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ON YOUR MARK

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1998

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 76 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Symmetrically distributed symbols punctuate this clever grid. There's one subtle factual error. At the time this puzzle appeared, JEB Bush at 10 Across was still only the Gov.-elect.

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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1115 ( 17,904 )
Across
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Make itinerary changes : REMAP
6
Strip on the Mediterranean : GAZA
10
Gov. Bush of Florida : JEB
13
One of about 2,400,000 in the United States : SMITH
18
Isn't just given : EARNS
19
Was in the hole : OWED
20
Instrument, in jazz lingo : AXE
21
More than whimper : BOOHOO
22
Medical resident of 60's TV : DR.KILDARE
24
Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
25
Fruitlessly : INVAIN
26
Café Américain visitor : ILSA
27
"Later!" : ADIOS
28
Computer ___ : ERROR
30
Run at the curb : IDLE
31
Honey : DEAR
32
Vaulters' landing places : MATS
33
Charge with a new responsibility : REBURDEN
35
Stoolies, at times : NAMERS
37
Make a denial : SAYITISN'TSO
41
Antiquity, in antiquity : ELD
43
What's more : AND
44
Millionths of a meter : MICRA
45
She played Julie in "Julie," 1956 : DORIS
46
Ploy : GAMBIT
48
Suffuses : BATHES
49
Put on a pedestal : LIONIZE
51
Serves : AVAILS
52
Ploy : RUSE
53
Abuses the throne : MISRULES
54
"La vita nuova" writer : DANTE
55
Kind of engineer : CIVIL
56
It's a cover-up : ROBE
57
Some nouns: Abbr. : PLS
58
Kelly McGillis's debut film, 1983 : REUBEN,REUBEN
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Diagnostic proc. : MRI
65
Furies : IRES
66
E-mail option : REPLY
67
Author Sinclair : UPTON
72
Service stations? : TEACARTS
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Burlesqued : APED
75
Hanging loose : ATEASE
76
Marauds : INVADES
77
Emmy-winning Tyson : CICELY
79
Camp activity : DRILLS
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"Uncle Vanya" role : ELENA
81
Muslim generals : AGHAS
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Natural neckwear : LEI
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Flattens : KOS
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#1 hit of 1956 : DON'TBECRUEL
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Deli hanger : SALAMI
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Stay dry : TEETOTAL
91
Fool : SIMP
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They may be split : ENDS
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Be visibly elated : GLOW
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Deadly nerve gas : SARIN
99
Leader in Israel : ALEPH
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Bust ___ (laugh uproariously) : AGUT
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Household pest : REDANT
103
Pierce-Arrow contemporary : REO
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Heroics : DERRING-DO
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Vortexes : EDDIES
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Uris protagonist : ARI
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"___ Mable" (W.W. I best seller) : DERE
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Some kind of a nut : BETEL
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Nonrecyclables : WASTE
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It may make you see things : LSD
112
Corset part : STAY
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Didn't hit the snooze button : AROSE
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Made over : REDID
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"Harlem Nocturne" composer Hagen : EARLE
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#1 hit for the Chordettes : MR.SANDMAN
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Capital since 1923 : ANKARA
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___ particle : PSI
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Father of modern rocketry : GODDARD
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Looks for : AWAITS
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There are two per hundred : ZEROS
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Fruity drinks : ADES
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Novel published under the alias Currer Bell : JANEEYRE
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Growing population areas : EXURBIAS
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American University locale : BEIRUT
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Primogeniture beneficiary : SON
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Mahalia Jackson autobiography : MOVIN'ONUP
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"___ no idea!" : IHAD
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Drudgery : TOIL
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Grind, maybe : HONE
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Flight engineers? : BIRDS
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Speaks elegiacally : LAMENTS
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"...___ quit!" (ultimatum) : ORI
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Paul Newman's directorial debut : RACHEL,RACHEL
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Biblical witch's home : ENDOR
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Padded envelope : MAILER
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Attends as a visitor, with "on" : SITSIN
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Voice lesson topic : TRILL
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S and M : SIZES
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Sugar suffixes : OSES
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"By gar!" : EGAD
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Hot stuff : LAVA
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Purple dyes : MAUVES
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Touch : BIT
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Buyoffs : BRIBES
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Big name in vegetables : LIBBY
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"Of course!" : ISEE
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Torpedo, in British slang : MOULDY
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Baseball's Flood and others : CURTS
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Holds off : REPELS
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Democracy since 1937 : EIRE
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Lift : REPEAL
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Fur resembling beaver : NUTRIA
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___ Park, Calif. : MENLO
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Ark's first disembarker : RAVEN
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Anticipatory exclamation : ICAN'TWAIT
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L'Enfant Plaza designer : PEI
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Reprimand : TALKING-TO
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City founded by Harald III : OSLO
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Loch ___ : NESS
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Seven up, e.g. : TIED
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"It's ___!" : ADATE
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Long Island university : ADELPHI
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Jeweler Pierre and family : CARTIERS
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Horned lizard, e.g. : IGUANOID
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Hagfish relative : LAMPREY
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Worsts : BESTS
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LAX letters : ETA
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Get one's head together? : CORRAL
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Environmentalists' magazine : SIERRA
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Piddling : MEAGER
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December forecast : SLEET
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Gussies (up) : DUDES
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That's a wrap! : STOLE
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Deepened : GREW
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Helen's mother : LEDA
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They may be against you : ODDS
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Goes on : ADDS
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Part of a name : NEE
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Magic org. : NBA

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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