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New York Times, Saturday, December 19, 1998

Author:
Frank Longo and Dave Tuller
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
8910/29/199412/31/20092
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
140137142921
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.48403
Frank Longo
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
168/4/19965/23/20093
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
31102342
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.60100
Dave Tuller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 8, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Longo. This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1219 ( 17,938 )
Across
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"Home, ___!" : JAMES
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Finish for Jacob or Joseph : ITE
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Meat avoider : VEGAN
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St. Teresa's birthplace : AVILA
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Kill : NIX
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Phantasm, e.g. : IMAGE
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Sole food? : PICKLEDPIGSFEET
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Dir. the Ebro flows : ESE
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"Orlando Furioso" poet : ARIOSTO
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The junk of junk mail : ADS
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Constitution writer : DRAFTER
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Hind's partner : STAG
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French caricaturist Comte de ___ : NOE
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Faithful dog, affectionately : SHEP
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Whence the song "Mack the Knife," with "The" : THREEPENNYOPERA
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Dog used as a wartime dispatch bearer : AIREDALETERRIER
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What some paths offer : LEASTRESISTANCE
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Crescent : LUNE
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Mom-and-pop org.? : PTA
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Guillotined part : TETE
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Witnesses : BEHOLDS
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Bit of pollution : ASH
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Like some Kurds : IRANIAN
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Hollywood employee: Abbr. : AGT
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Small toy, at times : STOCKINGSTUFFER
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Souchong alternative : PEKOE
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Sound of reproach : TUT
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Strength : FORTE
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Issues (forth) : SPEWS
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"Le coeur a ___ raisons..." : SES
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Stood still : FROZE
Down
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Make fun of : JAPE
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Dollar competitor : AVIS
3
Nursery rhyme threesome : MICE
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Soft leather : ELK
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Kind of plate : SALAD
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Howdah holders : INDIANELEPHANTS
7
Where the right word is, often : TIPOFONESTONGUE
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Karl Jaspers and others : EXISTENTIALISTS
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Helmet part : VISOR
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It's expressed in volts: Abbr. : EMF
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Mother of the Titans : GAEA
12
Let sit : AGED
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Trawlers' trailers : NETS
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Be off base : ERR
19
WorldCom competitor : GTE
24
Hold off : STALL
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Vietnam War name : THIEU
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Firth of Clyde island : ARRAN
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Ones in a flight pattern? : GEESE
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Lover of lean cuisine : SPRAT
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"Buch der Lieder" poet : HEINE
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Set up : ERECT
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1929 Cole Porter song : PAREE
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It starts in April in Fla. : EDT
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Bond principal : PAR
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Final word of "Ulysses" : YES
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Crumb : ORT
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Common campus transportation : BIKES
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Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
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"Can't Help Lovin' ___ Man" : DAT
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Put (out) : SNUFF
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"Raiders of the Lost Ark" menaces : ASPS
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Part of an aerobics exercise : STEP
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Nonsense : HOKE
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Old-fashioned do : AFRO
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Noted Woody Herman band member : GETZ
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Kind of diagram : TREE
55
Bully : COW
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Because : FOR

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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