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New York Times, Thursday, October 22, 1998

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1022 ( 17,880 )
Across
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Quarrel : SPAR
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Twenty-one words : HITME
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Warp : SKEW
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Cherry ___ : COLA
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Overthrow, e.g. : ERROR
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Capture on video : TAPE
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Ouida's "___ of Flanders" : ADOG
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Exurb : FRINGEAREA
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Onion servings : RINGS
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Suffix with final or fatal : IST
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Site of Texas College : TYLER
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Atlantic City event : PAGEANT
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"Fat chance!" : HAH
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Fantasize : DREAM
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Standing : REPUTE
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With 45-Across, a 1976 Eagles hit : TAKEITTO
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Noggins : CRANIA
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Footnote note : IBID
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Do schoolwork? : TEACH
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What Band-Aids aid : CUTS
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Golden Horde member : MONGOL
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See 35-Across : THELIMIT
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City south of Salem : EUGENE
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Printing flourish : SERIF
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"Princess ___" (1884 premiere) : IDA
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Some Fertile Crescent residents : SYRIANS
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Opposer of Cortés : AZTEC
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Bug killer, briefly : DDT
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Make mischief : ACTUP
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Madonna's first top 10 song : BORDERLINE
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Harassed : RODE
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Washerful : LOAD
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Old hull caulking : OAKUM
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Actress Swenson : INGA
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"Frasier" honor : EMMY
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Systems of waist removal? : DIETS
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Shrinking : MEEK
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Line of cliffs : SCARP
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Lecterns : PODIA
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"Moving right ___..." : ALONG
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Milieu of the stressed-out : RAGGEDEDGE
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Playboy Mansion name : HEF
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Peeve : IRRITATE
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Speaker of note : TRIS
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Billing cycle, often : MONTH
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Fraction of a joule : ERG
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Command to Fido : STAY
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Auto engineer Benz : KARL
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Foil's heavier cousin : EPEE
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Erode : WEAR
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Pre-op inhalant, once : ETHER
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Hindu outfit : SARI
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Not entirely happy : NETTLED
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It takes a bow : ARCHERY
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Zoo barriers : MOATS
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Trade area of expanding importance : PACIFICRIM
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Coin word : UNUM
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South American monkey : TITI
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Down ___ (Maine) : EAST
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Marathoner's stat : TIME
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"___ Ben Adhem" : ABOU
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Kind of snake or crab : KING
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Roasted item : CHESTNUT
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In the cooler : ONICE
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Turkish money : LIRA
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Runner-up to Ike : ADLAI
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Make amends : ATONE
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Elbow : NUDGE
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Command to Fido : SPEAK
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Proficient : ABLE
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Really move : ZOOM
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Alpine transport : TRAM
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Countercurrent : EDDY
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High ground in Dutch lowlands : DIKE
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Fishing aid : ROD
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German river : EMS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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