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New York Times, Friday, February 20, 1998

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0220 ( 17,636 )
Across
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Diner dish : HASHBROWNS
11
Bed and breakfast sites : INNS
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Area of Great Society concern : APPALACHIA
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"The Seven Joys of Mary," e.g. : NOEL
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Boonlike : HEAVENSENT
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To be, to Cato : ESSE
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Green light : ASSENT
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___ corporales : RES
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Acclivity : RISE
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Figure (out) : DOPE
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Penicillin target, for short : STREP
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Stuffs : SATES
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First name in Mideast politics : HOSNI
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England's Isle of ___ : ELY
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Like most limericks, in short : ANON
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Mellow : SOFTEN
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"Look ___ ye leap" : ERE
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Explosive powder : CORDITE
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Hair style : PAGEBOY
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Play with robots : RUR
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Active police officer : NABBER
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Way it's done : MODE
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Stretch (out) : EKE
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"Wunderbar!" : GREAT
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Like some sugar : CUBED
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"Purgatorio" writer : DANTE
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Bud, maybe : BEER
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Ticket : CITE
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One or more : ANY
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Lawgivers : SOLONS
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Forget about : OMIT
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Business personnel : SALESWOMEN
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Don : WEAR
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Diamond theft? : STOLENBASE
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Actress Ward : SELA
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Serious : NONONSENSE
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Result of a crack? : HAHA
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"2001" characters : APES
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They may be filled with jets : SPAS
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Be laid up with : HAVE
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Compounds : BLENDS
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Totaled : RANTO
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Where lts. are trained : OCS
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From which : WHEREOF
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See left : NINE
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Sr. trials : SATS
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Just sitting : INERT
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"Forget it!" : NOSIREEBOB
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Kind of pie named for a Russian count : NESSELRODE
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Unalert, in a way : SLEEPYEYED
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The moon, in poetry : PHOEBE
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Tell all : SING
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They are beyond reproach : SACREDCOWS
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"Un Homme et une Femme" actress : ANOUKAIMEE
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Coming in a rush : TORRENTIAL
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Cricket wicket : END
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Southern resort city, briefly : STPETE
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Kind of catastrophe : NEAR
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Celebrated : STAR
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Longtime dean of St. Paul's : INGE
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Outback denizen : EMU
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Ancient city whose name means "Gate of God" : BABYLON
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Some dentalwork : CROWNS
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Fish in a tank : TETRA
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City NE of Düsseldorf : ESSEN
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Professional org. : ASSN
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Expanding grp. : NATO
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Earlap : LOBE
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Neighbor of Saudi Arabia : OMAN
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Famed loch : NESS
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Cornell's ___ Hall : SNEE
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"Ole ___" (1976 album) : ELO

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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