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New York Times, Monday, November 23, 1998

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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Labor's partner, in a garage bill : PARTS
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Pro ___ (proportionate) : RATA
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Some urban air : SMOG
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Big name at video arcades : ATARI
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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No-no: Var. : TABU
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Homeowners may take them out : SECONDMORTGAGES
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Uttered : SAID
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Corn units : EARS
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Watermelon part : RIND
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Tee precursor : ESS
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Author Tyler : ANNE
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Found at this place : HEREIN
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Good-as-new tire : RETREAD
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Put down, slangily : DIS
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Caribbean, e.g. : SEA
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Op ___ : ART
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Elsie's chew : CUD
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Bank earnings: Abbr. : INT
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Journalists, as a group : THEFOURTHESTATE
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"Yo!" : HEY
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Legal thing : RES
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Org. that gets members reduced motel rates : AAA
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It's found in the ground : ORE
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Exchange I do's : WED
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All thumbs : AWKWARD
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Made good on, as a loan : REPAID
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Baked Hawaiian dish : POI
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Helpful ___ : HINT
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Singer Anita : ODAY
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Amount to make do with : LESS
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"The Pastoral," formally : BEETHOVENSSIXTH
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Big oil company : ARCO
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Pastrami place : DELI
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River to the Rhône : ISERE
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Glimpsed : SEEN
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Historical spans : ERAS
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Spanish houses : CASAS
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Overtaker on the road : PASSER
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"Relax, soldiers!" : ATEASE
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Bigot : RACIST
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Walked (on) : TROD
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Confession in a confessional : SIN
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Send back to a lower court : REMAND
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Like a lot : ADORE
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Sailors : TARS
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Tsp. or tbs. : AMT
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One step : STAIR
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Milk of ___ : MAGNESIA
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Following orders : OBEDIENT
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Gloomy guy : GUS
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Like alcohol that's unfit for drinking : DENATURED
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Some college tests, for short : GRES
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Prefix with dynamic : AERO
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Treehouses and such : HIDEAWAYS
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Basketball's Archibald : NATE
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W.W. II fliers: Abbr. : RAF
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Comment made while slapping the forehead : DUH
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Pennies: Abbr. : CTS
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Comic book superhero : THOR
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"I agree!" : HEREHERE
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Lens : EYEPIECE
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Sunburned : RED
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H. H. Munro's pen name : SAKI
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Playing marble : TAW
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"Get ___ it!" : WITH
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Singer Morissette : ALANIS
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Peaks : APEXES
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Spots for speakers : ROSTRA
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Spode pieces : DISHES
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Susan of "Goldengirl" : ANTON
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Writer ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Dispatcher's word : OVER
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"Mona ___" : LISA
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Undergrad degrees : BAS
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Poem of praise : ODE
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[their mistake, not mine] : SIC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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