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SOUNDS OF THE PAST

New York Times, Sunday, December 13, 1998

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {KQXZ} This is puzzle # 76 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1213 ( 17,932 )
Across
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Clog kin : SABOT
6
Come clean : FESSUP
12
Diner bottle : CATSUP
18
Harangue : BERATE
19
Carol opening : ADESTE
20
Property receiver : ALIENEE
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Cook on the screen : ELISHA
23
"Three's Company" co-star : RITTER
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Harder to plow, perhaps : ROOTIER
25
Finish last in a renting contest? : LEASELEAST
27
Luster on display? : SHINESHOWN
29
This side of : UNDER
30
Plunge suddenly : SWOOP
32
Thirst quenchers : ADES
33
Genealogy word : NEE
34
Deseeders : GINS
35
Spider-Man creator Lee : STAN
36
Have relevance : APPLY
38
Fools : ASSES
40
Top gun : ACE
41
A nephew of Donald's : HUEY
42
Beat : PULSE
43
Commodities exchange area : PIT
44
1899 warrior : BOER
45
Dodge : RUSE
46
Breastwork : PARAPET
50
Took wing : SOARED
53
Panel of tiresome people? : BOREBOARD
56
Manchurian border river : YALU
57
Collegiate starter : INTER
58
Seeger of song : PETE
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Witch's place : ENDOR
60
Team number : STAT
61
Put away : STOW
62
Brand of sauce : RAGU
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One of the wealthy : HAVE
64
Jackson 5 member : TITO
65
Bough : LIMB
66
Sound off : OPINE
68
Mane area : NAPE
69
Chairperson? : CANER
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Abu Dhabi bigwig : EMIR
71
Ship perfume? : SENDSCENT
73
Many chords : TRIADS
74
Rally : RECOVER
76
Bob in the Olympics : SLED
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"The Grapes of Wrath" name : JOAD
78
Alliance for Progress grp. : OAS
79
Sound of a step : TREAD
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Rein in : CURB
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It ends in Oct. : DST
85
U.S. Open champ, 1985-87 : LENDL
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Roger Rabbit et al. : TOONS
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Suffers : AILS
90
Builder's choice : SITE
91
Profitable extraction : ORE
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Sectional : SOFA
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Recipe verb : SAUTE
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Orbital point : APSIS
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Bridge-support combine? : TRUSSTRUST
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Payoffs to chart makers? : GRAPHGRAFT
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Nominal : TITULAR
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Self-important sort : TINGOD
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Fit for farming : ARABLE
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Another : ONEMORE
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Undivided : ENTIRE
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Stirred up : ROILED
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Searches blindly : GROPES
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Become whole again : REHEAL
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Two of Henry's six : ANNES
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Containing element #34 : SELENIC
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Daughter of Minos : ARIADNE
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Chorus section : BASSES
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Significant person? : OTHER
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Shade of blue : TEAL
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Remote : FARAWAY
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Inventor of the stock ticker : EDISON
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Scrap : SETTO
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J.F.K. arrival : SST
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Western tribe : UTES
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As the case may be : PERHAPS
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1974 Oscar winner : CARNEY
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Bitter drug : ALOES
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Castilian kinsmen : TIOS
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Genesis son : SETH
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Workers' protectors : UNIONS
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Little fellow : PEEWEE
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Source of caviar : BELUGA
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Sea flock : ERNES
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C4H8O2, e.g. : ESTER
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Groundless : IDLE
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VCR button : PAUSE
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Sought damages : SUED
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Annapolis frosh : PLEBE
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Go public with : AIR
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Remain sober? : STAYSTAID
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Groundbreaking person : HOER
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Like Galahad : PURE
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Sky pilot : PADRE
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Group of beer drinkers? : BREWBROOD
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On the portly side : ROTUND
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Put to the test : PROVE
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Ornamental film : PATINA
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On a high : ELATED
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After-class aides : TUTORS
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St. Louis Browns Hall-of-Famer : SISLER
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In installments : ONTIME
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Kind of clock : ATOMIC
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Get one's feet wet : BEGIN
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Present : ONHAND
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Go with the flow : ADAPT
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Origami supply : PAPER
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Tournament flora : ROSES
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City in the Ruhr : ESSEN
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Can't do without : NEED
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Grumbler : CRAB
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Phylum subdivision : CLASS
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Rocky peaks : TORS
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Batman after Michael : VAL
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Dixie drink : JULEP
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Hot and sour soup ingredient : TOFU
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Oven pan : ROASTER
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Stronghold : CITADEL
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Put out of commission : DISABLE
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Represses : STIFLES
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No longer green : TESTED
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Numbers game : LOTTO
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Astray : ERRING
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Like "it" : NEUTER
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Australia's ___ Strait : TORRES
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Sky lights : AURORA
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Turn badly? : SPRAIN
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It may be blank : STARE
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Longhorn's rival : AGGIE
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Soil sci. : AGRON
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Japanese sport : SUMO
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Hardly haute cuisine : SLOP
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Point at the dinner table? : TINE
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___-kiri : HARA
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Nonacademic degree : NTH

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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