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New York Times, Friday, April 10, 1998

Sport in which players don't want to get tips

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JWX} This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Nosowsky.
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© 1998, The New York Times4/10/98 ( No. 17,685 )
Across
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Reason a line didn't come out? : STAGEFRIGHT
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13-Down and others : IDS
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Big stick carrier : POLEVAULTER
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"I think ___" : NOT
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Very pleased with oneself : INONESGLORY
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What candles may reveal : AGE
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A or B, e.g. : TYPE
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Cable inits. : TBS
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Pamper : CODDLE
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Chop ___ : SUEY
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Listening : TUNEDIN
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Join the party : ATTEND
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Pre-election discourse : POLEMIC
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Ayatollah's language : FARSI
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Bash : FETE
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Agendum : ITEM
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Other name indicator : AKA
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Russian reactionary : TSARIST
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___ hurry : INA
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First name in 70's TV comedy : REDD
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Award for "The Curse of the Starving Class" : OBIE
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Pauline Kael's "___ It at the Movies" : ILOST
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Marine flier : SEAGULL
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Pays (for) : ATONES
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Say yes : APPROVE
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Check up on : QUIZ
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County in Missouri or Nebraska : PLATTE
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String material : GUT
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Sport in which players don't want to get tips : EPEE
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Accident : HAP
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Elated : ONCLOUDNINE
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Coolness : ICE
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Round cut : FILETMIGNON
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German article : DER
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Relaxed : FREEANDEASY
Down
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Kind of curl : SPIT
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"West Side Story" gangleader : TONY
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Off kilter : ALOP
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Starting points : GENESES
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Apple picker : EVE
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Didn't admit anything? : FASTED
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Ball game since 1823 : RUGBY
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Problems : ILLS
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Old Pontiac : GTO
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He observed labor days : HERCULES
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"Here!" : TRYONE
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It may help one avoid pounds : DOGLICENSE
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"The Feast of St. Nicholas" artist : STEEN
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Prefix with monde : DEMI
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School course part : UNIT
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Fields of comedy : TOTIE
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Way off : AFAR
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Occurs : TAKESPLACE
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Variety, e.g. : TRADEPAPER
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Worrier's worry : PERIL
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It's an old story : FABLE
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Foot pads : MATS
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Remembrance of things past? : SOUVENIR
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Small monkey : TITI
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Shoot : DART
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Throat soother : LOZENGE
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Beat the rap : GOTOFF
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Fall : AUTUMN
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Sap sucker : APHID
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Floor or ceiling : QUOTA
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Merriment : GLEE
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___ cloth (lingerie fabric) : PINA
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Grandson of 5-Down : ENOS
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One of a few "choice" parts : EENY
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French key : CLE
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Completed : DID

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

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