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New York Times, Tuesday, February 5, 2008

1998 song by the Goo Goo Dolls that was #1 for 18 weeks

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times2/5/08 ( No. 21,273 )
Across
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Ashen : PALE
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Decorative molding : OGEE
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Yellow shade : AMBER
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Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
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"Look both ways before crossing," e.g. : RULE
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Lax : LOOSE
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In front of a hydrant, say : PARKEDILLEGALLY
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Notice for late ticket-buyers, maybe : SRO
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"Waking ___ Devine" (1998 film) : NED
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Ignited : LIT
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"Uh-oh" : IMINTROUBLE
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Cool, to a cat : HEP
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They might be near I.C.U.'s : ORS
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Hair removal product : NAIR
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Tic-tac-toe loser : OXO
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Atlanta university : EMORY
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Fran of "The Nanny" : DRESCHER
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School lady : MARM
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Things hidden in 17-. 23-, 49- and 57-Across : HERBS
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Pawn : HOCK
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Loch Ness monster, e.g. : CREATURE
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Dictatorial : BOSSY
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Umberto who wrote "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
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1998 song by the Goo Goo Dolls that was #1 for 18 weeks : IRIS
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Part of m.p.g. : PER
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Aurora's Greek counterpart : EOS
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Publicists : PRESSAGENTS
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Nafta signatory : USA
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Opposite of post- : PRE
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Only Super Bowl won by the New York Jets : III
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Business sessions that drag : LENGTHYMEETINGS
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Seed-to-be : OVULE
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Israel's Abba : EBAN
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French seas : MERS
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Mythological reveler : SATYR
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Hair line : PART
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Zebras, to lions : PREY
Down
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"Taste that beats the others cold" sloganeer, once : PEPSI
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Morning waker-upper : ALARM
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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"Horrors!" : EEK
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Directives : ORDERS
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Father ___ Sarducci, longtime "S.N.L." character : GUIDO
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Pipe joint : ELL
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Epitome of slipperiness : EEL
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Home of the Casbah : ALGIERS
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Castle defense : MOAT
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Ex-hoopster Manute ___ : BOL
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Course for a recent émigré: Abbr. : ESL
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King in un palacio : REY
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Contestant's mail-in : ENTRY
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The Oscars of magazine publishing : ELLIES
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___ Jean (Marilyn Monroe, affectionately) : NORMA
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Disrobe : UNDRESS
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Zinger : BARB
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Ding Dongs competitor : HOHOS
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Board members, for short : EXECS
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Looney Tunes pig : PORKY
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Maker of introductions : EMCEE
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___ Polo : MARCO
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Snacks dipped in milk : OREOS
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Dusting or taking out the garbage : CHORE
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"Yippee!" : HURRAH
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Lake ___, outlet of the Maumee River : ERIE
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Racetrack tout : TIPSTER
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Father : BEGET
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Father, e.g. : PARENT
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Stab : SPEAR
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Forty-___ : NINER
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Un gato grande : TIGRE
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Girlish boy : SISSY
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Hard on the eyes : UGLY
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___ Lobos : LOS
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TV's Longoria : EVA
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Kook : NUT
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Opposite of "naw" : YEP
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Wall St. hire : MBA
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Little troublemaker : IMP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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