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New York Times, Thursday, February 5, 1998

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.582184
Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Pitcher Reynolds of the 40's-50's Yankees : ALLIE
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See 8-Down : GREY
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Bite : NOSH
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November 1 honoree : SAINT
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Ramble : ROAM
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Pop singer Brickell : EDIE
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I.R.S.? : THETAXESRANGERS
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Fishing device : REEL
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Desert meccas : OASES
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Places for some coaches : ROADS
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Film director's cry : CUT
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Like "like," nowadays : SLANGY
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Scarab family member : JUNEBUG
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Hiss in history : ALGER
34
Goad : SPUR
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Heart of a simile : ASA
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Fireside mind-reading? : MANTELTELEPATHY
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Marie Curie, e.g.: Abbr. : MME
42
Like Cheerios : OATY
43
Lucy Ricardo's pal : ETHEL
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Carpenter's sweepings : SAWDUST
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Diluted : WATERY
48
Bonanza find : ORE
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Model's asset : SMILE
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Chesterfields : SOFAS
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Shed : EMIT
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Duster : MAID
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Music at the grocery checkout? : THEBAGGERSOPERA
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It's to dye with : ANIL
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Study à la studs : OGLE
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Horse stall bedding : STRAW
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Eaten up : GONE
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Forward : BOLD
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Handling : USING
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Regarding : ASTO
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Tony winner Bert : LAHR
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Legal encumbrance : LIEN
4
Surfing milieu : INTERNET
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The "H" in Hellenic : ETA
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Voracity : GREED
7
Bloomers with hips : ROSES
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With 6-Across, tea type : EARL
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Peruvian-born Sumac : YMA
10
Void : NEGATE
11
Horatian output : ODES
12
"Your majesty" : SIRE
13
Pianist Myra : HESS
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Orthopedist's tool : XRAY
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What "-ence" forms : NOUN
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The Grinch was one : OGRE
25
Smoke, perhaps : CURE
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Emma of "Dynasty" : SAMMS
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Wool source : LLAMA
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Resigner of 10/10/73 : AGNEW
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Canada Day starts it : JULY
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Immerse : BATHE
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Worker at plays : USHER
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With festiveness : GAYLY
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"P.D.Q., doc!" : STAT
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Darling : PET
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Shed : LOSE
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Sound of laughter : PEAL
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Stabs : ATTEMPTS
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Possible : DOABLE
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Major in astronomy? : URSA
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Skilled punsters : WITS
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Smack (of) : SMELL
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Stuck in the mud : MIRED
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Party animal? : STAG
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Words of dismay : OHNO
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Sinn ___ : FEIN
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Waffle brand : EGGO
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Ethereal: Prefix : AERI
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A "-gate" opener : IRAN
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Animated TV deputy : DAWG
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Salt : GOB
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Big Ten sch. : OSU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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