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New York Times, Friday, October 30, 1998

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 108 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1030 ( 17,888 )
Across
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Re-establish good relations : MENDFENCES
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Sight on a slope : TBAR
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They were first given in 1956 : OBIEAWARDS
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First name at Woodstock : ARLO
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1982, for Ripken : ROOKIEYEAR
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Lapland peninsula : KOLA
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It has a duel purpose : SABER
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Hawk and Patriot, for short : SAMS
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McGregor of movies : EWAN
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They begin in juin : ETES
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Like Falstaff : FAT
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Aerostar, e.g. : VAN
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Entree : WAYIN
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When Earth Day is : APRIL
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"Dynasty" actor Michael : NADER
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Turpitude : VILLAINY
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News providers? : RELIABLESOURCES
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See 49-Down : EVENKEEL
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They're counted in 56-Across : TETES
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Hardly a guffaw : TEHEE
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Freshens the flora : MISTS
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Bencher's implement : OAR
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John L. Lewis org. : CIO
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Kerplunk : PLOP
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Cold and rainy : FOUL
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Palazzo Pubblico site : SIENA
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Start of many words? : INSO
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Dillon, for one : GUNSLINGER
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Normandy city : CAEN
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Popular shooter : INSTAMATIC
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"As I Lay Dying" father : ANSE
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Cleaners' equipment : STEAMIRONS
Down
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"Tru" Tony winner : MORSE
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W.W. II vessel : EBOAT
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Zeus turned her to stone : NIOBE
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Hockey feints : DEKES
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Kind of shake : FAIR
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Romano source : EWE
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Deny : NAYSAY
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Writer's prerogative : CREATIVELICENSE
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Cheese burg? : EDAM
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Old polit. entities : SSRS
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Wreck : TAKEAPART
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Uncle Ben's product : BROWNRICE
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___ breve : ALLA
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Imitation morocco : ROAN
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"___ it from me..." : FARBE
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Prizes : VALUES
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Lower on the Beaufort scale : WEAKER
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Former Serbian capital : NIS
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"___ de Castro" (John Clifford play) : INES
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French border river : LYS
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Actress Campbell : NEVE
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Tap sites : ALEHOUSES
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Have a table for one : DINEALONE
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Rare rags-to-riches route : LOTTO
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Out of service?: Abbr. : RET
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"Solaris" novelist : LEM
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Some z's in Zaragoza : SIESTA
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___ del Rio, Cuba : PINAR
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Have a ___ stand on : LEGTO
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"There's ___ every crowd!" : ONEIN
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Paris's Bois de Boulogne and others : PARCS
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Paycheck abbr. : FICA
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With 37-Across, steady : ONAN
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Auspices : EGIS
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"The Guardsman" star : LUNT
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___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
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Flight : LAM

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

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