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New York Times, Friday, October 23, 1998

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1023 ( 17,881 )
Across
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Words of encouragement : BEBRAVE
8
Pivots : ROTATES
15
Water worlds : AQUARIA
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Like some military maneuvers : EVASIVE
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Simon, to Schuster : BUSINESSPARTNER
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Musket missile : BALL
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Exceptional deal : STEAL
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Razor brand : ATRA
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"Give ___ while longer" : ITA
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O.C.S. grads : LTS
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"Uh-huh" : YEP
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Oceans : TONS
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Dillon and Biondi : MATTS
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Room off an ambulatory : APSE
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Versailles agreement : TREATY
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Airline offerings : HEADSETS
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Free time for women : LADIESDAY
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God and others, e.g. : CREATORS
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Lawyers : THEBAR
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Stampeders : HERD
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Succeeded in annoying : GOTTO
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Woolly yarn : TALE
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Foreign dignitary : AGA
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Rebuttal to 24-Across : NAH
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Cable inits. : TBS
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Get-up-and-go : PUSH
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Olden magistrates : DOGES
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"Leave as is" : STET
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Good-time Charlies : PLEASURESEEKERS
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Potential ring-accepter : EARLOBE
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Deplete : EATINTO
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Writer on Mulberry Street : DRSEUSS
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It may be felt on the range : STETSON
Down
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Fictional hero from Zenith : BABBITT
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Middle name? : EQUATOR
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Reserved traveling space : BUSLANE
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Track on the ground : RAIL
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Son of Prince Valiant : ARN
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Contends : VIES
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Urban area in a 1987 Cheech Marin film title : EASTLA
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Sticks back in an album : REPASTES
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Stadium : OVAL
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Sea salt : TAR
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Cinematic terrier : ASTA
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Photo of gramps, maybe : TINTYPE
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Goddess Mother of the World : EVEREST
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Protectors of Peru : SERAPES
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Prepare (for) : SETTHESTAGE
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Mélange : SALAD
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"___ has fleas" (uke-tuning phrase) : MYDOG
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"___ say" ("Alas") : SADTO
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So far : ASYET
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"I tought I taw a putty ___" : TAT
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Morse syllable : DAH
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Hematite, pyrite, etc. : IRONORES
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Rough and reddy? : CHAPPED
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Habitué : REGULAR
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They take marks off : ERASERS
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Secures at sea : BATTENS
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President Fujimori of Peru : ALBERTO
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Uses as a basis : RESTSON
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Requirements for some degrees : THESES
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Clearly in good health : HALE
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Puts a label on : DUBS
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Musical chairs goal : SEAT
54
Playlet : SKIT
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Hasn't got a ___ (is poor) : SOU
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Off-season in the Alps : ETE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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