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New York Times, Wednesday, October 28, 1998

Restorationist's skill, for short

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 1998, The New York Times10/28/98 ( No. 17,886 )
Across
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Carry on : WAGE
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Cut : LOPPED
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Restorationist's skill, for short : TLC
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Ink's color, to Shakespeare : EBON
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Madame's eager reply : OUIOUI
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Brazilian vacation destination : RIO
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Pest control devices : FLYSWATTERS
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Mideast land: Abbr. : ISR
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Oolong, for one : TEA
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Prefix with laryngology : OTO
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Floor : AMAZE
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"Urban Cowboy" star, 1980 : JOHNTRAVOLTA
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Medical vial : AMPULE
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Chatter : RUNON
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Spacious : ROOMY
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Traditional : OLDWORLD
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Cosby's "I Spy" co-star : CULP
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Strike site : ALLEY
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Fibster : LIAR
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Having honest emotion : HEARTFUL
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Fondly remembered "S.N.L." name : GILDA
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Midwest hub : OHARE
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Hate : DETEST
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Improperly altered : TAMPEREDWITH
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Ram in the sky : ARIES
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Terre Haute sch. : ISU
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Mineral spring : SPA
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Plague : POX
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Theme of this puzzle : HIDDENPOWER
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Relative of a rhea : EMU
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Camden Yards player : ORIOLE
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"Close" : WARM
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Puff Daddy's music : RAP
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Strange one : WEIRDY
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TV award : EMMY
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Fabric : WEFT
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Up to the task : ABLE
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"Naked Maja" artist : GOYA
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Dash-dot, dash-dot, dash-dot : ENS
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Hate : LOATHE
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___ a limb : OUTON
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Plum's center : PIT
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"The Bells" writer : POE
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Land east of the Atl. : EUR
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Repudiate : DISAVOW
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Court event : TRIAL
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Symphonic poem creator : LISZT
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Jazz pianist Chick : COREA
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"___ Bully" (1965 hit) : WOOLY
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Obelisk, say : MONOLITH
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Double Dutch equipment : JUMPROPE
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Sang : TROLLED
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Act as an arbiter : RULE
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Gump of the comics : ANDY
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Chief: Prefix : ARCH
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Pout : MOUE
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Actress Negri : POLA
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Rub the wrong way : RILE
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Youngsters : LADS
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"Doggone it!" : DRAT
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Many miles away : AFAR
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Play the siren : LURE
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It must go on : THESHOW
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Outfit : GETUP
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"Fantasia" creator : DISNEY
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Bring to a point : TAPER
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Bouquet : AROMA
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Checkroom problem : MIXUP
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Manipulate : WIELD
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Did the butterfly, e.g. : SWAM
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Make waves? : PERM
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Host : ARMY
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Spleen : IRE
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Early sixth-century date : DII
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Côte-___, France : DOR
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Have to pay back : OWE

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

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