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New York Times, Friday, October 9, 1998

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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881/26/19925/15/20110
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1.582184
Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1009 ( 17,867 )

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Across
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Like digital clock nos. : LCD
4
1978 film sleeper? : COMA
8
Neil Sedaka's daughter/co-singer : DARA
12
Hydrodynamic duo : OARS
14
Caesar's "these" : HAEC
15
New father's handout : CIGAR
16
Start of a riddle : WHATDOTHE
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Habit : USAGE
19
Persistence of memory concept : ENGRAM
20
"Very well, mademoiselle" : TRESBIEN
22
Riddle, part 2 : ALPHABETANDA
24
Scorn : DESPISE
27
Actress Park-Lincoln of "Knots Landing" : LAR
28
Like some textbook publishing : ELHI
29
Closer to extinction : RARER
32
Jiffy : SEC
35
Riddle, part 3 : CLONENAMEDDOLLY
39
___ Gardens : KEW
40
"___ luck!" : LOTSA
41
Night prowler : PUMA
42
Andy Capp's wife : FLO
43
Not right now : LATERON
46
End of the riddle : HAVEINCOMMON
51
Supervisor : OVERSEER
52
Longtime Disney C.E.O. Michael : EISNER
56
Jargon : LINGO
57
Riddle's answer : DOUBLEEWE
59
Done in : SLAIN
60
First Lady Harrison : ANNA
61
Skater's jumping feat : AXEL
62
Ballad, often : TALE
63
Marsupials, informally : ROOS
64
Hear : TRY
Down
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Rob of "Wayne's World" : LOWE
2
"High Hopes" lyricist : CAHN
3
Use a trawl : DRAG
4
Mega-bites? : CHOMPS
5
Bit-wearer's tidbit : OAT
6
New York Philharmonic conductor, 1978-91 : MEHTA
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Bitter : ACERB
8
Prevent from lawyering : DISBAR
9
"Encore!" : AGAIN
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Went ballistic : RAGED
11
Dallas's Reunion ___ : ARENA
13
Secure for a flight : STRAPIN
15
Flan filling : CUSTARD
17
"The Persistence of Memory" painter : DALI
21
Caught congers : EELED
23
City of Afghanistan : HERAT
24
Bicycle set : DECK
25
Magazine à la mode : ELLE
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Movie : SHOW
30
12-hr. stretches : AMS
31
Sphere : REALM
32
Insult : SLUR
33
Adm. Zumwalt : ELMO
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Shade of blue : CYAN
36
"Invisible Man" novelist : ELLISON
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All's opposite : NOONE
38
View from the QE2 : OPENSEA
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Prince Andy's ex : FERGIE
44
Creeping protozoans : AMEBAS
45
Trouble's partner : TOIL
46
"The Planets" composer : HOLST
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Province west of Madrid : AVILA
48
Corrupt : VENAL
49
Fragrant wood : CEDAR
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Maine town named for a Penobscot chief : ORONO
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Following : NEXT
54
Pourer : EWER
55
Lean (on) : RELY
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Start for a Spanish count : UNO

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