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New York Times, Saturday, October 3, 1998

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1003 ( 17,861 )
Across
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Parades : SHOWSOFF
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Percussion instruments : ANVILS
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Review in detail : HASHOVER
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Sacred : ICONIC
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With savvy : ASTUTELY
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Cavalry member : LANCER
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Way off : RAMP
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Claw : NIPPER
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Horatian work : ODE
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Grp. hosting an open house : PTA
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Riot : CARD
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Sheet : FLOE
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Lords : SIRS
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Compacter than compact : MINI
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Kind of costume : CLOWN
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Result of a wallop : TKO
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1980 Diana Ross hit : ITSMYTURN
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A substitute? : ALFA
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Tops : AONE
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Using fiscal prudence : THRIFTILY
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Cowboys' grp. : NFC
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Merino, for one : BREED
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___ many words : INSO
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French chalk : TALC
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Construed : READ
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Anjou alternative : BOSC
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"Angie" actor, 1994 : REA
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Vex, with "at" : EAT
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Indication of permanence : TENURE
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Seaweed product : AGAR
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Not so good physically : ACHIER
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Not to mention : LETALONE
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Like bons mots : CLEVER
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Borders on the beach? : TANLINES
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Grounds for excommunication : HERESY
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Dabbles (in) : SMATTERS
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Experts : SHARPS
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Dives into a project : HASATIT
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European coin until 1990 : OSTMARK
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Paste : WHUP
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Lush : SOT
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Dutch ___ : OVEN
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Compliment : FELICITATION
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Skillets : FRYPANS
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Distressed : AILED
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Tenn. neighbor : NCAR
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Part of a noble's name : VON
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Like almost all TV shows nowadays : INCOLOR
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Go to bed, say : LIEDOWN
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Show for critics : SCREEN
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Kind of therapy : PRIMALSCREAM
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Smooth : FLUENT
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Became exalted : SOARED
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Annoy : MIFF
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Bill of lading abbr. : CTN
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Dork : YOYO
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Cover : LID
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Goo : TREACLE
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Low-growing shrub : HEATHER
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Schoolyard taunts : INSULTS
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Beyond repair : FARGONE
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Having fewer errors, as copy : CLEANER
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Security error : BREACH
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Treat lovingly : CARESS
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Tart ingredient : BERRY
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Elevators, of a sort : TEES
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"Empedocles on ___" (Arnold poem) : ETNA
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Settled (on) : ALIT
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Suffix with correct : IVE
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Ft. above land : ALT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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