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New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1998

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1001 ( 17,859 )

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Across
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Willing spirit? : GENIE
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One who may be caught off base : AWOL
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Thin veneer : FILM
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Combat zone : ARENA
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Wellington resident : KIWI
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Concern for 90's investors : ASIA
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Stickers : PORCUPINEQUILLS
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U.S./Canada's ___ Canals : SOO
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Media attention : INK
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Skin damager, for short : UVRAYS
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Table-hop : MIX
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Penetrate, with "through" : SEEP
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High-grade : PREMIUMQUALITY
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"Black Orpheus" setting : RIO
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Fill another teacup : REPOUR
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Bide-___ : AWEE
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Marty's friend in "Marty" : ANGIE
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70's kidnappers : SLA
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Bombing, as a comic : DYING
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World War II weapon : STEN
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De-icer : THAWER
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Pants part : LEG
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Artful cover : PATCHWORKQUILT
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Hot items : LOOT
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She played Maid Marian in "Robin Hood," 1991 : UMA
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Offend, in a way : INSULT
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Promise to pay : IOU
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"Give ___ break" : MEA
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Suggestion for solving today's puzzle : MINDYOURPSANDQS
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Lotion base : ALOE
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Peter, Paul or Mary : NAME
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Scalawag : ROGUE
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Latest word : NEWS
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Spirit : ELAN
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Kind of bath or boat : STEAM
Down
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Dental problem corrected by braces : GAP
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God offended by Daphnis : EROS
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Stout fellow? : NERO
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Tips, e.g. : INCOME
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Seine filler : EAU
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Analogous : AKIN
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Split second : WINK
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Part of 52-Across : OWE
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Cordial : LIQUEUR
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Referees ensure it : FAIRPLAY
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Mallorca or Menorca, e.g. : ISLA
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Emblem of innocence, in art : LILY
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Certain service : MASS
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Mischief-maker : PIXIE
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Part of the eye : UVEA
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Hungarian name equivalent to Amory : IMRE
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Bellyache : SQUAWK
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One of a famous trio : PINTA
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Doctor-turned-wordsmith : ROGET
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Result : UPSHOT
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Grinder : MOLAR
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"___ not yield" (Macbeth to Macduff, unwisely) : IWILL
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It may be held in a church : TENET
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Burglar : YEGG
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File : RASP
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Covers : INCLUDES
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Snare, maybe : DRUM
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Shaded, like some 50's cars : TWOTONE
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Play with horses? : EQUUS
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Start of many an exclamation from Robin : HOLY
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Kid's rebuttal : IAMNOT
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African model : IMAN
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Shade of blue : NILE
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Fall on Pikes Peak? : SNOW
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"My Friend" at the movies : IRMA
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Out-of-doors : OPEN
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Halftime lead, e.g. : EDGE
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Prefix with plane : AQUA
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American rival: Abbr. : UAL
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M-G-M motto start : ARS
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Rabbinical sch. : SEM

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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