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New York Times, Tuesday, March 24, 1998

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0324 ( 17,668 )
Across
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Hemmed, but didn't haw : SEWED
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Israel's Dayan : MOSHE
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Tout's offering : TIP
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Tickle pink : ELATE
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Expressed joy : OOHED
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The self-proclaimed "Greatest" : ALI
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Trifling amount : CHICKENFEED
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Singer Zadora : PIA
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10% cuts : TITHES
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___ fields (mythological afterworld) : ELYSIAN
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Spot for a Band-Aid : SCRAPE
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Take apart : UNDO
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School zone sign : SLOW
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Pirate's potable : RUM
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Korean soldier : ROK
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New Zealander : KIWI
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Black cat, maybe : OMEN
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Stallone role : RAMBO
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Dorothy followed it : YELLOWBRICKROAD
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Seaweed-wrapped fare : SUSHI
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Rights org. : ACLU
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Agnew's plea, for short : NOLO
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New Haven collegian : ELI
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Racket or rocket add-on : EER
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Breslau's river : ODER
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Scold, with "out" : BAWL
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Scottish "sighting" : NESSIE
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Cracker shapes : ANIMALS
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Bring to light : EXHUME
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Ancient lang. : LAT
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"Coal Miner's Daughter" actress : SISSYSPACEK
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Order to attack, with "on" : SIC
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Cynic's look : SNEER
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"Dallas" matriarch : ELLIE
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Volcanic spew : ASH
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They're pitched at jamborees : TENTS
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Is cockeyed : LEANS
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The Amish, e.g. : SECT
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K-12, scholastically speaking : ELHI
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Restaurant annoyance : WAIT
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Produce art on copper, e.g. : ETCH
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Rink fakeouts : DEKES
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Presidents' Day, e.g.: Abbr. : MON
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Punch-in-the-stomach reaction : OOF
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Followers : SHEEP
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Ward ___ (local politico) : HEELER
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Water whirled : EDDY
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Gimme on the green : TAPIN
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Trojan War epic : ILIAD
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"Eighty-eight" : PIANO
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Third-party account : ESCROW
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Indonesia's first president : SUKARNO
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Cuban dance : RUMBA
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Slaps a fine on : AMERCES
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"The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
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Place : LIEU
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Temple footballers : OWLS
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Knuckleballer Hoyt : WILHELM
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Sitcom planet : ORK
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Frasier's TV brother : NILES
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General feeling : MOOD
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Hoedown seat : BALE
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Wavy lines, in the comics : ODOR
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Fix a squeak : OIL
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Radioactivity units : CURIES
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Kind of skates : INLINE
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Glider wood : BALSA
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Diarist Nin : ANAIS
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Broom Hilda, e.g. : WITCH
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Krupp works city : ESSEN
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Boot out : EXPEL
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Robust : HALE
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Pac 10 sch. : UCLA
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"Deal ___!" : MEIN
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___ out (manages) : EKES
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Ready : SET
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Jr. and sr. : YRS

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

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