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New York Times, Thursday, November 5, 1998

Pacific's counterpart in W.W. II: Abbr.

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 17 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 1998, The New York Times11/5/98 ( No. 17,894 )
Across
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Sentimental : SOFTBOILED
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"Diary of ___ Housewife" : AMAD
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With 37- and 67-Across, a question : IFYOUCHOKE
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Hootenanny sight : BALE
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Swords, after conversion : PLOWSHARES
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Prime the pot : ANTE
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Bruise preventers : PADS
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Big night : EVE
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Couric of "Today" : KATIE
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Pacific's counterpart in W.W. II: Abbr. : ETO
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Detroit's Joe Louis Sports ___ : ARENA
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Brings up : REARS
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Tried to keep one's seat : RERAN
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Unsatisfying outcome : TIE
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Bee chaser? : CEE
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Noise of the lambs : BAA
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Peak seen from the Ionian Sea : ETNA
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Well-kept secret, for some : AGE
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See 15-Across : ASMURFWHATCOLOR
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Sorority letter : RHO
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Low islands : CAYS
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Common girl's middle name : LOU
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See 57-Across : FOR
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Otto I's realm: Abbr. : HRE
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Not robust-looking : DRAWN
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Wise guy : SWAMI
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Graph measure : SLOPE
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With 45-Across, try to get : VIE
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Voting groups : BLOCS
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Defunct sports org. since 1976 : ABA
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Amorous skunk Le Pew : PEPE
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It's a wrap : FOIL
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Sabotaged, in a way : UNDERMINED
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While away the time : LAZE
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See 15-Across : DOESITTURN
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Western tribe : UTES
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Pilots must pass it : STRESSTEST
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Not a guzzler : SIPPER
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Recently : OFLATE
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Author Dostoyevsky : FYODOR
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Pulls : TOWS
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Child carrier : BUS
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Shade of yellow : OCHER
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"___ a dream": King : IHAVE
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"Two Women" co-star, 1961 : LOREN
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Scrape (out) : EKE
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PC place : DESK
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Let up : ABATE
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More than crazy : MANIACAL
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Bruce Wayne, to Batman : ALTEREGO
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Singer Joey with the 60's Starliters : DEE
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Three before seven : AREACODE
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Lawless : ANARCHIC
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"___ way!" ("You go, girl!") : ATTA
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Student of palms : SEER
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Aladdin's monkey : ABU
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Like the U.N. : INTL
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Way off : AFAR
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Signals to speak up : EHS
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Pound sounds : ARFS
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Hot-dog : SHOWBOAT
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Give a sermon : MORALIZE
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Some electrical junctions : WYES
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Old comic "Out ___ Way" : OUR
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Means : AVENUE
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Driver's switch : WIPERS
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"You ___ bother!" : NEEDNT
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Double agents : MOLES
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Dockworker : LADER
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Having a lot to lose : OBESE
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Seine city : PARIS
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Brewski : SUDS
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British P.M., 1783-1801 : PITT
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Asian ___ : FLU
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Excluding : NOT
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High points: Abbr. : MTS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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