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Yule Get Over It

New York Times, Sunday, December 20, 1998

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 77 Missing: {QWX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 101 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1220 ( 17,939 )
Across
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Actress Valli of "The Third Man" : ALIDA
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New York, e.g. : SEAPORT
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Feeling : CHORD
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Noisy bed-partner : SNORER
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Smallest of HOMES : ONTARIO
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Wedding march skipper : ELOPER
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Start of a verse : ITSALLRIGHTIFIMSOBUSY
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Kind of witness : MATERIAL
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Fam. member : REL
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Certifies : ATTESTS
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Nasty biter : ASP
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"Give the dog ___" : ABONE
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Fellows : HES
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Relishes : ENJOYS
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Prepared to propose, perhaps : KNELT
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Brit. W.W. II heroes : RAF
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"___ Want for Christmas" : ALLI
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Ooze : SEEP
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Tops : AONE
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Not bare : CLAD
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Part 2 of the verse : THATIMSHOPPINGINAHAZE
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Directional suffix : ERN
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Pulitzer-winning writer Sheehan : NEIL
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Hose woes : SNAGS
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11th-century cathedral city : NIMES
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Punish, in a way, as a student : SUSPEND
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Florence's ___ Palace : PITTI
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Baker's supply : YEAST
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Storehouse : ARSENAL
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South African antelopes : RHEBOKS
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Put through a furnace : SMELT
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"The Violent Land" author : AMADO
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"___ Dance" (Grieg favorite) : ANITRAS
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Hut : HOVEL
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Give a mighty blow : SMITE
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Composer ___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
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Doña ___, "The Violent Land" lady : ANA
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Part 3 of the verse : EVERYSEASONITURNDIZZY
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Edge of a rampart : BERM
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Tolkien tree-men : ENTS
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Pike : ROAD
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Garlands : LEIS
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Regarding : ASTO
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"Yay!" : RAH
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Prepare, in a way : GROOM
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Jinx : HOODOO
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Like Falstaff : FAT
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Apiece : PER
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Former "S.N.L." comic : PISCOPO
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Bump's place : LOG
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Portended : PRESAGED
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End of the verse : INMYCHRISTMASHOLIDAZE
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To Shakespeare he was "high in all the people's hearts" : BRUTUS
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Smashed : TOTALED
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Bear up under : ENDURE
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Jardin zoologique inhabitants : BETES
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False names : ANONYMS
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___-Prayer : DIALA
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Pilaster : ANTA
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Like Lucy Locket's pocket : LOST
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Florida beach name : DELRAY
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Actor George of "Disraeli" : ARLISS
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Sully : SOIL
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H.S. class : ENG
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Olympics entrant: Abbr. : ATH
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Pound a beat : PATROL
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Get fixed : ORIENT
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Rob : RIFLE
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French pronoun : TOI
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Coagulates : CLOTS
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___ Sound, Fla. : HOBE
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Work : OPUS
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Leftovers : REST
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W.C.T.U. members : DRYS
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Actor Alastair : SIM
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"Anything for You" singer Gloria : ESTEFAN
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Sound at the door : RAP
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George of "Route 66" : MAHARIS
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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[Out of my way!] : BEEP
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___ Park : ESTES
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1940's-60's world leader : NEHRU
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Informal wear : JEANS
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Go (for) : OPT
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Schroeder's predecessor as chancellor : KOHL
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Jackson known as "Mr. October" : REGGIE
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Most sore : ACHIEST
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Fine fleece : LLAMA
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Lollygags : LAZES
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Phrase of explanation : IDEST
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Top of a platter : ASIDE
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Scythe handle : SNATH
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In a sluggish way : INERTLY
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Department store department : MENS
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Fraternity letter : PSI
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Musical vamp : INTRO
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Whatever : ANYKIND
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Site of a 1943 Allied victory : PALERMO
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Academy head : PLATO
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Super Bowl III hero : NAMATH
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Awry : AMISS
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Puppeteer Bil : BAIRD
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Queen's land : SHEBA
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Chess log : MOVES
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Flip, in a way : EVERT
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Easy chair site : DEN
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Flattened : RAZED
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W.W. II beachhead : ANZIO
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Word : SAYSO
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A.L.'er until 1960 : SENATOR
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Trans-Pacific stopping point : GUAM
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Celestial beings : SERAPHS
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Flatten : IRON
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Binge : TOOT
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Worldwide workers' grp. : ILO
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Blue ___ : GROTTO
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Scrappy fellow? : RAGMAN
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Like shoes : HEELED
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Nicholas III's family name : ORSINI
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Zero in (on) : FOCUS
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"Sunset Boulevard" actress Nancy : OLSON
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Experienced : PRO
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Soft drink Mr. ___ : PIBB
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Regarding : INRE
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Porn : SMUT
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Biological suffix : CYTE
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Academic types : PHDS
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"___ pinch of salt..." : ADDA
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Frenchman : GAUL
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It begins "In the first year of Cyrus..." : EZRA
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Not a grade to be proud of : DEE
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Call ___ day : ITA
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Rita Hayworth's Khan : ALY
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Relig. school : SEM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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