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MOTHERING

New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 1998

Author:
Nancy Salomon, Marjorie Richter and Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon
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510/11/19983/5/20021
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2011100
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1.63000
Marjorie Richter
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1510/29/19978/12/20161
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1143510
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.63000
Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Richter. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1011 ( 17,869 )
Across
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Discrimination : TASTE
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1967 U.S. clay court champion : ASHE
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Divine : DOWSE
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Two caplets, e.g. : DOSE
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Persian Gulf sight : OILER
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Dreadlocks feature : PLAT
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Had a row? : OARED
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Party times : EVES
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Mother a pasty vassal? : BRINGUPASTICKYSUBJECT
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Got on : AGED
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D.C. body : SEN
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Art Deco illustrator : ERTE
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Not cultured : COARSE
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Sudden burst : GUST
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Deal preceder : ANTE
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Cookie ___ : MONSTER
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Not fooled by : ONTO
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Prevent from practicing : DISBAR
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Sots : TOSSPOTS
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Easily tamed bird : EMU
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Command for D.D.E. : ETO
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Toast topper : OLEO
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Poet Thaxter : CELIA
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Straw-colored : FLAXEN
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Mother a pane in the backside? : REARWINDSHIELD
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Rotten : RANCID
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Part of a pilot's plan: Abbr. : ETA
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Big display : ECLAT
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Computer typesetter : ENTERER
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Hand holder? : MITT
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Suffix with hotel : IER
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"Is that a ___?" : FACT
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They're big in boardrooms : EGOS
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CD-___ : ROM
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"No sirree" : NAW
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City in central Israel : LOD
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Edvard Munch Museum site : OSLO
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Scout groups : DENS
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Salty sauce : SOY
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Pontiac classics : GTOS
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Whaler's wear : OILSKIN
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Aquarium fish : TETRA
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Absorbed, as a cost : ATE
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Record making : NOTING
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Mother someone who's really awful? : RAISEABIGSTINK
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Doings : EVENTS
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Basketwork fiber : ISTLE
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Near ___ : EAST
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See 17-Down : MIN
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It's often heard on Sun. : SER
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Crimson : BLOODRED
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Brought (in) : REELED
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Cup part : BRIM
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Physicist who pioneered electromagnetism : OERSTED
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Holliday partner : EARP
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Make over : REDO
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Eats voraciously : SCARFS
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Ferocity : RAGE
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John in court : DOE
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European auto import : OPEL
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Mother a small fry? : CAREFORSOMETHINGTOEAT
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Parodies : APES
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Bequeath : LEAVE
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Top-drawer : AONE
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Glide : SKATE
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Rock and roll prerequisite : BEAT
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Mothering sort : DOTER
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Stamina, so to speak : LEGS
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Phosphate, e.g. : ESTER
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Island southeast of Grenada : TOBAGO
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Hand tool that uses compression : AIRGUN
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Like the fox among all beasts : SLIEST
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Mother too much? : TENDTOEXCESS
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Work unit : ERG
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Add : APPEND
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More sloping : SLANTIER
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Is down with : HAS
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Follower of Jean? : ETTE
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"Ragtime" writer : DOCTOROW
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Like many an old bucket : OAKEN
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Twisted : WRY
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French possessive : SES
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Draws out : EDUCES
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Already in Paris : DEJA
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Kaput : OVER
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Parts of a 95-Across : SECS
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Ferrara family name : ESTE
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Inits. on a rocket : USA
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Soprano in "Louise" : IRMA
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Kind of belt : BORSCHT
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Prize : ESTEEM
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"M*A*S*H" logo, e.g. : STENCIL
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"Bye!" : TOODLEOO
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Lake activity : BOATING
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Javits Center architect : PEI
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Cheer at the end of a dance : OLE
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Up to, informally : TIL
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Deplorably poor : SAD
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1970's P.M. : MEIR
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Like the Titanic : UNDERSEA
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Golf ball position : LIE
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Loose : FREED
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Jessica or Hope : LANGE
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Dutch landscapist ___ Mauve : ANTON
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Gunfire sound : RATATAT
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Pack-'em-in children's game : SARDINES
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Hires, e.g. : ROOTBEER
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Cheat on : TWOTIME
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Mother some babblers? : FOSTERBROOKS
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Greet warmly at the door : ASKIN
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First name in westerns : CLINT
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Graspers : TONGS
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Lots and lots : MYRIADS
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More than forgetful : SENILE
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Nothing on the court : LOVE
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Hot under the collar : TEEDOFF
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Reno and Kennedy, e.g.: Abbr. : AGS
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Tease : RIB
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Soundless communication: Abbr. : ASL
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Four-time Japanese prime minister : ITO
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___-mo : SLO
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Parade decoration : STREAMER
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Working, in a way : KNEADING
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Like antiques at an auction : RESOLD
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Leg up : EDGE
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They have no sting : DRONES
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Meaning of two dots and a bar, in music : REPEAT
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Conceive : IDEATE
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One that sheds : MOLTER
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Collector's stash : TROVE
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Classify : PEG
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Sign of healing : SCAB
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Superhero accessory : CAPE
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See 114-Down : AREA
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With 113-Down, a roadside sight : REST
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List ender : ETAL
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Rock's ___ Speedwagon : REO
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Remained : SAT
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Ground breaker : HOE
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Literary inits. : TSE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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