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New York Times, Thursday, October 29, 1998

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 17,887 )

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Across
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Wrap : COAT
5
Scrap : SPAT
9
Sparkle : ECLAT
14
Common rhyme scheme : ABBA
15
Mayor Dinkins's predecessor : KOCH
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Coronet : TIARA
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Choose one of two gas forms : PICKEITHERETHER
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Connecticut River town : ESSEX
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___ Maria liqueur : TIA
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Not give ___ : ARAP
23
Kind of bay : SICK
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Poker game : STUD
28
Grand you earn, old-style : THOUTHOUMAKEST
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King David's instrument : HARP
35
Author Beattie : ANN
36
Yale of Yale University : ELIHU
38
Prohibition ___ : ERA
39
Hoffman and Streep, in a 1979 film : KRAMERS
42
"Just kidding!" : NOT
43
___ Martin cars : ASTON
45
Airport approximation : ETA
46
Mideast capital : SANA
47
Part of a Pilgrim's anatomy lesson : HEREISTHYTHIGH
51
Metric prefix : DECI
52
Rex's stout detective : NERO
53
Let go : FREE
56
Noisy trains : ELS
58
Caddies' offerings : IRONS
62
"Do that vowel over, Kojak" : REWRITETHEOTHEO
66
Poster boys, maybe : IDOLS
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Pitcher Hideo : NOMO
68
Falsified : LIED
69
1964 Olympics site : TOKYO
70
Times that try parents' souls : TWOS
71
Geriatric Jedi master : YODA
Down
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May in New Jersey, e.g. : CAPE
2
"The Mikado" attire : OBIS
3
Basics : ABCS
4
Occupies : TAKESUP
5
Word with water or jet : SKI
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Olla : POT
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Sieben follower : ACHT
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Belief in God : THEISM
9
Berlioz's "Nuit d'___" : ETE
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It went coed 8/24/96, with "The" : CITADEL
11
Bert who was a Leo, aptly : LAHR
12
Department : AREA
13
Field cover : TARP
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Withdrawal : EXIT
19
Pro ___ : RATA
24
Flat cleaner : CHAR
25
Hawaiian coffee : KONA
27
Banjos' kin : UKES
28
Former ABC sitcom : THEA
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Grating : HARSH
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Emulate Cicero : ORATE
31
Like some goals, sadly : UNMET
32
Where Moses got the word : SINAI
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Flip-flop : THONG
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Its motto is "Industry" : UTAH
39
Kind of jerk : KNEE
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People: Prefix : ETHN
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Actress Martha : RAYE
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Neat : ORDERLY
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Soon : SHORTLY
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"Body Count" rapper : ICET
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Mum : SILENT
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The Fates, e.g. : TRIO
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Glassmaking ingredient : FRIT
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Overhaul : REDO
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Furry "Star Wars" creature : EWOK
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Put in the hold : STOW
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Wheeling's river : OHIO
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Financial aid criterion : NEED
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Kind of jerk : SODA
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Prefix with -prene : ISO
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Medical provider grp. : HMO
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Daybreak deity : EOS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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