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New York Times, Friday, October 2, 1998

Author:
John Wolting
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Wolting

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1002 ( 17,860 )

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Across
1
Musical with the song "Why Should I Wake Up?" : CABARET
8
Drape : SWATHE
14
Hero-worships : ADULATES
16
Consumed flakes : CEREAL
17
Situation, informally : BALLGAME
18
Site of Atatürk's mausoleum : ANKARA
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New Mexico State player : AGGIE
20
Lift up : EXALT
22
Whack : RAP
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It may be on the house : LIEN
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Traffic : TRADE
25
Some traps : GINS
26
Settler's building material : SOD
27
Magpie's building material : TWIGS
28
Take a stab (at) : LUNGE
29
Not fresh : TRITE
30
Break : HIATUS
31
Andy Warhol subject : MARILYNMONROE
34
Northern : BOREAL
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Saw the sights? : AIMED
36
Broke off : ENDED
37
"Stormy Weather" composer : ARLEN
38
Break : GAP
41
A long time : AGES
42
Like some punk hairdos : SPIKY
43
Mendelssohn's "Fingal's ___" : CAVE
44
Slew : TON
45
Particle displacement symbols, in physics : ZETAS
46
Deduces, with "out" : DOPES
47
It may be crazy : NOTION
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Anticlimax : NONEVENT
51
Montreal, for one : ISLAND
52
1950's to today : SPACEAGE
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"Treatise on Money" author : KEYNES
54
Gymnastics coach, often : SPOTTER
Down
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Leagues of intrigue : CABALS
2
Slow work : ADAGIO
3
Projected : BULGED
4
Ready to drop : ALLIN
5
Blow up : RAGE
6
Station letters : ETA
7
Rashness : TEMERITY
8
Step on it! : SCALE
9
Collapsed : WENT
10
Slow-moving vessel : ARK
11
Attack : TEARINTO
12
Philippic : HARANGUE
13
Runs out : ELAPSES
15
Some new retirees : SEXAGENARIANS
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Most junk mail, essentially : ADS
24
Fine suit, maybe : TWILL
25
Kind of dog : GUARD
27
Jazz chord : TRIAD
28
Chambermaid's charge : LINEN
29
Plain lack : TREES
30
Snug : HOMEY
31
Ferret look-alike : MONGOOSE
32
With fire : ARDENTLY
33
Wimps : MILKSOPS
34
Coffeehouse poet : BEATNIK
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Well-chosen : APT
38
Eye in awe : GAPEAT
39
Requite : AVENGE
40
Bug : PESTER
42
Telegraphs : SENDS
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Break the Tenth Commandment : COVET
45
Time ___ : ZONE
46
Like the Normandie, stylewise : DECO
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Charleson of "Chariots of Fire" : IAN
50
Downy surface : NAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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