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New York Times, Tuesday, November 24, 1998

With 34-Across, 1996 action film sequel

Author:
Jeremy Thomas Paine
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeremy Thomas Paine

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Paine. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times11/24/98 ( No. 17,913 )
Across
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Some fathers: Abbr. : SRS
4
Winter Palace ruler : CZAR
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Big name in hotels : HILTON
14
Private eye, for short : TEC
15
$75/night, e.g. : RATE
16
Microscopic creature : AMOEBA
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Like: Suffix : ISH
18
Picnic raiders : ANTS
19
Maritime hazard in W. W. II : UBOATS
20
Richard Benjamin's film debut, 1969 : GOODBYECOLUMBUS
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Stubborn beasts : MULES
24
Hospital cry : NURSE
25
Enzyme ending : ASE
26
___-Israeli relations : ARAB
27
Dangerous date for Caesar : IDES
28
Ripening agent : AGER
29
Vamoosed : SCRAMMED
31
E.M.T.'s procedure : CPR
33
With 34-Across, 1996 action film sequel : ESCAPE
34
See 33-Across : FROMLA
37
"Rubber Soul," "Revolver" and others : LPS
38
Only so far : TOAPOINT
40
Apple or pear : POME
43
Disavow : DENY
44
"Leave ___ Beaver" : ITTO
45
Article in Arles : UNE
46
Quake locale : FAULT
48
Tempestuous spirit? : ARIEL
49
Cage/Shue picture of 1995 : LEAVINGLASVEGAS
52
Clapboards, e.g. : SIDING
53
Locale : SITE
54
Inits. in long distance : ATT
55
Beloved of Aphrodite : ADONIS
56
___ about (approximately) : ONOR
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New: Prefix : NEO
58
Least cooked : RAWEST
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Politician Gingrich : NEWT
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"Don't give up!" : TRY
Down
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Marks of shame : STIGMAS
2
Backup help : RESOURCE
3
Academic types : SCHOLARS
4
Shore dinner entree : CRABS
5
Off-the-wall : ZANY
6
One who shows up : ATTENDEE
7
Saved : RESCUED
8
Carries : HAULS
9
Permeate : IMBUE
10
Weaver's apparatus : LOOM
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It may land in hot water : TEABAG
12
Hardly brainy : OBTUSE
13
Sadat's predecessor : NASSER
21
Disastrous collapse : DEBACLE
22
Surg. areas : ORS
27
Little devils : IMPS
28
Large wardrobe : ARMOIRE
30
Navigator's need : MAP
31
Supercomputer name : CRAY
32
Bad sound for a balloonist : POP
34
Actress Joan of "Rebecca" : FONTAINE
35
Plaintiff or defendant : LITIGANT
36
Aardvark : ANTEATER
38
Runs to mom about : TELLSON
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"Anna Karenina" author : TOLSTOY
40
Astronomical object : PULSAR
41
Iroquoian tribe : ONEIDA
42
Field : MEADOW
43
Grooved on : DUG
46
The end : FINIS
47
Dread : ANGST
48
Turn aside : AVERT
50
Morning glory, e.g. : VINE
51
Put away : STOW

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

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