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New York Times, Thursday, April 30, 1998

Author:
Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0430 ( 17,705 )
Across
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"Hasta luego!" : TATA
5
Like Mozart's flute : MAGIC
10
Elhi orgs. : PTAS
14
Riffraff : SCUM
15
College town near Bangor : ORONO
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Mock words of enlightenment : AHSO
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Prefix with lateral : AMBI
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Position : STAND
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Summer job seeker, often : TEEN
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Don sackcloth and ashes : REPENT
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Lunchbox alternative : PAPERBAG
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Trojans' sch. : USC
25
Porky's love : PETUNIA
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Blvd. crossers : STS
28
Mary Todd's love : ABE
30
Shakespearean suffix : EST
31
Big bang producer : TNT
34
It's dead, some say : CHIVALRY
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Overly : TOOTOO
39
Penta- plus one : HEXA
40
Last of a series : OMEGA
42
Coal site : VEIN
43
Gilligan's boat : MINNOW
45
Run through : REHEARSE
47
Pedro might pan for it : ORO
48
Clock-setting std. : GMT
50
Erie Lackawanna, e.g.: Abbr. : RWY
51
Toady's response : YES
52
Publicist's handout : RELEASE
55
Two-time U.S. Open winner : ELS
57
Added to a recording : DUBBEDIN
59
"Hurray!" : IDIDIT
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Black-and-white treat : OREO
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Vastness : OCEAN
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Pro ___ : BONO
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Govt. watchdog : OSHA
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Hit plenty hard : WHACK
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Feminine org. since the 1850's : YWCA
69
Dillon of "Wild Things" : MATT
70
Some shoes : NIKES
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Art school subj. : ANAT
Down
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Peter, for one : TSAR
2
Ne plus ultra : ACME
3
With 11-Down, "On the Town" lyric, appropriately : TUBPUSIXNORBEHT
4
Cannes confidantes : AMIES
5
Lion's share : MOST
6
Emerson's "jealous mistress" : ART
7
Freak out : GOAPE
8
Not learned : INNATE
9
O'Neal/Streisand comedy, appropriately : CODPUSTAHW
10
Gloria ___ (lesser doxology) : PATRI
11
See 3-Down : THEBATTERYSDOWN
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Between ports : ASEA
13
Tin Pan Alley product : SONG
21
Orange Bowl org. : NCAA
23
Opposite of exo- : ENTO
25
Salon service : PERM
26
Jerk : SCHMO
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Not our : THEIR
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Comment from Popeye, appropriately : BLOWMEDOWN
32
Kind of pollution : NOISE
33
Steps on a scale? : TONES
35
U-Haul unit : VAN
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"So's ___ old man!" : YER
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Macrogametes : OVA
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"Sommersby" star : GERE
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Rubberneck : OGLE
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Argus-___ (vigilant) : EYED
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Chinese exercises : TAICHI
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W.W. II torpedo vessel : EBOAT
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Kind of preview : SNEAK
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Gulf of Sidra locale : LIBYA
57
Bad end : DOOM
58
___ Minor : URSA
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Some are indelible : INKS
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Machu Picchu resident : INCA
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Exactly : TOAT
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Whiz : ACE

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

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