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New York Times, Friday, November 20, 1998

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1120 ( 17,909 )

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Across
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Exotic recreation sites : PLEASUREPALACES
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Frankie Carle's theme song : SUNRISESERENADE
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They'll do for now : STOPGAPMEASURES
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Haifa hill : TEL
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___-en-scène : MISE
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Bluish white twinklers : BSTARS
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Pullman, e.g. : CAR
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Cries of mock horror : OYS
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Rum cakes : BABAS
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Byways: Abbr. : RDS
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Ease off : ABATE
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God with an eight-legged horse : ODIN
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Brownish : TEACOLORED
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Scammers : FASTBUCKARTISTS
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Where a foot rests : FLOORBOARD
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Raced : TORE
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Insight : SENSE
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Workplaces where there are some openings: Abbr. : ORS
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Like a certain vein : RENAL
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"Shoot" : ASK
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70's-80's N.B.A. star Williams : GUS
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"Be present," in a song : ADESTE
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Per ___ : DIEM
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Temporarily : FORTHETIMEBEING
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Leave an argument unresolved, say : AGREETODISAGREE
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Quits working : RESTSONONESOARS
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Call to attention : PSST
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Cousin of the banjo : LUTE
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Compound with a doubly linked carbon atom : ENOL
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Max Ernst collaborator : ARP
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Letters from Greece : SIGMAS
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New name for Allegheny in 1979 : USAIR
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Sales force, informally : REPS
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Salinger title character : ESME
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It makes ink pink : PEE
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Sheikdom of song : ARABY
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Factor in a more healthful diet, maybe : LESSSALT
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"Are you some kind of ___?" : ANUT
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Dear, as a signorina : CARA
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Germany's ___ Reservoir Dam : EDER
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Meeting of Cong. : SESS
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Ezra Pound work, with "The" : CANTOS
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Some March excitement, with "the" : OSCARS
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Variety hits : BOFFS
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Allan-___ : ADALE
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Prairie sights : BISON
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Boil over? : RECOOK
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African capital whose name means "tamarind tree" : DAKAR
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___ de nuit (cabarets) : BOITES
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Alarming felony? : ARSON
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Tankmate for an angelfish : TETRA
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Onetime Ford division : EDSEL
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Clunky ship : TUB
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Certain number: Abbr. : ORD
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Pauses to rest : BREATHES
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Cuban dance tunes : RUMBAS
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Mind : SEETO
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Stupidheads : GEESE
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At some distance : AFAR
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Former Italian leader : DOGE
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Doesn't call a spade a spade? : ERRS
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Leave be : STET
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Lover of Aeneas : DIDO
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Poker declaration : IMIN
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Money in the banca : LIRA
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A standout for sure : ONER
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Quite a while : AGES
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Good deal : TON
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What makes you you : EGO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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