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New York Times, Tuesday, March 3, 1998

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5430225
Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0303 ( 17,647 )

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Across
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Religious scroll : TORAH
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Coat, as with plaster : DAUB
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Group with the 1976 hit "Fernando" : ABBA
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Solo : ALONE
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Fare for Fido : ALPO
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Medicinal weight : GRAM
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Domingo, for one : TENOR
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Smack : KISS
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Indian music : RAGA
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1991 best seller by Jim Stewart : DENOFTHIEVES
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It laps the shore : TIDEWATER
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Trump's "art" : DEALS
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___ de Cologne : EAU
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"___ soul man" (Blues Brothers lyric) : IMA
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Trains on high : ELS
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Circumference : AMBIT
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Sheepish response : BAA
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Neighbor of Mex. : USA
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Lowbrow sitcom staple : BATHROOMHUMOR
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Bro's counterpart : SIS
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Lend a hand : AID
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Nattering type : NABOB
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Scandalous 80's initials : PTL
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"___ Compères" (1984 film) : LES
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Suffix with Sudan : ESE
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Hon : SUGAR
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All over the place, as paint : SPATTERED
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Secret diet-breakers : CLOSETEATERS
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Western Indians : OTOS
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Lévesque of Québec : RENE
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Out-and-out : UTTER
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Elder, for one : TREE
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Midmonth date : IDES
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Info-packed : NEWSY
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Pronounces : SAYS
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"Hey, you!" : PSST
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American-born princess : GRACE
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Work on a doily : TAT
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___ Miss : OLE
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Director Howard : RON
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Where to connect one end of a jumper cable : ANODE
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Enclosed, in legalese : HEREWITH
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Noted Big Apple residence, with "the" : DAKOTA
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"Get ___!" : ALIFE
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Against the current : UPSTREAM
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Hooey : BOSH
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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Accolade for Von Stade : BRAVA
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Deli item : BAGEL
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Site of 60's tour of duty : NAM
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Bouncers check them: Abbr. : IDS
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Parlor drink : TEA
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Poetic feet : IAMBS
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Mideast emirate : DUBAI
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"Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH
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The "I" of T.G.I.F. : ITS
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Ogler's target : BOD
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Clearheaded : SOBER
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Left one's seat : AROSE
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Lab runner : RAT
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Sesame paste source : OILSEEDS
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Discomposed : UNSTRUNG
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Rest stop? : BED
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Nuptial starter : PRE
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Most recent : LATEST
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Season in Bordeaux : ETE
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Aberdeen folk : SCOTS
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Extremist : ULTRA
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Like hot fudge : GOOEY
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Dolts : ASSES
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Glazier's items : PANES
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Fragrant compound : ESTER
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Stumble : TRIP
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J.F.K. terminal : TWA
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Computer key, for short : ESC
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Popular toast : RYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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