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New York Times, Tuesday, November 3, 1998

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1103 ( 17,892 )
Across
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Pile : HEAP
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Alternative to plastic at a supermarket : PAPER
10
Winter transport : SLED
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Where Sun Valley is : IDAHO
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Fashioned : MADE
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Crockett or Jones : DAVY
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Static : NOISE
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Mideast bigwig : EMIR
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Lose it : SNAP
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Vessel in an alcove : URN
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Society's 400 : ELITE
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It's a waste of time : HOPELESSTASK
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Thespian : ACTOR
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Lily plants : SEGOS
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Vehicles with booms : CRANES
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Bread for a stew, e.g. : SOP
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Missile berth : SILO
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Inner city structure : HOMELESSSHELTER
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Some sheep : EWES
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Terhune title character : LAD
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Cram into the hold : STEEVE
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Warner Brothers' ___ J. Fudd : ELMER
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Antique shop item : CURIO
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1967 Agatha Christie thriller : ENDLESSNIGHT
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Jeopardy : PERIL
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Nicotine's partner : TAR
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Inventor Elias : HOWE
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Chapters in world history : ERAS
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Well-coordinated : AGILE
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Privy to : INON
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Malicious : EVIL
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Butter up? : BASTE
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Hardly Mr. Cool : NERD
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New Year's Eve song word : SYNE
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Hold for later, as big news : SITON
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Legs, to a zoot suiter : GAMS
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Bricklayers carry them : HODS
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Flair : ELAN
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Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
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Corner conveniences : PAYPHONES
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Betty Grable's photo, for one : PINUP
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Idolizes : ADORES
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Modern driller? : PAINLESSDENTIST
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Remarks requesting elucidation : EHS
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Fish eggs : ROE
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Food fish : SMELT
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Female vampire : LAMIA
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Tweaks a manuscript : EDITS
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Rock's ___ and the Dominos : DEREK
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Serpentine curve : ESS
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City SSW of Moscow : OREL
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Subjects of clashes : EGOS
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Second-year students, for short : SOPHS
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Yearn : ACHE
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Brag : CROW
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Domesticated : TAME
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Convinces of : SELLS
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Nero Wolfe's activity : SLEUTHING
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Roman road : ITER
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___ Strauss & Co. : LEVI
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Hydrox rival : OREO
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Menaces for warplanes : SAMS
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Inscribe for good : ETCH
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Slippery one : EEL
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Commercial center in Venice : RIALTO
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Olympians' blades : EPEES
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Having chutzpah : NERVY
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Bathtub part : DRAIN
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Knit goods thread : LISLE
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In leaf : GREEN
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Draft classification : ONEA
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Apple spoiler : WORM
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Winds up : ENDS
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Stomach muscles, for short : ABS
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Toujours ___ : GAI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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