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New York Times, Friday, November 6, 1998

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKQWZ} Spans: 8, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1106 ( 17,895 )
Across
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It'll give you an even split : BISECTOR
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Hello and goodbye : SHALOM
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"Heat" star, 1995 : ALPACINO
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European capital : TIRANA
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Was taught how to do something : LEARNEDTHEROPES
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Result of a buyout, perhaps : EARLYRETIREMENT
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Some hummingbirds : EMERALDS
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Humble beginning : LOGCABIN
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Vice President under Grover Cleveland : ADLAIESTEVENSON
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Extended patience, perhaps : DOUBLESOLITAIRE
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Get all gussied up : DRESSTOTHENINES
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Lesser Spanish noblemen : HIDALGOS
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Revolver feature, perhaps : SNUBNOSE
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Academic settings : COLLEGECAMPUSES
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They're likely to come to blows : ACTIVEVOLCANOES
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1964 Hitchcock thriller : MARNIE
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Channel surfer's locale, maybe : RECLINER
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___ Indian : PLAINS
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Superfluities : EXCESSES
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Make a bundle : BALE
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Intestinal parts : ILEA
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Wrangle : SPAR
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Lady's man : EARL
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Only same-year N.C.A.A. and N.I.T. tourney winner (1950) : CCNY
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Piece of cake? : TIER
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French wave : ONDE
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Despicable : ROTTENTOTHECORE
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About 1.3 cubic yards : STERE
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Engaging individual : HIRER
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Pervasive quality : AROMA
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Place for a pin : LAPEL
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Incessantly : ONEND
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Standard bearers : MASTS
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"It Must Be ___" : HIM
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"The Carpetbaggers" co-star, 1964 : LADD
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Sure target : ODOR
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Bond, but not James Bond : GLUE
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They're called on account of rain : CABS
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Troubles : AILS
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Shade of red : BEET
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"And what ___ rare as..." : ISSO
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Precollege : ELHI
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Fought : VIED
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Peak near Paterno : ETNA
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Clip-and-file item : NAIL
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Community event : SING
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Treat with milk : OREO
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Stack part : NESS
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No-goodnik : SCAMP
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Suitable for extreme dieters : NOCAL
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Sound beginning? : ULTRA
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Buckwheat pancakes : BLINI
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"Mighty Lak' a Rose" composer : NEVIN
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Architectural moldings : OGEES
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Unspecified no. : SEV
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One of the sisters in "Sisters" : ALEX
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Year in the reign of Edward I : MCCC
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Blanch : PALE
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French part of the U.S.A. : UNIS
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Offspring : SONS
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A really big shoe : EEEE
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C.I.S. members, once : SSRS

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

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