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New York Times, Wednesday, November 18, 1998

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1118 ( 17,907 )
Across
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Game of chance : BEANO
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Exit quickly : FLEE
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Part of a profit calculation : COST
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Kind of surgery : LASER
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Red shade : RUBY
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1983 award for David Mamet : OBIE
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Indian ___ : OCEAN
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Riviera city : NICE
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French wine made the old-fashioned way? : CHATEAULAFEET
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Sphere : ORB
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Rolaids rival : TUMS
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Machine part? : POL
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Birthday-to-birthday span : YEAR
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Dom DeLuise sitcom "___ Luck" : LOTSA
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Mine, in Amiens : AMOI
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Newsman Elie : ABEL
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Loathsome individuals : TOADS
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French delicacy served at McDonald's? : PATTYDEFOIEGRAS
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Jazzman Shapiro : ARTIE
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Valley : DELL
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"It ___ Necessarily So" : AINT
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Young man : SONNY
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Beggar's duds : RAGS
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"Hel-l-l-lp!" : SOS
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Plus others : ETAL
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Ill. neighbor : WIS
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Low-cal version of a hi-cal French dessert? : GRAPESSUZETTE
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Pound of literature : EZRA
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___ Duro Canyon, Tex. : PALO
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Salinger's "Franny and ___" : ZOOEY
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Become frayed : WEAR
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What feuding families may get : EVEN
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Kind of cycle : LUNAR
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Whirlpool : EDDY
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Moist : DEWY
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TV actress Christine : ELISE
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Group, as of votes : BLOC
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Apiece : EACH
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In a muddle : ASEA
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"Cool!" : NEATO
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Obstinate : ORNERY
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The lady of the Haus : FRAU
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Downtime : LULL
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W.W. II vessel : EBOAT
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Quite a sight : EYEFUL
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Pioneer's wagon : CONESTOGA
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Life sentences? : OBIT
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"___ 'em, Rover!" : SIC
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Driving aid? : TEE
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Draw ___ on (aim at) : ABEAD
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Ham it up : EMOTE
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Family man : PAPA
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Bradley and Sharif : OMARS
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Get-rich-quick method : LOTTO
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Not up : ABED
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Hand over (to) : REFER
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Ganges garb : SARIS
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"A Bell for ___" : ADANO
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A going concern? : ITINERARY
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1970 Kinks hit : LOLA
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Some jets : SSTS
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Busybody : YENTA
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Labor grp. since 1900 : ILGWU
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Went "blah-blah-blah" : YAPPED
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Be very hot : SIZZLE
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Split : LEAVE
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1988 Olympics site : SEOUL
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Alum : GRAD
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Whole bunch : SLEW
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Trinitron TV maker : SONY
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"Beloved" author Morrison : TONI
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Genteel affairs : TEAS
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Jane who becomes Mrs. Rochester : EYRE
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Wool gatherer : EWE
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Brit's finale : ZED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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