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New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 1998

The ___ Boys (40's-50's film group)

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lois Sidway

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 83 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times2/26/98 ( No. 17,642 )

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Smart : CHIC
5
Not on deck : BELOW
10
Kind of truck : MACK
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Unaffected : REAL
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Work for Moffo or a buffo : OPERA
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Look ___ (visit briefly) : INON
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Name on a cornstarch box : ARGO
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Start of a riddle : WHATDIDTHE
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Rose-breasted bird : GROSBEAK
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Pistons' place : ENGINE
23
Stumble : ERR
24
Hook up electronically : WIRE
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Middle of the riddle : DOGSAYWHENITSAT
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Miss ___ of "Dallas" : ELLIE
34
Biblical verb : HAST
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Its hub is in St. Louis : TWA
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Like pricier meat : LEAN
37
Scout master : TONTO
38
Cover : COAT
39
Massenet's "Le ___" : CID
40
"___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
41
Reinforce, with "up" : SHORE
42
End of the riddle : ONSOMESANDPAPER
46
Not deliberate : RASH
47
Noun-forming suffix : ION
48
Temp, often : TYPIST
51
Gate announcement : LASTCALL
56
Riddle answer : ROUGHROUGH
58
He was a Lamb : ELIA
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Cultural heading : AGRI
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Navel type : INNIE
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Mosque V.I.P. : IMAM
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"The one that got away," say : YARN
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___ Grove, N.J. : PENNS
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Camper's purchase : TARP
Down
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Prominence : CRAG
2
Mainz Mister : HERR
3
Verdi baritone : IAGO
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Converges (on) : CLOSESIN
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The ___ Boys (40's-50's film group) : BOWERY
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Biblical dry measure: Var. : EPHA
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Betrayal of sorts : LEAK
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Bit for the dog bowl : ORT
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Begin, as a lot of work : WADEINTO
10
Like some racing autos : MIDGET
11
Opposed to : ANTI
12
Columbia Pictures co-founder Harry : COHN
13
Dandling area : KNEE
19
Crucifix inscription : INRI
21
Highlands hillside : BRAE
24
Hotel chain : WESTIN
25
Battery brand : DELCO
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Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
27
Sword lilies, for short : GLADS
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Move like a bobsled : WHOOSH
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One of Yogi Bear's creators : HANNA
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Lounging locale : STOOP
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Mindful : AWARE
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Spud : TATER
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Touristy section of Vegas : THESTRIP
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Take the risk : CHANCEIT
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Detect : SPOT
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Beginning : ORIGIN
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Moonshine mix : MASH
45
Sink clutter : DISHES
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Buffet aid : TRAY
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Quiet exercises : YOGA
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Tabby talk : PURR
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Sally ___ (kind of teacake) : LUNN
52
11-Down, Dogpatch-style : AGIN
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Michigan college : ALMA
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Fibster : LIAR
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Camper's purchase : LAMP
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Four quarters : ONE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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