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New York Times, Thursday, April 16, 1998

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 17,691 )
Across
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They can be full of falafel : PITAS
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Chart fillers : DATA
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Ticket to ride : FARE
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"Bonanza" name : LORNE
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Nails down : ICES
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___ the ground floor : INON
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Elizabeth Taylor film "___ With Judy" : ADATE
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Reuniongoer : AUNT
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Stops: Abbr. : STAS
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They're dropped off in flicks : CIGARETTEASHES
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First name in despotism : IDI
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Sexton or Pope, e.g. : POET
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___-Wreck : RENTA
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Inveigh (against) : DECLAIM
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Kind of income : EARNED
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Like some 60's rallies : ANTIWAR
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Litterae or musica : ARS
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Sign of nervousness : SWEATYPALMS
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Pampering place : SPA
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Spies on : PEEPSAT
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"Yeah!" : HURRAH
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Beat at the polls : OUTVOTE
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Slashed phrase : ANDOR
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Mideast summiteer : EMIR
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Beatnik's digs : PAD
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Former U.S. Surgeon General : JOYCELYNELDERS
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En ___ (how some judges sit) : BANC
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Gossip : DIRT
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Henri's health : SANTE
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Award for Jean Genet : OBIE
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Brave : DARE
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"What ___!" : ADEAL
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Writers with caps? : BICS
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Onetime Davis Cup coach : ASHE
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Districts: Abbr. : TERRS
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Unruffled : PLACID
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Chemical salt : IODIDE
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Like "Romeo and Juliet" : TRAGIC
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Pier, in architecture : ANTA
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Visionary : SEER
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Algae remains : DIATOMITE
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Critical : ACUTE
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Opinion : TENET
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Fictional wirehair : ASTA
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One who drops a line : FISHER
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Receivers : ANTENNAS
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Oven : ROASTER
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Starship officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Closing statement : EPITAPH
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Span. lady : SRA
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Spots : ADS
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Part of 54-Down : LAW
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Chemical suffix : ANE
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Correction : ERASURE
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Penultimate letter : WYE
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Chosen one : APPOINTEE
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Like some grins : SARDONIC
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Back muscle, for short : LAT
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Exposure for Madonna? : MTV
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___ Na Na : SHA
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Language in Rawalpindi : PUNJABI
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Rolls-___ (fancy cars) : ROYCES
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Line made with a compass : ARC
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Intro : OPENER
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Unwanted buildup : TARTAR
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Ford classics : EDSELS
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Walt Disney's middle name : ELIAS
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Biblical gift : MYRRH
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Norse poetry collection : EDDA
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Coll. senior's exam : LSAT
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Sunshine State county : DADE
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Float : BOB

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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