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New York Times, Saturday, October 10, 1998

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1010 ( 17,868 )
Across
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Knee-slapper : HOTONE
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Trigger, for one : PALOMINO
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"Foundation Trilogy" author : ASIMOV
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Cut off : ISOLATED
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Ace place? : SLEEVE
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Stymied : THWARTED
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Pal of Pooh : TIGGER
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Vaudevillian, in a way : CORNY
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Red-tagged : ONSALE
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Fruitless : ARID
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Pickle : JAM
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Makes out : ESPIES
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Corporate image : LOGO
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Abalone eater : SEAOTTER
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Eager to try : KEENON
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Monks' head : ABBOT
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Yerby's "A Rose for ___ Maria" : ANA
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Safire subject : USAGE
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Falls off the wagon : BOOZES
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Candid, perhaps : SNAPSHOT
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Deadly desire : ENVY
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Statue base : PLINTH
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Highball ingredient : RYE
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Rushes : HIES
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4:00 service : TEASET
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Playwright/novelist Capek : KAREL
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Transfix : IMPALE
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Tortellini topping : MARINARA
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Bad atmosphere : MIASMA
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North Sea port : ABERDEEN
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"Belvedere" artist : ESCHER
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Rusty locale : JUNKYARD
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Not kissproof : SMEARY
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Can't help but : HASTO
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"Hold Me" country Grammy winner, 1988 : OSLIN
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"The Way to Natural Beauty" author, 1980 : TIEGS
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The end of Plato? : OMEGA
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10,000 words, perhaps : NOVELETTE
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Mountain known locally as Chomolungma : EVEREST
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1934 Hall and Nordhoff adventure novel : PITCAIRNSISLAND
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Taking liberty : ASHORE
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Having little exposure : LOWRISK
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Warner of Hollywood : OLAND
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One of the Tudors : MARY
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Onetime electronics giant : ITT
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By birth : NEE
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Like one : ODD
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Person thought to bring bad luck : JONAH
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To your heart's content : AGOGO
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"Rouen Cathedral" painter : MONET
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Kind of coal or coat : PEA
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Nothing ___ : LESS
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Its rattle is threatening : SABER
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Key material : EBONY
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"Heavens ___!" : ABOVE
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Like mud : OOZY
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Egad, e.g. : EUPHEMISM
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Common female middle name : ANN
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Meadowsweet : SPIRAEA
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Now and again : ATTIMES
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One with awful looks? : LEERER
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Just around the corner : HANDY
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Chop-chop : APACE
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Princess in Woolf's "Orlando" : SASHA
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Bugs chaser : ELMER
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Starting to break down : TEARY
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TV captain : KIRK
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Key abbr. : MAJ
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"The Thief of Baghdad" role : ABU
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Cartoon character who says "You eediot!" : REN

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later.

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