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New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 1998

Author:
Ed Pegg Jr.
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Pegg Jr.

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Pegg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0314 ( 17,658 )

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Across
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Like a certain computer number system : OCTAL
6
Smoked dish : HADDOCK
13
Queen's land : SHEBA
14
TV royalty : RESIDUAL
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Subject of "It Must Be Love, My Face Is Breaking Out" : CATHY
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Its home is on the range : TEAKETTLE
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Big do : AFRO
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Good as new : MENDED
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When tripled, a nursery rhyme cry : WEE
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Classic movie set in Greenwich Village : REARWINDOW
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"Buddenbrooks" novelist : MANN
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Blush : REDDEN
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Senorita's need : TILDE
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Pioneer radiation researcher : GEIGER
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Chipper? : PICKAX
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Stable place : MANGER
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Saturn, to Jupiter : FATHER
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Values : WORTHS
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The Seven Dwarfs, e.g. : HEPTAD
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Dye-yielding shrubs : ANILS
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Formed by melting : FUSILE
33
Pass : GOBY
34
Kind of list : BESTSELLER
38
Fraternity letter : ETA
39
Soldier's helmet : TINHAT
40
De ___ (by right) : JURE
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Hero type : ROLEMODEL
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Flaming : AFIRE
44
Where mates are commonly found : ENDGAMES
45
Olden magistrates : DOGES
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Saw fit : DEIGNED
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Lime, for one : OXIDE
Down
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Gold statue : OSCAR
2
Irritate : CHAFE
3
Prefix with fluoride : TETRA
4
In an awful way : ABHORRENTLY
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Nonprofessional : LAY
6
Direct : HEADON
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Sideways : ASKEW
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Didn't get a single laugh : DIED
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C14H9Cl5, familiarly : DDT
10
Beat on foot : OUTWALKED
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Desk item : CALENDAR
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Soft tissue : KLEENEX
14
Perform : RENDER
16
Money : TENDER
18
Tiny flies : MIDGES
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Evaluates : WEIGHS
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Emmy-winning actor, 1986-88 : MICHAELJFOX
24
Jot : TITTLE
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Leader in 19th-century Italian unity : GARIBALDI
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Old Church of England opponent : PAPIST
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Boring speech : MONOTONE
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Suitable for a holiday : FESTAL
29
Bet : WAGERED
30
Quiets : HUSHES
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Warded (off) : FENDED
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Complex ecologic community : BIOME
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Composer Cherubini : LUIGI
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Was a boob : ERRED
37
40's-50's Dodger great : REESE
39
Revenuer : TMAN
42
Halloween prankster's aid : EGG
43
Tumult : ADO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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