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New York Times, Saturday, October 31, 1998

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1031 ( 17,889 )
Across
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Steamed dishes : TAMALES
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Leader in waiting : MAITRED
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Dryness : ARIDITY
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Tapenade ingredient : ANCHOVY
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Mustard, for one : COLONEL
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Unbegotten : ETERNAL
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S. S. Kresge, now : KMART
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Meteorological phenomenon : LOW
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Fiorentino of films : LINDA
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Together, so to speak : SANE
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It may be tiered : CAKE
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Xenophobe's dread : ALIEN
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1998 Final Four team : UTES
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Ruth's 2,213 : RBIS
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Cards, e.g. : NLERS
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Jumbles : PIS
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Rest : QUIETUDE
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Anatomical cul-de-sac : CECUM
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Netanyahu's predecessor : PERES
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Canadian peninsula : LABRADOR
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Proceed against : SUE
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Shelve : DEFER
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God's little acre? : EDEN
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Some hallucinogens : PCPS
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___ ease : ILLAT
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"Yanks" star Eichhorn : LISA
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Victoria Island explorer and family : RAES
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Caribou locale : MAINE
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And more : ETC
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Land : TERRA
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One of the Balearics : MINORCA
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Perennial debate topic : ECONOMY
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Inundates : ENGULFS
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Parts of sky maps : NEBULAE
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Design differently : RESTYLE
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Area of hysteria : DEEPEND
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Puts on the board : TACKSUP
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Balmy : AROMATIC
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Like some Italian cooking : MILANESE
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Doesn't just like : ADORES
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Kind of screen : LINT
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Honegger's "Pastorale d'___" : ETE
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Plans for courses : SYLLABI
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Life jacket : MAEWEST
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Flicker food : ANT
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Króna spender : ICELANDER
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All-time best-selling album : THRILLER
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Former White House nickname : RONNIE
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The one that got away : EVADER
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Poet Thomas et al. : DYLANS
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Tom Joad, e.g. : OKIE
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9-Down's burden : CRUMB
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Like some reports : QUARTERLY
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"Once ___ Honeymoon" : UPONA
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Empty : CLEANOUT
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Arugula alternative : ESCAROLE
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Zod's archenemy : SUPERMAN
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Lifer's dream : RELEASE
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Collier's entrance : ADIT
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Fall : DESCEND
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Put to the test : ESSAYED
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Certain light switch : DIMMER
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"The Graduate" role : ELAINE
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Casts : FLINGS
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Union agreement? : PRENUP
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One of Hamlet's options : TOBE
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Grey Cup grp. : CFL
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Lincoln center? : CEE

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

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