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New York Times, Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bette Sue Cohen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0311 ( 17,655 )

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Across
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King Tut's favorite card game? : FARO
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Bilko and York: Abbr. : SGTS
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Moola : BREAD
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Visa rival : AMEX
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Cow's flyswatter : TAIL
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Split, old-style : REAVE
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Gimlet garnish : LIME
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As to : INRE
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___-ski : APRES
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"St. John the Baptist" painter : LEONARDODAVINCI
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"Come again?" : HUH
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Outlaw : BAN
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"Six Characters in Search of an Author" dramatist : LUIGIPIRANDELLO
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Dole out : ALLOT
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Toast topper : OLEO
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River islet : AIT
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Pac 10 team : UCLA
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Rising star : COMER
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Stimulate : WHET
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"The Crying Game" star : REA
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Collagist's need : GLUE
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"Ditto" : METOO
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NBC Symphony conductor, 1937-54 : ARTUROTOSCANINI
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Basilica bench : PEW
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Winner of 10/30/74 : ALI
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"Norma" composer : VINCENZOBELLINI
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"What ___!" : ADEAL
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Director Kazan : ELIA
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Bumped off : ICED
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Thornburgh's predecessor as Attorney General : MEESE
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Sound off : RANT
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Long skirt : MAXI
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Where to find favors : PARTY
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People : ONES
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Not fooled by : ONTO
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Take a spill : FALL
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Friend of François : AMIE
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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The yoke's on them : OXEN
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Rouse : STIRUP
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Best Picture of 1982 : GANDHI
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Novice: Var. : TIRO
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Take to the hills? : SLED
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Swagger : BRAVADO
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Complain : REPINE
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Be a breadwinner : EARN
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Tours with? : AVEC
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Lucie's dad : DESI
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Make ___ with (please) : AHIT
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Daisy Mae's mate : ABNER
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Gene Tierney title role : LAURA
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Tummy trouble : ULCER
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___ ease : ILLAT
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___ few rounds : GOA
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Shakespearean eloper : ROMEO
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Stout relative : ALE
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"Funny About Love" star Christine : LAHTI
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Use, as a cot : LIEON
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10th-century Holy Roman emperor : OTTOI
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Make faces, say : CLOWN
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Like Ellen, now : OUT
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Cyst : WEN
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New York Tribune founder : GREELEY
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Camelot coat : MAIL
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Tossed skyward : UPCAST
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Texas-Louisiana border river : SABINE
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Traction enhancers : CLEATS
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Theda Bara, e.g. : VAMP
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Think tank product : IDEA
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___-do-well : NEER
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Round number : ZERO
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"The Good Earth" heroine : OLAN
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Car with a bar : LIMO
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Self-confident words : ICAN
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Cry to the queue : NEXT
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Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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