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New York Times, Thursday, April 23, 1998

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0423 ( 17,698 )
Across
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Mathis hit of '59 : MISTY
6
Jet-set sort : GOER
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Starting point : GERM
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Año opener : ENERO
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Tabula ___ : RASA
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Ending with switch : EROO
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Reasonable marriage expectation? : AGROOMOFONESOWN
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Sans mixers : NEAT
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Boot : OUST
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Clueless : ATSEA
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Hardens : SETS
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College founder Cornell : EZRA
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Boston Strangler's cousin? : JACKTHEGRIPPER
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Warwick's "___ Little Prayer" : ISAYA
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Stewed : LIT
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Due : OWED
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Put (on) : BET
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Seek earnestly : SOLICIT
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Suffix with glass : INE
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Fire : SACK
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Spoiled : BAD
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One who goes for the gold? : MINER
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Hermit in husbandry? : THELONEGRANGER
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Related (to) : TIED
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Litter's littlest : RUNT
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Late writer with a 1946 best seller : SPOCK
57
"Je ne ___ quoi" : SAIS
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Snorri Sturluson work : EDDA
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Response to "Let's eat!"? : AYTHERESTHEGRUB
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Jesus, for one : ALOU
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Jersey, e.g. : KNIT
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Gettysburg opponent of Lee : MEADE
69
Street sound : BEEP
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Jazz singer Anita : ODAY
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Spurred : URGED
Down
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Part of G.M.T. : MEAN
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1953 Pulitzer playwright : INGE
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Antitoxin fluids : SERA
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Red Army founder : TROTSKY
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___-hoo : YOO
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Kick : GROUSE
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Lummoxes : OAFS
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Abstruse : ESOTERIC
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Exhibited fear : RAN
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"The Diary of Anne Frank" villains : GESTAPO
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Controversial 1960's magazine : EROS
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"Tamerlane" dramatist Nicholas : ROWE
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Poet Van Duyn : MONA
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It's bad to keep in the closet : MOTH
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Russell's "Tombstone" role : EARP
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J.F.K. monitor info : ETAS
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Tubular pasta : ZITI
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Triangular sails : JIBS
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"Have ___!" ("Make yourself at home!") : ASEAT
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Trick : CATCH
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Coast : GLIDE
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___ Oil Co. of 80's TV : EWING
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Tennis's Richards : RENEE
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Author Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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Orchestra part : OBOE
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England's westernmost cape : LANDSEND
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Ness, e.g. : TMAN
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Whopper topper : KETCHUP
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Whole thing? : INTEGER
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-ish : LIKE
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Resolute : GRITTY
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Kind of job : RUSH
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9000 Turbo, e.g. : SAAB
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Writer Ernie : PYLE
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Indian related to the Missouri : OTOE
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Atlas section : ASIA
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Use a trawl : DRAG
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Chick mate : DUDE
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Laid up : ABED
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Film co. behind "Suspicion" : RKO
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It's out in the Outback : EMU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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