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New York Times, Thursday, February 19, 1998

21-Across : Chap

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 225 for Mr. Santora.
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© 1998, The New York Times2/19/98 ( No. 17,635 )
Across
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Where Caesar landed, 46 B.C. : AFRICA
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Huge : MASSIVE
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Wavered : TEETERTOTTERED
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Requires more than one person, in a saying : TAKESTWOTOTANGO
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Ask, as for a loan : HITUP
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Fruit holder : STEM
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Chap : GUY
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Equivoque : PUN
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Occupy : USE
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Like best : PREFER
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Part of an exchange : TAT
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Hardly a libertine : PRIG
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Ceremonial occasion : SEDER
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Average : SOSO
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A Turner : LANA
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Match game? : TICTACTOE
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French chef's mushroom : CEPE
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Torrent : RASH
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Photographer's setup : ANGLE
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They're heard in rings : OLES
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Giant of a Giant : OTT
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Not a hog : SHARER
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Suffix with pay : OLA
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Continental money : ECU
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Atmosphere: Prefix : AER
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Tower site : PISA
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First: Prefix : PROTO
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Medit. country : ISR
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Classic Jolson hit : TOOTTOOTTOOTSIE
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Gains control, in a way : TURNSTHETABLES
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Saliva : SPITTLE
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Drives : STEERS
Down
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Showcase : FEATURE
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What lost computer data may need to be : REKEYED
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Detail : ITEM
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These, in Thiers : CES
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Film with the Oscar-winning song "Best That You Can Do" : ARTHUR
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Kind of court : MOOT
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An Aleutian : ATTU
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Depot : STOP
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Place : SET
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Some investments, for short : IRAS
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City with a view of Santa Cruz : VENTURA
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Enters, but just barely : EDGESIN
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Kind of bed : TWIN
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The end, in Revelation : OMEGA
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Docs : GPS
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Lovely young woman : PERI
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Throws a party for : FETES
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A goner : TOAST
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"The Nazarene" writer : ASCH
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One in a romper room : TOT
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Full assemblies : PLENA
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TD's, e.g. : STAT
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Home of Hickam Air Force Base : OAHU
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Usurp : COOPT
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Old sportscaster Win and others : ELLIOTS
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Dense fog : PEASOUP
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Karen of "Little House on the Prairie" : GRASSLE
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More wary : LEERIER
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Slip up : ERR
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Darts : SCOOTS
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Non-P.C. suffix : ETTE
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Longfellow's "The Bell of ___" : ATRI
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Assignment : POST
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Mideast dry measure : ROTL
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"___ days gone by!": Riley : OTHE
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The Beatles' "Let ___" : ITBE
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It can make a molehill out of a mountain : TNT
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Feedbox grain : OAT
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Skiing path : ESS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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