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New York Times, Monday, April 13, 1998

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0413 ( 17,688 )
Across
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Borscht vegetable : BEET
5
Rip-off : SCAM
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"My dad's bigger than your dad," e.g. : BOAST
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It's all a plot! : ACRE
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Stockings : HOSE
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Raring to go : EAGER
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Gator's cousin : CROC
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Highway : ROAD
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Sports facility : ARENA
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Cornmeal cakes, in the South : HUSHPUPPIES
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Piggery : STY
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___ Simbel (Egyptian temple site) : ABU
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Aardvark's diet : ANTS
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Log home : CABIN
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Brad of "Seven Years in Tibet" : PITT
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Israeli airline : ELAL
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Orbital high point : APOGEE
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Cultural grant giver, for short : NEA
40
Tick off : RILE
41
1965 Simon & Garfunkel hit, with "The" : SOUNDSOFSILENCE
44
Folk's Guthrie : ARLO
45
Stage signal : CUE
46
One-dimensional : LINEAR
47
Suffix with hip or hoop : STER
48
Another, south of the border : OTRO
50
Goodman, the King of Swing : BENNY
51
They may be pricked : EARS
53
Man-to-be : BOY
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Poultry product : EGG
58
They often run deep : STILLWATERS
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Coffee break snack : DONUT
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Bump off : DOIN
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Transport, as a load : HAUL
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Clear the chalkboard : ERASE
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Fringe : EDGE
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Capri, e.g. : ISLE
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Comparatively recent : NEWER
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Woodwind : REED
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Cook slowly : STEW
Down
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Fugue master : BACH
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Neutral hue : ECRU
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February 14 figure : EROS
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"Ramblin' Wreck From Georgia ___" : TECH
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Bush : SHRUB
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Confine : COOPUP
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In a hurry, for short : ASAP
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Settles disputes : MEDIATES
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___ of burden : BEAST
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Boat equipment : OAR
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Improves, as cheese : AGES
12
Telegraphed : SENT
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Lazy Susan : TRAY
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Like windows : PANED
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Involve : ENTAIL
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Unruffled : SERENE
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Spanish homes : CASAS
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To the left, to a sailor : APORT
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Ball in the game pétanque : BOULE
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Pay no heed to : IGNORE
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Deduce : INFER
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Flax fabric : LINEN
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___ Highway (route from Dawson Creek) : ALCAN
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Suspicious : LEERY
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Accompany to a party : ESCORT
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New kid in town : OUTSIDER
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Qaddafi's land : LIBYA
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Accommodate : OBLIGE
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September bloom : ASTER
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Had title to : OWNED
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First place : EDEN
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"Earth in the Balance" author Al : GORE
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Chew (on) : GNAW
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Comstock, for one : LODE
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"Now hear ___!" : THIS
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Atlantic Coast states, with "the" : EAST
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Be king over : RULE
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Bunch : SLEW
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Deplete, with "up" : USE

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

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