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New York Times, Saturday, February 21, 1998

Anticipations of possible objections, in rhetoric

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {HJQZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Hughes.
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© 1998, The New York Times2/21/98 ( No. 17,637 )

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Across
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Camel, e.g. : CIGARETTE
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Unwanted line : SCAR
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How to pirouette : ONONEFOOT
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Coughed (up) : ANTED
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Matured : CAMEOFAGE
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Soprano Lehmann : LOTTE
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Had down : KNEW
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Sole supporters? : ODOREATERS
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"___ out!" : YER
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Plain : DRY
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Formidable opponents : NEMESES
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"___ is a jealous mistress": Emerson : ART
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Adriatic port : BARI
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___ kwon do : TAE
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Constant criticism : ABUSE
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Greek city-state : POLIS
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Geographical abbr. : STR
33
Sandwich filler : TUNA
34
Papal garment : ORALE
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Editor's scribble : STET
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Big inits. in movies : TNT
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"Last Resorts" author, 1952 : AMORY
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Imperative and subjunctive : MOODS
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Palindromic animal : EWE
40
Lagerlöf's "The Wonderful Adventures of ___" : NILS
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L'océan : EAU
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Girl of a 1925 Broadway hit : NANETTE
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Days long gone by : ELD
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It borders N.J. : ATL
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Fill a four-card flush, perhaps : DRAWASPADE
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Circus participant : FLEA
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Red ash : EMBER
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Crybabies : SNIVELERS
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Roma, la città ___ fontane : DELLE
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Miscellanies : ETCETERAS
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Aunts and uncles: Abbr. : RELS
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Accompany, as on a train : SITNEXTTO
Down
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Filled with oneself : COCKY
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Cuckoo : INANE
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Character in a 60's TV spinoff : GOMER
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De novo : ANEW
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Car once called "The Gold Standard of Values" : REO
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Attempt : EFFORT
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Tuft-hunter : TOADY
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Sign in a restaurant : TOGO
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How grateful can one be? : ETERNALLY
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Deli offerings : SALAMIS
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Big piece of lettuce : CNOTE
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Corroborates : ATTESTSTO
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Pulled out : RETREATED
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Parts of a carte on a cart? : DESSERTS
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Chilling, in a way : EERIE
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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___ rule : ASA
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Big game : BOARS
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Took care of : ATTENDED
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Buffet table appliance : BUNWARMER
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Worse than precarious : UNTENABLE
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Anticipations of possible objections, in rhetoric : PROLEPSES
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Misses : OMITS
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Old bronze coin : SOU
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Brightest star in Scorpio : ANTARES
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Cuckoo : MAD
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Curfew, maybe : ELEVEN
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"The Seven Year Itch" co-star : EWELL
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Order : EDICT
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Tip off : ALERT
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Monster: Prefix : TERAT
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Rope : LASSO
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Debate side : ANTI
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Bend : FLEX
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La saison d'___ : ETE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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