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New York Times, Wednesday, November 25, 1998

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 17,914 )
Across
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Antisubversive grp. until 1975 : HUAC
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Adagio, for one : TEMPO
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Edges : RIMS
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It broke up in Dec. 1991 : USSR
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Available : ONTAP
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Switch ending : EROO
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Jailed : BEHINDBARS
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Phone, slangily : HORN
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Kit item : TOOL
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Rhythmic ballroom dance : TANGO
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Map feature : INSET
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Correct : ONTHEBEAM
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Actor Michael : NOURI
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Fixed : CURED
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Kind of fingerprint : DNA
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Disagreeable encounters : RUNINS
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Extinct kiwi relative : MOA
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Gifts for the betrothed : ENGAGEMENTRINGS
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A pop : PER
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Finnan ___ (smoked fish dish) : HADDIE
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Rap sheet letters : AKA
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Turner and others : TINAS
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Throw with effort : HEAVE
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Mattress alternative? : BANKVAULT
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Weatherman Al : ROKER
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Fight site : ARENA
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Uzbekistan's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Arrived : CAME
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Tot's riding toy : HOBBYHORSE
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Subj. of state regulation : UTIL
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Daughter of William the Conqueror : ADELA
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Moola : GELT
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Cainites, e.g. : SECT
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Hunt in Hollywood : HELEN
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It may come easily to hand : YOYO
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Focus : HUB
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Employment : USE
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Burn residue : ASH
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Standards : CRITERIA
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Bustle : TODO
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As a whole, in Le Havre : ENBLOC
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1959 Kingston Trio hit : MTA
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Expected result : PAR
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Wife of Saturn : OPS
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Kind of center : REHAB
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Pressed : IRONED
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1975-76 National League M.V.P. Joe : MORGAN
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California wine region : SONOMA
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Making mention of : NOTING
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"Hazel" cartoonist Key : TED
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Concerning : INRE
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Friend or foe, e.g. : NOUN
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Vocalized : SUNG
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Figure : NUMERAL
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1982 sci-fi film : TRON
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Moor : HEATH
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Dark brown : SEPIA
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List : MENU
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Obviously enthusiastic : RAHRAH
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Democracy, for one : IDEOLOGY
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Sask. neighbor : NDAK
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"Had enough?" : GIVE
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One in the futures market? : SEER
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Calculator of a kind : ABACUS
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Dojo activity : KARATE
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Lacking vitality : ANEMIC
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Norris Dam project: Abbr. : TVA
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Arab home : STABLE
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Genuflected : KNELT
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"A Bridge Too Far" author : RYAN
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"A likely story!" : HAH
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Shelley work : ODE
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___ canto : BEL
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Popular 20's auto : REO
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Done with a wink, maybe : SLY
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W.W. II command : ETO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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