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New York Times, Tuesday, October 6, 1998

Summer resort off the coast of Massachusetts

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FGJKWXY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 34 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times10/6/98 ( No. 17,864 )
Across
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Supreme Diana : ROSS
5
Distiller Walker : HIRAM
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Shade of blue : AQUA
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1975 Wimbledon winner : ASHE
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Solo : ALONE
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Plunks (down) : PUTS
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Summer resort off the coast of Massachusetts : PLUMISLAND
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Bring in : REAP
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Elixirs : TONICS
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Saviors : MESSIAHS
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Ward of "Sisters" : SELA
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D'Amato and others : ALS
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The "S" of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Elvis's home : MEMPHIS
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"At Seventeen" singer Janis : IAN
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Hut material : ADOBE
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Two socks : PAIR
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On a single occasion : ONCE
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Scented pouches : LAVENDERSACHETS
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Quaker's "you" : THEE
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Mine extracts : ORES
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Balance sheet item : ASSET
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Make soaking wet : SOP
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Sound systems : STEREOS
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60's radicals: Abbr. : SDS
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Surgery sites, for short : ORS
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Jugglery : RUSE
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Make king : ENTHRONE
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Regal headwear : TIARAS
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Henry ___ : VIII
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1984 Prince hit : PURPLERAIN
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Have ___ good authority : ITON
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Cream : ELITE
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Book after II Chronicles : EZRA
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Late-night regular : LENO
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Athletic shoe feature : CLEAT
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Hard to fathom : DEEP
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Undivided : RAPT
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Norse capital : OSLO
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Blackball : SHUN
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Common carriers : SEMIS
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Pain in the neck : HASSLE
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Hurting : ILL
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Wander : ROAM
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Author Rice : ANNE
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Club ___ (resorts) : MEDS
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Blooming time : APRIL
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Funny feeling : QUEASINESS
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Neighbor of 27-Down : UTAH
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Nile creatures : ASPS
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Old-time deliverers : ICEMEN
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Carrier to Stockholm : SAS
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Current name : AMPERE
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Smelling ___ : SALTS
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The Oregon Trail crossed it : IDAHO
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Aphrodisiac : LOVEPOTION
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Cutter : PARER
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Many a snake : HISSER
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Recipient of annual contributions : IRA
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Didn't dillydally : ACTED
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Hatching places : NESTS
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Spell-off : BEE
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Sounds of surprise : OHS
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Precise moment : DOT
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"A Chorus Line" girl : CASSIE
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Ukr., once : SSR
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Means of release : OUTLET
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Safari sight : RHINO
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Dog-___ (well-worn) : EARED
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Fiendish : EVIL
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Evening, in adspeak : NITE
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Intl. acronym since 1960 : OPEC
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Not valid : NULL
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Toledo's lake : ERIE
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Bring the house down : RAZE
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Billion follower : AIRE
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Ginger cookie : SNAP
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Org. looking after kids : PTA

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

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