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New York Times, Saturday, April 11, 1998

City near which Robert Louis Stevenson is buried

Author:
Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Ferguson.
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© 1998, The New York Times4/11/98 ( No. 17,686 )
Across
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Site near Mt. Everest : BASECAMP
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Like Mt. Everest or a lizard : SCALED
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Numbers person? : OPERATOR
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___ de Balzac : HONORE
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U.S. President's command : MILITARY
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Once-popular computers : AMIGAS
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Area of European concern : BALKANS
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Curly corn chips : FRITOS
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Creweler's container : NEEDLECASE
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Welcomes, as a caller : ASKSIN
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Feeling : AURA
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Prepare more rounds : RELOAD
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Deludes : MISLEADS
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Crawl (with) : TEEM
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Roll (up) : WAD
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Launched : ASEA
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Piece of boxing equipment : SPEEDBAG
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Wilde's Gray : DORIAN
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Initiation, e.g. : RITE
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Like Nebraska : INLAND
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It may give you a song and dance : TALENTSHOW
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Echo and others : OREADS
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Rolls up : AMASSES
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1040 data : INCOME
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Exhaust : OVERWORK
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Bobby soxer : TEENER
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Plant also known as orange hawkweed : REDDAISY
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Doctor's ___ : ORDERS
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Trains may use them : TRESTLES
Down
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Lay an egg : BOMB
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City near which Robert Louis Stevenson is buried : APIA
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Purvey : SELL
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Tenor in "The Flying Dutchman" : ERIK
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Sicily's second-largest city : CATANIA
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Finished : ATANEND
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Kind of signals : MORSE
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Lever : PRY
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Liberal ones : SHARERS
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Burlesque : COMICAL
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Professor Hill : ANITA
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Advertising features : LOGOS
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Clean, in a way : ERASE
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___ Lacs National Wildlife Refuge : DES
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Not fixed : FLUID
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Subject of some jury deliberations : DAMAGES
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Fine things : ARTS
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Trickle : SEEP
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Bauhaus artist : KLEE
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A bit : SOME
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Shakespeare's ___ of Salisbury : EARL
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The Kara Sea is on its north : ASIA
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One with a list : DEAN
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Smooth, in a way : SAND
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One of the Rolling Stones : WATTS
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Impractical sort : DREAMER
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School store supplies : BINDERS
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___ Islands, in the Bering Strait : DIOMEDE
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"Charge!" : ONWARDS
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Color modifier : TONER
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Like meteor paths : ARCED
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Freetown money unit : LEONE
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June in Hollywood : HAVER
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Acronym on some jackets : SWAT
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Earth : SOIL
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Relative of Manx : ERSE
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"The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
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Name in 1995 news : ITO
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Bit for Fido : ORT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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