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New York Times, Thursday, February 12, 1998

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0212 ( 17,628 )

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Across
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Guitar attachment : WAWA
5
Tell secrets : BLAB
9
One who tries : JUDGE
14
"Family Ties" role : ALEX
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Terza ___ (Italian verse form) : RIMA
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Burger garnish : ONION
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Dot on a map : ISLE
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Augury : OMEN
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Burn a bit : SINGE
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Opposition? : FOLLOWINGPHOTO
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Novel ending : IST
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"1-2-3" singer Barry : LEN
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Wine and dine : REGALE
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"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" hero : BRAD
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Buddy : MAC
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Cut off : ALONE
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Egyptian port : SUEZ
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Lady's man : EARL
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Exposition? : BEFOREWYEANDZEE
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___ a secret : INON
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Sing the praises of : LAUD
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Smart or Smiley : AGENT
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Colonial descendants' grp. : DAR
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Like a Dali watch : LIMP
45
Carol starter : ADESTE
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Gained a lap? : SAT
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Poetic pugilist : ALI
48
Deposition? : BETWEENLAANDDA
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Battle lineup : ARRAY
57
Wahines' wear : LEIS
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Syria, long ago : ARAM
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Hotel offering : SUITE
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Safety, e.g. : BACK
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Score unit : NOTE
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Beef on the hoof : STEER
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Lot measurement : AREA
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Pinnacle : APEX
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Street urchin : WAIF
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To boot : ALSO
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Sound : WELL
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Relative of a Salchow : AXEL
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Enjoy a bookstore : BROWSE
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Last straw : LIMIT
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Mass assent : AMEN
8
Report of a shooting? : BANG
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Teased : JOSHED
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Blue side : UNION
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Force : DINT
12
Full of energy : GOGO
13
Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
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Ship of fuels? : OILER
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Tollbooth location : PLAZA
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Hog-wild : RABID
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"Mefistofele" soprano : ELENA
27
Attempt : GOFOR
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In a while : ANON
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Purchase what's left : BUYUP
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Stalk by the river : REED
31
Lost worlds? : MAZES
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Don't exist : ARENT
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One of the Boyers of baseball : CLETE
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Did the butterfly : SWAM
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Nose out : EDGE
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Upper crust : ELITE
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1976 Olympics name : NADIA
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Handle cases : LAWYER
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7.2 million-dollar bargain : ALASKA
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Express : STATE
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Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt : ALICE
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Champagne word : BRUT
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Iroquois enemy : ERIE
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Where Napoleon was solo : ELBA
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Within earshot : NEAR
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"Peter Pan" dog : NANA
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Discontinue : DROP
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Go with : DATE
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Payment option, for short : AMEX
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Dummkopf : ASS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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