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New York Times, Saturday, November 7, 1998

Product in whose ads James Dean made his first filmed appearance

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXY} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times11/7/98 ( No. 17,896 )

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Risky venture : CRAPSHOOT
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As a friend, to François : ENAMI
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Kind of element : RAREEARTH
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Jacob's father-in-law : LABAN
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Exaggerate : OVERSTATE
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It may be blessed : EVENT
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Disqualification, of a sort : RECUSAL
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Noted concerto composer : VIVALDI
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1900's-30's Spanish queen : ENA
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Collection agcy. : IRS
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Filling material : AMALGAM
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Islands dish : POI
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Little row : SPAT
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Constellation near Scorpius : ARA
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House shower : CSPAN
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Lay up : STORE
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Oldest U.S. hoops contest : NIT
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Attention-getter : AHEM
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Colette novel, 1920 : CHERI
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Unpopular spots : ACNE
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30-Down, informally : POP
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Nutrition units : GRAMS
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Braid : TRESS
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How-___ (book genre) : TOS
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Annual horse race, with "The" : OAKS
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B. A. Baracus portrayer on TV : MRT
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Put into play : UTILIZE
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1950 film noir : DOA
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Modern collectible : CEL
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Reeled off : RECITED
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Quintessence : EPITOME
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Shed crocodile tears : EMOTE
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"Orpheus in the Underworld" composer : OFFENBACH
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Makeshift punishment device : RULER
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Popular lawn tool : WEEDEATER
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W.W. II women reservists : SPARS
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Greenhouses : NURSERIES
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10,000,000 rupees, in India : CRORE
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Deep black : RAVEN
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Betel palm : ARECA
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Home of the U.N.'s Javier Pérez de Cuéllar : PERU
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Sitting : SESSION
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1962 John Wayne film : HATARI
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Doctorate hurdle : ORALS
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He hit 511 career homers : OTT
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Old cause of fainting : THEVAPORS
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Improve spiritually : ELEVATE
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Kind of engagement : NAVAL
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"Napoleon" director, 1927 : ABELGANCE
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Powerful bureaucrats : MANDARINS
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Bosom buddies : INTIMATES
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Imported porcelain : IMARI
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Grier of "Jackie Brown" : PAM
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Arrests : STEMS
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Successful hunters : CAPTURERS
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John Wayne film, e.g. : SHOOTEMUP
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Product in whose ads James Dean made his first filmed appearance : PEPSICOLA
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Gangster's practice : SHAKEDOWN
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Many a new dance : CRAZE
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Word before song or glass : ART
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Neck swellings : GOITERS
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New hire : TRAINEE
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Lightweight road vehicles : MOPEDS
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Measure of 30-Down : LITER
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Pass the buck : DEFER
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Ring-tailed animal : COATI
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Introducer : EMCEE
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Glassware ovens : LEHRS
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Mountain sight : TBAR
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Coup de ___ (gunshot) : FEU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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