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New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 1998

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5515241
David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0328 ( 17,672 )
Across
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Loopy : SPACED
7
Some roads : MACADAMS
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Montana strip : ARCHIE
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#13 : ALUMINUM
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More than just a fight : TITANICSTRUGGLE
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Abridged : CUT
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Bill in Washington? : GATES
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Old English length : ELL
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Word with jacket or coal : PEA
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Unabridged : ENTIRE
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Seafood entree : ATLANTICSALMON
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Big name in pet foods : RALSTON
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Moreover : TOO
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Small logging operator : GYPO
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1907-8 Series winner : CUBS
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Classified abbr. : RMS
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Presumptive explorer? : STANLEY
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Supermarket head : ICEBERGLETTUCE
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"The Mocker Mocked" artist, 1930 : KLEE
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Strip : DENUDE
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Many Trekkie costumes : ETS
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Suffix with form : ULA
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Saw : ADAGE
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"Is that ___?" : ANO
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What FEMA provides : DISASTERSUPPORT
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Lawn barrow feature : ONEWHEEL
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Certain gardener : MOSSER
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Swords and such : SIDEARMS
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Fleet : SPEEDY
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Marked time : SAT
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Place for a markdown : PRICETAG
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"Strange as it may seem..." : ACTUALLY
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Confab : CHAT
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A abroad : EIN
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Think worthy of doing : DEIGNTO
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Resin used in varnishes : MASTIC
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Remodels, e.g. : ALTERS
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Vituperate : CURSEAT
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___ Darya (Asian river) : AMU
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Like : DIG
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"Measure for Measure" villain : ANGELO
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Chris of the N.B.A. : MULLIN
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Troutlike fish : SMELT
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Part of a Dr. Seuss title : CATIN
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The usual : PAR
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Put away, in a way : ENTOMB
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Quantum : AMOUNT
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Frolicking, after "on" : ASPREE
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Spot : LOCATE
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Prude : BLUENOSE
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Like a pie chart : SECTORED
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Cooler : SEDATER
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Punches : SLUGS
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Hymns of thanksgiving : TEDEUMS
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"You betcha!" : YES
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Football's Fighting ___ : ILLINI
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Left off : CEASED
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Ransom : REDEEM
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Knots : GNARLS
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Praise : KUDOS
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Polygonal recess : APSE
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Amaze : AWE
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Kind of culture : POP
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Adjudge : TRY

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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