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New York Times, Monday, November 16, 1998

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Bob Frank
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
511/16/19982/17/20044
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0410000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.55000
Bob Frank

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JMQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Frank. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 17,905 )
Across
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Like giants : TALL
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Colorado resort : ASPEN
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Up to the task : ABLE
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Inspiration : IDEA
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Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
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Emcee Trebek : ALEX
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1966 Beatles song : GOODDAYSUNSHINE
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Journalist Pyle : ERNIE
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Door sign during store hours : OPEN
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Refusals : NOS
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Newspaper customers : READERS
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Tire pattern : TREAD
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Not for minors : ADULT
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Begins, as work : SETSTO
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Classifieds, e.g. : ADS
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Pile : HEAP
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Close, as a windbreaker : ZIPUP
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1976 Harry Chapin song : BETTERPLACETOBE
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Germless : CLEAN
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Narrate : TELL
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Road-paving stuff : TAR
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New Jersey N.H.L.ers : DEVILS
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Smacks : SLAPS
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Poet T. S. ___ : ELIOT
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Smacked the baseball good and hard : SWATTED
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Have title to : OWN
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Hot Springs and others : SPAS
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"___ Doone" (1869 novel) : LORNA
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1950 Ethel Merman song : BESTTHINGFORYOU
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De-wrinkle : IRON
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Occupied : INUSE
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Pottery oven : KILN
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Jamboree shelter : TENT
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Unable to flee : ATBAY
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Home runs or r.b.i.'s, e.g. : STAT
Down
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Princeton or Clemson mascot : TIGER
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Love to pieces : ADORE
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Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
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"Well, ___!" ("Ain't you somethin'!") : LADIDA
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Solid ___ rock : ASA
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Like a wallflower : SHY
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El ___, Tex. : PASO
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Blow one's top : ERUPT
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S.F. footballers, informally : NINERS
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"Say ___" (doctor's order) : AAH
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Lane changer's danger : BLINDSPOT
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Comic Jay : LENO
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Donald and Ivana, Burt and Loni, etc. : EXES
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Monopoly acquisition : DEED
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Reason to say "Gesundheit!" : SNEEZE
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German industrial locale : RUHR
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Got some shuteye : SLEPT
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Working hard : ATIT
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"The Canterbury ___" : TALES
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Big brass instrument : TUBA
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0, on a telephone: Abbr. : OPER
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Multiple choice choices : ABCD
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Strike out, as text : DELE
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Eisenhower opponent : STEVENSON
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Becomes tiresome : PALLS
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Follow closely : TAIL
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Join the military : ENLIST
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Bear's scratcher : CLAW
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Actress Loren : SOPHIA
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___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
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Baby deliverers, in birth announcements : STORKS
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Corrupt : TAINT
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Mom's urging to a picky eater : TRYIT
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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Intimidate : DAUNT
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Parting words? : OBIT
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"The Way We ___" : WERE
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Elitist's rejection : SNUB
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Big bang maker : TNT
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Govt. property overseer : GSA
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Whimsical : FEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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