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Beans, Beans, Beans

New York Times, Sunday, December 27, 1998

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1227 ( 17,946 )
Across
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Clown's supply : WIGS
5
Tore : SPED
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Border : SIDE
13
Comedian's supply : JESTS
18
Part of F.D.R.: Abbr. : INIT
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"Your ___" : MOVE
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Sewed up : ICED
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Root of government : ELIHU
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Pest-removal word? : SCRAM
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Scott Turow book : ONEL
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Molasses cookie : GINGERSNAP
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Practice area, of a kind : PUTTINGGREEN
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Sound for Old MacDonald : OINK
31
Lansing-to-Flint dir. : ENE
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Safari sight : RHINO
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R.&B./jazz singer James : ETTA
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One abroad : UNO
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Still-life subject : EWER
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Hipsters : CATS
38
Gum predecessor : SEALINGWAX
41
Tanning lotion abbr. : SPF
44
Found a new tenant for : RELET
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Richie's dad, to the Fonz : MRC
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Extremely easy shot : GIMME
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Applied, as a patch : IRONEDON
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Come to : AWAKEN
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George Sand, for one : ALIAS
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Worth : MERIT
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"The wicked flee when ___ pursueth": Proverbs : NOMAN
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Give out : DISPENSE
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Augur : BODE
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During the knight-time? : FEUDAL
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Inn crowd : GUESTS
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"Human Concretion" sculptor : ARP
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Stiff, hot drink : IRISHCOFFEE
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President Madison: Abbr. : JAS
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Drive off : DISPEL
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How some papers are presented : ORALLY
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Item for a Mexican pot? : PESO
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Only insects that can turn their heads to look behind them : MANTISES
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In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
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Some shirts : POLOS
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Climber's spike : PITON
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Acts frugally : STINTS
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Tea source : CAMELLIA
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Stall call : SNORT
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Black civil rights org. since 1912 : ANC
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Well-wisher's word : SKOAL
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Col. in a profit-and-loss statement : YTD
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"Nashville" actress : KARENBLACK
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Narc's find : KILO
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Certain rainwear : MACS
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Much-used : OLD
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Dept. of Labor division : OSHA
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Not too swift : DENSE
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With 112-Down, a pale shade : ASH
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1930's comics girl : BOOP
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One of six, usually : GUITARSTRING
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Winter Olympics event : SKIJUMPING
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Madre's baby : NENE
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___-toothed : SABER
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One who pulls strings : TUNER
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Triple-edged sword : EPEE
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They may be put on pedestals : URNS
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Keyboardist Hess : MYRA
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Give rise to : SPAWN
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Origin : SEED
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Jr.'s exam : PSAT
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Stratagem : PLOY
Down
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Puff : WISP
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Provoke : INCUR
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Circumference : GIRTH
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Interference : STATIC
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Alert subject : SMOG
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"Turandot" tenor : PONG
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Conquest of 5/29/53 : EVEREST
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Erase : DELETE
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Military communications expert : SIGNALMAN
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Here, in Le Havre : ICI
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Condemned publicly : DENOUNCED
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Trim : EDGING
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Ding-a-ling : JERK
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Two-time U.S. Open winner : ELS
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Strength : SINEW
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Clan chief of old Scotland : THANE
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Extremely : SUPER
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Source of many calls : MINARET
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Sufficient, in verse : ENOW
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Written down : NOTED
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In-flight P.A. announcement : ETA
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Prolonged separations : EXILES
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Pavement caution : SLO
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Trouble : IRK
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Yawning : AGAPE
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1928 movie subtitled "The King of the Beasts" : SIMBA
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Doom : PREORDAIN
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Subject of numerous 70's lawsuits : FORDPINTO
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Lassitude : ENNUI
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Lamb chops accompanier : MINTJELLY
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Chief who negotiated peace with the Pilgrims : MASSASOIT
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Language ending : ESE
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Never, in Nuremberg : NIE
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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"O Babylon!" playwright Derek : WALCOTT
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Actor Bruce : NIGEL
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Some E.R. cases : ODS
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Chop ___ : SUEY
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Cries of disgust : FIES
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Gardner and others : ERLES
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Vein pursuits : ORES
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Partner of away : FAR
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Flying group : FLOCK
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1960 Everly Brothers hit : SOSAD
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They have big bills : STORKS
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One of an old threesome : PINTA
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Person in a race : POL
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AWOL pursuers : MPS
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Fire hose water source : STANDPIPE
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Open : UNCLOGGED
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Granules : PELLETS
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Like Brahms's Piano Trio No. 1 : INB
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Perfect : AOK
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Hotel force : MAIDS
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Some Olympians : SKATERS
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Capacity : ROOM
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Runs off (with) : ELOPES
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Sun Devils' sch. : ASU
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"Don't be discouraged" : CHINUP
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Artery connection : ONRAMP
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Caravel features : MASTS
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Invite, as to one's apartment : ASKUP
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20th anniversary symbol : CHINA
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Soothsayer : SIBYL
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When the año nuevo begins : ENERO
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Squander : BURN
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Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
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Scorer's mark : REST
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See 107-Across : GRAY
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Marlowe's "The ___ of Malta" : JEW
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Wedding page word : NEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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