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New York Times, Tuesday, February 10, 1998

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Greenman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Greenman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0210 ( 17,626 )

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Across
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Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
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Weather vane turner : WIND
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It may have its own registry : BREED
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Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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Champagne bucket : ICER
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Pep ___ : RALLY
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Catalogue abbr. : MISC
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Twins player in "Big Business" : LILYTOMLIN
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Gathered, as berries : PICKED
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Spinks of the ring : LEON
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Suffix with Japan or journal : ESE
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French father : PERE
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Bronx cheer : RAZZ
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Models of excellence : PARAGONS
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"The Crimes of Love" author Marquis ___ : DESADE
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List-shortening abbr. : ETAL
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Recital piece : SOLO
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Betray, in a way : RATON
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Terhune's "___ Dog" : LADA
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Upright : ERECT
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Region : ZONE
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Lively Highland dance : FLING
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Parcel (out) : METE
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Aspersion : SLUR
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Pizza portions : SLICES
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City on San Francisco Bay : PALOALTO
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Late Chinese leader : DENG
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Attorneys' org. : ABA
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Soprano's song, maybe : ARIA
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Get ready : GEARUP
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Twins player in "Start the Revolution Without Me" : GENEWILDER
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Skeleton part : BONE
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Part of UHF : ULTRA
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Pound of poetry : EZRA
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Skip over : OMIT
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Shelley's "Adonais," e.g. : ELEGY
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Tailor's meeting place : SEAM
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Assign an "R," say : RATE
Down
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Rope fiber : HEMP
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Et ___ (and others) : ALII
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Kind of jockey : DISC
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Twins player in "House of Numbers" : JACKPALANCE
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Sweetbrier : WILDROSE
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Here, to Héloïse : ICI
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"The Old Curiosity Shop" girl : NELL
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Clothesline alternative : DRYER
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Get-tan-quick application : BRONZER
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Zodiac animal : RAM
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Supermodel Macpherson : ELLE
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Ivy League team : ELIS
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Bit of force : DYNE
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Warty hopper : TOAD
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Brain-wave test, briefly : EEG
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Vast, in the past : ENORM
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Twins player in "The Girl in the Kremlin" : ZSAZSAGABOR
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Ill-gotten gains : PELFS
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To any extent : ATALL
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Wheel spokes, e.g. : RADII
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Catch some Z's : SLEEP
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Ring around a lagoon : ATOLL
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Cruller's cousin : DONUT
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January, in Jalisco : ENERO
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Group of eight : OCTAD
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Pre-fax communiqué : TELEGRAM
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Vacation spot : GETAWAY
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Rani's wrap : SARI
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A wee hour : ONE
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Scrabble pieces : TILES
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Dinger : BELL
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Chip in chips : ANTE
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Axlike tool : ADZE
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"Arrivederci ___" : ROMA
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Condo division : UNIT
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Tennis's Sampras : PETE
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Bit of work : ERG
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Time to remember : ERA

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

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