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New York Times, Monday, December 21, 1998

Kotter of "Welcome Back, Kotter"

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times12/21/98 ( No. 17,940 )

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Across
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Long story : SAGA
5
Rich kid in "Nancy" : ROLLO
10
Panhandles : BEGS
14
Shangri-la : EDEN
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Hoopster Shaquille : ONEAL
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One of the Four Corners states : UTAH
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Penny purchase, years ago : POSTALCARD
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"Ali ___ and the Forty Thieves" : BABA
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"A" or "an" : ARTICLE
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Incomprehensible, as a message : GARBLED
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Parasite : LEECH
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Business bigwig : MOGUL
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Miss Kett of old comics : ETTA
28
Liveliness : ENERGY
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Custard dessert : FLAN
36
"Horrors!" : OHNO
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Gofer : AIDE
40
Jelly fruit : GUAVA
42
E pluribus ___ : UNUM
43
Throng : CROWD
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Seize with a toothpick : STAB
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Forest growth : MOSS
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Mortarboard attachment : TASSEL
49
Actress Lanchester : ELSA
51
Grand jury's activity : PROBE
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Pueblo site : CLIFF
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Jack of "City Slickers" : PALANCE
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One making a medical inquiry : CORONER
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On : ATOP
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Penny purchase, years ago : ARCADEGAME
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Fish entree : SOLE
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Treasure store : TROVE
68
"This round's ___!" : ONME
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Bridge whiz Sharif : OMAR
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Gung-ho : EAGER
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Poverty : NEED
Down
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Flower part : SEPAL
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Be wild about : ADORE
3
"Beau ___" : GESTE
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Shenanigan : ANTIC
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Paper towel unit : ROLL
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"Going ___, going..." : ONCE
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Meadow : LEA
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Slow, in music : LARGO
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Opposite of youth : OLDAGE
10
Penny purchase, years ago : BUBBLEGUM
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Kotter of "Welcome Back, Kotter" : GABE
13
Certain herring : SHAD
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Pain : ACHE
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___ fever (be hot) : RUNA
24
Endangered Florida creature : MANATEE
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Therefore : THUS
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Snap-marriage locale : RENO
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Wildebeests : GNUS
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Thanksgiving side dish : YAMS
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Almanac tidbit : FACT
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Money in Milano : LIRA
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Fusses : ADOS
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Penny purchase, years ago : NEWSPAPER
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Model train layout, often : OVAL
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Not present: Abbr. : ABS
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Gosh-awful : DERN
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Pinpoint : LOCATE
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Realtor's unit : ACRE
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Quotable catcher Yogi : BERRA
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Access the Net : LOGON
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Cockamamie : INANE
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___ fatale : FEMME
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No longer a slave : FREED
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El ___, Tex. : PASO
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Elementary particle : ATOM
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"Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
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Cro-Magnon's home : CAVE
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Frankfurt's river : ODER
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Machine tooth : COG

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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