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New York Times, Monday, October 5, 1998

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1005 ( 17,863 )
Across
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Shirking working : LAZY
5
Wetland : MARSH
10
Big dud : FLOP
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Butter substitute : OLEO
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80's-90's singer Baker : ANITA
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Not prerecorded : LIVE
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Kids' building playthings : TINKERTOYS
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Prophetic sign : OMEN
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Rat fink : STOOLIE
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Private instructors : TUTORS
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Corrida cry : OLE
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Deep chasm : ABYSS
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Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
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Wily : SLY
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It gives an artist backing : EASEL
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Carson's successor : LENO
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Not mass-produced : TAILORMADE
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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Tolkien creatures : HOBBITS
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"Mamma ___!" : MIA
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Queen's subject? : SOLDIERANT
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Tilt, as the head : COCK
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Oregon's capital : SALEM
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Actor Vigoda : ABE
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Excellent, in modern slang : PHAT
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"Stars and Stripes Forever" composer : SOUSA
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"Ben-___" : HUR
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___ scampi : SHRIMP
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Winnie-the-Pooh's creator : AAMILNE
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Telly Savalas's lack : HAIR
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Small telescopes : SPYGLASSES
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First word in a fairy tale : ONCE
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"Silas Marner" novelist : ELIOT
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Soviet news agency : TASS
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Lyric poems : ODES
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Salad bar servers : TONGS
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1988 Olympic gold-medal swimmer Kristin : OTTO
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Oodles : LOTS
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Came down to earth : ALIT
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Greek philosopher of paradox fame : ZENO
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John Lennon's wife : YOKOONO
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One of the Osmonds : MARIE
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Poker player's payment : ANTE
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Brazilian city : RIO
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Pigs' digs : STY
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Rash : HASTY
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Ocean debris : FLOTSAM
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Car with a bar : LIMO
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Out's partner : OVER
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State prisons : PENS
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Grammy winner Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Computer operators : USERS
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Poor woodcutter of folklore : ALIBABA
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"Puzzle by Peter Gordon," e.g. : BYLINE
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Italian salami city : GENOA
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Counting everything : INALL
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Israeli natives : SABRAS
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Neighbor of Fiji : SAMOA
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Proclamation : EDICT
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Breach of secrecy : LEAK
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Young woman : LASS
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Gout spot : TOE
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Giant slugger Mel : OTT
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Phrase spoken with a wave into a TV camera : HIMOM
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Longs for : DESIRES
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His art is a wrap : CHRISTO
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Mountain lion : PUMA
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Win for the underdog : UPSET
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Ceases : HALTS
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"Git!" : SHOO
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Round of applause : HAND
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Houston university : RICE
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Full of excitement : AGOG
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Future attorney's exam: Abbr. : LSAT
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Hornet's home : NEST
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Old gas brand : ESSO
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Arafat's org. : PLO
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Yang's counterpart : YIN

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

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