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Rather than : INSTEADOF
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Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
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Money owed : DEBT
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Reason for postponement : RAIN
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Egg producers : HENS
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Critic Walter : KERR
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Composer's output : TUNE
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Chemise : DRESS
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Marveled aloud : OOHED
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Shoe designer Magli : BRUNO
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Broadcast : AIRED
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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Auctioned off : SOLD
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Shade giver : TREE
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"To Live and Die ___" ('85 film) : INLA
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West German capital : BONN
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"___ shocked!" : IAM
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Spy org. : CIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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