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FOR PEANUTS

New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1997

Author:
Christopher Hurt and Derek Tague
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Hurt. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Tague. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1123 ( 17,547 )
Across
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Shakespearean prince : HAL
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In stitches : SEWN
8
Lacked, briefly : HADNT
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Footnoted : CITED
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Moscow's locale: Abbr. : IDA
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Swift Malay boat : PROA
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Grammy-winning Carey : MARIAH
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One of the 12 tribes of Israel : ASHER
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Strip's bête noire : REDBARON
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Poppy plant derivative : OPIATE
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Seasonal songs : NOELS
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Experienced one : ELDER
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Plug : DAMUP
29
She follows an order : NUN
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Math branch: Abbr. : ALG
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They may be just : DESERTS
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More apt to bore : TRITER
35
Early alias of 68-Across : SPARKY
38
Snow construction : FORT
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"Finnegans Wake" wife : ANNA
40
Prime : AONE
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Évian, notably : EAU
43
Best Director of 1992 : EASTWOOD
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Fashion designer Pucci : EMILIO
49
Noble : EARL
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Direction at sea : ALEE
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Bra specification : DCUP
53
Promotes : SELLS
54
"___ Davis Eyes" (1981 #1 song) : BETTE
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News broadcast closer : RECAP
57
Maynard G. of 60's TV : KREBS
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Peeper pleaser : EYEDROP
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Revulsion : NAUSEA
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"Dallas" Miss : ELLIE
65
Counting aid : ABACUS
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Old geographical inits. : SSR
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Strip's creator, born 11/26/22 : CHARLESSCHULZ
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Door sign : MEN
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Having a gap : HIATAL
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Depth: Prefix : BATHO
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Clean-lined : SIMPLE
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Manhattan neighborhood : TRIBECA
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Loud, resonant sound : WHANG
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Great Western Forum player : LAKER
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"The Prince and the Pauper" star, 1937 : FLYNN
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___ profit : TURNA
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Pound sound : WOOF
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Giving : KIND
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Western wolf : LOBO
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Grease pencil, for one : MARKER
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Skaters do them : ROUTINES
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Wing : ELL
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Stove or washer: Abbr. : APPL
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Gremlins, Pacers, etc. : AMCS
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Fluid ___ : DRAM
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Strip's cry of disgust : AAAUGH
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"Hooray!" : YIPPEE
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Monorail vehicle : GYROCAR
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Mariner's dir. : NNE
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Checkup sounds : AHS
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Fully anesthetized : UNDER
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"...two mints ___!" : INONE
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Adam of "Chicago Hope" : ARKIN
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Short shots : LAYUPS
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Predecessor of the strip : LILFOLKS
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Clark's big role : RHETT
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French town opposite Brighton : DIEPPE
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First name in exploration : LEIF
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The Lion of God : ALI
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Particles : MOTES
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Cloyingly charming : ARTSY
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Young newts : EFTS
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Capitol Hill V.I.P.: Abbr. : SEN
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Brought on : HIRED
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Designer Simpson : ADELE
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Alan and Cheryl : LADDS
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Song ___ : SPARROW
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Slip up : ERR
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Strip's smallest character : WOODSTOCK
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Baby caretaker : NANA
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Popular proverb from the strip : HAPPINESSISAWARMPUPPY
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Greek nickname : ARI
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Steak ___ (flambéed dish) : DIANE
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With 80-Down, Frieda's do in the strip : NATURALLY
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Next : THEN
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Treat on a toothpick : CANAPE
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Sicilia or Capri : ISOLA
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Strip's apparition : THEGREATPUMPKIN
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Sushi offering : EEL
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E.R. figures : DRS
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Wear black, perhaps : MOURN
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Old-fashioned cold remedies : BEEFTEAS
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Training overseer?: Abbr. : MTA
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Stepped : TROD
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Unracy : TAME
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Start with Cone or Cat : SNO
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Playmobile : KART
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When to sing 25-Across : YULE
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Petit chanteur : OISEAU
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Brings in : EARNS
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Restrained, after "on" : ALEASH
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Strip's comforter : SECURITYBLANKET
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"Melancholia" engraver : DURER
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Seine sight : ILE
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Govt. antidiscrimination org. : EEOC
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___-mell : PELL
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1992 Earth Summit host : BRAZIL
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Jelly ingredient : PECTIN
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Blister : BLEB
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R.B.I. producers, often : DBLS
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Whale of a captain? : AHAB
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Book before Job: Abbr. : ESTH
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Sister of Helios : SELENE
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Pub fixture : ALETAP
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Tobacco mouthful : CHAW
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Kind of card : HONOR
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They're not cool : NERDS
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River known for disastrous floods : ARNO
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Japanese hand scroll : MAKIMONO
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See 11-Down : CURLYHAIR
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Indy quest : ARK
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Strip's trademark remark : GOODGRIEF
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Dog hounder : FLEA
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"Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
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Type of tide : NEAP
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Fierceness : FURY
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Abbr. on a ticket : MPH
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Schedule listings : TARIFFS
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Airline employees : AGENTS
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Perfume, as at Mass : CENSE
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But, to Brutus : SED
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Pool : UNITE
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"The best ___ to come" : ISYET
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Rum mixers : COLAS
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Hopping joint? : ANKLE
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Gum : RESIN
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Pierce player on TV : ALDA
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Stylish magazine : ELLE
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Humerus site : ARM
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Density symbol : RHO
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DHL alternative : UPS
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Plastered : LIT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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