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New York Times, Thursday, March 5, 1998

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0305 ( 17,649 )

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Across
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
5
Starting letters in military code : ALFAS
10
Asian holidays : TETS
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Electronics giant : SONY
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It may be sweet : TOOTH
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Indian tourist town : AGRA
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"Georgia on My Mind" composer : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
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B.P.O.E. cousin : IOOF
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Any of the Furies : ERINYS
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Circumspect : CHARY
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Serf : HELOT
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War admiral under Charles II : EARLOFSANDWICH
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O.R. personnel : DRS
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Nasal partitions : SEPTA
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Where to make waves : SALON
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Half brother of Hermes : ARES
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Deep-six : DITCH
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Thou-shalt-not : NONO
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Thousand Island alternative : RANCH
43
Outfit : GETUP
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Jack of "Barney Miller" : SOO
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More than fans : HEROWORSHIPERS
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Skips : OMITS
50
It can be found in runes : NORSE
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Hot : STOLEN
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Plutarch biographical subject : CATO
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Blue Meanies musical : YELLOWSUBMARINE
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Compelled : MADE
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Japanese immigrant : ISSEI
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Irish name : ERIN
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Iditarod Trail transport : SLED
66
Gets 30-Down : NEARS
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Tear to pieces : REND
Down
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Blond shade : ASH
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Friend of Tigger : ROO
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Literary snippets : ANA
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1965 Temptations hit : MYGIRL
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Old record label : ATCO
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It has two heels : LOAF
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On behalf of : FOR
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Where to use a PIN : ATM
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Guard : SHIELD
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Papeete resident : TAHITIAN
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First governor of Alaska : EGAN
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Rare trick-taker : TREY
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"Do the Right Thing" pizzeria : SALS
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Is wildly unstable : YOYOS
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Toots one's own horn : CROWS
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Moth-repellent wood : CEDAR
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70's-80's All-Star Toby : HARRAH
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Leblanc's Lupin : ARSENE
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They may be mad : HATTERS
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Passes : ENACTS
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Stoked : FED
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Tap : SPIGOT
30
Comparatively contiguous : CLOSER
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A-student's conferral : HONORS
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Lasso loop : NOOSE
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Viewed more text, perhaps : SCROLLED
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"Say, what?" : HUH
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Similar: Prefix : HOMEO
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Ship of 1492 : PINTA
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Advantageous to both sides : WINWIN
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Not as good : POORER
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Cabaret singer Sylvia : SYMS
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Shade of blue : TEAL
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"Ye" follower, sometimes : OLDE
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One with a handle : CBER
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"Jake's Thing" novelist : AMIS
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Maui-to-Hawaii dir. : SSE
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Olympics chant : USA
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Steamed state : IRE
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"Henry & June" role : NIN
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Kind of user : END

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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