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INDIAN CORN

New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 1998

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0222 ( 17,638 )
Across
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Instrument superseded by the viol : REBEC
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W.W. I Allied plane : SPAD
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Switch's partner : BAIT
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Unappetizing fare : GLOP
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Dangerous strain : EBOLA
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"I understand!" : AHSO
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Put ___ question : INTO
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Bagpipe part : DRONE
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Primitive Indian? : CROWMAGNON
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Former White House nickname : DICK
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Rebelled : RISEN
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Not happy with : SOREAT
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Words before "about" : ONOR
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Indian comic strip character? : THESADSAC
31
Take a powder : SCRAM
33
Country name : REBA
35
"Carousel" choreographer : DEMILLE
36
Where the Knicks play: Abbr. : MSG
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PC menu selection : HELP
40
Simmons rival : SEALY
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Ending with iron or tin : WARE
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Stopover for young Indians? : UTEHOSTEL
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Hydroplane part : FLOAT
48
Brewery fixture : OAST
51
Anderson of sitcoms : LONI
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C in a C scale, e.g. : TONIC
54
What the Indian said after taking out a car loan? : IOWABUNDLE
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Some computer program sequences : LOOPS
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Bound collection : SHEAF
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"The Capeman" composer : SIMON
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Kind of bank : EYE
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Tot's cry : PAPA
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It bollixes up the machinery : GRIT
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Neighed : NICKERED
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Indian's interpretation of Robert Browning? : OTOEBEINENGLAND
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In condensed format : CAPSULAR
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"Well done!" in Italy : BENE
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Vintner's prefix : OENO
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One of L.B.J.'s beagles : HER
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Make a new connection with : RETAP
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Rest stop lineup : SEMIS
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Jordan dropped it in 1949 : TRANS
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Sound effects in an Indian haunted house? : ERIENOISES
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Metronome settings : TEMPI
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Dietary, in ads : LITE
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It's sometimes "junk" : FOOD
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___ one's heels : NIPAT
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Indian weatherman's forecast? : APACHEFOG
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Echo : RING
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Advantage : LEGUP
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Current: Prefix : RHEO
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Trainer's workplace, perhaps : SPA
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Paint remover component : ACETONE
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Give off intense light : LASE
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"___ Thief" (1950 movie) : ONCEA
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Indian's "Well, sorr-r-ry!"? : SOSIOUXME
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Detriment : HARM
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Citroën model name : ACTIVA
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He caught his adversary's ear : TYSON
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Often underreported income : TIPS
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What the Indian said after his son's road test? : HOPIPASSED
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Does a warm-up (for) : OPENS
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"Biscuit" introduced in 1912 : OREO
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Jazz singer Jones : ETTA
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"The Family Circus" cartoonist : KEANE
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"Tom Thumb" star Tamblyn : RUSS
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Downright blue : LEWD
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It may be common : NOUN
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Bridge seats : EASTS
Down
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RCA products: Abbr. : RECS
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River through Aragón : EBRO
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Yahoo : BOOR
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Cary of "The Princess Bride" : ELWES
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Former W.B.C. lightweight champion : CAMACHO
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Flag : SAG
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Mekong River capital : PHNOMPENH
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"...and shall bring forth ___": Matt. : ASON
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Drive participants : DONORS
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Action at Christie's : BID
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Lorelei Lee's creator : ANITALOOS
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Restlessness : ITCH
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Puffed, as a reefer : TOKED
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Bronco's locale : GRIDIRON
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Store come-on : LOSSLEADER
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Hoopster/actor : ONEAL
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p., as in Plymouth : PENCE
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College major : DRAMA
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Like a body in Newton's first law : ATREST
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Lagoon perimeter : REEF
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Patch up : SEW
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Some choristers : ALTOS
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"Road" film destination : BALI
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Weigh, with "over" : MULL
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Urban playing site : STOOP
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Salami choice : GENOA
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Turning about the vertical : YAWING
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"Fantasia" dancers : HIPPOS
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Loyal subject : LIEGE
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Language of India : TAMIL
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Roy Rogers, né Leonard ___ : SLYE
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Initiated, with "off" : TEED
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West Indies native : CARIB
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Florida city, informally : BOCA
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Disentangle : UNKNOT
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Husband of Ops, in myth : SATURN
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They often accompany ejections : FINES
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Precept : TENET
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Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
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It's found in sticks : OLEO
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Kind of kitchen : EATIN
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South American stamp word : BRASIL
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Temple of Zeus site : NEMEA
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One who takes orders : CHEF
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Sleek, in car lingo : AERO
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Some wimple wearers : PRIORESSES
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Babes in the woods : NAIFS
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Bunk position : ONTOP
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Black and white cartoon character : PEPELEPEW
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Like a jam : IMPROMPTU
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He notched 363 victories : SPAHN
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Big name in games : SEGA
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Bibliophilic data : EDITIONS
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Long story : SAGA
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Martian feature : ICECAP
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"Oh, go on!" : TUSH
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Cornmeal slab : HOECAKE
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High times? : NOONS
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Hartebeest kin : GNU
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Female fowl : PEAHEN
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New York "Place" name : ASTOR
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South American rodent : COYPU
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Hail : EXTOL
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Lost : ATSEA
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Goo : MIRE
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___-tiller : ROTO
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"Stupid ___ stupid does" : ISAS
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Garment slit : VENT
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Cool drinks : ADES
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"Old" country : SOD
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Author Fleming : IAN

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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