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New York Times, Tuesday, December 1, 1998

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
"Time ___ My Side" (Rolling Stones hit)
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVXZ} Spans: 1 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Spadaccini. Tuesday freshness: 12%
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© 1998, The New York Times12/1/98 ( No. 17,920 )
Across
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Skiing mecca : ALPS
5
Dogs and cats, e.g. : PETS
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Hidden room's secret opening : PANEL
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Comic Sahl : MORT
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Idolize : ADORE
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Vulgarian : BOOR
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Seagoing: Abbr. : NAUT
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Have a feeling about : SENSE
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Old-time entertainer ___ Tucker : SOPHIE
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Morse code component : DOT
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Quiche, e.g. : PIE
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The Emerald Isle : ERIN
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Hairpiece : WIG
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60's protest : SITIN
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"Time ___ My Side" (Rolling Stones hit) : ISON
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Demonstrate : SHOW
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Music synthesizer : MOOG
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Malarial fever : AGUE
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The Phantom's instrument : ORGAN
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Switch positions : ONS
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Quaker's "you" : THEE
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Prefix with nuptial : PRE
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Italian cheese : ROMANO
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Slow mover : SNAIL
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___ Orange, N.J. : EAST
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Hollow response : ECHO
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Pancake syrup flavor : MAPLE
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Friend, to Françoise : AMIE
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Actress Perlman : RHEA
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Like some stomachs : UPSET
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Look closely : PEER
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Burn quickly : SEAR
Down
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Prefix with dexterity : AMBI
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Makes off with illegally : LOOTS
3
TV teaser : PROMO
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Big and strong : STRAPPING
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Finger that curls : PINKIE
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Rub out : ERASE
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Tight as a drum : TAUT
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Clockmaker Thomas : SETH
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Die, euphemistically : PASSON
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Highly skilled : ADEPT
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Forbidden thing : NONO
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Once, once : ERST
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Attorney F. ___ Bailey : LEE
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Zoo beast : RHINO
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Patsy's pal on "Absolutely Fabulous" : EDINA
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In the style of: Suffix : ESQUE
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Debaucher : ROUE
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Supporter of the American Revolution : WHIG
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Little bit : IOTA
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17th-century actress Nell : GWYN
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Japanese wrestling : SUMO
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Get ___ the ground floor : INON
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W.B.A. calls : TKOS
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"Come Back, Little Sheba" playwright : INGE
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Naked runners : STREAKERS
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"Yippee!" : WAHOO
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Designer Kamali : NORMA
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Writing pad : TABLET
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Baggage handler : PORTER
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"Look happy!" : SMILE
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First name in TV talk : ROSIE
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Hiding spot : NICHE
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Milo or Tessie : OSHEA
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Ginger cookie : SNAP
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Blabs : YAPS
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Spring : LEAP
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Renown : FAME
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Fly like an eagle : SOAR
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Texas Mustangs, for short : SMU

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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