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New York Times, Tuesday, December 8, 1998

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.63110881
Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 100 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1208 ( 17,927 )

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Across
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Polish border river : ODRA
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Lazy girl? : SUSAN
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It's uplifting : BRA
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Comic's missiles : PIES
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Strangle : CHOKE
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Stimpy's TV pal : REN
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Character created by 58-Across : WEARYWILLIE
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F.D.R. measure : OPA
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Spiral-horned sheep : ARGALI
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"Ready, ___...!" : AIM
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Tiny stream : RILL
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Employers of 58-Across : BARNUMANDBAILEY
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Greek H : ETA
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Army cops : MPS
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Frozen desserts : SORBETS
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German spa : EMS
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Claiborne or Smith : LIZ
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West Pointer : CADET
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1951 film featuring 58-Across : THEFATMAN
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Patrick of "Marat/Sade" : MAGEE
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Ernie Els's org. : PGA
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Comic DeLuise : DOM
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Patti of opera lore : ADELINA
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Under the weather : ILL
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Caviar : ROE
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Where 58-Across died, 1979 : SARASOTAFLORIDA
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Bandy words : SPAR
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Burgle : ROB
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Parrots, in a way : ECHOES
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SST's fly over it: Abbr. : ATL
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Memorable Big Top star born 12/8/1898 : EMMETTKELLY
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King of Kings : GOD
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Drops in the letter box : MAILS
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Ciardi's "___ a Man" : IMET
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Leandro's love : ERO
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"I give up!" : UNCLE
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So-called monster's home : NESS
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Surgeon's decision : OPERATE
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You're working on one : DIAGRAM
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Showed on TV again : RERAN
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Sanctuary : ASYLUM
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___-fi : SCI
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Old Polish lancer : UHLAN
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Pyramid and cube : SOLIDS
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Like some arms : AKIMBO
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Society page word : NEE
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Grilled : BROILED
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Satiated : REPLETE
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Wall Street worker : ANALYST
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"...gimble in the ___": Carroll : WABE
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Nun's headdress : WIMPLE
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Decorative strip of fabric : RIBAND
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"Oh, you wish!" : ASIF
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Medieval chest : ARCA
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Of a stone pillar : STELAR
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Nuke : ZAP
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"Who does he think ___!" : HEIS
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End-of-week cry : TGIF
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Xylophone tool : MALLET
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Knead : MASSAGE
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Converting device: Var. : ADAPTOR
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First name in TV talk : GERALDO
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Gregg Olson and others : ORIOLES
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Early assembly-line cars : MODELTS
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Bates of "Psycho" : NORMAN
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Extremely tiny : ATOMIC
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Commit unalterably : LOCKIN
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"Duck soup" : EASY
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Clear as ___ : ABELL
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Part of a sentence, in linguistics : RHEME
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Cassowary's cousin : EMU
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Mao ___-tung : TSE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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