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New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1998

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 17,696 )
Across
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Top Tatar : KHAN
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N.Y.C. gallery : MOMA
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Bygone A.M.C. car : PACER
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Junction : NODE
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Pop music's Clapton or Carmen : ERIC
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Allan-___ : ADALE
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Hoary : OLDASMETHUSELAH
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Obliterates : XES
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"Hurry up!" : COMEON
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Scruff : NAPE
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Happy hour day, usually: Abbr. : FRI
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"Piano," literally : SOFT
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Any doctrine : ISM
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Eyepieces, in jargon : OCULARS
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Opposite of pencil in : ERASE
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Settlement of 1624 : NEWAMSTERDAM
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Swarm : TEEM
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Give it ___ (attempt to do) : AGO
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Wine connoisseur's concern : YEAR
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Extra life : BORROWEDTIME
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Garbo, who vanted to be let alone : GRETA
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Beat the admission fee : SNEAKIN
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Rage : IRE
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Where Tulsa is: Abbr. : OKLA
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MSNBC competitor : CNN
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Beats by a nose : NIPS
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Mama Cass of the Mamas and the Papas : ELLIOT
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Erratic move : ZIG
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Thoroughbred-breeding country : BLUEGRASSREGION
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Sacrifice site : ALTAR
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Yard pest : MOLE
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Diva Moffo : ANNA
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Steel plow maker : DEERE
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Copies : APES
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"Shoo!" : SCAT
Down
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The "K" of James K. Polk : KNOX
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19th ___ (golf clubhouse) : HOLE
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Throws in : ADDS
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Autobiographies : MEMOIRS
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City near Provo : OREM
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Pesky arachnids : MITES
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Cause for a blessing : ACHOO
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Audio systems, for short : PAS
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Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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Channel port : CALAIS
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Pass, as time : ELAPSE
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Shorten again, as a skirt : REHEM
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"Get outta here!" : SCRAM
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Famine-stricken : UNFED
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Burn a steak on purpose? : FLAMBE
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___-la-la : TRA
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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Middle grade : CEE
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Hockey's Krupp : UWE
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Astronomer's sighting : STAR
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"The Joy Luck Club" writer : AMYTAN
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Big head : EGO
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Propels a dinghy : ROWS
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Apt. feature, in the classifieds : EIK
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"What ___, chopped liver?" : AMI
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Stimpy's TV partner : REN
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Ear: Prefix : OTO
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Autumn toiler : RAKER
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Concert extenders : ENCORES
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Al ___ (not too soft) : DENTE
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Car's front : GRILLE
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Good name : REPUTE
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___ company (running with troublemakers) : INBAD
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Andean animal : LLAMA
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Journalist Stewart : ALSOP
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Burn the surface of : SEAR
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Vacation spot, perhaps : ISLE
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Brass component : ZINC
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New Rochelle college : IONA
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Pesky flier : GNAT
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Coll. senior's test : GRE
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Kind of station : GAS

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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